Sherlock Holmes

Drama - Revival

Broadhurst Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: November 6, 1974
  • Opening Date: November 12, 1974
  • Closing Date: January 4, 1976
  • Previews: 7
  • Performances: 471

Playwright: Arthur Conan Doyle, William Gillette


Sharp-witted detective Sherlock Holmes and his trusted companion Doctor Watson prepare to rescue Miss Faulkner from the clutches of the dastardly Moriarty, in Arthur Conan Doyle and William Gillette's play based on Conan Doyle's legendary literary character.


Opening Night Cast

Philip Locke Professor Moriarty
John Wood Sherlock Holmes
Barbara Leigh-Hunt Madge Larrabee
Trevor Peacock Sidney Prince
Tim Pigott-Smith in Sherlock Holmes Tim Pigott-Smith Doctor Watson
Nicholas Selby James Larrabee
Harry Towb John Forman
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Arthur Conan Doyle Writer
  William Gillette Writer
  Frank Dunlop Director
  Carl Toms Scenic Design
  Carl Toms Costume Design
  Neil Peter Jampolis Lighting Design
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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1975 Outstanding Costume Design Carl Toms Nominee
1975 Outstanding Director of a Play Frank Dunlop Nominee
1975 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Philip Locke Nominee
1975 Outstanding Lighting Design Neil Peter Jampolis Winner
1975 Outstanding Set Design Carl Toms Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1975 Actor in a Play John Wood Nominee
1975 Featured Actor in a Play Philip Locke Nominee
1975 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Neil Peter Jampolis Winner
1975 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Carl Toms Winner
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