The Crucifer of Blood

Play - Original

Helen Hayes Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: September 14, 1978
  • Opening Date: September 28, 1978
  • Closing Date: April 22, 1979
  • Previews: 16
  • Performances: 236

Playwright: Paul Giovanni

Synopsis

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are seen as young detectives taking on an early case rooted in past violence in India.

 

Opening Night Cast

Paxton Whitehead in The Crucifer of Blood Paxton Whitehead Sherlock Holmes
Glenn Close in The Crucifer of Blood Glenn Close Irene St. Claire
Christopher Curry Jonathan Small
Andrew Davis Mordecai Smith
Mohammed Singh
Martin LaPlatney in The Crucifer of Blood Martin LaPlatney Hopkins
Timothy Landfield in The Crucifer of Blood Timothy Landfield John Watson, M.D.
Melvin Lum Fung Tching
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Paul Giovanni Writer
  Paul Giovanni Director
  John Wulp Scenic Design
Ann Roth Ann Roth Costume Design
  Roger Morgan Lighting Design
  Leonard Will Sound Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1978 - 1979

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1979 Outstanding Lighting Design Roger Morgan Winner
1979 Outstanding Set Design John Wulp Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1979 Outstanding Set Design John Wulp Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1979 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Ann Roth Nominee
1979 Direction of a Play Paul Giovanni Nominee
1979 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Roger Morgan Winner
1979 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) John Wulp Nominee
 
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