A Requiem for Sherlock Holmes

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia
A Requiem for Sherlock Holmes (2016)

A Requiem for Sherlock Holmes is an American lecture written by Greg Oliver Bodine and directed by Leslie Kincaid Burby, performed at The Players (New York, USA) on 6 january 2016, starring Andrew Sellon as Sherlock Holmes and Michael Selkirk as Dr. Watson.

The play is an adaptation of the Conan Doyle's short stories: The Adventure of the Final Problem (1893) and The Adventure of the Empty House (1903).




  • Introductory Remarks : Burt Wolder
  • Talkback moderated by : James Lawson


Plot Summary

Sherlock Holmes meets his match - the criminal mastermind, Prof. Moriarty - in a deadly struggle above the Reichenbach Falls in Switzerland, leaving a grief-stricken Dr. Watson to pick up the pieces and help solve a brutal murder nearly three years later.