Holmes, Sherlock and The Consulting Detective (play 2017)

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia
Mystery Lit: Holmes, Sherlock and The Consulting Detective (2017)

Mystery Lit: Holmes, Sherlock and The Consulting Detective is an American play, written by Jonathan Josephson and directed by Paul Millet, performed by Unbound Productions at the Santa Anita Train Depot, Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden (Arcadia, CA, USA) from 2 june to 2 july 2017, starring Richard Large as Holmes, Paul Romero as Sherlock, Chairman Barnes as The Consulting Detective and Joe Camareno as Dr. Watson.

The play is a mash-up of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's A Scandal in Bohemia (1891), The Red-Headed League (1891) and The Adventure of the Copper Beeches (1892).

It is described as : « Audiences will physically follow 25 characters through a literary labyrinth of mysterious clues and misdirection in a story that features Sherlockian mainstays, new characters, and a host of theatrical surprises! »




© Photo credit : Heidi Marie.



  • Director : Paul Millet
  • Playwright : Jonathan Josephson
  • Costume Designer : Christine Cover Ferro
  • Lighting Designer : Hilda Kane
  • Sound Designer  : Drew Dalzell
  • Stage Manager : Emily Abbott, Benjamin Scuglia
  • Assistant Stage Manager : Edward Gallogly
  • Production Builder : Kurtis Bedford
  • Wardrobe Mistress : Robin Lynn
  • Set Design/EFX/Props : Jeff G. Rack