Sherlock Holmes: The Game's Afoot! (play 2018)

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia
Sherlock Holmes: The Game's Afoot! (2018)

Sherlock Holmes: The Game's Afoot! is an American play, directed by Nathan Smith, performed at the LifeHouse Theater (Redlands, CA, USA) on from 6 to 21 january 2018, starring Michael Slusser as Sherlock Holmes and Wayne Scott as Dr. Watson.

Sherlock Holmes becomes entangled within a deadly scheme orchestrated by his archenemy, Professor Moriarty, the "Napoleon of Crime."

Three weeks later the same cast played The Death of Sherlock Holmes in the same theatre.


© Photos : Elizabeth Ekema-Nardella, Elizabeth Jean.



  • Director : Nathan Smith
  • Assistant Director : Zachary Michael
  • Costume Designer : Machir Lakofka
  • Scenic Design, Sound and Lighting : Mark Perrenoud, Vinnie Martinucci

  1. Michael Daehne was initially casted and photographed in promotional photos. On 6 january 2018, LifeHouse Theater published on their Facebook: « Due to unforeseen circumstances, Wayne Scott has taken on the role of Dr. Watson in both Sherlock Holmes dramas (i.e. "Sherlock Holmes: The Game's Afoot!" and "The Death of Sherlock Holmes"). »