Sherlock Holmes and the Crucifer of Blood (play 2013)

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia
Sherlock Holmes and The Crucifer of Blood (2013)

Sherlock Holmes and The Crucifer of Blood is an American play written by Paul Giovanni and directed by Matt Torney, performed by the Pittsburgh Irish & Classical Theatre (PICT) at The Charity Randall Theatre inside the Stephen Foster Memorial (Oakland, USA) from 4 to 21 december 2013, starring David Whalen as Sherlock Holmes and Justin R. G. Holcomb as Dr. Watson.

The play is an adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle's novel : The Sign of Four (1890).




  • Scenic Designer : Johnmichael Bohach
  • Sound Designer : Joe Pino
  • Properties Master : Johnmichael Bohach
  • Fight Choreography : Daryll Heysham, Jonathan Visser
  • Lighting Designer : Cindy Limauro
  • Production Manager : George DeShetler
  • Stage Manager : Cory F. Goddard
  • Voice & Dialects : Natalie Baker Shirer
  • Master Electrician : Scott Conklin
  • Producing Artistic Director : Alan Stanford
  • Costume Designer : Joan Markert
  • Technical Director : Sabrina Hykes-Davis
  • Scenic Charge Artist : Jennifer Kirkpatrick
  • Assistant Stage Managers : Caitlin Roper, Rebecca Leone


  • Scene One : The Red Fort at Agra, India (June 1857)
  • Scene Two : 221-B Baker Street (June 1887, exactly 30 years later)
  • Scene Three : Pondicherry Lodge at Maidenhead, Part 1 - The same evening, Part 2 - Two hours later
  • Scene Four : The Gate of a Hundred Sorrows (an opium den, the next night)
  • Scene Five : On the river Thames (later that same night)
  • Scene Six : 221-B Baker Street (at dawn)