The Crucifer of Blood (play 1978)

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia

The Crucifer of Blood is an American play written and directed by Paul Giovanni, performed at the Studio Arena Theatre (Buffalo, NY, USA) from 6 january to 4 february 1978, starring Paxton Whitehead as Sherlock Holmes and Timothy Landfield as Dr. Watson.

Paxton Whitehead and Timothy Landfield played also The Crucifer of Blood with a different cast at the Studio Arena Theatre (New York) from 28 september 1978 to 22 april 1979.

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



  • Director : Paul Giovanni
  • Playwright : Paul Giovanni
  • Executive Producer : Neal Du Brock
  • Scenery / Costumes : Robert P. Van Nutt
  • Lighting : Robby Monk