The Crucifer of Blood (play 1978-1979)

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia
The Crucifer of Blood (1978-1979)

The Crucifer of Blood is an American play written and directed by Paul Giovanni, performed at the Helen Hayes Theatre (New York, USA) from 28 september 1978 to 22 april 1979, starring Paxton Whitehead as Sherlock Holmes and Timothy Landfield as Dr. Watson.

Paxton Whitehead and Timothy Landfield previously played The Crucifer of Blood with a different cast at the Studio Arena Theatre (Buffalo, NY) from 6 january to 4 february 1978.

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





  • Director : Paul Giovanni
  • Playwright : Paul Giovanni
  • Presented by : Lester Osterman, Richard Horner, Terry Allen Kramer, John Wulp
  • Scenery Design : John Wulp
  • Costumes Design : Ann Roth
  • Lighting Design : Roger Morgan
  • Scenery Supervisor : Lynn Pecktal
  • Makeup Design : Joseph Cranzano
  • Wigs and Hairstyles : Paul Huntley