The Crucifer of Blood (play 1987 with Martin LaPlatney)

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia

The Crucifer of Blood is an American play written by Paul Giovanni and directed by James D. Waring, performed by the Olney Theatre: The State Summer Theatre of Maryland (Olney, MD, USA) from 22 september to 18 october 1987, starring Martin LaPlatney as Sherlock Holmes and Gavin Troster as Dr. Watson.

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



  • Director : Paul Giovanni
  • Playwright : Paul Giovanni
  • Artistic Director : James D. Waring
  • Managing Director : Bill Graham, Jr.
  • Setting : Robert Klingelhoefer
  • Costumes : Diane Fargo
  • Lights : Richard Schafer
  • Casting : Maryellen Mulcahy