Sherlock Holmes: The Game's Afoot! (play 2018)
From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia
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.
Sherlock Holmes (Michael Slusser)
© Photos : Elizabeth Ekema-Nardella, Elizabeth Jean.
- Sherlock Holmes : Michael Slusser
- Dr. Watson : Wayne Scott (replacing Michael Daehne )
- Inspector Lestrade / ... : Olin Richey Sr.
- Mrs. Hudson : Jennifer Keeney
- Stamford : Philip Folkens
- Professor Moriarty : Nick Diliberto
- Other Roles : Rich Durant, Charlie Orozco, Troy Miller, Kyle Ryan, Zac Swan Van Lent, Benji Dooley, Hailey Selter, Sally Angell, Katrina Cavarno, Elizabeth Keeney and Madeline Slusser.
- Director : Nathan Smith
- Assistant Director : Zachary Michael
- Costume Designer : Machir Lakofka
- Scenic Design, Sound and Lighting : Mark Perrenoud, Vinnie Martinucci
- 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"). »