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The Crucifer of Blood

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The Crucifer of Blood is a play written by Paul Giovanni in 1978 adapted from Arthur Conan Doyle's novel The Sign of Four (1890).

Paul Giovanni directed himself the first productions from 1978 to 1980 and was nominated for a Tony Award as best director in 1979.

The crew received 1 Tony Award, 1 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award, and was nominated for 3 Tony Awards:

  • Winner : Lighting Designer : Roger Morgan (Tony, 1979)
  • Nominee : Director : Paul Giovanni (Tony, 1979)
  • Nominee : Scenic designer : John Wulp (Tony, 1979)
  • Nominee : Costume Designer : Ann Roth (Tony, 1979)
  • Winner : Special Visual & Sound Effects : Bran Ferren (LADCC, 1980)



The play was adapted 38 times (37 on stage and 1 on TV) in USA, UK, Australia, Canada and Japan. Here is the list:

Premiere
(d/m/y)
Title S.H. Perfomer(s) Country
26.08.2017 The Crucifer of Blood Alex Faber AU
05.05.2016 Sherlock Holmes and the Crucifer of Blood Zachary Bridgett US
05.12.2013 Sherlock Holmes and the Crucifer of Blood David Whalen US
01.11.1995 The Crucifer of Blood Jim Jansen US
10.02.1993 Sherlock Holmes and the Crucifer of Blood Mark Greenstreet UK
04.11.1991 The Crucifer of Blood (TV) Charlton Heston US
17.12.1987 The Crucifer of Blood Bob Eccel US
07.11.1987 The Crucifer of Blood Noel Craig US
22.09.1987 The Crucifer of Blood Martin LaPlatney US
1987 The Crucifer of Blood Takeshi Kusaka JP
05.12.1986 The Crucifer of Blood Miguel Barron US
02.05.1986 The Crucifer of Blood Brian Ralph UK
06.02.1986 The Crucifer of Blood Jeffrey Olson US
21.11.1984 The Crucifer of Blood Alan Brown UK
10.01.1984 The Crucifer of Blood John Wrisley US
23.11.1983 The Crucifer of Blood Ian Price UK
28.10.1983 The Crucifer of Blood Kerry Calkins US
30.09.1983 The Crucifer of Blood Daniel Martens US
13.04.1983 The Crucifer of Blood Louis Tyrrell US
21.10.1982 The Crucifer of Blood Gregory Salata US
16.07.1982 The Crucifer of Blood Richard Kneeland US
08.07.1982 The Crucifer of Blood Paul Aspland CA
14.05.1982 The Crucifer of Blood Bruce K. Freestone US
14.05.1982 The Crucifer of Blood George Woods US
01.04.1982 The Crucifer of Blood Kent Wrampelmeier US
26.06.1981 The Crucifer of Blood Eric Forsythe US
05.12.1980 The Crucifer of Blood Charlton Heston US
13.11.1980 The Crucifer of Blood Andrew Watts US
07.11.1980 The Crucifer of Blood Charles Downing US
26.09.1980 The Crucifer of Blood Karl Krause US
24.06.1980 The Crucifer of Blood David M. Mead US
09.05.1980 The Crucifer of Blood Richard Grossheim US
09.01.1980 The Crucifer of Blood Peter Donat US
10.09.1979 The Crucifer of Blood Gerald Harper UK
18.06.1979 The Crucifer of Blood Paxton Whitehead US
15.03.1979 The Crucifer of Blood Keith Michell UK
28.09.1978 The Crucifer of Blood Paxton Whitehead US
06.01.1978 The Crucifer of Blood Paxton Whitehead US





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