The Game's Afoot, or Holmes for the Holidays (play 2018 with Ian Rubinstein)
From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia
The Game's Afoot, or Holmes for the Holidays is an American play, written by Ken Ludwig and directed by Christy Morris, performed at the Barnstable Comedy Club (Barnstable, MA, USA) from 18 january to 4 february 2018, starring Ian Rubinstein as William Gillette / Sherlock Holmes. Despite the title, there is no characters from the original Sherlock Holmes stories in the plot but William Gillette is wearing the usual Sherlock Holmes outfits.
The play was edited by Samuel French Ltd., and won the 2012 Mystery Writers of America Edgar Allen Poe Awards – Best Play!
Acclaimed actor of the 1930s, William Gillette, invites his Sherlock Holmes co-stars to his eccentric Connecticut mansion for a Christmas Eve celebration. When one of the guests is murdered, Gillette employs the persona of the master detective he's made famous on the stage...
© Photos : Steven C. Koglin.
- William Gillette / Sherlock Holmes : Ian Rubinstein
- Martha : Victoria Smith
- Felix : Paul Beatty
- Madge : Katie Beatty
- Simon : Brian Beatty
- Aggie : Erica Morris
- Daria Chase : Kimberly Monteiro
- Inspector Goring : Lizzy Smith