The Game’s Afoot

Or Holmes for the Holidays

Winner! 2012 Mystery Writers of America Edgar Allen Poe Award, Best Play

It is December 1936, and Broadway star William Gillette, admired the world over for his leading role in the play Sherlock Holmes, has invited his fellow cast members to his Connecticut castle for a weekend of revelry. But when one of the guests is stabbed to death, the festivities in this isolated house of tricks and mirrors quickly turn dangerous. It is then up to Gillette himself, as he assumes the persona of his beloved Holmes, to track down the killer before the next victim appears. The danger and hilarity are non-stop in this glittering whodunit set during the Christmas holidays. Nov 1 - 11, 2018

from November 1st to 11th, 2018
Back to the Plays page

Production details

Written by Ken Ludwig
Director Tania Harvey
Producer Christin Bossenberry

Share this page with your friends:

Photos & Videos

Cast & Creative Team


Audience reviews for The Game’s Afoot

Add your review

Other Similar Plays


from April 23 to May 3, 2015

Old Love

from April 25 to May 5, 2013

The Importance of Being Earnest

from April 21 to May 1, 2016

Leading Ladies

from April 24th to May 4th, 2014


Play postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak

Proudly Sponsored By