November 27 – December 27

The McCarter Theatre/Arena Stage Production



Make it Holmes for the Holidays!

Get ready for a joyful, mischievous, comedy thriller that is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s timeless classic comes to life like never before in a dazzling feast for the eyes. Don’t miss this hilarious tribute to all that is magical about theatre from the acclaimed author of Lend Me A Tenor and Moon Over Buffalo.

Best enjoyed by families ages 10+.

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“Boasts a sparkling cast and lots of theatrical sleight of hand!” – Howie Shapiro, WHYY

“A great-looking, high-speed knockabout farce!” – DC Metro Theatre Arts

“Pure fun-filled entertainment for the holiday season!” –

“A triumph…of modern theatrical timing and stagecraft! A treat for the eye, mind and funny-bone!” – Broad Street Review

“Dazzling production! Endlessly inventive!” – Philadelphia Magazine

“Spellbinding! Enjoyable for everyone!” – BroadwayWorld

“Theatrical bliss!” – DC Metro Theatre Arts

“The perfect mix of slapstick and thrills!” – TheatreMania

“Ingeniously funny!” – Broadwayworld

This show uses strobe, fog and gunshot special effects. If you have any questions, please ask us.



Philadelphia Theatre Company is a proud participant in the Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre, a program of Theatre Philadelphia. For more information about the Barrymore Awards and other Barrymore Recommended productions, visit

Howie Shapiro is “Hounded with Laughs!”

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