Show Information


September 25 - October 21
OneAmerica Stage
Tickets start at $25

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About the Play


chilling mystery

Summoned to a remote asylum on a rocky island, Dr. Watson investigates three inmates who all claim to be the late master sleuth Sherlock Holmes. This eerie new puzzler by award-winning playwright Jeffrey Hatcher will stir your blood and tease your mind. 

APPROXIMATE RUN TIME: 1 hour and 30 minutes, with no intermission

Holmes and Watson is a fast-paced mystery that contains mild adult themes, theatrical (non-toxic) fog and haze, strobe lights and gunshots.


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Special Performances
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OPENING NIGHT  
Friday, September 28, 2018  |  Performance at 7:30 PM

Raise a glass and salute the cast at IRT’s Opening Night! After the show, the marquee lights shine bright as you’re treated to a champagne toast and hors d'oeuvres, and invited to a one-time-only chance to explore the set with IRT Artisans. 

POST-SHOW DISCUSSION
Saturday, September 29, 2018 | Following the 5 PM performance

Join IRT staff and cast immediately after the performance for a post-show discussion that covers a variety of interesting topics related to the show. Post-show discussions typically last for 20 minutes.

BACKSTAGE TOUR
Saturday, October 6, 2018 | Following the 5 PM performance

Immediately following this performance, join IRT staff for an explorative and informative backstage tour. Tours typically last 30 minutes.

IRTEA TALK WITH PLAYWRIGHT JEFFREY HATCHER
Sunday, October 7, 2018  |  Following the 2 PM performance

Playwright Jeffrey Hatcher joins the Indiana Repertory Theatre for an exclusive, one-day-only discussion. In addition to his three Sherlock Holmes plays for the stage, Mr. Hatcher has written for TV’s Columbo and was the screenwriter for the 2015 film Mr. Holmes starring Ian McKellan. Mr. Hatcher’s electrifying new play follows Dr. Watson as he uncovers clues to deduce which-of three nearly identical asylum inmates-is the real Sherlock Holmes. Admittance to the discussion is included with ticket purchase. This post-show discussion begins immediately following the performance, includes tea, cookies and coffee and lasts for approximately 30 minutes. 

ASL/AD PERFORMANCE
Sunday, October 7, 2018  |  Performance at 2 PM

The IRT offers ASL/AD services to our patrons with vision and hearing needs. Patrons with hearing needs are encouraged to sit in the interpretation zone and meet with the interpreter before the show. We also offer Assisted Listening Devices free of charge at each performance. To learn more visit irtlive.com/accessibility.  

COOKIES & COFFEE
Thursday, October 11, 2018  |  Performance at 2 PM

Cookies and coffee will satisfy your sweet tooth, and our production will leave you wanting more! Luckily, you can have a sweet experience at the IRT’s Cookie and Coffee matinee where cookies, coffee and tea can be enjoyed before the 2 PM performance. 

HAPPY HOUR
Tuesday, October 16, 2018  |  Happy Hour starts at 5:30 PM  |  Performance at 6:30 PM

Imbibe like a local at IRT’s Happy Hour! Happy Hour starts at 5:30 PM, an hour before the performance. Sip on local libations and then nosh on mouth-watering nibbles.

Cast Members


Michael Brusasco
MICHAEL BRUSASCO
Holmes 1
Nathan Hosner
NATHAN HOSNER
Holmes 2
ROB JOHANSEN
ROB JOHANSEN
Holmes 3
Jennifer Johansen
JENNIFER JOHANSEN
Matron
Ryan Artzberger
RYAN ARTZBERGER
Orderly
TORREY HANSON
TORREY HANSON
Watson
Henry Woronicz
HENRY WORONICZ
Dr. Evans

Creative Team

Risa BraininDirector
Robert Mark MorganScenic Design
Devon Painter Costume Design
Michael Klaers Lighting Design
Michael KeckComposition
Rob JohansenFight Director

Multimedia


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Video: Holmes and Watson Teaser
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Video: Holmes and Watson

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