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$60.00 Royalty per Performance

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Read the Play
(minus the ending)
The Sherlock Entreaty - Playscripts, Theatre Scripts, Stage Plays

The Sherlock Entreaty

Read the Play (minus the ending)

A Comedy Drawn from Characters Created by Arthur Conan Doyle
4-5W / 4-6M Depending on Doubling
Approximate Playing Time: 1 hour, 45 minutes

When a top-secret treaty is stolen from his desk at London's Foreign Office, an old friend of Doctor Watson desperately reaches out to him to implore Sherlock Holmes to take the case. Unfortunately, Holmes is merely a fiction upon which the timid and inept physician has built his literary career. Still, faced with his friend’s frantic entreaties, Watson vows to produce the detective and hires an actor to take on the role. Bored with his current stint as Nana in a production of Peter Pan, the egotistical Walter Sallowfield assumes the role with delight, and despite his ever-present violin and over-the-top performance, the subterfuge works. Still, the crime must actually be solved. Fortunately, Watson himself has a talent for deduction, but can he stage manage his Sherlock and bring the case to a successful conclusion? With sincere apologies to Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of Sherlock Holmes and author of The Adventure of the Naval Treaty, Spencer’s play is classical comedy with engaging characters and an exceptional storyline.

$60.00 Royalty per Performance
$20.00 Single-Use Copyright Fees