Sherlock Holmes Mystery School
Sherlock Holmes Mystery School
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At the prestigious Sherlock Holmes Mystery School the best and brightest children are taught to master the craft of sleuthing. On the verge of being expelled, underperforming Lewis Lamps is tasked with finding a mystery to solve in order to pass his final exam.  Lewis, with the help of his classmates, sets out to uncover the circumstances behind the disappearance of a professor. Part “Harry Potter,” part “Scooby Doo,” these meddling kids combine to use their powers of deduction in this fast paced comedy for kids. 

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Characters:

Students: 

Nigel Champion 

Nancy Nameberry 

Beatrix Bottle 

Flora Featherton 

Lewis Lamps 

Balthazar Flute 

Hamish Hardway 

Poppy Pendersten 

Emily Choate 

Lawrence Stones 

Ernie Blast 

Sammy Samerston 

 

Teachers: 

Tarquin Mustard 

Lettice Lovage 

Agatha Adagio 

 

School Staff: 

*Benjamin Bickerstaff (*the school janitor; may be played by male or female) 

Gwendolyn Piercepiece 

Other: 

Great Great Great Great Great Grandma Hardway 

Mark Landon Smith is the author of 16 published scripts including Faith County, Faith County 2: An Evening of CultureDupont, Mississippi, Radio T.B.S., Hindenberg! Das Explosive New Musical!, The Really Hip Adventures of Go-Go Girl, The Pirate Show, Christmas Carol High School, Teenagers From Outer Space, Brawl at the Ball, A Dickens’ Christmas Carol: A Traveling Travesty in Two Tumultuous Acts, Alice in Wonderland Down the Rabbit Hole, Night of the Living Dead, Plan 9 From Outer Space, Sherlock Holmes Mystery School and Santa Claus Conquers the Martians . He is also a 2012 AATE Distinguished Play nominee.  His scripts are produced throughout the world and Off-Broadway and include three foreign translations.  Acting credits include work with McCoy Repertory Theatre, Ceramic Cow Productions, TheatreSquared, Phunbags Comedy Improv, and Classical Edge Theatre. Film credits include FREDI, Valley Inn, Gordon Family Tree, Crossfire, Parker's Anchor, Door in the Woods, Mayfly and others.  He is the Executive Director of Arts Live Theatre, Co-Founder and Producer of Ceramic Cow Productions, Co-Director of the Arkansas Playwrights Workshop with TheatreSquared, and founder of the Actors Casting Agency. 

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The required materials for Sherlock Holmes Mystery School include:

Production Scripts

Available Products:

Print Edition – Beautifully bound scripts available at wholesale costs to sell in your lobby!

Director's Script – Single-sided script with space for director’s notes.

Logo/PR Pack – Includes high-resolution logo artwork and a ready-made show poster.

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