Continuing a four-decade tradition of entertaining audiences
in Virginia's Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula.

The Lancaster Players is a volunteer-run non-profit organization dedicated to providing Community Theater with local talent and creating opportunities for adults and children to learn all aspects of theater.


The Game’s Afoot; or Holmes for the Holidays by Ken Ludwig

Winner 2012 Edgar Allan Poe Award from Mystery Writers of America for Best Play


‘Twas a dark and stormy night before Christmas, 1936,
when all through Gillette’s Castle, murder was afoot.

Actor William Gillette, known world-wide for his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes, is entertaining his fellow cast members for the holidays, when murder strikes. Gillette dons his deerstalker and investigates. Mysterious doings with the body, secret compartments, et al.

Hilarity ensues.

Directed by Mari Bonomi and Bob Walker


Frank Connelly: Felix Geisel
Wilma Tripodi: Marge Geisel
Susan Robertson: Aggie Wheeler
Mike Conroy: Simon Bright
Blair Kenyon: William Gillette
Anita Mergener: Martha (Don't let the bedbugs bite) Gillette
Judy Ebner: Inspector Goring
Jackie Allen: Daria Chase

Start spreadin' the news... you'll want to be a part of it: The Game's Afoot....


Evenings: Social Hour 7PM - Curtain 8PM
September 21-22, 28, 29, October 5 & 6

Matinees: Social Hour 2PM - Curtain 3PM
September 23 & 30

Phone: (804) 435-3776 Web: lancasterplayers.org

The Lancaster Players       PO Box 731       White Stone, VA 22578        (804) 435-3776    Email    Get directions Here
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