Toledo Rep continues the Sherlock series with ‘Adventure of the Ghost Machine’ – BG Independent News


The Toledo Repertoire Theater will present “Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Ghost Machine,” October 21-30, October 10e street scene.

London: November 1905. England and the world are changing. As civilization draws closer to the horrors of World War I, each day brings new tensions to Europe and technological advancements that make Victorian England a distant dream. In the chambers of Sherlock Holmes arrive Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison with new inventions that will alter the course of human history, only the two inventions have disappeared. Can Holmes, Watson and Irene Adler somehow unravel the latest evil scheme of the late Professor Moriarty’s evil daughter, Marie Chartier? Can world peace be achieved by the most powerful weapon ever created? Can death itself be defeated by a scientific genius? And can Sherlock Holmes survive the greatest personal loss of his career?

“Sherlock Holmes and the Ghost Machine Adventure” contains adult content and may not be suitable for children under 13.

This production is the third installment in the Sherlock Holmes series by David MacGregor. The first piece, Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Elusive Ear” was performed during The Rep’s 2019/2020 season, followed by the second play, “Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Fallen Blown” during the 2021/2022 season

Directed by Nancy Wright, the cast includes Brad Smith as Sherlock Holmes, Lane Hakel as Dr. John Watson, Kate Abu-Absi as Irene Adler, Brandie Culbreath as Marie Chartier, Jon Hunt as Nikola Tesla and John Jennens as Thomas Edison.

The curtain goes up on Friday October 21 and Saturday October 22 at 8 p.m., then on Sunday October 23 at 2:30 p.m. The show continues the following week from Thursday October 27 to Saturday October 29 at 8 p.m. with the final performance on Sunday October 30 at 2:30 p.m.

To purchase tickets or for more information, visit or call (419) 243-9277

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