This is an archive post of the production: Sherlock Holmes 10 Minute Plays and director John DeGaetano announced that it donated a portion of the proceeds to St. Barts London Charity. The production; was performed on stage in London's West End Leicester Square Theatre and also Kings Head Theatre in Islington October 2013.
Sherlock Holmes 10 Minute Plays London Cast included: Simeon Oakes, Roger Parkins, Ceejay Sargent, Jeffrey Mayhew, Jodyanne Richardson, Josh Morrall, Juliet Prew and Tom Moores
"Giving back has been a long time mission"
January 20, 2014, Petaluma, CA - "Connecting our efforts with St Barts London Charity and contributing was very important to us. Because giving back has been a long time mission of mine," said John DeGaetano, Director. John is the author of Sherlock Holmes 10 Minute Plays Collection and several other short stories.
St Barts London Charity is an independent charit
The charity funds innovative healthcare, medical, and cancer research across Barts Health NHS Trust. Their hospitals serve Europe’s most diverse communities. From the financial districts of the City and Canary Wharf so to cover some of the UK’s most deprived areas.
"The project was coincidentally driven by one of the main characters, Dr Watson due to his fictional presence. In the original Arthur Conan Doyle stories mention him as resident of the hospital in the 1800’s. Certainly it seemed fitting that we recognize the hospital's incredible work on cancer research. As a result, we earmarked some of the proceeds from the production, said DeGaetano. “Furthermore, our cast made an amazing team effort to put the production together in such a short amount of time."
Produced by Irish Theatre Presents. Above all, the talented London cast for the production brought to life the iconic characters in a quick turnaround on stage. As the stories grow in intensity as it was up to Holmes, Dr. Watson, and the audience to immediately unravel the mysteries." Based in part from the career writings of Holmes’ long time friend Dr. Watson. The plays are homage to Conan Doyle's iconic characters, brought to life in just 10 to 18 minutes in length.
Director, John DeGaetano has been in musical theatre most of his life. Therefore, his long list of directorial credits include; Evita, Cats, Pirates of Penzance, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and Chicago to name a few. For even more details, contact John DeGaetano at the Books and Artwork website link here: website.
Also, for more information on St Barts London Charity please visit their website