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The Mystery of Edwin Drood Cast & Creative

Based on Charles Dickens’ unfinished novel of the same name, The Mystery of Edwin Drood uses the world of music hall and pantomime as a backdrop, following the exploits of members of the Theatre Royale Music Hall Company as they attempt to complete the unfinished story of Edwin Drood—with some sing-along help from the audience!

This show is closed.

Performances ended on Mar. 10, 2013.

Show Overview

About The Mystery of Edwin Drood

What Is the Story of The Mystery of Edwin Drood?
Based on Charles Dickens’ unfinished final novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood tells the story of young Edwin Drood, an Englishman whose sudden disappearance throws the fictional townspeople of Cloisterham into a panic. Suspicions arise about who is responsible for Drood’s vanishing, with fingers pointing every which way, including the dashing but villainous John Jasper, Drood's fiancee Rosa Bud, opium den proprietor Princess Puffer and mysterious siblings Helena and Neville Landless. As the investigation pushes forward, everyone who came into contact with Drood joins the lineup of the suspects.


Princess Puffer
John Jasper
Reverend Mr. Crisparkle
Helena Landless
Neville Landless


Music, Lyrics and Book
Rupert Holmes
Scott Ellis
Warren Carlyle
Set Designer
Anna Louizos
Costume Designer
William Ivey Long
Lighting Designer
Brian Nason
Sound Designer
Tony Meola
Rupert Holmes
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