The Genesian Theatre is proud to present our 74th Season in 2018
- Sherlock Holmes and the Speckled Band by Arthur Conan Doyle adapted by Max Gee
- The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
- The Unexpected Guest by Agatha Christie
It is my very great pleasure to welcome you to the Genesians 74th season.
We are delighted to start with a classic of detective fiction; Sherlock Holmes and the Speckled Band in a brand new adaptation from Conan Doyle's original by British playwright Max Gee. One for the true believers, this is, elementarily, the very best of Holmes.
Just over 20 years ago I made my Genesian debut in Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest. A perfect play for our theatre, this overdue revival will introduce a whole new audience to the joys of bunburying, handbags, and those hard to obtain cucumber sandwiches.
To conclude our Kent Street season we tip our hats to the Genesian favourite and best selling novelist ever Agatha Christie with her ingenious mystery The Unexpected Guest in our final production at Kent Street. This production is certain to sell out - book now!
2018 marks a watershed for the Genesians as we move to new premises after 63 years at Kent Street. This will not be the first move for our Company; we were nomadic for the first ten years of our existence and we hope with your support that 2018 will mark the beginning of a new and exciting chapter in our long history.
In the meantime we look forward to celebrating our last three plays at Kent Street with you. This will be a very special season and we'd love you to be part of it!
Roger Gimblett (Theatre Director)