Drew McVety, left, as Sherlock Holmes and Byron St. Cyr as Ebenezer Scrooge are among the performers in “A Sherlock Carol” to be staged Dec. 19-23 at the Westport Country Playhouse. / Contributed photo by Sasha Diamond

WESTPORT — “A Sherlock Carol,” described as a blend of two classic tales, is the holiday season production staged Dec. 19-23 at the Westport Country Playhouse.

The play, featuring notable characters from works by Charles Dickens and Arthur Conan Doyle, will be performed at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19, through Saturday, Dec. 23, at the theater, 25 Powers Court. There also will be 2 p.m. performances Dec. 22 and 23. The show is suitable for audiences of all ages, according to playhouse publicity.

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“A Sherlock Carol,” written and directed by Mark Shanahan, the playhouse’s incoming artistic director, draws on characters from Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” and Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes story, “The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle.”

The play, according to the theater’s publicity, unfolds in 1894 London when grown-up Tiny Tim asks Sherlock Holmes to investigate the death of Ebenezer Scrooge on Christmas Eve.

The six-member cast includes five actors from the original cast of “A Sherlock Carol” that played Off-Broadway for the 2021 and 2022 holiday seasons. The production was nominated for a 2022 Off-Broadway Alliance Award for Best New Play and was selected as a “Critic’s Pick” by The New York Times.

The cast includes Drew McVety as Sherlock Holmes; Byron St. Cyr as Ebenezer Scrooge; Joe Delafield as Dr. Watson; Dan Domingues, Isabel Keating and Sharone Sayegh.

A “Together at the Table Family Dinner” is planned in advance of the Dec. 20 performance. The pizza dinner will feature a discussion with one of the show’s performers. Doors open at the playhouse rehearsal barn at 5:30 p.m., dinner will be served at 6 o’clock. Tickets cost $10 per person, and can be reserved by calling the box office at 203-227-4177.

During the course of the “A Sherlock Carol” production, the playhouse will raise money for the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, founded in 1988 by the late actor Paul Newman, a longtime Westport resident.

For more information about the camp fundraiser and to donate, click here.

For questions, call the Westport Country Playhouse box office at 203-227-4177 or visit the theater’s website.