Bloomsburg, PA – February 19, 2024 – Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble is proud to announce its upcoming production, Ms. Holmes & Ms. Watson- Apt. 2B, a fresh and captivating take on the classic Sherlock Holmes mysteries, directed by guest artist, Nora Gair. Gair joins us from Philadelphia, where she works as a freelance theatre director, intimacy choreographer, and teaching artist. “ (I am)committed to threading classic themes with radically new and inclusive life for audiences today,” said Gair.

Set in contemporary times, Ms. Holmes & Ms. Watson- Apt. 2B reimagines the iconic detective duo as two brilliant women living in a bustling urban apartment complex. When a mysterious case lands on their doorstep, they must use their keen intellects, sharp wit, and evolving bond to unravel the enigma before them. As they navigate through a labyrinth of clues and suspects, they discover that the truth may be closer to home than they ever imagined.

Featuring a cleverly crafted script by award-winning playwright Kate Hamill, “Oh, to shake the dust from an old classic and polish it into a fresh, hip and uproarious good time. Kate, Kate, Kate. How did you do it, honey? Ms. Holmes and Ms. Watson – #2B…world premieres a bloody good gender-bent mur-der whodunit.” -Lonita Cook,,

The ensemble cast includes some of Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble’s finest actors, including:
Kimie Muroya 室屋季美恵 as Sherlock Holmes
Amy Rene Byrne as Joan Watson
Aaron White as- Lestrade, Elliot Monk, and more
Arrianna Daniels as Irene Adler, Mrs. Hudson, Mrs. Drebbler

Ms. Holmes & Ms. Watson- Apt 2B will run from March 28th-April 14th, 2024 at the Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815. Tickets are now available for purchase online at or by calling the Box Office at 570-784-8181.

Don’t miss your chance to experience this thrilling and thought-provoking production brought to life by Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble. Join us as we embark on a journey of mystery, friendship, and discovery with Ms. Holmes and Ms. Watson-Apt. 2B.