My Dear Watson is an original musical with book, lyrics, and music by Orlando area composer Jami-Leigh Bartschi. It is based on the Sherlock Holmes stories, and it specifically centers around the friendship between Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson.
My Dear Watson premiered at the Annie Russell Theatre in Winter Park, Florida on May 16, 2014. Its first professional run was produced by the Empty Spaces Theatre Co(llaboration) and played at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center from March 3-7, 2016. It made its New York debut in July 2017 as part of the New York Musical Festival, and the show was the finale of the 2017-2018 theatre season of Valencia Community College. Most recently, the show had a successful run at the 2019 Chicago Musical Theatre Festival.