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February 21, 2018
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Woodbridge Town Library
10 Newton Road
Woodbridge, CT 06525
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An Evening with the Gillettes

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Presented by Harold & Theodora Niver. Who was William Gillette? What was his connection to the greatest fictional detective of all time? Was Sherlock Holmes fact...or fiction? What is the story behind the image of Holmes...the cap...the pipe...the lens? Learn about Gillette Castle in East Haddam. What famous people visited the Castle? Learn about Gillette's greatest love - his wife Helen. And, cat lovers will learn about Will's love of cats. Harold and Theodora Niver become William and Helen Gillette, flitting back and forth between being presenters and portrayers. Their costuming is authentic and period correct. Their knowledge of Sherlock Holmes, William Gillette and Gillette Castle is extensive. Prepare to be educated and entertained! Please register.