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Osaki-san, William Gillette’s Gentleman Valet Norwich
May 1, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Actor Taku Hirai portrays Yukitaka Osaki, William Gillette’s Japanese valet, confidante, and friend. Come hear the story of this fascinating, quiet soul, born in Japan, traveler of the world, who lived to experience two world wars. Accompanying William Gillette, super star Victorian actor and creator of Sherlock Holmes for the stage, Osaki-san had amazing experiences. Touching, enlightening, and powerful listen to the life of a Japanese immigrant to the US, whose brother was a famous Japanese politician.
Appropriate for ages 12 and over.
This is a free event.
Wednesday May 1 at 5:00pm at the Slater Museum Auditorium, 108 Crescent Street, Norwich CT