Did you know that Katharine Hepburn -- named the greatest female screen legend by the American Film Institute -- spent a couple summers in Stratford?
While performing in , Hepburn resided in a small waterfront cabin within the town's limits.
Her stay in Stratford will be the topic of a Feb. 16 talk at the Fairfield Museum. The following is the museum's description of the discussion, which is set to start at noon.
Presented by author and filmmaker Michael J. Bielawa, this lively talk brings to focus the cultural icon's stay in Stratford, thoughts on Shakespeare, and an intimate look at Kate's Cottage, the little waterfront cabin where Ms. Hepburn helped bring Shakespeare's works to life. The short film, "Along the Shores of Memory: The Katharine Hepburn Cottage," will also be shown.
For non-members of the museum, the cost to attend is $8; the cost for members is $5. Patrons are encourage to bring a lunch -- lemonade and dessert will be provided.
The Fairfield Museum and History Center is located at 370 Beach Road. For more information on the event, call 203.259.1598.
Click here to register for the talk.