The Witch of Lime Street
Where: New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
212-873-3400 Price: General Admission $10; Member $8
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Her most vocal advocate was none other than Sherlock Holmes’ creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Her supernatural gifts beguiled many. There was only one left to convince—acclaimed escape artist Harry Houdini! History comes alive in this riveting account of the rivalry between Harry Houdini and the so-called Witch of Lime Street, whose iconic lives intersected at a time when science was on the verge of embracing the paranormal. Book signing after the program.
David Jaher is a screenwriter and the author of The Witch of Lime Street: Séance, Seduction, and Houdini in the Spirit World.Buy tickets/get more info now