‘The Game’s Afoot’ to open at Foothills Playhouse

EASLEY — “Come, Watson, come. The game’s afoot. Not a word. Come.”

Sherlock Holmes says these words to Dr. Watson in The Adventure of the Abbey Grange. Many may not know that this is a reference to Shakespeare’s famous Henry V “Into the breach…” speech. Audiences will have the opportunity to go into the breach and discover an evening of entertainment in the mystery-comedy “The Game’s Afoot,” being staged at Foothills Playhouse in Easley for three weekends, Oct. 2-18.

The story is set in 1936, at the home of William Gillette. For those not familiar with actor-producer William Gillette, here is a brief background. With the

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