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Lauren Gunderson’s ‘Silent Sky’

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August 25, 2017 • 8:00 pm

(All times are in PDT)
$35 – $55

Silent Sky — A celestial romance and true story of discovery, this riveting new play explores the life and career of Henrietta Swan Leavitt (1868-1921) as she fearlessly asserts herself in the male-dominated world of early astronomy. Hired by the Harvard Observatory as a human “computer” to catalog the stars, Henrietta’s story plays out against a landscape of early feminism and universe-revealing science, reminding us all what we can achieve when we allow curiosity and wonder into our lives. “Luminously beautiful… an intellectual epic told on an intimate scale. Bottom line: Heavenly.” — Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

WHO:
• Written by Lauren Gunderson
• Directed by Todd Nielsen
• Starring Jennifer CannonJennifer ParsonsLeslie StevensEric WentzErin Anne Williams
• Produced by caryn desai [sic]
• Presented by International City Theatre

WHEN:
Previews: Aug. 23 and Aug, 24 at 8 p.m.
Performances: Aug. 25 – Sept. 10

• Wednesday at 8 p.m.Aug. 23 only (preview)
• Thursdays at 8 p.m.Aug. 24 (preview), 31; Sept. 7
• Fridays at 8 p.m.Aug. 25 (Opening Night); Sept. 1, 8
• Saturdays at 8 p.m.Aug. 26Sept. 2, 9
• Sundays at 2 p.m.Aug. 27Sept. 3, 10