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November 4, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Written by Lauren Gunderson
Directed by Andrea Kennedy Hart
Highly theatrical and beautifully told, Silent Sky by Lauren Gunderson opens our Season of Wonder.
The true story of 19th-century astronomer Henrietta Leavitt explores a woman’s place in society during a time of immense scientific discoveries, when women’s ideas were dismissed until men claimed credit for them. Social progress, like scientific progress, can be hard to see when one is trapped among earthly complications; Henrietta Leavitt and her female peers believe in both, and their dedication changed the way we understand both the heavens and Earth.