by Playhouse 2000
Feb. 21 - Feb. 22
Real life scientist Henrietta Leavitt became one of the most prominent voices in the field of astronomy in the early 1900’s. Her work was the basis of our ability to measure the distance between stars. In Silent Sky, award-winning playwright Lauren Gunderson explores a woman’s place in society during a time of immense scientific discoveries that changed the way we understand both the heavens and earth.
Directed by Jeffrey Brown
“[Silent Sky is] a startling, entertaining true story”
“…a lively, funny, accessible play alive with interesting ideas.”
“… an intellectual epic told on an intimate scale. Bottom line? Heavenly.”
AUDITIONS THIS WEEKEND! We will be hosting auditions for SILENT SKY this Sunday at 2:30 pm and Monday at 6:30 p.m. in the Werlein Annex. Be prepared to read from the script. Visit the page below for more details - hope to see you there!
Playing April 9 – 25, 2021 – Directed by Jeffrey Brown
Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday April 18 and 25 at 2:30 p.m. in the VK Garage Theater, Kerrville
Henrietta Leavitt - the real-life scientist whose work changed the field of astronomy - 30's or so - brilliant, meticulous, excited!
Margaret Leavitt - Henrietta's sister - 30's or so - homebody, creative, sweet.
Peter Shaw - 30's or so - assistant to the head astronomer at the Harvard Observatory.
Annie Cannon - 40's-ish - the leader, terse and sure, on her way to being a firebrand.
Williamina Fleming - 50's or thereabouts - smart as a whip with a sense of fun. Scottish!