Silent Sky
by Gaslight Baker Theatre

Jul. 12 - Jul. 27
Fridays-Sundays

When Henrietta Leavitt begins work at the Harvard Observatory in the early 1900s, she isn’t allowed to touch a telescope or express an original idea. Instead, she joins a group of women “computers,” charting the stars for a renowned astronomer who calculates projects in “girl hours.” This true story 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.

Drama
Rated PG

Cast

Henrietta Leavitt -- Amanda Manning
Margaret Leavitt -- Rory Roberts
Annie Cannon -- Ashleigh Pedersen
Williamina Flemming -- Ashley Davidson
Peter Shaw -- Stephen T Fleming

Directed by Lori Zbranek Cordova

Sponsored by Carolyn Bryant

 

 

Silent Sky
by Lauren Gunderson
Gaslight Baker Theatre

Fridays-Sundays,
July 12 - July 27, 2019
Gaslight Baker Theatre
216 South Main Street
Lockhart, TX, 78644

Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m.; 2 p.m. matinees on Sunday, July 21 and Saturday, July 27.

GASLIGHT-BAKER THEATRE

216 S. Main St.

Lockhart, TX 78644
512-376-5653

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