Performance - Silent Sky

Saturday, Jan 23, 2021 at 8:00pm

Falcon Theater
636 Monmouth Street
Newport, KY 41071

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Silent Sky
by Lauren Gunderson
Directed by Bridget Leak

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.

CAST:

Jordan Trovillion – Henrietta Leavitt
Hannah Gregory – Margaret Leavitt
Nathan Tubbs – Peter Shaw
Tara Williams – Annie Cannon
Martha Slater – Willamina Fleming

CREW:

Bridget Leak – Director
Amy Enzweiler – Stage Manager
Sarah Beth Hall – Set Designer
Beth Joos – Costume Designer

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