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Silent Sky by Lauren Gunderson
September 28, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - October 22, 2017 @ 9:30 pm$30 - $42
Harvard Observatory in the early 1900s: grave men peer through their giant telescope. Behind the scenes, Henrietta Leavitt and her female “computer” partners map the distant stars in galaxies beyond our own. Henrietta’s brilliant work paves the way for modern astronomy, but she struggles for recognition in a man’s world. In this magical story of science, history, family and love, a passionate young woman maps her own passage through a society determined to keep her in her place.
Performance schedule is as follows: Wednesdays at 1:30 and 7:30, Thursdays and Fridays at 7:30, Saturdays at 4:30 and 8:00, and Sundays at 2:00.