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Silent Sky

Lauren Gunderson
Directed by Paul F. Muir

The true story of a brilliant astronomer ahead of her time

In a time when a woman’s place was in the home, one woman dreamed of the stars. When Henrietta Leavitt gets the chance to work for an astronomer at Harvard University she has high hopes. But in the 1900’s world of immense scientific discovery, women’s ideas are dismissed, unless men claim credit for them. But, Henrietta and her female peers are undaunted, and their dedication to studying the mysteries of the stars changed the way we understand the cosmos and the human connection that makes life under the vast sky beautiful and timeless.

“…sheer magic, with bursts of smart, infectious humour.” — San Francisco Chronicle

“a lively, funny, accessible play that’s alive with interesting ideas”. — ArtsAtl.com.

“a startling, entertaining true story of a brilliant, history making woman” — AtlantaInTown.com

Tickets include a delicious buffet meal before the show.

Adult/Senior - $85. Youth (4-20 years) - $63. Theatre Only (no buffet) - $55.

School Shows - October 6 at 10:45am. Call 1-800-267-7553 to book.

September 17 to October 17, 2020

Opera House

Preview - September 17, 2020. Show at 7:30pm. No buffet.

Matinees start at 1:30pm. Sunday shows start at 2:00pm.
Playing Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, plus Fridays October 2, 9 & 16
Meal starts between 11:00am and 12:00pm.

Evening shows start at 8:00pm:
Playing Fridays & Saturdays
Meal starts between 5:30pm and 6:30pm

Why This Show

In a season of true stories, it is important to celebrate the heroic stories of women who changed the way we see the world. Silent Sky is reminiscent of the recent movie Hidden Figures, which brought to light the massive contribution of the women whose mathematical skills helped NASA win the Space Race. It’s a beautiful play that promises to inspire!

Morris Ertman, Rosebud Theatre Artistic Director

"Chariots of Fire" is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc., a Concord Theatricals Company.

No material element of the staging seen in the original production of the Play (as performed in London's West End) may be knowingly copied or used in any way whatsoever.

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