In the early 1900s, women were mapping the sky and dreaming big. Running March 9 – 31, 2018, Clague Playhouse’s production of Lauren Gunderson’s play ‘SILENT SKY’ tells a story as big as the Universe.
This real-life story of Henrietta Leavitt and her mighty crew of women astronomers chronicles their journey as they go from dreamers to discoverers at Harvard Observatory. In a time when women were called “computers,” Henrietta has many obstacles on her way to respect and success.
Having left her Wisconsin home and her family, this celestial romance explores Henrietta’s need to make new discoveries while balancing family, friends, and society’s expectations of women.
Directed by Curt Arnold, the cast consists of Brittany Nicole Gaul as Henrietta Leavitt, Jill Kenderes as Margaret Leavitt, Andrew Keller as Peter Shaw, Pam Matthews as Annie Cannon, and Molly Clay as Williamina Fleming.
The group sat down for a video interview before rehearsal to talk about their characters and about this extraordinary production. VIEW THE ENTIRE INTERVIEW BY CLICKING HERE.
TICKETS: Show tickets are $16 for adults, $15 for seniors (60+), and $10 for students (any age with a valid ID). Tickets can be purchased by visiting or calling the box office at 440-331-0403 Wednesday through Saturday from 1–6 P.M. or online at www.clagueplayhouse.org.
STUDENTS ARE FREE ON THURSDAYS!
In order to make the art of theater more accessible to those in our community, Clague Playhouse is excited to continue to offer FREE Student Ticket Nights! Designated only for Thursday evening performances, students of any age are invited to show their student IDs (or other form of school identification) and attend any Thursday Clague Playhouse showing AT NO CHARGE. Clague Playhouse is delighted to be able to welcome students as we celebrate our 90th Season and 50th in the Barn.
The ‘Silent Sky’ story header photo was borrowed from pygmalionproductions.org, which ran ‘Silent Sky’ April 28-May 13, 2017 in Salt Lake City, UT.