Arizona Theatre Company performing Silent Sky


the Arizona theatre company is continuing a season with Lauren Gunderson silent sky the play is based on the true story of early nineteen hundred’s astronomer Henrietta Leavitt who discovered that pulsating stars can be used to measure distance in space the production follows her struggle for recognition in a male-dominated world many of the things that you see in science the stars the astronomy NASA everything couldn’t have been done without her early work so she really was a transformational figure in science and women in astronomy yeah talk about the me2 movement way back in the 1900s Henrietta Leavitt was there Gunderson is currently one of the most produced playwrights in the country

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