Fairfield Community Arts Center
Directed by Burt McCollom
Cast: Elizabeth Hickerson as Henrietta Leavitt, Mary Puetz as Margaret Leavitt, Sandy Schlueter as Annie Cannon, Cindy Miller as Willamina Fleming & Robert Brumberg Jr. as Peter Show
With warm-hearted wit and infectious joy, SILENT SKY tells the riveting true story of Henrietta Leavitt, a pioneering scientist in an age when women couldn’t even vote. Despite not being allowed to touch a telescope, Henrietta and her coworkers at the Harvard Observatory make ground-breaking discoveries about the universe that are still vital today. If you liked the movie “Hidden Figures”, don’t miss this “luminously beautiful play” that will change how you look at both the heavens and the earth.
- Fri-Sat, Nov. 15-16 at 8pm
- Sun, Feb. 17 at 2pm