‘Silent Sky’ tells tale of female astronomers


Zoe Gudehus as Henrietta Leavitt during a rehearsal of “Silent Sky.”

The Theater Program is presenting “Silent Sky,” a play based on the true story of Henrietta Leavitt at Harvard Observatory in the early 1900s, in the J. Scheidegger Center this week.

The production will run place in the Black Box Theater at 7:30 p.m. from Nov. 6 to Nov. 9, as well as a 2 p.m. matinee on Nov. 9.

Two free tickets are available for Lindenwood students, and general admission is $10.

The production features Zoe Gudehus as the lead, Henrietta Leavitt, as well as Bethany Miscannon as Margaret Leavitt, Camryn Ruhl as Annie Cannon, Abby Brisbane as Williamina Fleming, and Yianni Perahoritis as Peter Shaw.

See a gallery of photos from Lindenwood’s production of “Silent Sky” below.

Photos by James Tananan Kamnuedkhun