THE BALZER THEATER AT HERREN'S COUPONS IN 2015
Silent Sky is the remarkable story of one woman who studied the stars . only to become one he.. read morerself. Acclaimed playwright -- and Atlanta native -- Lauren Gunderson ( Leap ) explores the life of one science's most intrepid, if least known, explorers in this moving account of the real-life astronomer Henrietta Swan Leavitt (1868-1921). Originally hired as a human "computer" at the Harvard College Observatory in 1893, Leavitt overcame several obstacles on her way to fundamentally changing how we see the universe. After Silent Sky 's lauded West Coast debut, Theatrical Outfit now presents the regional premiere of this humorous and heartwarming bio-drama directed by David Crowe.