LSSU Theatre presents Silent Sky

Silent Sky production cast

ORIGINAL HIDDEN FIGURES – Lake Superior State University Theatre presents, Silent Sky, Feb 20-24 on the Arts Center main stage. The play is based on the real-life astronomical career of Henrietta Leavitt, one of several women employed as “human computers” by the Harvard College Observatory in the early 20th Century, and follows her journey of scientific, interpersonal, personal, and universal discoveries. Performances are nightly at 7 p.m., Feb. 20-23, with a 2 p.m. afternoon matinee offered on Sat., Feb. 24. Pictured from left are student actors Ellie Sower, a communication major from Bloomingdale, Mich., who portrays Williamina Fleming; Brianna Boyer (creative writing; Kinross, Mich.) plays Margaret Leavitt; Michaela Titus (liberal Arts; Capac, Mich.) is Henrietta Leavitt; Michael Oakes (theater; Corunna, Mich.) is Peter Shaw; and Patricia Guild (English literature, secondary education; Jackson, Mich.) is Annie Cannon. Admission is free but seating is limited. (LSSU/John Shibley)

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CONTACTS: John Shibley, 906-635-2314 (); M. Ginna Hoben Assistant Professor of Theatre, 906-635-2265 ()