by Lauren Gunderson
Directed by Curt Arnold
March 9 – 31, 2018
SILENT SKYpresents the real-life story of Henrietta Leavitt and the women working behind the scenes at the dawn of modern astronomy. Henrietta leaves her family in Wisconsin to join a group of women “computers” at the Harvard Observatory in the early 1900s, where she is not even allowed to touch a telescope or express an original idea. Balancing her dedication to science with family obligations and the possibility of love, she makes a breakthrough discovery that enables astronomers to calculate the distance between Earth and remote galaxies and stars. A celestial romance and true story of discovery.
“Silent Sky is an intellectual epic told on an intimate scale. Bottom line – heavenly.” – Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Brittany Nicole Gaul as Henrietta Leavitt Jill Kenderes as Margaret Leavitt Andrew Keller as Peter Shaw Pam Matthews as Annie Cannon Molly Clay as Williamina Fleming
photos by Terry Schordock
Performances on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8pm, Sunday at 2pm
Show tickets are $16 for adults, $15 for seniors (60+), and $10 for students (any age with a valid ID). Tickets can be purchased by visiting or calling the box office at 440-331-0403 Wednesday through Saturday from 1–6 P.M. or online at Clague Playhouse Tickets
In order to make the art of theater more accessible to those in our community, Clague Playhouse is excited to continue to offer FREE Student Ticket Nights! Designated only for Thursday evening performances, students of any age are invited to show their student IDs (or other form of school identification) and attend any Thursday Clague Playhouse showing AT NO CHARGE. Clague Playhouse is delighted to be able to welcome students as we celebrate our 90th Season and 50th in the Barn.
HOW TO GET THESE TICKETS:
These Thursday Student tickets are limited and can vary depending on availability per week. Please call the Box Office at 440-331-0403 during regular hours to reserve for any Clague Playhouse Thursday performance, and show a Student ID at the time of ticket pickup. Box Office hours are Wednesday through Saturday1:00 pm to 6:00 pm, and one hour before curtain time on performance dates. Box Office is closed Mondays and Tuesdays. No online reservations can be taken for this ticket type. Free Thursday Student Tickets are subject to availability and MUST be picked up by 7:30pm or they will be released.
Auditions: Tues., Feb. 5 & Wed., Feb. 6, 2019
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Take I-90 West to the Clague Road Exit
Turn left onto Clague Road and proceed South on Clague Road
Clague Playhouse is ¼ of a mile on your left
From Lorain County and Avon
Take I-90 East to the Columbia Road Exit
Turn right onto Columbia Road
Turn left onto Detroit Road
Go East on Detroit Road for approx. one mile
Turn right onto Clague Road
Clague Playhouse is ¼ of a mile on your left From I-480 East
Exit at Clague Road and turn right
Proceed North on Clague Road (go past Lorain Road, Center Ridge Road and Hilliard Blvd. – approx. 3 miles)
Clague Playhouse is ¼ of a mile from Hilliard Blvd. on your right From I-480 West
Exit at North Olmsted/Great Northern Blvd.
Turn left on Great Northern Blvd.
Turn right on Lorain Road (OH-10)
Turn left onto Clague Road
Proceed North on Clague Road (go past Center Ridge Road and Hilliard Blvd. – approx. 3 miles)
Clague Playhouse is ¼ of a mile from Hilliard Blvd. on your right
The mission of Clague Playhouse is to present quality entertainment, to provide an educational environment for all ages through the art of theater, and to serve community needs in providing cultural arts awareness.