FORD’S THEATRE PRESENTS LAUREN GUNDERSON'S "SILENT SKY" Jan. 24-Feb. 23, 2020
A Historical-Fiction Play about Astronomer Henrietta Leavitt
Washington, D.C. – Ford’s Theatre Society announced full casting and the design team for "Silent Sky" by Lauren Gunderson, a captivating play based on the life of trail-blazing astronomer Henrietta Leavitt. The Ford’s Theatre production is directed by Seema Sueko and features Laura C. Harris (Arena Stage’s "The Heiress," Signature Theatre’s "The Flick") as Henrietta Leavitt, Nora Achrati as Annie Jump Cannon, Emily Kester as Margaret Leavitt, Jonathan David Martin as Peter Shaw and Holly Twyford as Williamina Fleming. Performances are January 24 to February 23, 2020. A media performance is scheduled for January 29, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.