Theatrical production ‘Silent Sky’ coming to the Versant Power Astronomy Center

Orono-based theater company True North Theatre (TNT) will perform the play “Silent Sky,” based on the true story of 19th-century astronomer Henrietta Leavitt,  at the Versant Power Astronomy Center in March and April.

Performances of “Silent Sky” are scheduled as follows:

  • Thursdays, March 23 and 30 at 7 p.m.
  • Friday, March 24 at 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 1 at 2 p.m. (with a post-performance talkback) and 7 p.m. (with a post-performance stargazing session, weather permitting)
  • Sundays, March 26 and April 2 at 4 p.m.

Tickets are $20 and are available online, by calling 207.581.1341 or by visiting the box office prior to the performance.

For more information about the performance, visit the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences website.