June 29, 2018

Silent Sky

AACT will present Silent Sky by Lauren Gunderson beginning August 17th. Silent Sky is the true story of Henrietta Leavitt, the 19th-century astronomer who wasn’t allowed to touch a telescope! While struggling to balance her dedication to science with family obligations and the possibility of love, Henrietta and the women of the Harvard Observatory made discoveries that allow us to know our place in the universe.

We are proud to announce the following cast for Silent Sky:
Tricia Oliver as Henrietta Leavitt,
Ashley Hansana as Margaret Leavitt,
Thomas S Maple as Peter Shaw,
Andrea Holliday as Annie Cannon, and
Emily Stephens as Williamina Fleming‬
A huge thank you to all who auditioned!
We are still looking for backstage help and help with props and costumes.
Set Build is scheduled for August 11th, 8 am and 12th, 9 am
If you would like to be a part of this fantastic production,
contact us at info@auburnact.org, complete our volunteer form, or
contact Director Lori McCormack at Lvm2245@gmail.com
Performances are August 17-19 & 23-26
Tickets are now on sale

Auburn Area Community Theatre intends to present Silent Sky as a competition entry at the Alabama Conference of Theatre’s play festival, (ACT-Fest’19.) on November 2 and 3, 2018 at Theatre Tuscaloosa. Three theatre professionals will offer a brief response following each performance, and will select an Alabama production to move on to the regional competition in March 2019 at the Southeastern Theatre Conference.

Play festivals are a rare opportunity for theatre amateurs to get reactions and suggestions from knowledgeable full-time theatre practitioners. This is such an enriching experience, and creates wonderful memories with your theatre family.

Auburn Area Community Theatre is an equal opportunity organization committed to the principle of equal opportunity in casting, performance opportunities, volunteering, education, and employment. AACT does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, age, national origin or disability in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, employment policies, scholarships, programs, and activities.