SYNOPSIS: Silent Sky by Lauren Gunderson tells the true story of Henrietta Leavitt, a female astronomer, stuck in a man’s world of turn-of-the-century astronomy. She refuses to simply log stars photographed by men and begins the process of recording the changes in Cepheid stars – a scientific discovery that has a profound and lasting impact on the field of astronomy. Silent Sky is a powerful blend of science, history, family ties, and fragile love where a passionate woman must map her own passage through a society determined to keep a woman in her place.
For character descriptions please see the audition notice on the Quannapowitt Players website.
REHEARSALS: First Read-Through: Monday, June 24th 7pm – 10pm; Starting Monday, July 29 rehearsals will be Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 7pm – 10pm, with possible additional dates as needed. All auditions and rehearsals will be held at the QP Playhouse, 55 Hopkins St., Reading.
AUDITION REQUIREMENTS: Bring headshot and resume to attach to a standard QP Audition Form. Be prepared to give all conflicts during rehearsal period. NO CONFLICTS ACCEPTED AFTER CASTING. Group readings from the script will be scheduled in 1 hour sessions.
Please sign up for a specific audition time slot below. IMPORTANT: When you sign up please indicate in the comment section the role(s) that you are auditioning for.
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