When: 7:30 p.m. on Friday-Saturday, June 14-15, 21-22, 28-29; 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 27; 2:00 p.m. on Sundays, June 16, 23, 30 (Lobby opens one hour before the performance.)

Where: Very Little Theatre, 2350 Hilyard Street, Eugene

Details: Reserve your seats now and prepare for a moving, beautiful journey through the life of one of the most incredible women in American History. Delve into the extraordinary life of Henrietta Leavitt, an astronomer whose groundbreaking work goes unnoticed in the early 1900s. Amidst the celestial wonders of Harvard University, Leavitt navigates the challenges of being a “human computer” while striving for recognition in a male-dominated field.

Written by:Lauren Gunderson; Directed by:Maggie Hadley.

The role of Henrietta Leavitt will be shared by two actresses:  

  • Jennifer Appleby Chu – performing:
    • Fri 6/14, Sun 6/16, Sat 6/22, Th 6/27, Fri 6/28
  • Martha Benson – performing:
    • Sat 6/15, Fri 6/21, Sun 6/23, Sat 6/29, Sun 6/30

The talented cast also includes:

  • Chelsea King as Margaret Leavitt
  • David Landon as Peter Shaw
  • Tracy Brous as Annie Cannon
  • Trish DeBaun as Williamina Fleming

This VLT production sponsored by Rainbow Valley Design and Construction.

Tickets: $26.00. 

Information: Show details and purchase tickets, 541-344-7751