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Shelley Delaney Directs Lauren Gunderson's Silent Sky, Oct 3-5 and 8-12

Shelley Delaney Directs Lauren Gunderson's Silent Sky, Oct 3-5 and 8-12
Silent Sky by Lauren Gunderson, directed by Shelley Delaney in the Forum Theater, October 3-5 and 8-12. Design by Jonathan Metler (MFA ‘19)

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Performances: 

  • October 3-5 & 8-12 at 8 p.m. in The Forum Theater in the RTV Building.
  • Talkbacks following the performances on October 5 and 9. 
  • American Sign Language performance on October 10.

 

The Ohio University School of Theater is proud to present the first production of the 2019–2020 season, “Silent Sky,” by Lauren Gunderson, directed by Shelley Delaney, presented in the Forum Theater, October 3-5 and 8-12.

The true story of 19th-century astronomer Henrietta Leavitt who explored a woman’s place in society during a time of immense scientific discoveries, when women’s ideas were dismissed until men claimed credit for them. Presented in observation of the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage.

Shelley Delaney, head of the professional acting program in the School of Theater, directs an all student cast including M.F.A. actors Amanda Neal, Phillip Matthews, Stephanie Carrill, and B.F.A. actors Gillian Abrams and Hannah McCauley.

 

A behind-the-scenes look at the work of bringing characters to life in “Silent Sky,” in this video produced by M.F.A Film candidate, Joe Tufte for the School of Theater.

 

Upcoming productions in the 2019–2020 season can be found online: https://www.ohio.edu/fine-arts/theater/current-season

Through Arts for OHIO, tickets are free for OHIO students with a student ID. Regular tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for Non-OHIO college students, seniors, alumni, veterans and first responders. For more information and reservations please call 740-593-1780, or stop by the Fine Arts Ticket Office on campus located at the East Union Street entrance of The Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium, Monday through Friday, 12-5 p.m. 

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