"Silent Sky" and "Background" are plays by Lauren Gunderson.


"Background" is a science-drama about the inspirational study of cosmology and the devastating effects of denied credit. Based on a true story of Dr. Ralph Alpher.

Silent Sky

"Silent sky" is the true story of 19th century astronomer Henrietta Leavitt plays out against a landscape of fierce sisterly love, early feminism, universe-revealing science, and a time when humans were called “computers”.
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Postgraduate New Theatre Company

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