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TheatreWorks' "Silent Sky' enters third week

TheatreWorks presents the regional premiere of Lauren Gunderson’s “Silent Sky,” scheduled to run through Feb. 9 at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St.

A blend of science, history and romance, the bio-drama tells the story of Henrietta Leavitt, an early 20th-century woman who made startling discoveries in the man’s world of astronomy.

Meredith McDonough directs a cast featuring TheatreWorks newcomers Elena Wright (as Henrietta) and Matt Citron, along with company veterans.

Performances are slated 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturdays, and 2 and/or 7 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $19-$73.

For tickets and more information, call 463-1960 or visit

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