A New Play by Joyce Van Dyke

Staged Reading, Monday April 17th at 8:00 p.m.

Central Square Theatre

450 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139

Featuring:

Becca Lewis
Bridgette Hayes
Christine Hamel*
Sarah Oakes Muirhead*
Caroline Lawton*
Lee Mikeska Gardner*

 

Directed by Jessica Ernst

*members of Actors' Equity Association

The Women Who Mapped the Stars is a new play by Joyce Van Dyke that shares the untold story of the women who showed us that the universe is larger than we ever dreamed. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, a group of women astronomers working at the Harvard College Observatory made discoveries that changed the way we saw the universe, and helped change the role of women in science. It's the personal story of five remarkable women, and the relay race of scientific inquiry from scientist to scientist and generation to generation, toward ever greater light and truth.

The Poets' Theatre

PO Box 400467

Cambridge MA 02140

617-715-6920

Bob Scanlan, President and Artistic Director

David Gullette, Literary Director

Walter Valeri, Dramaturg