The Women Who Discovered How to Measure the Universe
Measure the Universe, 2023
Playwright: Daisy Garrison
Devising Ensemble: Delia Cunningham, Stella Cole, Emily Brooks, Cailyn Johnson, Saidie Stone, Autumn Thelander, Melani Kaplan, Gretchen Gannon, Ruby Gibson
Photography: Amira K. Danan
"Amazing, riveting, and world-class theatre"
"Brilliantly directed...an ensemble so tight it felt like a single performer"
The Harvard Computers worked by daylight at The Harvard Observatory, studying photographic plates of the night sky. These women made groundbreaking discoveries in the field of astronomy that shaped how we understand the universe. During this year-long devised process, their stories were brought to life through movement, music, and text.