The Arizona Theatre Company’s latest production, “Silent Sky,” is the true story of 19th-century astronomer Henrietta Leavitt and her astonishing discoveries. It’s a play by Lauren Gunderson, America’s most-produced playwright. It tells the story of Leavitt, who was hired at Harvard University as a “human computer” mapping stars as part of Dr. Edward Pickering’s “harem,” but without any scientific credit. Arizona Horizon host Ted Simons sits down with Silent Sky actress Veronika Duerr, who portrays Leavitt.
The unlikely detective duo of return to Arizona PBS for a second season beginning Thursday, Sept. 5, at 9 p.m. on Arizona PBS. This quirky crime drama is packed with corpses, comedy and cracking mysteries.
"No Passport Required," hosted and executive produced by renowned chef Marcus Samuelsson, will return to Arizona PBS for a preview of its second season on Friday, Dec. 13, at 8 p.m. The full season will premiere Jan. 20, 2020.
The New York Philharmonic and guest vocalist Katrina Lenk (“The Band’s Visit”) celebrate the orchestral music of Stephen Sondheim, performing suites from "Sunday in the Park," "Into the Woods," "Sweeney Todd,” and more.