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.
Fans of “Monk” and “House” will enjoy watching the eccentrically gifted professor, Professor T, unravel complex criminal puzzles for the police with his brilliant mind. The Belgian crime drama "Professor T" comes to Arizona PBS on Saturdays at 10 p.m. starting Nov. 9.
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.
The sky is one of the world’s most challenging places to thrive, but across the planet an extraordinary and unexpected range of animals does something we can only dream of – taking flight.