Matthew Broderick & Elizabeth McGovern to lead West End production of ‘The Starry Messenger’

Producers Simon Friend, Act Productions, Gavin Kalin and Howard Panter have announced that Matthew Broderick will make his West End debut alongside Elizabeth McGovern in the West End premiere of Kenneth Lonergan‘s acclaimed 2009 play, The Starry Messenger, directed by Sam Yates.

The Starry Messenger will begin performances at the Wyndham’s Theatre on Thursday 16 May 2019 and play a strictly limited 13-week season until 10th August 2019.



In the vastness of the universe are we all just lonely souls under the same night sky?

Mark Williams is lost. An astronomer at New York City’s Planetarium, he feels a closer connection to the infinite, starry sky than to his job or even to his wife, Anne. Mark doesn’t believe in fate or divine intervention, but the universe has other ideas.

After a chance meeting with Angela, a young single mother, the stars appear to have aligned. But when a catastrophic event rips through their lives, Mark is forced to re-evaluate his life, his faith and his place in the universe itself.

This bittersweet, comic drama is an unblinking exploration of love, hope and understanding our place in the universe, by one of the most celebrated writers working today.


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