The Starry Messenger Tickets

About The Starry Messenger

First performed at an Off-Broadway theatre in 2009, The Starry Messenger will premiere in the West End at the Wyndham’s Theatre this summer. Written by Kenneth Lonergan, The Starry Messenger is a heartfelt play concerning careers, relationships and what to do when life is seemingly falling around you. Starring Matthew Broderick and Elizabeth McGovern, the show answers questions about life, no matter how big or small and is sure to make audiences contemplate their inner thoughts.

WHO’S IN IT?: THE STARRY MESSENGER CAST

Matthew Broderick will reprise his performance as Mark, last playing the role in 2009 at the Acorn Theatre. Throughout his theatrical career, Broderick has received best actor in a play and best actor in a musical at the Tony Awards, for his performances in Brighton Beach Memoirs and How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying respectively. Recent theatre credits include The Producers and Nice Work If You Can Get It, however Broderick is perhaps best known for playing the title role in the film Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.

Elizabeth McGovern will also star in the production, last appearing on stage in God of Carnage at the Theatre Royal Bath. Most recently, McGovern has starred in the ITV series Downton Abbey as Cora, Countess of Grantham from 2010-2015, she has previously appeared in shows including Complicit and Hurlyburly, both at the Old Vic.

Future casting is to be announced.

What's the story?

Set in New York City, The Starry Messenger centres around Mark Williams, a middle-aged astronomy teacher who faces a working crisis when the planetarium he works at is about to close down. Faced with life crises regarding his marriage, job and family, Mark later meets Angela, and the stars seem to align for him. Falling in love with a younger woman has its consequences, however the developing relationships affects Mark positively, who begins the process of changing his life around.

Concerned with daily life as well as looking through a telescope to the future, The Starry Messenger explores human interaction and relationships in a comedic manner.

There will be a post-show question and answer session with Matthew Broderick and Elizabeth McGovern on 18th June. 

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The Starry Messenger Performance Dates & Times

You can book from 20-Apr-2019 to 10-Aug-2019.

Mon
  • 19:30
Tue
  • 19:30
Wed
  • 14:30
  • 19:30
Thu
  • 19:30
Fri
  • 19:30
Sat
  • 14:30
  • 19:30
Sun
  • -

Now Starring

Matthew Broderick
Elizabeth McGovern

Wyndham's Theatre

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Where is The Starry Messenger?

32-36 Charing Cross Road London WC2H 0DA
  • Nearest Bus stop: (Charing Cross Road) 24, 29, 176; (Shaftesbury Avenue) 14, 19, 38
  • Parking: St Martin's Lane Hotel (2mins)
  • Nearest Night Bus: (Charing Cross Road) 24, 176, N5, N20, N29, N41, N279; (Shaftesbury Avenue) 14, N19, N38
  • Nearest Tube: Piccadilly, Northern
  • Directions:

    The theatre can be seen opposite the station.

  • Nearest Station: Charing Cross

Facilities

  • Air conditioned
  • Bar
  • Disabled toilets
  • Infrared hearing loop
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair accessible

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