Terri Paddock was joined by Matthew Broderick, Elizabeth McGovern, Rosalind Eleazar, Jim Norton, Sinead Matthews and Sid Sagar to discuss the history of Kenneth Lonergan’s beautifully delicate play The Starry Messenger.
Middle-aged white male wish fulfilment writ large, The Starry Messenger is a dull, disappointing and delusional three hours at the Wyndham’s Theatre.
When I left I thought I was disappointed in The Starry Messenger, but this morning I can’t help thinking about Matthew Broderick’s character Mark, and his wife, and the sadness of all our middle years as they shade towards nightfall..
Jim Norton, Jenny Galloway and Rosalind Eleazar join Matthew Broderick and Elizabeth McGovern in the West End production of The Starry Messenger by Kenneth Lonergan.
It is rarely a play that moves you and so it is here, even though Nicholas Hytner’s production of Julius Caesar at the Bridge Theatre, London does provide moments of intellectual stimulus.