Amy Schumer to Make Broadway Debut in Steve Martin's Comedy, Meteor Shower: 'An Impeccable Cast'
Amy Schumer will be making her Broadway debut this Fall in Steve Martin's comedy, Meteor Shower, PEOPLE has learned
After conquering standup, sketch comedy and the big screen, Amy Schumer is coming for Broadway.
The comedian, 36, is making her Broadway debut this November in Steve Martin‘s comedy, Meteor Shower, premiering at the Booth Theater, PEOPLE has learned.
Schumer will be joined by an all-star cast, including veteran Broadway star and Tony Award winner Laura Benanti, Star Wars: Rogue One actor Alan Tudyk and comedian Keegan-Michael Key— who will also be making his Broadway debut.
Martin’s adult comedy tells the story of two married couples who gather to watch a celestial event. “Two couples find themselves in a marital free-fall matched in velocity and peril only by the smoldering space rocks tearing through the sky,” reads the production notes.
To celebrate the collaboration, Schumer posted a photo of herself with the 71-year-old Tony nominee on Monday. Kerry Washington later tweeted her enthusiasm for the project, writing, “Wait! WHAT?! I am soooo excited about this.”
Martin also retweeted the photo with the caption, “I am more thrilled than thrilled about this announcement. Thank you, Amy, Keegan-Michael, Laura, and Alan. An impeccable cast.”
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The multi-talented Martin received two Tony nominations in 2016 for his bluegrass-inspired Broadway musical, Bright Star.
Meteor Shower had its world premiere at San Diego’s Old Globe Theatre, and had a subsequent production at the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut.