Oscar nominee Elizabeth McGovern (Downton Abbey) marks her official return to Broadway tonight as the Roundabout Theatre Company revival of J.B. Priestley's Time and the Conways opens at the American Airlines Theatre. Directed by Tony Award winner Rebecca Taichman (Indecent), the drama runs through November 26.
McGovern stars as Mrs. Conway, alongside Steven Boyer (Ernest), Anna Camp (Hazel), Gabriel Ebert (Alan), Charlotte Parry (Kay), Matthew James Thomas (Robin), Anna Baryshnikov (Carol), Brooke Bloom (Madge), Alfredo Narciso (Gerald), and Cara Ricketts (Joan).
The play is described as follows: "In 1919 Britain, Mrs. Conway is full of optimism during her daughter's lavish 21st birthday celebration. The Great War is over, wealth is in the air, and the family's dreams bubble over like champagne. Leap 19 years into the future, though, and the Conways' lives have transformed unimaginably. This time-jumping play by J.B. Priestley (An Inspector Calls) takes place at the crossroads of today and tomorrow — challenging viewers' notions of choice, chance, and destiny."
The creative team includes Neil Patel (set design), Paloma Young (costume design), Christopher Akerlind (lighting design), and Matt Hubbs (sound design).
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