THE STARRY MESSENGER is set in modern day Florence, where Rachel, a festival playwright, is writing about the year 1600 in Italy when Vincenzo Galilei is working with a team towards the world's first opera, while his son, Galileo Galilei, discovers that the earth moves round the sun.

Together, they cause mayhem. But in unexpected and gradually chilling ways, the past invades Rachel's life, placing her and her ardent lover, James, at the centre of a dangerous web of intrigue.

This is a theatrical account of the emergence of the New Music of the Earth and the New Music of the Spheres

  • drama, historical
  • 120
  • 9 total
  • 2 female identifying, 7 male identifying
  • 16 to 18, 18+
  • young adult, adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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