Joining Schumer will be fellow Broadway newcomer Keegan-Michael Key, as well as Laura Benanti and Alan Tudyk.
Meteor Shower will mark both Schumer and Key's Broadway debut; Key has also been performing off-Broadway this summer in the Public Theater's production of Hamlet. "He is my friend and I just love him and can't believe I get to be in his play on BROADWAY!"
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Martin specifically sought Schumer out for the play, and offered her the gig after tracking her down at a house party. Schumer and Alan Tudyk will play Corky and Norm, a California couple who invite Tony Award victor Laura Benanti and Keegan-Michael Key's Laura and Gerald over for dinner and stargazing one night.
Meteor Shower premiered past year at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego, starring Jenna Fischer of The Office and Ally McBeal's Greg Germann in Schumer and Tudyk's roles, and was followed by a four-week co-production at the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut. Martin was last represented on Broadway with his bluegrass-driven musical "Bright Star". Previews begin November 1 with official opening night on November 29.
Aside from her foray into the world of theatre, Amy has been busy shooting new movie I Feel Pretty on location in New York City.
The play ran for the first time at The Old Globe Theatre in San Diego, California in 2016, later migrating to the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut.