A touching play about how a man’s obsession can lead him to lose everything
Astronomer Guilliaume Le Gentil strives to discover the mysteries of the universe and is obsessed with charting the transit of Venus across the heavens
He puts off marrying his young fiancée, Celeste, while he travels the world in search of this rare phenomenon.. During his expeditions he is undone at every turn by weather, war and misfortune. When he finally returns, he finds a woman changed by his absence and ready to set her own course.
Spanning eleven years, the play explores faith, solitude, and the human spirit.
See a trailer here.