Throughout her career, McGovern has performed in the theatre in America and the U.K., winning the 2013 Will Award from the Shakespeare Theatre Company for her work in ‘Hamlet’. Notable productions include Alexi Kaye Campbell’s ‘Sunset At The Villa Thalia’ at The National Theatre, Lindsay Posner’s ‘God Of Carnage’ at the Theatre Royal in Bath in 2018, along with a U.K. tour of the production in early 2020, ‘The Misanthrope’ at the Young Vic, ‘Three Days Of Rain’ at the Donmar and David Mamet’s ‘The Shawl’ at the Arcola Theatre. In 2017, she returned to Broadway in J.B Priestley’s ‘Time And The Conways’.
Recently, McGovern was seen on the stage in the West End Premiere of Kenneth Lonergan’s ‘The Starry Messenger’, with Matthew Broderick. She also stars in ‘War Of The Worlds’, with Gabriel Byrne for Canal Plus and Fox.
McGovern also fronts and writes the songs for the band ‘Sadie and the Hotheads’ and has performed globally with them. They have released three albums: ‘I Can Wait’, ‘How Not To Lose Things’ and ‘Still Waiting’. McGovern’s first solo album ‘The Truth’ was released by Universal on their Mi5 label on March 21st, 2019 and features the Hotheads along with guest artists Samuel L. Jackson, Jake Morrell, James Walsh, Smokey Hormel and Barry Walsh.