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NICK PAYNE

CONSTELLATIONS

Nick Payne is the author of
If There Is I Haven't Found It Yet
(Bush Theatre, London, and Roundabout Theatre Company, New York; winner of the 2009 George Devine Award for Most Promising Playwright),
Wanderlust
(Royal Court Theatre, London), an adaptation of Sophocles'
Electra
(Gate Theatre, London),
Lay Down Your Cross
(Hampstead Theatre Downstairs, London),
The Same Deep Water As Me
(Donmar Warehouse, London; nominated for a 2014 Laurence Olivier Award as Best New Comedy),
Blurred Lines
(The Shed, National Theatre, London), and
Incognito
(Bush Theatre, London). In London,
Constellations
was staged at the Royal Court Theatre and the Duke of York's Theatre. It was the winner of the 2012 Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Play and was nominated for a 2013 Laurence Olivier Award as a MasterCard Best New Play.

 

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Originally published in 2012 by Faber and Faber Ltd., Great Britain

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First American edition, 2014

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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Payne, Nick.

    Constellations / Nick Payne. — First American edition.

       pages; cm.

    ISBN 978-0-86547-771-1 (pbk.)

    1.  Interpersonal relations—Drama.   I.  Title.

PR6116.A97 C66 2014

822'.92—dc23

2013014939

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