By Nick Payne

"A singular astonishment." —John Lahr, The New Yorker

One courting. countless possibilities.

In the start Marianne and Roland meet at a celebration. They opt for a drink, or maybe they don't. They fall head over heels in love and begin relationship, yet ultimately they get a divorce. After an opportunity come upon in a grocery store they come back jointly, or even they run into one another and Marianne finds that she's now engaged to another individual and that's that. or even Roland is engaged. might be they get married, or even their time jointly might be tragically short.

Nick Payne's Constellations is a play approximately unfastened will and friendship; it's additionally approximately quantum multiverse thought, love, and honey.

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I was seeing someone. But we broke up. I’m sorry. No, please. Don’t be. Hello, Roland. Marianne. Wow, shit. How’s it, how’s it going? Well. I’m really well. Thanks. Great. Thass really great. Yourself? Yeah, no, I mean, good, yeah. I bought some of your honey. Oh really. 46 Marianne Roland From the Budgens in Crouch End. Yeah, right. They’re really great. Marianne I said to the girl on the till, I said I used to know the man who made this honey. Roland What did she say? Marianne She just stared at me.

Under – it’s under a year. They know that? Pretty much. Either they do or they don’t, Mary? Why are you being arsey with me – I’m not being – Marianne Yes you are, you’re being arsey. You’re getting mad at me for not remembering this number or that number – I mean who gives a fuck – Roland Marianne All right – I’ll go upstairs and get my fucking handbag and you 64 can rifle through the plethora of leaflets if it bothers you that fucking – Roland Marianne Roland All right. All right. I’m sorry. I’m sorry.

I don’t understand? 41 Marianne Reading. I’m having trouble – Numbers, words, on the page. I don’t know how to explain it. Typing. Typing, as well. Roland In what way? Marianne I know the word. I know the word I’m trying to type. But I don’t know the letters. None of the letters seem right. Rea Rea Rea I don’t think that I can go back to work. Roland Marianne Roland Marianne Roland Marianne Roland Marianne Roland Marianne Either I’m Have they told you that? They’re great. You’ve told them then?

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