By Nick Payne
"A singular astonishment." —John Lahr, The New Yorker
One courting. limitless 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 stumble upon in a grocery store they come again jointly, or perhaps 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. possibly they get married, or even their time jointly may be tragically short.
Nick Payne's Constellations is a play approximately loose will and friendship; it's additionally approximately quantum multiverse conception, love, and honey.
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Yeah. Marianne When she said she wanted them to stop the IV. They asked me to leave. I went back the next day and she was starting to look like a ghost. It takes an enormous amount of strength. When you’re like that. To keep going. I’m not sure I have it. Roland You don’t know. Marianne face I’m so tired. I’m so tired, Roland. Before people had Before they had Face face before they FUCK. Roland Marianne Roland Marianne skin Okay. God. God? People’s lives were their own. Before it became Skin, it became Skin Roland Skin?
What? Roland You had a message from him while you were in the shower. I read it. Roland hits Marianne. Beat. Marianne Roland Marianne Roland Marianne Roland Marianne Roland Marianne Roland Marianne Yeah you need to leave. Make me. What? I said make me. I keep thinking of Mum. Right. Before she died. Right, no. When she said she didn’t want any more food. Yeah. When she said she wanted them to stop the IV. They 40 asked me to leave. I went back the next day and she was starting to look like a ghost.
Constellations: A Play by Nick Payne