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Tony Awards - 2020 - Best Play

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Manhattan Theatre Club Reveals New Sloan Playwrighting Commissions & Evening of Excerpts at the American Museum of Natural History

The latest recipients have been announced for the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Initiative commissions for new theatrical works surrounding themes of science, math, and technology.

Nick Payne's CONSTELLATIONS Comes to Four County Players

CONSTELLATIONS by Nick Payne opens at Four County Players in Barboursville as part of their 51st Season. Learn more about the play and how to get tickets here!

Ensemble Studio Theatre Unveils Exciting Lineup for the 2023-24 Season

Get a sneak peek into the highly anticipated 2023-24 season at Ensemble Studio Theatre, featuring an impressive lineup of plays and events that are sure to captivate theater enthusiasts. Find out what to expect and mark your calendars for an unforgettable theatrical experience.

Kellie Overbey, Carmen Zilles & T. Ryder Smith to Star in Christina Masciotti's NO GOOD THINGS DWELL IN THE FLESH

Experience the riveting performances of Kellie Overbey, Carmen Zilles, and T. Ryder Smith in 'NO GOOD THINGS DWELL IN THE FLESH,' a compelling play by Christina Masciotti. Don't miss this powerful production that will leave you captivated.

REVIEW: The Effect Of The Possibility Of Parallel Universes Plays Out In A Beautiful Expression Of Nick Payne's CONSTELLATIONS

Director Ian Michael delivers a captivatingly beautiful expression of Nick Payne’s contemplation of the effect the theory of multiple universes on a heartbreaking love story in CONSTELLATIONS. 

CONSTELLATIONS Comes to Wild Project

Nick Payne's award-winning show will play for a limited-engagement of two nights only at the renowned theatre in East Village.

Christina Masciotti's NO GOOD THINGS DWELL IN THE FLESH to Premiere at the Gural Theatre

Delve into the enthralling world of Christina Masciotti's NO GOOD THINGS DWELL IN THE FLESH, a captivating theatrical premiere at the Gural Theatre. Experience the intrigue, mystery, and drama as you immerse yourself in this haunting production. Don't miss out on this must-see event from September 6 to 23.

Sydney Theatre Company's CONSTELLATIONS Opens This Month

Sydney Theatre Company’s Richard Wherrett Fellow, Ian Michael, makes his directorial debut with Nick Payne’s irresistible West End hit, Constellations, playing The Wharf Theatre from 29 July.

Louisville To Host The American Association of Community Theatre National Community Theatre Festival

The American Association of Community Theatre (AACT) has announced AACTFest 2023, the National Community Theatre Festival, will be held in Louisville, Kentucky, June 12 – 17, 2023. 

Duluth Playhouse Announces 2023-2024 Underground Season

Duluth Playhouse has announced their 2023-2024 Underground season, a collection of plays at the pulse of what's happening in contemporary theater. Duluth Playhouse Underground is dedicated to high-quality productions of unique stories. This fresh series of remarkable productions has an independent spirit of its own. 

Ensemble Studio Theatre to Present FIRST LIGHT FESTIVAL Beginning Tomorrow

Ensemble Studio Theatre (Estefanía Fadul and Graeme Gillis, Co-Artistic Directors) and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (Doron Weber, Vice President and Program Director) have announced the lineup for the 2023 First Light Festival, part of the EST/Sloan Project to develop plays exploring science and technology.  

Northern Stage Announces 2023/24 Season

Northern Stage has announced its 2023/24 Season, offering four main stage productions in the Byrne Theater at the Barrette Center for the Arts, plus vibrant outdoor concerts, visionary education programming, engaging developmental work, and much more! This season is one that will bring to life intimate, personal stories that speak to the world and our infinite universe and embrace life and what makes us human. 

Lone Star College North Harris to Present Nick Payne's CONSTELLATIONS This Month

Lone Star College North Harris & Cash Carpenter Productions will present  CONSTELLATIONS by Nick Payne for 10 performances from April 12th through 22nd.

Mary Elizabeth Hamilton's SMART to Premiere at Ensemble Studio Theatre This Spring

Ensemble Studio Theatre and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation have announced that Mary Elizabeth Hamilton, an EST Youngblood Graduate, will make her Off-Broadway debut with her new play SMART.

Review: INCOGNITO at Constellation Theatre Company

'Incognito' is a beautiful, thoughtful play, and Constellation Theatre Company’s production is brimming with passion and talent. We may not ever fully understand what makes us who we are, but the cast and creative team at Constellation have certainly figured out what makes a good show.

Michael Longhurst to Step Down as Artistic Director of the Donmar Warehouse

After five years in the role, Michael Longhurst has announced that he will step down as Artistic Director of The Donmar Warehouse when his contract ends in February 2024.

Emma Hatton, Sally Ann Triplett & More to Star in BERLUSCONI World Premiere Musical at Southwark Playhouse

The cast has been announced for the world premiere of BERLUSCONI at Southwark Playhouse. Rehearsals begin on 13 February with first preview on 25 March and press night on 29 March.

Manhattan Theatre Club Executive Producer Barry Grove to Step Down at End of 2022-2023 Season

Barry Grove will step down as the Executive Producer of Manhattan Theatre Club at the conclusion of the 2022-2023 season.

Alexia Khadime, Lucy St. Louis, and More Will Lead WICKED in London in 2023

The full new London cast has been announced for Wicked. The cast will begin performances at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre on Tuesday 7 March 2023.

Award-Winning Designer TK Hay Creates Set For Scarborough's CONSTELLATIONS

A dazzling and innovative set design has been created for the next show at Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre by an award-winning young designer.


Nick Payne has written 3 shows including If There Is I Haven't Found It Yet (Playwright), Constellations (Playwright), A Life (Playwright).

Nick Payne has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. He received a nomination for Best Play at the Tony Awards for his work on "Sea Wall/A Life." Additionally, he was nominated for Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play at the Drama League Awards for "Constellations." These nominations highlight the recognition and acclaim that Payne has received for his contributions to the theater industry.

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