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Nick Payne

 

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Nick is a playwright and screenwriter. (read complete bio)

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[Broadway, 2014]
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Nick Payne Biography

Nick is a playwright and screenwriter.

Nick Payne Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2020 - Best Play
Nick PayneSea Wall/A Life
 
Drama League Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play
Nick Payne, Constellations

Nick Payne News

Alexia Khadime, Lucy St. Louis, and More Will Lead WICKED in London in 2023 Photo Alexia Khadime, Lucy St. Louis, and More Will Lead WICKED in London in 2023
by Stephi Wild - Nov 8, 2022

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 Photo Award-Winning Designer TK Hay Creates Set For Scarborough's CONSTELLATIONS
by Stephi Wild - Oct 28, 2022

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.

Leah Harvey, Rose Ayling-Ellis, Alfred Enoch & Martha Plimpton to Star in AS YOU LIKE Photo Leah Harvey, Rose Ayling-Ellis, Alfred Enoch & Martha Plimpton to Star in AS YOU LIKE IT @sohoplace
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 17, 2022

Nica Burns has announced a new production of William Shakespeare’s As You Like It, directed by Josie Rourke, starring Leah Harvey as Rosalind, Rose Ayling-Ellis as Celia, Alfred Enoch as Orlando and with Martha Plimpton in the role of Jaques.

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For CONSTELLATIONS at the Stephen Joseph Theatre Photo Photos: Inside Rehearsal For CONSTELLATIONS at the Stephen Joseph Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Oct 11, 2022

Rehearsals are under way for a new production of Nick Payne‚Äôs Evening Standard Award-winning¬†Constellations¬†at Scarborough‚Äôs Stephen Joseph Theatre this autumn ‚Äď believed to be the first in-the-round production of the show. Check out rehearsal photos here!

Sydney Theatre Company Launches 2023 Season with 16 Productions Championing Australia Photo Sydney Theatre Company Launches 2023 Season with 16 Productions Championing Australian Playwriting
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 8, 2022

For the first time since the pandemic began, Sydney Theatre Company Artistic Director Kip Williams has announced a full season of 16 productions for 2023 which he says will 'see the Company operating at full steam and offer an amazing breadth of theatrical experiences'.

STC Launches 2023 Season With 16 Productions That Champion Australian Playwriting Photo STC Launches 2023 Season With 16 Productions That Champion Australian Playwriting
by Stephi Wild - Oct 7, 2022

For the first time since the pandemic began, Sydney Theatre Company Artistic Director Kip Williams has announced a full season of 16 productions for 2023 which he says will 'see the Company operating at full steam and offer an amazing breadth of theatrical experiences'.

Review: TRAVESTIES at Lantern Theater Photo Review: TRAVESTIES at Lantern Theater
by G K Schatzman - Oct 5, 2022

Tom Stoppard's 'Earnest'-inspired smartypants play 'Travesties' finishes its run on October 9th at the Lantern Theater.

Coolidge Corner Theatre & The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Name 2022‚ą'23 Science On Sc Photo Coolidge Corner Theatre & The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Name 2022‚ą'23 Science On Screen Grant Recipients
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 27, 2022

Coolidge Corner Theatre and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation named the 2022‚ąí23 recipients of their nationwide Science on Screen grant program this week, awarding grants totaling $245,000 to 40 independent cinemas, museums, and community groups with film programs.

Photos: David Tennant and the Cast of GOOD in Rehearsal Photo Photos: David Tennant and the Cast of GOOD in Rehearsal
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2022

Rehearsals have begun for Dominic Cooke’s new production of C.P. Taylor’s GOOD, starring David Tennant,  Elliot Levey, and Sharon Small. Further casting includes Rebecca Bainbridge, Izaak Cainer, Jamie Cameron, Jim Creighton, Edie Newman and Lizzie Schenk. Check out photos here!

Cast Announced For THE BAND'S VISIT at Donmar Warehouse Photo Cast Announced For THE BAND'S VISIT at Donmar Warehouse
by Stephi Wild - Aug 22, 2022

The Donmar Warehouse has announced the cast for the European première of David Yazbek and Itamar Moses' multi-Tony award-winning musical The Band's Visit, directed in a new production by Donmar Warehouse Artistic Director Michael Longhurst.Cast and onstage band: Alon Moni Aboutboul, Sharif Afifi, Jason Alder, Marc Antolin, Harel Glazer, Levi Goldmeier, Ido Gonen, Michal Horowicz, Emma Kingston, Shira Kravitz, Nitai Levi, Yali Topol Margalith, Ashley Margolis, Carlos Mendoza de Hevia, Miri Mesika, Peter Polycarpou, Ant Romero, Idlir Shyti, Maya Kristal Tenenbaum, Sargon Yelda, Baha Yetkin.

Nick Payne Videos

VIDEO: Jake Gyllenhaal Reveals His Dog Was Almost Cast in SEA WALL / A LIFE Videoplay
VIDEO: Jake Gyllenhaal Reveals His Dog Was Almost Cast in SEA WALL / A LIFE

by Michael Major - Sep 28, 2021

When discussing his recent role in Sea Wall / A Life on Broadway, Gyllenhaal tells the story of the early conception of the production, including the possibility of his dog being part of the performance.

VIDEO: First Look at Peter Capaldi, Sheila Atim, Zo√ę Wanamaker, and More in the Trai Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at Peter Capaldi, Sheila Atim, Zo√ę Wanamaker, and More in the Trailer For CONSTELLATIONS

by Stage Tube - Apr 19, 2021

Donmar Warehouse Artistic Director Michael Longhurst will revive his acclaimed Royal Court, West End and Broadway production of Nick Payne's CONSTELLATIONS which will run at the West End's Vaudeville Theatre from 18 June - 12 September 2021.

BWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night of SEA WALL/ A LIFE with Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Stur Videoplay
BWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night of SEA WALL/ A LIFE with Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge!

by TV - Opening Night Special - Aug 9, 2019

Sea Wall / A Life, starring Academy Award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal and Tony Award nominee Tom Sturridge, opened officially last night, August 8, at the Hudson Theatre (141 West 44th Street). Written by Tony Award winner Simon Stephens and Olivier Award nominee Nick Payne and directed by Carrie Cracknell, the acclaimed production comes to Broadway following its sold-out engagement at The Public Theaterthis past spring where it had audiences roaring to their feet.

VIDEO: Jake Gyllenhaal Talks Not Being Nervous for SEA WALL / A LIFE Videoplay
VIDEO: Jake Gyllenhaal Talks Not Being Nervous for SEA WALL / A LIFE

by Stage Tube - Jul 23, 2019

Jake Gyllenhaal stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Monday night to talk about starring in Sea Wall / A Life, which is opening on Broadway this Friday.

VIDEO: Jake Gyllenhaal Says Love Conquers All in SEA WALL / A LIFE Videoplay
VIDEO: Jake Gyllenhaal Says Love Conquers All in SEA WALL / A LIFE

by Stage Tube - Jul 19, 2019

Jake Gyllenhaal was a guest on today's episode of Live with Kelly and Ryan to talk about the play he will be starring in on Broadway, Sea Wall/A Life.

VIDEO: First Look At CONSTELLATIONS At Jobsite Theatre Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look At CONSTELLATIONS At Jobsite Theatre

by Stage Tube - Jun 20, 2019

What if every decision we've made-and not made-exists simultaneously in infinite parallel universes? So goes this bracing, glorious love story of Marianne and Roland, an urban beekeeper and a physicist, whose myriad possibilities unfold in sumptuous arcs and trajectories that challenge the distinction between choice and destiny.

VIDEO: Jake Gyllenhaal Sings Whitney Houston Parody on THE LATE LATE SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: Jake Gyllenhaal Sings Whitney Houston Parody on THE LATE LATE SHOW

by Stage Tube - Jun 19, 2019

On Tuesday night's episode of The Late Late Show with James Corden, James becomes distracted dring his London edition of Dogs in Sunglasses. He starts to think of Jake Gyllenhaal, who had to cancel his appearance on the show. James starts to sing an an ode to the talented, kind and handsome actor, in the style of Whitney Houston's 'Greatest Love of All,' but then he's greeted by a surprise when Jake Gyllenhaal makes a special appearance.

BWW TV: Jake Gyllenhaal & Tom Sturridge Explain What SEA WALL/ A LIFE Is All About! Videoplay
BWW TV: Jake Gyllenhaal & Tom Sturridge Explain What SEA WALL/ A LIFE Is All About!

by TV - Press Previews - Jun 6, 2019

As previously announced, Sea Wall / A Life, which recently played to sold-out audiences at The Public Theater, will open on Broadway this summer. Written by Simon Stephens and Nick Payne respectively, directed by Carrie Cracknell, and starring Academy Award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal, who received a Drama League Award nomination for his performance in the show at The Public Theater, and Tony Award nominee Tom Sturridge who received a Lucille Lortel Award nomination for his performance in the show at The Public Theater, Sea Wall / A Life will begin performances on Friday, July 26 at Hudson Theatre (141 West 44th Street), with the opening night set for Thursday, August 8.

VIDEO: SEA WALL/A LIFE's Jake Gyllenhaal Shows Off Musical Ability on ELLEN Videoplay
VIDEO: SEA WALL/A LIFE's Jake Gyllenhaal Shows Off Musical Ability on ELLEN

by Stage Tube - May 8, 2019

Jake Gyllenhaal was a guest on yesterday's episode of 'Ellen.' During the interview, Gyllenhaal talked about his return to Broadway in a family-focused play, 'Sea Wall/A Life,' and showed off his guitar playing and singing talents.

VIDEO: Jake Gyllenhaal Stopped Performance of SEA WALL/A LIFE To Give Water to a Coug Videoplay
VIDEO: Jake Gyllenhaal Stopped Performance of SEA WALL/A LIFE To Give Water to a Coughing Audience Member

by Stage Tube - Feb 20, 2019

Last night, during Jake Gyllenhaal's appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, he discussed his experiences thus far performing in the Public Theatre's Sea Wall/A Life.


Nick Payne Frequently Asked Questions

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

What awards has Nick Payne been nominated for?
Best Play (Tony Awards) for Sea Wall/A Life and Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play (Drama League Awards) for Constellations .