Sally Hawkins and Rafe Spall to Star in Nick Payne's Constellations at London's Royal Court

News   Sally Hawkins and Rafe Spall to Star in Nick Payne's Constellations at London's Royal Court
 
Sally Hawkins and Rafe Spall  will star in Nick Payne's Constellations, beginning performances at the Royal Court's Jerwood Theatre Upstairs Jan. 13, 2012, prior to an official opening Jan. 19, for a run through Feb. 11.

The play is described in press materials as a two-hander about quantum multiverse theory, love and honeybees. It is directed by Michael Longhurst, designed by Tom Scutt, with lighting by Lee Curran, music by Simon Slater and sound by David McSeveney. Hawkins, who last appeared onstage on Broadway in Mrs. Warren's Profession for Roundabout Theatre Company at the American Airlines Theatre, has previously appeared at the Royal Court in Jez Butterworth's The Winterling and Simon StephensCountry Music. Her film credits include Mike Leigh's "Happy-Go-Lucky," for which she won the Golden Globe for Best Actress. She has also appeared on film in "Made in Dagenham" and "Never Let Me Go," and in 2012 will be seen in the new film version of "Great Expectations."

Spall, who last appeared at the Royal Court in DC Moore's Alaska, has also been seen onstage in If There Is I Haven’t Found it Yet at the Bush and John Gabriel Borkman at the Donmar Warehouse. On television, he plays the lead in "Pete Versus Life," and his film credits include "Shaun of the Dead" and "Hot Fuzz."

To book tickets, contact the box office on 020 7565 5000, or visit www.royalcourttheatre.com.

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