Dallas Theater Center Presents Constellations

Photo by karen Almond

A Different Kind Of Love Story

Constellations, a different kind of love story, is presented by Dallas Theater Center now through October 9. Written by Nick Payne, the two-person drama was named one of the 10 best plays of 2015 by The New York Times.

Constellations is performed in the round in the intimate Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre Studio space. The romantic journey of a theoretical physicist (Alex Organ) and a beekeeper (Allison Pistorius) features “infinite possibilities” and “confronts the difference between choice and destiny.”

DTC Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty said, “Constellations explores deep questions about love, time, our infinite universe and how each choice we make in our daily lives, both large and small, sets off a chain reaction of events that ultimately determines our personal destiny. I’m immensely happy to welcome my dear friend and colleague, Wendy Dann, back to Dallas Theater Center to direct this beautiful, thoughtful and emotionally resonant play.”

Director Dann said, “Constellations shows us two perspectives on time: the vast and the intimate, the universe and the hive, the cosmos and the bee. In Constellations, these two perspectives and people collide, fall in love, divide, reunite, and marry in multiple universes. The smallest choice they make changes the outcome of the next minute, the next hour, and the rest of their relationship. If every encounter has millions of potential outcomes, this play asks: is there one outcome that is inevitable? One outcome we all share? And how do we use the time we have together before the inevitable happens?”

Constellations creative staff includes set and lighting designer Steve TenEyck, costume designer Melissa Panzarello and sound designer Ryan Rumery.

DTC’s Come Early sponsored by Wells Fargo will take place one hour before every performance and will be led by Organ. DTC’s Stay Late will take place after each performance and will be led by Pistorious.

Tickets to Constellations are on sale now at www.DallasTheaterCenter.org or by calling 214-880-0202.



Previous articleDeSoto Arts LIVE Music Festival Goes Motown, Sept. 3
Next articleCedar Hill Longhorns Seek Redemption Against Mansfield
Jo Ann Holt
Jo Ann Holt is an award-winning journalist with 40+ years of experience as a writer and editor. She loves live performances, from country music concerts to Broadway musicals to community theatre productions. Holt also enjoys art and cultural festivals, and good food and wine. She’s toured Amsterdam, London, Puerto Rico, the Bahamas, and various cities in Mexico but looks forward to visiting even more countries. She has traveled by boat, plane, and train, but especially likes taking long road trips across the U.S. with her husband, retired history professor Durhl Caussey. They enjoy meeting friendly people, learning about different cultures, and visiting historic sites wherever they go.