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Until March 31, 2019

Beautifully acted double bill

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Two fantastic collaborations between actors and in demand playwrights form the basis for this intriguing double-bill starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge in their Public Theatre debuts. Intense and intimate, prepare to be blown away by two remarkable monologues plumbing the complexities of human emotion.

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Simon Stephens, starring Tom Sturridge.
An unforgettable meander into one man's life and his understanding of love and religion, Stephens' Sea Wall has been called stunning and devastating and is a perfect showcase for Oliver-nominated Sturridge.

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Nick Payne, starring Jake Gyllenhaal
Taking the stage once again after his incredible performance in Sunday in the Park with George, Jake Gyllenhaal partners with Nick Payne once again in this mediation on grief and loss.

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Previews from: 1 February 2019

Opening night: 14 February 2019

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