Tom Stoppard's highly anticipated new drama, his first new play in five years.
A new play by Tom Stoppard
Directed by Patrick Marber
Set Designer: Richard Hudson
Costume Designer: Brigitte Reiffenstuel
Lighting Designer: Neil Austin
Sound Designer and Original Music: Adam Cork
Movement: Emily Jane Boyle
Casting Director: Amy Ball CDG
Producer: Sonia Friedman Productions
A new play by Tom Stoppard, directed by Patrick Marber.
Regarded as "Britain’s greatest living playwright" (Times), Academy and Tony Award-winner Tom Stoppard’s critically acclaimed new play Leopoldstadt is a passionate drama of love, family and endurance.
At the beginning of the 20th century, Leopoldstadt was the old, crowded Jewish quarter of Vienna, Austria. But Hermann Merz, a factory owner and baptised Jew now married to Catholic Gretl, has moved up in the world.
We follow his family’s story across half a century, passing through the convulsions of war, revolution, impoverishment, annexation by Nazi Germany and the Holocaust. A company of 40 actors represent each generation of the family in this epic, but intimate play.
Filmed live on stage in London’s West End, "Tom Stoppard’s masterpiece is magnificent" (Independent) and should not be missed.
Please note will not be a live broadcast, but it was filmed in front of a live audience.
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Thursday 27 January 2022, 7.00pm
Wednesday 2 February 2022, 7.00pm