This performance was filmed live on stage during the sold-out run at The Wyndham’s Theatre.
Tom Stoppard’s Olivier Award-winning 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.
You can watch the official trailer here
Doors open 30 minutes before the performance commences.
Please arrive in plenty of time to register.
Please note there is no intermission in this performance.
For booking information please go here
★★★★★ ‘Tom Stoppard’s masterpiece. Magnificent.’ Independent
★★★★ ‘Tom Stoppard’s new masterwork is an early contender for play of the year.’ Evening Standard
★★★★ ‘Tom Stoppard delivers an unforgettable play from the heart.’ Telegraph
★★★★ ‘Devastatingly moving’ Jewish Chronicle
★★★★ ‘Stoppard’s back at his most personal. A glittering triumph.’ Daily Mail
Author: Tom Stoppard
Director: Patrick Marber
Hermann Merz: Aidan McArdle
Gretl Merz: Faye Castelow
Mathan Merz: Sebastian Armesto
Leo Merz: Arty Froushan