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National Theatre: Leopoldstadt

Date

Thu. 25 Jun, 2020

Time

19:00 - 22:00

Cost

£10

We will be showing Tom Stoppard’s new play Leopoldstadt filmed live at The Wyndham’s Theatre on Thursday 25th June at 7.00pm.

Regarded as ‘Britain’s greatest living playwright’ (The 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.

You can find more information about the play at the official website and view Tom Stoppard and director Patrick Marber in conversation about Leopoldstadt here

Doors open 30 minutes before the performance commences. Please arrive in plenty of time to register and, if you wish,  order interval drinks.

For booking information please go here

Press Reviews

★★★★★ ‘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     
★★★★ ‘Breathtaking, the work of a master’ Time Out
★★★★ ‘Adrian Scarborough has never been better.’ Independent

Cast and Creatives 
Hermann Merz: Adrian Scarborough

Gretl Merz: Faye Castelow

Nathan Merz: Sebastian Armesto

Leo Merz: Luke Thallon

With:

Jenna Augen

Rhys Bailey

Joe Coen

Mark Edel-Hunt

Clara Francis

Ilan Galkoff

Caroline Gruber

Sam Hoare

Natalie Law

Noof McEwan

Dorothea Myer-Bennett

Jake Neads

Aaron Neil

Alexander Newland

Yasmin Paige

Griffin Stevens

Ed Stoppard

Eleanor Wyld

Alexis Zegerman

Felicity Davidson

Avye Leventis

Sadie Shimmin

Playwright: Tom Stoppard

Director: Patrick Marber

Costume Designer: Brigitte Reiffenstuel

Set Design: Richard Hudson

Sound Design & Original Music: Adam Cork

 

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