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National Theatre Live: Leopoldstadt

A new play by Tom Stoppard, directed by Patrick Marber. Filmed live from the Wyndam’s Theatre in London. The Olivier Award-winning play 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.

‘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
Courtyard Theatre
2pm | £15
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 4PF
Wed 2 February
Contact telephone: 01628 788997 Call to check latest times or cancellations.
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