National Theatre Live: Leopoldstadt
National Theatre Live: Leopoldstadt
Running Time:
180mins
Genre:
Live Theatre
Director:
Vicky Jones
Starring:
Phoebe Waller-Bridge
Censor advice:
Strong language, sex references, references to sexual harassment
Synopsis:
Written by Academy and Tony Award-winner Tom Stoppard (Shakespeare in Love, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead) Leopoldstadt is a passionate drama about love, family and endurance. The play has been widely praised by the critics and has received an Olivier Award nomination for Best New Play. It tells the story of the Merz’s, a prosperous Jewish family living in Leopoldstadt, Austria. We see half a century of history through the experiences of three generations, from the turn of the 20th century through to World War II and the Holocaust. Marking 75 years since the end of World War II, ‘Tom Stoppard’s masterpiece is magnificent’ (Independent) and should not be missed.    The play is recorded in front of a live audience
Synopsis:
Written by Academy and Tony Award-winner Tom Stoppard (Shakespeare in Love, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead) Leopoldstadt is a passionate drama about love, family and endurance. The play has been widely praised by the critics and has received an Olivier Award nomination for Best New Play. It tells the story of the Merz’s, a prosperous Jewish family living in Leopoldstadt, Austria. We see half a century of history through the experiences of three generations, from the turn of the 20th century through to World War II and the Holocaust. Marking 75 years since the end of World War II, ‘Tom Stoppard’s masterpiece is magnificent’ (Independent) and should not be missed.    The play is recorded in front of a live audience
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Thu 25 Jun
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