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"Leopoldstadt," Tom Stoppard's powerful Broadway play of Viennese Jews bows

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"Leopoldstadt" is a new play by playwright Tom Stoppard. It tells the story of a well-to-do Jewish family in Vienna in the 1950s. The play asks the question, "What does it mean to be a Jew?"
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Review | Tom Stoppard’s ‘Leopoldstadt’ on Broadway is simply devastating

A review of Tom Stoppard's sprawling play about Vienna Jews in the 20th century.

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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‘Leopoldstadt’ Broadway review: Tom Stoppard’s play is too big and icy

A grandmother makes a depressing observation early on in Tom Stoppard’s latest play “Leopoldstadt,” which opened Sunday night on Broadway. Staring mournfully at an old photograph, she says, “Here’s a couple waving goodbye, but who are they? It’s like a second death, to lose your name in a family photo album.” That hard truth really...

2 months ago·New York, United States
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BROADWAY REVIEW: In breathtaking ‘Leopoldstadt,’ an aging Tom Stoppard unlocks his own survivor’s guilt

Tom Stoppard's likely last major play comes home to the most personal question clearly still swirling around his mind: Was the erasure of his identity justified or an immoral act?

2 months ago·New York, United States
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"Leopoldstadt," Tom Stoppard's powerful Broadway play of Viennese Jews bows

Stoppard's engrossing new play that tells the story of a well-to-do Jewish family in 20th century Vienna asks the question, "What does it mean to be a Jew?"

2 months ago·United States
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‘Leopoldstadt’ Broadway Review: Tom Stoppard Delivers A Late-Career Masterpiece

The great playwright Tom Stoppard and his simpatico director Patrick Marber make a lasting gift of remembrance in the brilliant, gorgeous and devastating new play Leopoldstadt, opening tonight at Broadway’s Longacre Theatre. But it’s a gift that comes with strings, ropes even, the author seems to be warning us: There’s burden attached to memory, and […]

2 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
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