Tom Stoppard

Tom Stoppard

Playwright


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Shows by Tom Stoppard

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Called “the greatest play of our age” by The Independent, Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia dances back and forth across the centuries, discussing time, truth, love, literature, heat, science, the differences between Classical and Roman... read more

Spanning five decades and two continents, Indian Ink is one of Tom Stoppard’s most ambitious plays.  Like Arcadia, which Stoppard wrote at about the same time, Indian Ink satirizes the self-importance of aristocracy and acade... read more

It is a foggy and foreboding day at Muldoon Manor. This charming, but isolated, English country house is populated by tortured and suspicious characters. A game of bridge results in raised temperatures and veiled threats; a... read more

Taking place in London in the 1980s, The Real Thing focuses on the passionate but never fully satisfying love between Henry and Annie . When they start an affair Henry is already married to Charlotte and Annie is married to... read more

Prince Hamlet of Denmark sets out to avenge his father’s murder, all the while trying desperately to keep his sanity in one piece. That’s all very well for Hamlet — but how does the prince’s erratic behavior appear to casual... read more

Tom Stoppard’s Travesties is a play that follows the often-faulty memories of Henry Carr, an elderly man who spent time in Zurich, Switzerland, during the First World War. At that time, the city was also inhabited by several... read more

Overview

Nationality
British
Born
7/3/1937
Show Categories
Play
Genres
Comedy, Drama, Parody, Farce, Dark Comedy

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