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Esplanade Presents National Theatre Live – Leopoldstadt

Filmed live on stage in London’s West End, this masterpiece should not be missed.

Esplanade Presents National Theatre Live – Leopoldstadt
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Fri, 22 Apr 2022 - Sat, 23 Apr 2022

8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

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Esplanade Theatre

Regarded as “Britain’s greatest living playwright” (Times), Tony and Academy 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.

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Fri, 22 Apr 2022 - Sat, 23 Apr 2022

8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Esplanade Theatre


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