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Leopoldstadt Tickets

Playwright Tom Stoppard returns to the West End with sweeping historical drama Leopoldstadt. Inspired by his own family’s Jewish heritage, this multi-generational play about freedom, love, and faith runs at the Wyndham’s Theatre for a limited 12 weeks.

Stoppard's intimate, multi-generational masterpiece

Playwright Tom Stoppard returns to the West End with his most personal work yet, Leopoldstadt. Inspired by his Jewish heritage, this passionate, heart-breaking drama follows one family’s journey across the tumultuous first half of the 20th century.

Vienna in 1900 was a thriving, vibrant place for the Jewish population, who escaped pogroms and oppression to converge on Leopoldstadt. But amidst freedom and prosperity, the rise of fascism across Europe was heralding a new era of violence.

Leopoldstadt is directed by Patrick Marber (Travesties) and features a cast of 24, with actors playing numerous roles in one family over the course of 50 years. 

Tom Stoppard is one of the UK’s most prolific and celebrated playwrights. His debut play, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (1966), remains a huge cultural touchstone in British theatre. 

Marking the return of a legendary writer at the height of his skills, Leopoldstadt tickets offer both an intimate portrait of one family and an epic story about oppression, injustice and faith. It plays in the West End for a limited season.

Sorry this show closed 30 October 2021, we recommend these similar productions.

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Performance dates:
29 Oct 2021 - 30 Oct 2021
Running time:
2 hours and 10 minutes.
Age recommendation:
Best for age 12+
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Latest Audience Reviews

A great show, amazing acting from the huge cast, and really quite enjoyable. - It is just over 2... More

An incredible journey throughout the performance. Very thought provoking and the time flew by con... More

It was good to see a large cast again after mainly seeing monologues and two-handers last year. G... More

The show was good but given that this was a Tom Stoppard's play, I was expecting a little bit mor... More

This play is perfection from start to finish! An absolutely Tom Stoppard masterpiece unlike any o... More

Beautifully written and told, the acting is subtle but honest and the play really packs a punch a... More

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