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Leopoldstadt at Wyndham's Theatre tickets
Leopoldstadt at Wyndham's Theatre tickets

Leopoldstadt tickets from £18.00

Tickets from £18.00

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 from August 2021.

Important information

Playing at: Wyndham's Theatre, Charing Cross Rd, London, WC2H 0DA

Performance dates: 07 Aug 2021 - 30 Oct 2021

Running time: 2 hours 35 minutes (including interval)

Age recommendation: Best for age 12+

Next performances

07 Aug Saturday --7:30pm
09 Aug Monday --7:30pm
10 Aug Tuesday --7:30pm
11 Aug Wednesday --7:30pm
12 Aug Thursday --7:30pm
13 Aug Friday --7:30pm
14 Aug Saturday 2:30pm--

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Before the show, old black and white photos are displayed on the screen - I was soon to start wishing that I had sat just a little... More

u2fancat 5'6'', 92 reviews, 2 helpful votes

So glad I saw this play. It commences in Vienna in 1899 and goes up to 1955 following a Jewish family. The good times and bad. There... More

mariabell 5'10, 60 reviews, 1 helpful vote

The latest Tom Stoppard play, and worth waiting for! The story of several generations of one extended Jewish family in Austria over... More

alisonb 5'8", 30 reviews, 0 helpful votes

Well written story of a Jewish family hoping to assimilate into Viennese society at end of 19th century. Continues for 50 years through... More

christined20 1 review, 0 helpful votes

Tom Stoppard's last play (or so he says) features an enormous cast, portraying a Viennese Jewish family over a period of more than... More

stuartw13 1 review, 0 helpful votes

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

rikkiONshow 178cm, 367 reviews, 6 helpful votes

Excellent production, fantastic acting apart from the scene when the Nazis come to the flat during the Second World War period. Felt... More

pumpkin08 5' 1", 93 reviews, 0 helpful votes

I found the first act a bit slow and eventful although they are setting the scene. The second act is much more powerful and emotional. More

franm 5"7in, 44 reviews, 2 helpful votes

As a massive Stoppard fan I had assumed that this would be a comedy, and whilst it was very funny in places this was a very serious... More

emilydiver 5"0, 290 reviews, 15 helpful votes
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