Review: 'The Real Thing' revival falls flat
The Mercury NewsReview: 'The Real Thing' revival falls flat in BerkeleyThe Mercury NewsThe heart is rarely the most vital organ in Tom Stoppard's body of work. The head usually trumps all in the British playwright's famously cerebral canon, from the existential leaps of “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead” to the revolutionary ...
Posted on 3 February 2017 | 12:43 pm
Daniel Radcliffe to star in 50th anniversary
Jewish ChronicleDaniel Radcliffe to star in 50th anniversary production of Sir Tom Stoppard masterpieceJewish ChronicleDaniel Radcliffe is to star in the 50th anniversary production of Sir Tom Stoppard's critically acclaimed play, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, at London's Old Vic, half a century after the production originally premiered at the theatre ...
Posted on 2 February 2017 | 2:53 am
Patrick Marber talks about giving Tom
Evening StandardPatrick Marber talks about giving Tom Stoppard his best reviews in a ...Evening StandardPatrick Marber has had “a lot of sleep recently”, readying himself for the coming weeks. The playwright and director is currently juggling the West End transfer of ...Pay What You Can Night at Hole In the Wall - Hartford CourantHartford Courantall 2 news articles »
Posted on 2 February 2017 | 2:52 am
Tom Stoppard's Hard Problem. Insights from
DC Theatre SceneTom Stoppard's Hard Problem. Insights from the director and playwrightDC Theatre SceneTom Stoppard's newest play The Hard Problem refers to philosopher David Chalmer's “hard problem” of how to explain consciousness. Science can explain how our brains perceive sensations like pain, but not why we feel emotions like sadness. How do we ...
Posted on 26 January 2017 | 5:37 am
Tom Stoppard wins Writers' Guild award for
British Comedy GuideTom Stoppard wins Writers' Guild award for outstanding contributionThe StageThe author of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead and Travesties was presented the prize by playwright David Edgar.view/pressrelease/289861 - Gamasutra - Press Releases -Gamasutraall 3 news articles »
Posted on 24 January 2017 | 3:54 am
Fun things to do in Montreal this April
It’s the weekend and whether you want to celebrate with a cultural experience or a party, CBC arts reporter Morgan Dunlop has got you covered.
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 5:03 pm
The McCord museum unveils new ceramic
Camp Fires features the work of three Quebecois ceramic artists, and each piece is inspired by what they call “queer themes.”
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 5:48 am
Stoppard’s comedy of porridge and chaos
The Synergy Theatre is returning once more to their studio venue, Kingston Parish Hall, Kingston-near-Lewes, with their production of Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia.
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 7:02 am
SUNY Oswego Spring Play ‘Arcadia’ To
The SUNY Oswego theater department will explore the fluid intersections of past and present for two weekends starting April 24 in the spring play, Tom Stoppard's tragicomedy "Arcadia," featuring a 19th century teenage genius and determined present day sleuths. The Hewitt Union ballroom curtain will rise at 7:30 p.m. April 24 and 25, and May 2, with a 2 p.m. May 3, finale. The preview is 7:30 p.m ...
Posted on 7 April 2015 | 5:05 am
Features: Competition: Win tickets to
As English Touring Theatre's production of Arcadia comes into its final few weeks, we offer you a fantastic opportunity to win a slice of history
Posted on 2 April 2015 | 4:15 am
Fall Arts Preview: Theater Arts
R&G, as they are often referred to, are minor characters in Hamlet, and if ever there was a playwright who could complement Shakespeare's wit and smarts, it's Tom Stoppard. A chance to see either of these plays would be a tasty treat, but being able to see ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:41 am
Something for her 'Diary'
(She starred in Tom Stoppard's "Arcadia" on Broadway.) Powley spoke by phone from her flat in West London about tapping into "Minnie's extremities of emotion" and relishing the opportunity to play a girl who is "not 2-D, but unapologetically honest and ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 3:39 pm
Ben Brantley on London Theater, Where
And Ms. Cusack (last seen on Broadway in Tom Stoppard’s “Rock ’n’ Roll”) wields her character’s graciousness like a stiletto. There’s agony in her eyes, but her condescending and implicitly threatening smile seldom falters. If she has any ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 8:31 am
Benedict Cumberbatch's 'Hamlet' Disappoints
Hamlet is no sacrosanct work of theatre; I enjoy productions that recognize its changeable vitality, and tamper with it. Tom Stoppard's 'Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead' is one of my favorite plays. Yet I was disconcerted from the start. Why should ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 3:19 am
BWW Review: INDIAN INK from STC and
When you go to see a Tom Stoppard play such as "Indian Ink", currently playing at Center Theatre from Sound Theatre Company and Pratidhwani, you can expect to be immersed in whatever subject Stoppard has chosen, whether that be literature, history ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 9:02 am
Tom Stoppard pens Pink Floyd radio drama
He wrote a play called "Rock `n' Roll," and now Tom Stoppard is returning to the topic with a radio drama inspired by Pink Floyd.
Posted on 28 March 2013 | 8:56 am
Stoppard and Margulies plays Broadway-bound
Two celebrated stage works about marriages in crisis by Tom Stoppard and Donald Margulies are heading to Broadway.
Posted on 4 March 2013 | 3:59 am
'Parade's End' keeps British TV invasion
Tom Stoppard is sitting on the patio of a Sunset Boulevard hotel, bathed in California winter sunshine, framed by bamboo landscaping and looking very much out of his element in Hollywood.
Posted on 22 February 2013 | 11:09 am
Capsule reviews of new movie releases
"Anna Karenina" — All the world's a stage, very literally, in Joe Wright's wildly theatrical adaptation of "Anna Karenina." If you thought the director's five-and-a-half-minute tracking shot in "Atonement" was show-offy
Posted on 14 November 2012 | 4:11 pm
Tom Stoppard's 'Arcadia' returns to Broadway
Billy Crudup (KROO'-dup), Margaret Colin and Raul Esparza will star in a new Broadway staging of Tom Stoppard's "Arcadia" next year.
Posted on 29 December 2010 | 11:51 am
Open Question: I have found an original
I found this original draft by ton Stoppard how much is it worth?
Posted on 16 August 2015 | 11:26 pm
Resolved Question: How many pages are in
Also how many pages are in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?? @TrustMe, Whoops, sorry--I didn't look hard enough for the page numbers on amazon. Thanks!
Posted on 16 April 2015 | 3:38 am
Resolved Question: Understanding Tom
I would like to find a book that would help me better understand the works, ideas and styles of Tom Stoppard. I am NOT looking for a biography, something more like an analysis of some of his work, particularly the play The Real Inspector Hound, or a selection of essays. Would anyone be able to help me out? I've been looking everywhere
Posted on 31 December 2012 | 1:27 pm
Resolved Question: Where can I get the
I'm doing GCSE Drama and we need to perform a play. We decided that The Real Thing by Tom Stoppard was good for our group but need to read the script. The thing is, I can't find the script anywhere! Do any of you guys know where I could get it?
Posted on 27 April 2012 | 1:13 am
Resolved Question: How many plays has tom
whats a good estimate of plays tom Stoppard has written i have a 5 page essay do tomorrow and i cant find the answer ANYWHERE lol thanks
Posted on 4 April 2011 | 12:44 pm