Steven Spielberg gets directed by
Steven Spielberg gets directed by documentary filmmaker Susan Lacy in HBO's 'Spielberg'Los Angeles TimesSome film critics take shots at what they said was the downplaying of the gritty realism of novelist Alice Walker in his adaptation of “The Color Purple,” and “Empire of the Sun” screenwriter Tom Stoppard takes exception to the sentimentality of that film.and more »
Posted on 5 October 2017 | 1:40 pm
The Real Thing, theatre review: Laurence Fox
Evening StandardThe Real Thing, theatre review: Laurence Fox offers a witty turn in play about a playEvening StandardThere are few things the theatre enjoys more than plays about itself. Tom Stoppard trumped lots of rivals with his award-winning 1982 drama, by making his (anti) hero a writer with distinctly Stoppardian echoes. That is by no means all: Henry (Laurence ...
Posted on 5 October 2017 | 1:06 am
Why Test cricket still needs its fifth day -
The GuardianWhy Test cricket still needs its fifth dayThe Guardian“I hardly think,” Tom Stoppard put it when he first saw live baseball, “that I can be expected to take seriously a game which takes less than three days to reach its conclusion.” Test matches have, of course, been known to go on more than twice as long ...and more »
Posted on 4 October 2017 | 4:01 am
The Real Thing - Daily Mail
Daily MailThe Real ThingDaily MailTom Stoppard's richly intelligent, passionate 1982 play about love is a rare and dazzling thing, for it engages the heart and excites the mind with equal and considerable force. It's up there with Pinter's Betrayal as one of the wittiest, most moving ...
Posted on 30 September 2017 | 2:22 pm
Theatre review: The Real Thing at the
The TimesTheatre review: The Real Thing at the Theatre Royal, Bath | Times2 ...The TimesWe know from Laurence Fox's turns on television — not least his decade as the sidekick's sidekick on Lewis — that he really has something as an actor. Some.and more »
Posted on 21 September 2017 | 9:09 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