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The best theatre in March 2020—Tom Stoppard’s Leopoldstadt and Tartuffe at the Birmingham Rep

Plus The Seven Streams of the River Ota at the National Theatre

By Michael Coveney   March 2020

Leopoldstadt, Wyndham’s Theatre, 12th February to 13th June

The least autobiographical of playwrights, Tom Stoppard takes stock of his own central European Jewish background for the first time in his new epic directed by Patrick Marber. The scene is the old Jewish quarter of Leopoldstadt in Vienna, 1900, then humming with artistic and intellectual excitement and a lust for life,…

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