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Leopoldstadt comes to cinemas from 27 January 2022

Thursday, 20 January 2022

Filmed live at Wyndham's Theatre, this passionate drama of love, family and endurance comes to cinemas from 27 January 2022.

The new ‘masterwork’ (Evening Standard) opened to overwhelming critical acclaim and sold-out performances in 2020 & 2021 - don't miss on a big screen near you.

Filmed by National Theatre Live
Presented by Sonia Freidman Productions

Leopoldstadt is a passionate drama of love, family and endurance.

At the beginning of the 20th century, Leopoldstadt was the old, crowded Jewish quarter of Vienna, Austria. But Hermann Merz, a factory owner and baptised Jew now married to Catholic Gretl, has moved up in the world.

We follow his family’s story across half a century, passing through the convulsions of war, revolution, impoverishment, annexation by Nazi Germany and the Holocaust. A company of 40 actors represent each generation of the family in this epic, but intimate play.

Tom Stoppard’s masterpiece is magnificent’ (Independent) and should not be missed.

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