Rock 'n' Roll

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Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (New York, NY)
242 West 45th St.
New York, NY
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Rock ‘n’ Roll spans the years from 1968 to 1990 from the double perspective of Prague, where a rock ‘n’ roll band comes to symbolise resistance to the Communist regime, and of Cambridge where the verities of love and death are shaping the lives of three generations in the family of a Marxist philosopher.

Tom Stoppard In-Conversation at Wilma Theater March 8
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2008

The Wilma Theater welcomes four-time Tony Award-winning playwright Tom Stoppard on Saturday, March 8 at 4:30PM for an in-depth discussion of his new play, Rock 'n' Roll (more...)

Tom Stoppard on 'Theater Talk' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - February 8, 2008

Rock 'n'n Roll playwright Tom Stoppard will appear on 'Theater Talk' tonight Friday, February 8 at 1AM. 'Theater Talk' airs locally on Thirteen/WNET and CUNY-TV. (more...)

'Rock 'n' Roll's Rufus Sewell on NY1 'On Stage' Feb.2
by BWW News Desk - February 1, 2008

Rock 'n' Roll star Rufus Sewell will be interviewed on NY-1's 'On Stage' by Patrick Pacheco in a segment that will air Saturday, February 2nd and Sunday, February 3rd at 9:30 AM and 7:30 PM, and Monday, February 4th (early Tuesday) at 12:30 AM. (more...)

Tom Stoppard on Downstage Center XM Ch.28 Jan.25-30
by BWW News Desk - January 24, 2008

The American Theatre Wing and XM Satellite Radio proudly present an interview with Tony Award winning playwright Tom Stoppard, on their weekly theatrical interview show, 'Downstage Center,' on XM's On Broadway (XM Channel 28). (more...)

Tom Stoppard on NY1 Close Up on Jan.19 & 20
by BWW News Desk - January 17, 2008

Rock 'n' Roll author Tom Stoppard will be featured this weekend, Saturday, January 19 and Sunday, January 20 on 'NY 1 Close Up.' The show, produced in association with The New York Times, runs on NY 1 on Time Warner Cable on Saturday at 10:00 PM and Sunday at 10:00 AM. (more...)

'Rock 'n' Roll' Hits Highest Box Office Gross to Date
by BWW News Desk - December 10, 2007

Tom Stoppard's Rock 'n' Roll had its best week yet on Broadway, grossing $501,015.83 for the week of December 3 - 9. The production, directed by Trevor Nunn, opened to rave reviews on Sunday, November 4 at the Jacobs Theatre (more...)

Tom Stoppard's 'Rock 'n' Roll' Featured on NewsHour Tonite
by BWW News Desk - November 30, 2007

Tom Stoppard's Rock 'n' Roll will be featured tonight on PBS's 'The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer'. The segment with correspondent Jeff Brown features interviews with playwright Tom Stoppard, director Trevor Nunn and star Rufus Sewell. In the New York area, 'The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer' airs on WLIW Channel 21 at 6PM, and WNET Channel 13 at 7PM. Check local listings, or the NewsHour website at www.pbs.org/newshour for more information. (more...)

'Rock 'n' Roll' Revolves on Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - November 29, 2007

Tom Stoppard's Rock 'n' Roll resumes performances on Broadway on Thursday, November 29 at the Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th Street). (more...)

Martini Talk: Rock 'n' Roll, Richard III & Ziegfeld's Oldest
by Michael Dale - November 15, 2007

The oldest living Ziegfeld Girl dances once again while Michael raves about Michael Cumpsty's 'Richard III' and tries to figure out 'Rock 'n' Roll.' (more...)

Photo Flash: Rock 'n' Roll
by BWW - November 4, 2007

Rock 'n' Roll, a new play by Tom Stoppard, opens Sunday, November 4 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th Street). The production is directed by Trevor Nunn. (more...)

Rock 'n' Roll Featured on NPR Weekend Edition
by BWW News Desk - November 2, 2007

NPR's Weekend Edition will feature a segment on Tom Stoppard's Rock 'n' Roll on Sunday, November 4. The interview will feature interviews with author Tom Stoppard, director Trevor Nunn and cast members from the production, which opens this Sunday at the Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th Street). In the tri-state area, NPR airs on WNYC AM 820 and WNYC FM 93.9 from 8-10AM. (more...)

Stoppard's 'Rock n Roll' Hits Broadway Oct.19
by BWW News Desk - October 18, 2007

Following its record breaking run last year at the Royal Court Theatre and in London's West End, Rock 'n' Roll, a new play by Tom Stoppard, will begin performances tomorrow, Friday, October 19 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th Street). The production, directed by Trevor Nunn, opens Sunday, November 4. (more...)

Avers, Bacon, Mare & More Join 'Rock 'n' Roll,' Opens 11/4
by BWW News Desk - October 2, 2007

Additional casting has been announced for Rock 'n' Roll, a new play by four-time Tony Award winner Tom Stoppard, which will open November 4 (more...)

Rock 'n' Roll Box Office Opens October 1
by BWW News Desk - September 28, 2007

The box office at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th Street) will open on Monday, October 1 at 10AM for Rock 'n' Roll. (more...)

Plastic People, of Stoppard's 'Roll', Rock at Joe's Pub 9/27
by BWW News Desk - September 24, 2007

The Plastic People of the Universe, the Czechoslovakian rock group whose 1976 imprisonment figures prominently in the plot of Tom Stoppard's upcoming Rock 'n' Roll on Broadway, will perform Thursday, September 27 at 9:30PM at Joe's Pub (more...)

Stoppard's 'Rock 'n' Roll' Tickets On-Sale 8/29
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2007

Tickets for Rock 'n' Roll go on sale to the general public on Wednesday, August 29, which comes to Broadway following its record-breaking run in London's West End. Directed by Trevor Nunn, it will open November 4 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, beginning previews October 19. (more...)