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Tom Stoppard

 
Date Of Birth:
July 03, 1937 (85)
Bio:
Internationally award-winning writer Tom Stoppard’s plays include Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, The Real Inspector Hound, After Magritte, Jumpers, New Found Land, Dogg’s Hamlet, Cahoot’s Macbeth, Travesties, Every Good Boy Deserves Favour (a play for actors and orchestra written with ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: July 03, 1937 (85)

Bio:
Internationally award-winning writer Tom Stoppard’s plays include Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, The Real Inspector Hound, After Magritte, Jumpers, New Found Land, Dogg’s Hamlet, Cahoot’s Macbeth, Travesties, Every Good Boy Deserves Favour (a play for actors and orchestra written with ... (read complete bio)

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Tom Stoppard Biography

Internationally award-winning writer Tom Stoppard‚Äôs plays include Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, The Real Inspector Hound, After Magritte, Jumpers, New Found Land, Dogg‚Äôs Hamlet, Cahoot‚Äôs Macbeth, Travesties, Every Good Boy Deserves Favour (a play for actors and orchestra written with Andr√© Previn), Night and Day, The Real Thing, Hapgood, Arcadia, Indian Ink, The Invention of Love, The Coast of Utopia, Rock ‚Äėn‚Äô Roll and, most recently, The Hard Problem. His radio plays include Albert‚Äôs Bridge, Artist Descending a Staircase, The Dog It Was That Died, If You‚Äôre Glad I‚Äôll Be Frank, and most recently, Darkside. As well as for the stage and radio, Stoppard is an award-winning writer for film and television.

Tom Stoppard Awards and Nominations

 
Evening Standard Awards - 2014 - Lebedev Award Gold Star
Tom Stoppard
 
Evening Standard Awards - 2011 - Moscow Art Theatre's Golden Seagull Gold Star
Sir Tom Stoppard
 
Tony Awards - 2008 - Best Play
Tom Stoppard, Rock 'n' Roll
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2007 - Best Play Gold Star
Tom Stoppard, The Coast of Utopia
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Play Gold Star
Tom Stoppard, The Coast of Utopia
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Play
Tom Stoppard, Rock 'n' Roll
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 2007 - Best Play Gold Star
Tom Stoppard, The Coast of Utopia
 
Olivier Awards - 2007 - Best New Play
Tom Stoppard, Rock 'N' Roll
 
Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Play Gold Star
Tom Stoppard, The Coast of Utopia
 
Evening Standard Awards - 2006 - Best Play Gold Star
Tom Stoppard, Rock 'n' Roll
 
Olivier Awards - 2003 - The BBC Award for Best New Play
Tom StoppardThe Coast Of Utopia - Voyage, Shipwreck, Salvage
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2001 - Outstanding Play Gold Star
Tom Stoppard, The Invention of Love
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 2001 - Best Play Gold Star
Tom Stoppard, The Invention of Love
 
Tony Awards - 2001 - Best Play
Tom Stoppard, The Invention of Love
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Revival - Play Gold Star
Tom Stoppard, The Real Thing
 
Olivier Awards - 1998 - BBC Award for the Play of the Year
Tom StoppardThe Invention Of Love
 
Evening Standard Awards - 1997 - Best Play Gold Star
Tom StoppardThe Invention of Love
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1995 - Outstanding Play
Tom Stoppard, Arcadia
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1995 - Outstanding Play
Tom Stoppard, Arcadia
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1995 - Best Play Gold Star
Tom Stoppard, Arcadia
 
Tony Awards - 1995 - Best Play
Tom Stoppard, Arcadia
 
Olivier Awards - 1994 - BBC Award for the Play of the Year
Tom StoppardArcadia
 
Evening Standard Awards - 1993 - Best Play Gold Star
Tom StoppardArcadia
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1984 - Outstanding Play Gold Star
Tom Stoppard, The Real Thing
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1984 - Best Play Gold Star
Tom Stoppard, The Real Thing
 
Tony Awards - 1984 - Best Play Gold Star
Tom Stoppard, The Real Thing
 
Evening Standard Awards - 1982 - Best Play Gold Star
Tom StoppardThe Real Thing
 
Olivier Awards - 1981 - Comedy of the Year
Tom StoppardOn The Razzle
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1980 - Outstanding Play
Tom Stoppard, Night and Day
 
Olivier Awards - 1979 - Play of the Year
Tom StoppardNight And Day
 
Evening Standard Awards - 1978 - Best Play Gold Star
Tom StoppardNight and Day
 
Evening Standard Awards - 1976 - Best Comedy Gold Star
Tom StoppardTravesties
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1976 - Best Play Gold Star
Tom Stoppard, Travesties
 
Tony Awards - 1976 - Best Play Gold Star
Tom Stoppard, Travesties
 
Evening Standard Awards - 1972 - Best Play Gold Star
Tom StoppardJumpers
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1968 - Best Play Gold Star
Tom Stoppard, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
 
Tony Awards - 1968 - Best Play Gold Star
Tom Stoppard, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
 
Evening Standard Awards - 1967 - Charles Wintour Award for Most Promising Playwright Gold Star
Tom StoppardRosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

Tom Stoppard News

US Regional Premiere of THE LEHMAN TRILOGY to Close Out The Huntington's 2022-23 Seas Photo US Regional Premiere of THE LEHMAN TRILOGY to Close Out The Huntington's 2022-23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 8, 2022

The Huntington will end its 22/23 season with the 2022 Tony Award-winning Best Play The Lehman Trilogy, playing at The Huntington Theatre June 13 - July 16, 2023.

LEOPOLDSTADT Extends on Broadway Through July 2, 2023 Photo LEOPOLDSTADT Extends on Broadway Through July 2, 2023
by Stephi Wild - Dec 8, 2022

Leopoldstadt, Tom Stoppard's Olivier Award-winning Best New Play, directed by two-time Tony Award nominee Patrick Marber, will now play through July 2, 2023 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street) on Broadway.

Photos: THE AMERICAN THEATRE AS SEEN BY HIRSCHFELD Book and Exhibition Launch Photo Photos: THE AMERICAN THEATRE AS SEEN BY HIRSCHFELD Book and Exhibition Launch
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 7, 2022

On December 6, there was a celebration of The American Theatre As Seen By Hirschfeld, the title of both the new book and the inaugural exhibition at The Museum of Broadway. The Al Hirschfeld foundation hosted a cocktail reception celebrating the new book at The Algonquin before offering a private tour of the new exhibition at the museum. Check out photos here!

Ardent Theatre Presents STRIKE! at Southwark Playhouse Next Year Photo Ardent Theatre Presents STRIKE! at Southwark Playhouse Next Year
by Stephi Wild - Dec 2, 2022

Kate Saxon directs Tracy Ryan's extraordinary account of the Dunnes Stores Anti-Apartheid Strike which took place in Dublin from 1984 to 1987.  This action would play a pivotal role in world history with Ireland becoming the first Western European state to ban South African imports and ultimately leading to the fall of the apartheid regime.

Aurea Ensemble Presents Dylan Thomas' A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES  Photo Aurea Ensemble Presents Dylan Thomas' A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES 
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 28, 2022

Aurea Ensemble presents its annual holiday concert, A Child's Christmas in Wales on Sunday, December 11, 3pm at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, 50 Orchard Ave, in Providence.

AUREA ENSEMBLE TO PRESENT ANNUAL HOLIDAY CONCERT: A Magical Amalgamation of Music and Photo AUREA ENSEMBLE TO PRESENT ANNUAL HOLIDAY CONCERT: A Magical Amalgamation of Music and Words
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 28, 2022

Aurea Ensemble will present its annual holiday concert, A Child's Christmas in Wales on Sunday, December 11, 3pm at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, 50 Orchard Ave, in Providence.

Video: Watch an All New Trailer for LEOPOLDSTADT on Broadway Photo Video: Watch an All New Trailer for LEOPOLDSTADT on Broadway
by Show Highlights - Nov 22, 2022

An all new trailer has been released for Leopoldstadt on Broadway, featuring footage from the production. Check out the video here!

National Theatre Announces DANCING AT LUGHNASA, DIXON AND DAUGHTERS, and More Photo National Theatre Announces DANCING AT LUGHNASA, DIXON AND DAUGHTERS, and More
by Stephi Wild - Nov 22, 2022

The National Theatre has announced three new productions for 2023 and the revival of the critically acclaimed The Father and the Assassin. A new production devised by The PappyShow will tour directly to 55 schools across England, and National Theatre Live brings The Crucible, Othello and GOOD to cinema goers around the world.

Where Are All of the Female Theatre Critics? Photo Where Are All of the Female Theatre Critics?
by Cara Joy David - Nov 11, 2022

In this, the second installment in our series on women playwrights, the playwrights speak about critical interpretation of their work and the lack of powerful female critics. Please read Part I here, which discusses the more general issues female playwrights face.

Adelaide Festival Announces 2023 Program Photo Adelaide Festival Announces 2023 Program
by Stephi Wild - Nov 9, 2022

The 38th Adelaide Festival, to be launched this Wednesday 9 November, at Adelaide Town Hall and via livestream offers a total of 52 events in theatre, music, opera, dance, media and visual arts, including major festivals-within-the-festival Adelaide Writers' Week, UKARIA¬†Chamber Landscapes and WOMADelaide ‚Äď over 17 days and nights from Friday 3 to Sunday 19 March.

Tom Stoppard Videos

Video: Watch an All New Trailer for LEOPOLDSTADT on Broadway Videoplay
Video: Watch an All New Trailer for LEOPOLDSTADT on Broadway

by Show Highlights - Nov 22, 2022

An all new trailer has been released for Leopoldstadt on Broadway, featuring footage from the production. Check out the video here!

Video: Inside Opening Night of LEOPOLDSTADT on Broadway Videoplay
Video: Inside Opening Night of LEOPOLDSTADT on Broadway

by Opening Night - Oct 3, 2022

Leopoldstadt, Tom Stoppard's Olivier Award-winning Best New Play, directed by two-time Tony Award nominee Patrick Marber, just opened on Broadway at the Longacre Theatre and BroadwayWorld was there!

Video: Watch Scenes from Tom Stoppard's LEOPOLDSTADT on Broadway Videoplay
Video: Watch Scenes from Tom Stoppard's LEOPOLDSTADT on Broadway

by Show Highlights - Sep 29, 2022

Leopoldstadt, Tom Stoppard's Olivier Award-winning Best New Play, directed by two-time Tony Award nominee Patrick Marber, and produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, Roy Furman, and Lorne Michaels opens soon on Broadway. Check out a video of the cast in action!

VIDEO: What's Tom Stoppard's LEOPOLDSTADT All About? The Company Explains Videoplay
VIDEO: What's Tom Stoppard's LEOPOLDSTADT All About? The Company Explains

by In Rehearsals - Aug 9, 2022

The Broadway company of Leopoldstadt is in rehearsals! Tom Stoppard's Olivier Award-winning Best New Play, directed by two-time Tony Award nominee Patrick Marber, will begin its limited Broadway engagement on Wednesday, September 14 ahead of a Sunday, October 2 opening night at the Longacre Theatre. In this video, watch as Marber and just a few of the 38-member company check in with BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge as they begin work in the rehearsal room.

VIDEO: Christine Baranski Shares Her Favorite Tony Awards Memories Videoplay
VIDEO: Christine Baranski Shares Her Favorite Tony Awards Memories

by Stage Tube - Apr 22, 2021

Christine Baranski discusses working in film and television during a pandemic and shares her most memorable Tony Awards moments.

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of Hampstead Theatre's THE DUMB WAITER in New Trailer Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of Hampstead Theatre's THE DUMB WAITER in New Trailer

by Stage Tube - Nov 27, 2020

A behind-the-scenes trailer is released for Hampstead Theatre’s 60th anniversary production of The Dumb Waiter ahead of the theatre reopening on 3 December 2020.  The production will now run until 16 January 2021. 

VIDEO: Glenn Close Talks Creating Characters in Quarantine on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEP Videoplay
VIDEO: Glenn Close Talks Creating Characters in Quarantine on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT

by Stage Tube - Nov 24, 2020

Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress Glenn Close has kept herself laughing during quarantine by dressing up as different characters, including a homegrown take on the villain Cruella de Vil. You can see Glenn Close in 'Hillbilly Elegy' on Netflix.

BWW Exclusive: Christine Baranski Sings 'The Love You Left Behind' on FANCY NANCY Videoplay
BWW Exclusive: Christine Baranski Sings 'The Love You Left Behind' on FANCY NANCY

by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 4, 2020

Christine Baranski voices a lead role in Disneya??s a?oeFancy Nancya?? animated series and this Sundaya??s new episode features a beautiful song by her character, Mrs. Devine.

VIDEO: Kate Burton Performs From THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES, THE PRICE, and ARCADIA Videoplay
VIDEO: Kate Burton Performs From THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES, THE PRICE, and ARCADIA

by Stage Tube - May 14, 2020

Kate Burton performs monologues from John Guare's 'The House of Blue Leaves' (2008), Arthur Miller's 'The Price' (2015), and Tom Stoppard's 'Arcadia' (1997).

Broadway Rewind: Broadway Comes Out to Celebrate Living Legend, Chita Rivera! Videoplay
Broadway Rewind: Broadway Comes Out to Celebrate Living Legend, Chita Rivera!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 4, 2020

'This episode of Broadway Rewind is such a treat', says BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge, 'because it has CHITA!' We also visit with the cast of Tom Stoppard's play, Rock N' Roll which starred Brian Cox, Rufus Sewell, but we start things off ay the first day of rehearsal for Tracy Letts' groundbreaking play, August: Osage County, which came to Broadway following a sold-out run at Steppenwolf.


Tom Stoppard Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Tom Stoppard written?
Tom Stoppard has written 21 shows including Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (Playwright), Travesties (Playwright), Dirty Linen & New-Found-Land (Playwright), Every Good Boy Deserves Favour (Bookwriter), Dogg's Hamlet, Cahoot's Macbeth (Playwright), Night and Day (Playwright), Artist Descending a Staircase (Playwright), The Real Inspector Hound and The Fifteen Minute Hamlet (Playwright), Hapgood (Playwright), Arcadia (Playwright), The Real Thing (Playwright), Night and Day (Playwright), The Invention Of Love (Playwright), Jumpers (Playwright), The Coast of Utopia: Part 1 - Voyage (Playwright), The Coast of Utopia: Part 2 - Shipwreck (Playwright), The Coast of Utopia (Playwright), The Coast of Utopia: Part 3 - Salvage (Playwright), Rock 'n' Roll (Playwright), Shakespeare in Love (Based on the Screenplay), Leopoldstadt (Playwright).

What awards has Tom Stoppard been nominated for?
Lebedev Award (Evening Standard Awards) for , Moscow Art Theatre's Golden Seagull (Evening Standard Awards) , Best Play (Tony Awards) for Rock 'n' Roll , Best Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for The Coast of Utopia , Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Coast of Utopia , Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Rock 'n' Roll , Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for The Coast of Utopia , Best New Play (Olivier Awards) for Rock 'N' Roll , Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Coast of Utopia , Best Play (Evening Standard Awards) for Rock 'n' Roll , The BBC Award for Best New Play (Olivier Awards) for The Coast Of Utopia - Voyage, Shipwreck, Salvage , Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Invention of Love , Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for The Invention of Love , Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Invention of Love , Outstanding Revival - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Real Thing , BBC Award for the Play of the Year (Olivier Awards) for The Invention Of Love , Best Play (Evening Standard Awards) for The Invention of Love , Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Arcadia , Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Arcadia , Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Arcadia , Best Play (Tony Awards) for Arcadia , BBC Award for the Play of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Arcadia , Best Play (Evening Standard Awards) for Arcadia , Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Real Thing , Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for The Real Thing , Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Real Thing , Best Play (Evening Standard Awards) for The Real Thing , Comedy of the Year (Olivier Awards) for On The Razzle , Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Night and Day , Play of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Night And Day , Best Play (Evening Standard Awards) for Night and Day , Best Comedy (Evening Standard Awards) for Travesties , Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Travesties , Best Play (Tony Awards) for Travesties , Best Play (Evening Standard Awards) for Jumpers , Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead Best Play (Tony Awards) for Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead and Charles Wintour Award for Most Promising Playwright (Evening Standard Awards) for Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead .

What awards has Tom Stoppard won?
Lebedev Award (Evening Standard Awards) for , Moscow Art Theatre's Golden Seagull (Evening Standard Awards), Best Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for The Coast of Utopia, Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Coast of Utopia, Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for The Coast of Utopia, Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Coast of Utopia, Best Play (Evening Standard Awards) for Rock 'n' Roll, Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Invention of Love, Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for The Invention of Love, Outstanding Revival - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Real Thing, Best Play (Evening Standard Awards) for The Invention of Love, Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Arcadia, Best Play (Evening Standard Awards) for Arcadia, Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Real Thing, Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for The Real Thing, Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Real Thing, Best Play (Evening Standard Awards) for The Real Thing, Best Play (Evening Standard Awards) for Night and Day, Best Comedy (Evening Standard Awards) for Travesties, Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Travesties, Best Play (Tony Awards) for Travesties, Best Play (Evening Standard Awards) for Jumpers, Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead Best Play (Tony Awards) for Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Deadand Charles Wintour Award for Most Promising Playwright (Evening Standard Awards) for Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead .