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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
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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

Cast & Creative Teams Confirmed for Shaw Festival 2023 Season, Featuring PRINCE CASPI Photo Cast & Creative Teams Confirmed for Shaw Festival 2023 Season, Featuring PRINCE CASPIAN World Premiere & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 30, 2023

Artistic Director Tim Carroll has unveiled the Shaw Festival's 2023 casting and creative teams for the Festival Theatre, Royal George Theatre, Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre, BMO Stage, as well as the newly added Spiegeltent.

VIDEO: LEOPOLDSTADT Cast Members Discuss Their Faith on TODAY Photo VIDEO: LEOPOLDSTADT Cast Members Discuss Their Faith on TODAY
by Michael Major - Jan 30, 2023

David Krumholtz, Jenna Augen, and Brandon Uranowitz from Leopoldstadt on Broadway appeared on The TODAY Show on Sunday to discuss exploring their faith in the acclaimed play. The cast also discussed their family's faith, fighting against antisemitism, and more. Watch the new interview video now!

Tony Nominee Grey Henson Joins SHUCKED on Broadway; Full Cast Announced Photo Tony Nominee Grey Henson Joins SHUCKED on Broadway; Full Cast Announced
by Team BWW - Jan 29, 2023

Complete casting has been announced as rehearsals commence tomorrow for Shucked, the new Broadway musical comedy. Check out all of the bios, ticket information and more.

Austin Shakespeare Presents Tom Stoppard's THE REAL THING Photo Austin Shakespeare Presents Tom Stoppard's THE REAL THING
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 27, 2023

Austin Shakespeare presents the brilliant Tom Stoppard's modern romance shot through with sharp comedy, The Real Thing, at the Long Center's intimate Rollins Theatre February 17-March 5, 2023.

Theatre For A New Audience Presents EXPERIMENTAL WORKSHOPS/EXPLORING THE HISTORIES Be Photo Theatre For A New Audience Presents EXPERIMENTAL WORKSHOPS/EXPLORING THE HISTORIES Beginning This Week
by Stephi Wild - Jan 26, 2023

Theatre for a New Audience  presents EXPERIMENTAL WORKSHOPS/EXPLORING THE HISTORIES.  Performances run January 26-February 5, 2023.

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company and Coolidge Corner Theatre Present Shakespeare Reim Photo Commonwealth Shakespeare Company and Coolidge Corner Theatre Present Shakespeare Reimagined: SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
by Stephi Wild - Jan 25, 2023

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) and the Coolidge Corner Theatre are teaming up to take an in-depth look at how some filmmakers have brought Shakespeare's stories to the screen. 

Wright State Theatre Presents ARCADIA Next Month Photo Wright State Theatre Presents ARCADIA Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jan 24, 2023

Wright State Theatre will present Tom Stoppard's romantic play of ideas, ARCADIA at Wright State University's Creative Arts Center from February 3-12.

Photos: Nancy Pelosi Visits the Cast of LEOPOLDSTADT Photo Photos: Nancy Pelosi Visits the Cast of LEOPOLDSTADT
by Bruce Glikas - Jan 19, 2023

The company of Tom Stoppard's Leopoldstadt got a very special visit earlier this week. Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi and her husband Paul Pelosi stopped by the Longacre Theatre and met with the cast after the show. Check out photos from the special day.

Guillermo Calderón's KISS to be Presented at The Wilma Theater This Month Photo Guillermo Calderón's KISS to be Presented at The Wilma Theater This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 17, 2023

The Wilma Theater in Philadelphia will present KISS, a daring play by Guillermo Calderón, on stage Jan. 31-Feb. 19, 2023.

Winners Announced For the Writers' Guild Of Great Britain Awards 2023 Photo Winners Announced For the Writers' Guild Of Great Britain Awards 2023
by Stephi Wild - Jan 17, 2023

Writers behind some of the most critically acclaimed works over the last year were honoured at the Writers' Guild of Great Britain Awards 2023 ceremony, including Aamina Ahmad, David Edgar, Vivienne Franzmann, Rebecca Hall, Katie Hims, Adam Kay, Neil McKay, and Ben Power.

Tom Stoppard Videos

VIDEO: LEOPOLDSTADT Cast Members Discuss Their Faith on TODAY Videoplay
VIDEO: LEOPOLDSTADT Cast Members Discuss Their Faith on TODAY

by Michael Major - Jan 30, 2023

David Krumholtz, Jenna Augen, and Brandon Uranowitz from Leopoldstadt on Broadway appeared on The TODAY Show on Sunday to discuss exploring their faith in the acclaimed play. The cast also discussed their family's faith, fighting against antisemitism, and more. Watch the new interview video now!

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).


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 .