Production images have been released for the production of Leopoldstadt at the Wyndhams Theatre.
All images taken by Marc Brenner.
Tom Stoppard’s new play, Leopoldstadt, is an intimate drama with an epic sweep; the story of a family who made good.
Vienna in 1900 was the most vibrant city in Europe, humming with artistic and intellectual excitement and a genius for enjoying life. A tenth of the population were Jews. A generation earlier they had been granted full civil rights by the Emperor, Franz Josef. Consequently, hundreds of thousands had fled from the Pale and the pogroms in the East and many found sanctuary in the crowded tenements of the old Jewish quarter, Leopoldstadt.