West End play "Leopoldstadt" will be filmed for worldwide cinema broadcast

Tom Stoppard’s West End play Leopoldstadt, which officially opened February 12 at Wyndham’s Theatre, will be broadcast to cinemas worldwide June 25 by National Theatre Live.

Tony and Olivier winner Stoppard's first new play in five years was recently nominated for Olivier Awards for Best New Play and Best Supporting Actor for Adrian Scarborough. Set over several decades in Vienna, Austria, following the lives of a singular extended family, the play explores the human condition and its resilience in the face of traumatic history before and after World War II. The production also has set design by Richard Hudson, costume design by Brigitte Reiffenstuel, lighting by Neil Austin, sound and original music by Adam Cork, and movement by EJ Boyle.