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Tom Stoppard Plays List

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List of Tom Stoppard plays with descriptions, including any musicals by Tom Stoppard, playwright. This Tom Stoppard plays list includes promotional photos when available, as well as information about co-writers and Tom Stoppard characters. This list of plays by Tom Stoppard is listed alphabetically and includes art of the play's posters when available. List is made up of items like Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead and Professional Foul. What plays did Tom Stoppard write? All these, one-acts, musicals, or full-length plays are by Tom Stoppard and can help you decide, "What are the best Tom Stoppard plays?" (22 items)
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After Magritte is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Tom Stoppard Plays List
After Magritte Tom Stoppard
After Magritte is a surreal comedy written by Tom Stoppard in 1970. It was first performed in the Green Banana Restaurant at the Ambiance Lunch-hour Theatre Club in London.
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Arcadia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Tom Stoppard Plays List
Arcadia Tom Stoppard

Characters: Richard Noakes, Septimus Hodge, Captain Brice, Lady Croom, Valentine Coverly, + more

Arcadia is a 1993 play by Tom Stoppard concerning the relationship between past and present, order and disorder, certainty and uncertainty. It has been praised by many critics as the finest play ...more
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Artist Descending a Stai... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Tom Stoppard Plays List
Tom Stoppard
Artist Descending a Staircase is a radio play by Tom Stoppard, first broadcast by the BBC in 1972, and later adapted for live theatre. The play centers on a murder mystery involving an artist ...more
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Dirty Linen and New-Foun... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Tom Stoppard Plays List
Dirty Linen and New-Found-Land Tom Stoppard
Dirty Linen and New-Found-Land is a pair of two 1976 Tom Stoppard plays that are always performed together. New-Found-Land interrupts the two parts of Dirty Linen. It was first performed as an ...more
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Dogg's Hamlet, Cahoot's ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Tom Stoppard Plays List
Dogg's Hamlet, Cahoot's Macbeth Tom Stoppard
Dogg's Hamlet, Cahoot's Macbeth are two plays by Tom Stoppard, written to be performed together. This was not the first time that Stoppard had made use of Shakespearian texts in his own plays or ...more
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Enter a Free Man is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Tom Stoppard Plays List
Enter a Free Man Tom Stoppard
Enter a Free Man is a play by Tom Stoppard that follows the story of an unsuccessful inventor named George Riley. The play was first performed on March 28, 1968, at the St. Martin's Theatre. It ...more
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Every Good Boy Deserves ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Tom Stoppard Plays List
Every Good Boy Deserves Favour Tom Stoppard
Every Good Boy Deserves Favour is a stage play by Tom Stoppard with music by André Previn. It was first performed in 1977. The play criticises the Soviet practice of treating political ...more
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Hapgood is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Tom Stoppard Plays List
Hapgood Tom Stoppard
Hapgood is a play by Tom Stoppard, first produced in 1988. It is mainly about espionage, focusing on a British female spymaster and her juggling of career and motherhood. The play also makes ...more
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Indian Ink is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Tom Stoppard Plays List
Indian Ink Tom Stoppard
Indian Ink is a 1995 play by Tom Stoppard based on his 1991 radio play In the Native State.
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Jumpers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Tom Stoppard Plays List
Jumpers Tom Stoppard
Jumpers is a play by Tom Stoppard which was first performed in 1972. It explores and satirises the field of academic philosophy, likening it to a less-than skilful competitive gymnastics ...more
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Night and Day is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Tom Stoppard Plays List
Night and Day Tom Stoppard
Night and Day is a 1978 play by Tom Stoppard. The sets and costumes were designed by Carl Toms and it ran for two years at the Phoenix Theatre in central London, UK. The lead roles of Richard ...more
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On the Razzle is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Tom Stoppard Plays List
On the Razzle Tom Stoppard

Characters: Christopher, Frau Fischer, Weinberl, Sonders, Mme. Knorr, + more

On the Razzle is a play by Tom Stoppard. It is an adaptation of the Viennese play Einen Jux will er sich machen by Johann Nestroy, which had been adapted twice by Thornton Wilder. The first 1938 ...more
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Professional Foul is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Tom Stoppard Plays List
Tom Stoppard
Professional Foul is a television play written by Czech-born, British playwright Tom Stoppard. It was broadcast on 21 September 1977 in BBC 2's Play of the Week series. The play is set in Prague ...more
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Rock 'n' Roll is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Tom Stoppard Plays List
Rock 'n' Roll Tom Stoppard
Rock 'n' Roll is a play by British playwright Tom Stoppard that premiered at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in 2006.
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Rosencrantz & Guilde... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Tom Stoppard Plays List
Tom Stoppard

Characters: King Claudius, Guildenstern, Gertrude, Horatio, Polonius, + more

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, often referred to as just Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, is an absurdist, existentialist tragicomedy by Tom Stoppard, first staged at the Edinburgh Festival ...more
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Rough Crossing is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Tom Stoppard Plays List
Rough Crossing Tom Stoppard
Rough Crossing is a 1984 comedic play by British playwright Tom Stoppard, "freely adapted from Ferenc Molnár's Play at the Castle". Set on board the SS Italian Castle, it ...more
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The Coast of Utopia is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Tom Stoppard Plays List
The Coast of Utopia Tom Stoppard
The Coast of Utopia is a 2002 trilogy of plays: Voyage, Shipwreck, and Salvage, written by Tom Stoppard with focus on the philosophical debates in pre-revolution Russia between 1833 and 1866. It ...more
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The Invention of Love is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Tom Stoppard Plays List
The Invention of Love Tom Stoppard
The Invention of Love is a 1997 play by Tom Stoppard portraying the life of poet A. E. Housman, focusing specifically on his personal life and love for a college classmate. The play is written ...more
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The Real Inspector Hound... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Tom Stoppard Plays List
The Real Inspector Hound Tom Stoppard

Characters: Inspector Hound, Puckeridge, Moon, Higgs, Major Magnus Muldoon, + more

The Real Inspector Hound is a short, one-act play by Tom Stoppard. The plot follows two theatre critics named Moon and Birdboot who are watching a ludicrous setup of a country house murder ...more
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The Real Thing is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Tom Stoppard Plays List
The Real Thing Tom Stoppard

Characters: Billy, Debbie, Charlotte, Max, Annie, + more

The Real Thing is a play by Tom Stoppard that was first performed in 1982. The play focuses on the relationship between Henry and Annie, an actress and member of a group fighting to free Brodie, ...more
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Travesties is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Tom Stoppard Plays List
Travesties Tom Stoppard

Characters: Vladimir Lenin, James Joyce, Tristan Tzara

Travesties is a play by Tom Stoppard. The play centres on the figure of Henry Carr, an elderly man who reminisces about Zürich in 1917 during the First World War, and his interactions with ...more
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Undiscovered Country is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Tom Stoppard Plays List
Undiscovered Country Tom Stoppard
Undiscovered Country is a 1979 Tom Stoppard play first produced at the Olivier Theatre in London. The play is an adaptation of Das Weite Land by the Austrian playwright Arthur Schnitzler, which ...more