On The Scene: Go Inside Opening Night of Tom Stoppard's Leopoldstadt on Broadway | Playbill

Opening Night On The Scene: Go Inside Opening Night of Tom Stoppard's Leopoldstadt on Broadway

The West End transfer stars Caissie Levy, Brandon Uranowitz, David Krumholtz, Seth Numrich, Gina Ferrall, Sara Topham, and more.

Steven Spielberg and Tom Stoppard at the Opening Night of Leopoldstadt Heather Gershonowitz

The Broadway debut of Tom Stoppard's Olivier-winning Leopoldstadt began previews September 14 at the Longacre Theatre and officially openened October 2—go inside the starry opening night with the photos below.

The show transferred from London's West End under the direction of Patrick Marber, who also helmed the London run. 

Set over several decades in Vienna, Austria, and following the lives of a singular extended family, Leopoldstadt explores the human condition and its resilience in the face of traumatic history before and after World War II.

Take a look inside opening night below: 

On The Scene: See Inside Opening Night for Tom Stoppard's Leoppoldstadt

Broadway favorites Caissie Levy and Brandon Uranowitz lead a company that includes Jesse Aaronson, Betsy Aidem, Jenna Augen, Japhet Balaban, Corey Brill, Daniel Cantor, Faye Castelow, Erica Dasher, Eden Epstein, Gina Ferrall, Arty Froushan, Charlotte Graham, Matt Harrington, Jacqueline Jarrold, Sarah Killough, David Krumholtz, Colleen Litchfield, Tedra Millan, Aaron Neil, Seth Numrich, Anthony Rosenthal, Christopher James Stevens, Sara Topham, Dylan S. Wallach, Reese Bogin, Max Ryan Burach, Calvin James Davis, Michael Deaner, Romy Fay, Pearl Scarlett Gold, Jaxon Cain Grundleger, Wesley Holloway, Ava Michele Hyl, Joshua Satine, Aaron Shuf, and Drew Squire.

The creative team features Tony-winning scenic designer Richard Hudson, costume designer Brigitte Reiffenstuel, Tony-winning lighting designer Neil Austin, and video designer Isaac Madge. Sound and original music are by Tony winner Adam Cork, and movement is by Emily Jane Boyle. Casting is by Jim Carnahan and Maureen Kelleher, and U.K. casting is by Amy Ball.

The Olivier-winning play originally premiered in London in 2020 at the Wyndham Theatre, reuniting Stoppard, Marber, and producer Sonia Friedman for the first time since collaborating on Travesties in 2017. Stoppard has previously had 18 plays staged on Broadway, beginning with his famous reimagining Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, which opened 55 years ago. Since then, his work has won four Tony Awards for Best Play.

Leopoldstadt is produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, Roy Furman, and Lorne Michaels.

For more information, visit LeopoldstadtPlay.com.

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