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Leopoldstadt is a play by Sir Tom Stoppard, originally directed by Patrick Marber, which premiered on 25 January 2020 at Wyndham's Theatre in London'sLeopoldstadt is a play by Sir Tom Stoppard, originally directed by Patrick Marber, which premiered on 25 January 2020 at Wyndham's Theatre in London's West End. The play is set among the Jewish community of Leopoldstadt, a district of Vienna, in the first half of the 20th century and follows the lives of "a prosperous Jewish family Jewish family who had fled the pogroms in the East". According to Stoppard, the play "took a year to write, but the gestation was much longer. Quite a lot of it is personal to me, but I made it about a Viennese family so that it wouldn't seem to be about me." All four of Stoppard's grandparents were Jews murdered by Nazis in concentration camps. On 2 October 2022, the production opened on Broadway at the Longacre Theatre with Marber directing.A National Theatre Live recording was screened in over 380 cinemas on 27 January (Holocaust Memorial Day), 2022 and topped that night's UK and Ireland box office. The play's second preview performance had also taken place on Holocaust Memorial Day, in 2020, when each audience member was given a memorial candle as they left the theatre.