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Tom Stoppard’s Classic Tragicomedy Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead Closes Folger Theatre’s 2014/15 Season

Aaron Posner directs Adam Wesley Brown & Romell Witherspoon in title roles, alongside Ian Merrill Peakes, Andy Prosky, Craig Wallace, Brynn Tucker, and others.

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“Whatever became of the moment when one first knew about death? There must have been one. A moment. In childhood. When it first occurred to you that you don’t go on forever.

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Existential Absurdity and Snobbery

I have a few things to say to Thomas Stoppard. The first thing is: how dare you? The second thing is less of a “thing” and more of an inarticulate ‘what’ noise. 428 more words

While Waiting In Line

Arcadia an intricate blend of science and art

The biggest comment I overheard from those around me during the Citadel’s production of Arcadia was, “Well, that was different.” And it is. Arcadia is at once a murder mystery, a love story, and an expedition deep into the realm of science unlike any play I’ve seen before. 1,063 more words

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Arcadia by Tom Stoppard

Two hours on the train to Birmingham to see the Saturday matinee performance of Arcadia. Two hours back, with a last ditch struggle to board a crowded train. 120 more words

Tom Stoppard & Charlie Hebdo Staff Lauded By PEN As Free-Speech Exemplars: Media

Tom Stoppard, a fevered friend of free expression and foe of bad writing, will receive the PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award for his “extraordinary career as a dramatist and his abiding commitment to the defense of creative freedom worldwide.” It’s the highest honor bestowed by the American chapter of the global human-rights organization of writers and editors. 336 more words

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A Little Inspiration

Words are sacred. They deserve respect. If you get the right ones, in the right order, you can nudge the world a little.

– Tom Stoppard

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