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Tanglewood Learning InstituteMeet the MakersTom Stoppard, playwright

Tanglewood Learning Institute
Meet the Makers
Tom Stoppard, playwright


Linde Center Studio E - Lenox, MA View Map

The BSO co-commissioned an “opera of sorts” from composer Sir André Previn and librettist Tom Stoppard about marriage and the endurance of love through the story of Penelope from Homer’s Odyssey, one of Previn’s final works. Join Tom Stoppard, one of the world’s leading creators of new work for a Meet the Makers session that explores the creative process and the genesis of Penelope.

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Tom Stoppard, playwright
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Tom Stoppard's work includes Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, The Real Inspector Hound, Jumpers, Travesties, Night and Day, Every Good Boy Deserves Favour, After Magritte, Dirty LinenThe Real Thing, HapgoodArcadiaIndian InkThe Invention of Love, the trilogy The Coast of Utopia and Rock 'n' Roll. His radio plays include If You're Glad I'll Be FrankAlbert's Bridge, Where Are They Now?Artist Descending a StaircaseThe Dog It Was That DiedIn the Native State and Darkside (incorporating Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon). Television work includes Professional FoulSquaring the Circle and Parade's End. His film credits include Empire of the SunRosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, which he also directed, Shakespeare in LoveEnigma and Anna Karenina.


Tom Stoppard, playwright