Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Old Vic

Fifty years on, Tom Stoppard’s absurdist tragicomedy is back in the theatre where it had its professional premiere, and still just as dazzlingly virtuosic. If some of its gags, musings and metatheatrical tricks have since become overfamiliar through imitation, that’s surely testament to its enduring influence.

Read my full BroadwayWorld review here

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One Response to Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Old Vic

  1. Miss Bicknell says:

    Excellent, insightful and witty. I think you were fair but truthful with a lovely point about fake news. xxx

    On 9 March 2017 at 10:19, MARIANKA SWAIN ~ WRITE HERE, WRITE NOW wrote:

    > mkmswain posted: “Fifty years on, Tom Stoppard’s absurdist tragicomedy is > back in the theatre where it had its professional premiere, and still just > as dazzlingly virtuosic. If some of its gags, musings and metatheatrical > tricks have since become overfamiliar through imita” >

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