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“T” IS FOR TOM: Tom Stoppard’s Radio Works

Monday, April 18, 2011

7:00 PM

This performance is sold out, but you can catch the live audio Webcast on thegreenespace.org and purchase tickets to the next play in our Stoppard series, In the Native State, on June 6th.

Tom Stoppard, one of the most celebrated dramatists of his time, cut his dramatic teeth on radio dramas at the BBC.  The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space at WNYC and WQXR presents one of his radio dramas as part of “T” Is for Tom, a cycle of rare early works by England’s most intellectually nimble playwright.

The Dog It Was That Died
This John le Carré pastiche has a typically Stoppardian satirical twist.  The failed suicide attempt of a British intelligence clerk reveals cracks in his department and his superiors.  Everyone is so busy trying to play the game, they forgot what board they’re on, and sly stabs at government bureaucracy and upper crust suburban life make for elegantly boisterous fun.

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“T” IS FOR TOM is presented as part of A New Theater of Sound in collaboration with Yorinks Theater Group and is produced by Sarah Montague and Arthur Yorinks.  The Executive Producer of the Jerome L. Greene Performance Space is Indira Etwaroo. 

A New Theater of Sound is made possible, in part, through the generous support of the Sidney E. Frank Foundation.

AOC Fine Wines is the exclusive artisinal wine partner of The Greene Space.