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'Leopoldstadt,' a narrative about 4 generations of a Jewish household, opens on Broadway – Information 12 New Jersey


The drama ‘Leopoldstadt’ has opened on Broadway.

The story spans 4 generations of a Jewish household dwelling in Vienna from 1899 to 1955. Written by famed British playwright Tom Stoppard, ‘Leopoldstadt,’ was first carried out in London starting in January, 2020.

The play’s themes embrace Jewish identification, intermarriage, and what it means to assimilate inside a bigger tradition.

Brandon Uranowitz is among the many solid of 38 actors. Raised in a Jewish household in New Jersey, Uranowitz says the play has made him introspective about his personal life experiences.

“There’s something about this that may be very private to me having grown up with one nice aunt in my household who was a survivor of the camps, ” says Uranowitz, referring to the Holocaust.

The Tony nominated actor performs two roles in ‘Leopoldstadt’ — Ludwig, a mathematician who’s passionate in regards to the creation of a Jewish state, and he additionally performs Nathan, Ludwig’s nice nephew who survives the Holocaust.

Leopoldstadt is being carried out on the Longacre Theatre via January 29. It’s directed by Patrick Marber, watch his interview here.


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