Rock 'n' Roll

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Opened Apr 24, 2009
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Four-time Tony Award winner Tom Stoppard (Hapgood, Invention of Love) returns to the Alley with Rock 'n' Roll, winner of London Critics' Circle Theatre Award for Best New Play. It's August 1968, and Russian tanks are rolling into Prague... Jan, the Czech student, lives for rock music, Max, the English professor, lives for Communism, and Esme, the flower child, is high. By 1990, the tanks are rolling out, the Stones are rolling in and idealism has hit the wall. Stoppard's sweeping and passionate play spans two countries, three generations and 22 turbulent years, at the end of which, love remains - and so does rock 'n' roll. "Tom Stoppard's astounding new work is funny, wise and triumphant," says New York Magazine. Mature audiences.

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