Tom Stoppard's New Rock 'N' Roll Begins at the Royal Court June 3

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Rock ‘N’ Roll, Tom Stoppard’s latest play and the dramatist’s first for the Royal Court, begins performances June 3. Rufus Sewell co-stars with Brian Cox and Sinead Cusack under the direction of Trevor Nunn.

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Rock ‘N’ Roll spans the period from Czechoslovakia’s Prague spring of 1968 to the then-communist country’s Velvet Revolution of 1989. The play has an official opening night on June 14. The run finishes July 15. One of the highlights of the Royal Court’s 50th Anniversary Season, Rock ‘N’ Roll marks Stoppard and Nunn’s debuts at the theatre.

Sewell’s theatrical credits include Osborne’s Luther and Stoppard’s Arcadia, both for the National Theatre, a West End production of Macbeth and Rat in the Skull at the Royal Court.

Cusack’s stage work includes LaBute’s The Mercy Seat, the title role in Antony and Cleopatra, Macbeth for the RSC and Shepard’s A Lie of the Mind for the Donmar.

Cox’s Royal Court appearances include In Celebration, Cromwell, Rat in the Skull and, most recently, McPherson’s Dublin Carol in 2000. He’s also well known for such films as “Match Point,” "Troy,” “X-Men” and “The Bourne Supremacy.”

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