- TomThomas Straussler, born 1937, British playwright, born in the Czech Republic.
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Examples from the Web for stoppard
At 73, Stoppard is intense and charming—and now he pauses to reconsider what he's just said.
During preview performances for the Broadway production, Stoppard sat in the audience taking notes.
A thoughtful purveyor of intellectual ideas, Stoppard also cares about a mass audience.
"A lot of it has to do with entertaining an audience," says Stoppard.
"It's an intellectual abstraction that we are running out of time and living in a doomed universe," says Stoppard.
- Sir Tom, original name Thomas Straussler born 1937, British playwright, born in Czechoslovakia: his works include Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (1967), Travesties (1974), Hapgood (1988), The Invention of Love (1997), and the trilogy The Coast of Utopia (2002)
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