Wittgenstein: Stoppard’s Muse
Fergus Edwards finds Wittgenstein everywhere in Tom Stoppard’s plays, from Jumpers to Leopoldstadt.
[Issue 154 :: February/March 2023]
Colin Brookes gains ethical understanding from a profound aesthetic experience.
[Issue 103 :: July/August 2014]
Socrates and His Clouds
Katie Javanaud sees a dramatic vindication of Socrates.
[Issue 98 :: September/October 2013]
A Theory of Justice: The Musical!
Ziyad Hayatli reviews a novel work of political philosophy.
[Issue 95 :: March/April 2013]
Sue Rolfe shares her feelings about a theatre installation.
[Issue 81 :: October/November 2010]
Twilight Of The Gods
And now for something completely different: Tim Madigan watches Nietzsche clash with Wagner.
[Issue 76 :: November/December 2009]
No Exit to Portland
Tim Madigan watches a performance of Jean-Paul Sartre’s best-known play, and learns about Anguish.
[Issue 53 :: November/December 2005]
Jumpers by Tom Stoppard
Warren Allen Smith took at trip to Times Square to see a musical whodunnit about philosophical acrobats debating the existence of God. What else could it be but Jumpers by the profound and playful Tom Stoppard.
[Issue 49 :: January/February 2005]
Our new film columnist has discovered an exciting new type of movie: there’s no screen and the parts are played by live actors, in real time. Thomas Wartenberg reports on the play Copenhagen by Michael Frayn.
[Issue 28 :: August/September 2000]