(2013-2014 Season) His play, "Rough Crossing," was performed at the First Folio Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. Angela Weber Miller was scenic designer.
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Every exit is an entry somewhere.
When Stoppard's family (then named "Straussler") fled Czechoslovakia to escape the Nazis, they stopped identifying as Jews. Stoppard was still a young child when this happened, and by the end of the war, his father had died and his mother had remarried to a British man named Kenneth Stoppard, who gave Tom his last name and insisted that the family's former Judaism be kept secret. Tom was only ...