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Arcadia

Arcadia

  

by Tom Stoppard

Analysis: Trivia

Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge

The original London production of the play starred Bill Nighy as Bernard Nightingale, whom you may know better as Davy Jones in Pirates of the Caribbean 2 and 3. (Source)

While writing the play, Stoppard got science help from his son, who was a grad student in physics at Oxford. (Source)

One inspiration for the play is the book Chaos, by James Gleick. (Source)

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