The Coast of Utopia is a 2002 trilogy of plays: Voyage, Shipwreck, and Salvage, written by Tom Stoppard with focus on the philosophical debates in pre-revolution Russia between 1833 and 1866.
In 2006, directed by Jack O’Brien, the plays debuted on Broadway at the Vivian Beaumont Theater at Lincoln Center, New York City, where it closed on May 13, 2007 after staging a combined total of 124 performances.
The cast included Tony Award winners Brían F. O’Byrne, Richard Easton, Jennifer Ehle and Billy Crudup, along with Ethan Hawke, Josh Hamilton, Martha Plimpton, David Harbour, Jason Butler Harner and Amy Irving. Several principal actors play multiple roles in each of the plays.
Produced by Lincoln Center Theater
Directed by Jack O’Brien
Set Design by Bob Crowley & Scott Pask
Lighting Design by Brian MacDevitt, Kenneth Posner, Natasha Katz
Costume Design by Catherine Zuber
Music by Mark Bennett
Projection Design by William Cusick
2007 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Play
2007 New York Drama Critics’ Circle Best Play
2007 Tony Award for Best Play