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Stefano Massini BIO

Stefano Massini is an Italian writer, essayist and playwright. He was born in Florence in 1975, and studied Literature at the University of Florence. He began his theatrical career at the Piccolo Teatro di Milano, and at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino. He is best known for The Lehman Trilogy, which has played in both London and Broadway to great critical acclaim, which was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Play. The play was also the basis for his novel Qualcosa sui Lehman, which won multiple awards. His second novel was titled L'interpretatore dei sogni.

His work has been staged in France, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Spain, Greece, Canada, Argentina, Algeria, Peru, Mexico, and Russia. He has won many prizes, among them the Vittorio Tondelli prize and the Ubu award, two of the most prestigious theatre prizes in Italy.

Stefano Massini Productions

[West End, 2023]


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Wow. Get thee to ZACH quick. This weekend is the last for the epic THE LEHMAN TRILOGY. This work by Italian playwright Stefano Massini, chronicles the history of the Lehman Brothers firm from its inception in the mid-19th century to its dramatic collapse in 2008.
THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Will Return to the West End in September

The National Theatre's critically acclaimed, five-time Tony Award® winning production of The Lehman Trilogy will return to London’s West End following highly acclaimed international performances. 
UTOYA Comes to the Arcola Theatre in August

A searing reflection on the domestic effects of societal trauma, Utoya offers a timely reminder of the threat of far-right extremism, inviting us to consider how tragedy can both bind people together and pull them further apart.
Video: Cast Members Talk THE LEHMAN TRILOGY on KPIX CBS News Bay Area

Aaron Krohn, Howard W. Overshown, and John Heffernan stopped by CBS to discuss The Lehman Trilogy, running at A.C.T. through June 23rd. Watch the interview here!
Photos: First Look At THE LEHMAN TRILOGY At American Conservatory Theater

See brand-new production photos from the National Theatre and Neal Street Productions’ critically acclaimed, five-time Tony Award® winning production, The Lehman Trilogy, performing at A.C.T.’s Toni Rembe Theater now through Sunday, June 23, 2024.
Review: THE LEHMAN TRILOGY at Kansas City Actors Theatre

The Lehman Trilogy studies American Dream Mythology as seen through the eyes of Italian playwright and poet Stefano Massini. The English translation by Ben Power transfigures itself into an absorbing and poignant exercise in stellar storytelling as one might imagine it by three brothers around a metaphorical campfire.
American Conservatory Theater to Close Out 23/24 Season with THE LEHMAN TRILOGY

American Conservatory Theater will close its 2023/24 season with the National Theatre and Neal Street Productions’ critically acclaimed, five-time Tony Award winning production, The Lehman Trilogy. Learn how to purchase tickets.

At first glance, Dear Readers, Stefano Massini’s “The Lehman Trilogy”, as adapted by Ben Power and currently playing at ACT, may seem like a daunting task. I mean, a 3-and-a-half-hour play (thankfully with two intermissions) about bankers. It doesn’t sound like a rollicking good time. It sounds like the theatrical equivalent of eating your vegetables. Well, with a scintillating script and stunning performances from the three actors in the play, these vegetables have been sauteed to perfection and spiced and sauced to delicious result.
KCAT Kicks Off Season 20 with THE LEHMAN TRILOGY

Kansas City Actors Theatre will kick off its 2024/2025 20th Anniversary Season of productions with the award-winning The Lehman Trilogy by Stefano Massini, adapted to English by Ben Power.
Photos: First Look at Ensemble Theatre Company's THE LEHMAN TRILOGY

Ensemble Theatre Company of Santa Barbara has released production photos from the much-anticipated production of Troy Blendell, Chris Butler and Leo Marks starring in The Lehman Trilogy by Stefano Massini, adapted by Ben Power and directed by Oánh Nguyễn. Check them out here!

ACT Contemporary Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for The Lehman Trilogyby Stefano Massini and adapted by Ben Power, starting April 27 and extended by popular demand to May 19.
Ensemble Theatre Company Presents THE LEHMAN TRILOGY, Beginning This Week

Join Ensemble Theatre Company for the opening night of THE LEHMAN TRILOGY, adapted by Ben Power and directed by Oahn Nguyen, on April 6 at New Vic Theatre, Santa Barbara.
Berkshire Comedy Festival Finds New Home at Barrington Stage Company

Barrington Stage Company will be the new home of the Berkshire Comedy Festival. Learn more about the festival.
Review: THE LEHMAN TRILOGY at Pioneer Theatre Company is Living History

Pioneer Theatre Company’s Utah premiere of the lauded THE LEHMAN TRILOGY is the inaugural production in the brand-new Meldrum Theatre at the Einar Nielsen Fieldhouse. The three-part play is a history book that’s come alive, narrated by the three actors, who also each take on various roles throughout the narrative that spans two centuries. 
THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG & More Set for Theatre Calgary's 24-25 Season

Theatre Calgary has revealed its 2024-25 season of  plays. See the full lineup and learn how to purchase tickets.
Photos: First Look at Ensemble Theatre Company of Santa Barbara's THE LEHMAN TRILOGY

All new photos have been released from Ensemble Theatre Company of Santa Barbara's production of The Lehman Trilogy, starring Troy Blendell, Chris Butler and Leo Marks. Check out the photos here!
Arden Theatre Company Extends THE LEHMAN TRILOGY, Now Playing Through April

Arden Theatre Company extends the run of THE LEHMAN TRILOGY until April 14.
Video: Get A First Look at THE LEHMAN TRILOGY at The Arden Theatre

Get a first look at The Lehman Trilogy, the 2022 Tony Award winner for Best Play as it makes its highly anticipated Philadelphia premiere March 13 at Arden Theatre Company. Check out the video!
Pioneer Theatre Company to Present Utah Premiere of THE LEHMAN TRILOGY

Pioneer Theatre Company will present the Utah premiere of the Olivier-nominated and Tony-winning hit, The Lehman Trilogy. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets.
CABARET, THE LEHMAN TRILOGY & More Set for Guthrie Theater 2024-25 Season

The Guthrie Theater will present eight productions for its 2024–2025 Season. See full programming and learn how to purchase tickets.


How many shows has Stefano Massini written?

Stefano Massini has written 1 shows including The Lehman Trilogy (Playwright).

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