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Sam Mendes to Direct Lehman Brothers Saga THE LEHMAN TRILOGY for National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

The Daily Mail has reported that Sam Mendes will direct Stefano Massini's three-part drama about the investment bank Lehman Brothers. (more...)

Romeo Castellucci, PRELUDE16 and More Set for The Segal Center's Fall 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, located at The Graduate Center, City University of New York, announces its Fall 2016season of public programs. The season features free public programs throughout the fall and winter, with contemporary theatre and performing artists from around the world. (more...)

AN OCTOROON and More Join National Theatre's 2018 Lineup of Shows, Tours, Premieres and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

Find out what coming to National Theatre! (more...)

Simon Russell Beale Announced to Star in THE LEHMAN TRILOGY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

The Daily Mail has just announced that Simon Russell Beale is the first actor cast in Stefano Massini's The Lehman Trilogy, a three-part drama about the investment bank Lehman Brothers. (more...)

Italian Playwrights Project Stefano Massini's SOMETHING ABOUT THE LEHMANS at Segal Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Something About The Lehmans by Italian playwright Stefano Massini tells the story of the historic rise and fall of the Lehman Brothers investment house. (more...)

National Theatre Announces New Season Of Talks And Events
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

To accompany the new season of productions, a programme of talks and events will begin with a series relating to Exit the King. Philosopher Julian Baggini will explore the concept of free will in his talk Free Will: Do We Have a Choice?, blending philosophy, neuroscience, sociology and cognitive science. Exploring Exit the King will explore the current production, focussing on the practicalities of putting the show together with insights from cast members and theatre-makers. On 6 September, actors Rhys Ifans and Indira Varma will reflect on the challenges and rewards of playing King Berenger and Queen Marguerite, a talk will explore Three Perspectives on Dying and finally Director and Adapter Patrick Marber will talk about his new production. A combined ticket will also be available for these three talks. (more...)

National Theatre Announces Talks And Events To Accompany New Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2018

The new season of talks and events at the NT will include a series of events related to The Lehman Trilogy; Deputy Artistic Director of the National Theatre Ben Power will discuss The Stages of a Translating a Play, starting with the literal translation through to the challenges and rewards of writing an adaptation. Actors Adam Godley, Ben Miles and Simon Russell Beale will then reflect on the challenges and rewards of performing in the production, whilst The Lehman Trilogy Up Close: Talks and Show Package will offer the opportunity to see and explore the show through a series of talks, discussions and exclusive demonstrations, with contributions from academics, theatre-makers and performers. (more...)

The National Theatre Announces More Season Details, Including FOLLIES Casting
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

The National Theatre announces new information, and recaps its upcoming season. (more...)

Adam Godley, Ben Miles And Simon Russell Beale Cast In THE LEHMAN TRILOGY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Adam Godley, Ben Miles and Simon Russell Beale are today announced as taking the roles of the Lehman brothers in Stefano Massini's The Lehman Trilogy, adapted by Ben Power and directed by Sam Mendes, in a co-production with Neal Street Productions. Further cast and creatives to be announced. (more...)

National Theatre Announces New Casting for Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

New casting announced for the new National Theatre season. Full cast has been announced for Brian Friel's Translations including Colin Morgan and Ciaran Hinds, part of the Travelex season with thousands of tickets available at £15. Eric Kofi Abrefa and Thalissa Teixeira join Vanessa Kirby in the cast of Julie, part of the Travelex season with thousands of tickets available at £15. Sam Mendes directs The Lehman Trilogy, a co-production with Neal Street Productions, cast includes Adam Godley, Ben Miles and Simon Russell Beale. Full casting is announced for the award winning An Octoroon by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, transferring to the National Theatre in a co-production with the Orange Tree Theatre. The NT will tour to 30 venues in 27 towns and cities across the UK and Ireland, for a total of 83 playing weeks over the next year. Rufus Norris' Macbeth to tour to 18 venues across the UK and Ireland from autumn 2018. War Horse returns to the National Theatre marking the centenary of Armistice Day. (more...)

Tonight! Artist Talk with Italian Playwright Stefano Massini About The Lehman Trilogy at The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The Italian Playwrights Project presents Something about the Lehmans, a conversation with playwright Stefano Massini about his work as well as the role of the Piccolo Teatro di Milano and contemporary theatre in Europe on Monday, December 5th at 6:30 pm. (more...)

National Theatre Announces its May-September 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

The National Theatre has announced its May-September 2018 season. (more...)