The Lehman Trilogy

Ages: 14+
Opened: March 27, 2019
Closing: April 20, 2019

The Lehman Trilogy - 2019 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

From the arrival of three brothers from Bavaria to America in search of a new life to the collapse of the firm they established, triggering the largest financial crisis in history, the story of the Lehman Brothers traces the trajectory of western capitalism by following the fortunes of a single immigrant family. Originally documented by Italian playwright Stefano Massini, this vast and poetic play gets a thrilling new life at the Armory following a sold-out run at the National Theatre in London in an adaptation by Ben Power and directed by Sam Mendes.

Adam Godley, Ben Miles, and Simon Russell Beale reprise their critically acclaimed portrayals of the Lehman Brothers, their sons, and grandsons spanning nearly two centuries and told in three parts on a single evening. Es Devlin's set coupled with Luke Halls’s video design provides a panorama of a changing American landscape against which the dynastic drama unfolds. Making its highly anticipated North American premiere, this electrifying production serves as a parable of the shifting definition of the American dream.

The Lehman Trilogy - 2019 - Off-Broadway Cast

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Rialto Chatter: Update! THE LEHMAN TRILOGY To Land On Broadway This Fall by Rialto Chatter - August 29, 2019

The New York Post is hinting at a possible Broadway run for one of the season's most acclaimed plays, The Lehman Trilogy.

Rialto Chatter: Will THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Land On Broadway This Fall? by Rialto Chatter - April 18, 2019

The New York Post is hinting at a possible Broadway run for one of the season's most acclaimed plays, The Lehman Trilogy.

BWW Review: American Dreams Twist Into Capitalist Nightmares in Stefano Massini's Captivating THE LEHMAN TRILOGY by Michael Dale - April 1, 2019

Like a sad, lonely island, depleted of its bounty, a single floor of the offices of Lehman Brothers is revealed, isolated, lofted above the endless business of a bustling Manhattan. It is empty, save for the boxes of files stacked on top of each other after declaring bankruptcy in 2008 and the memory of three brothers who founded the company 158 years earlier and their descendants who kept it thriving as a global investment bank.

Review Roundup: THE LEHMAN TRILOGY North American Premiere by Review Roundups - March 28, 2019

West End hit The Lehman Trilogy is currently making its North American debut at the Park Avenue Armory. 


The Lehman Trilogy has had 4 productions including West End which opened in 2018, Off-Broadway which opened in 2019, Broadway which opened in 2021 and West End which opened in 2023.
The Lehman Trilogy has been nominated for several awards. It received nominations for Outstanding Music in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Nick Powell, Outstanding Projection Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Luke Halls, and Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play (Drama League Awards) for The Lehman Trilogy.



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