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National Theatre Live
The Lehman Trilogy

The Park Avenue Armory Presents "The Lehman Trilogy" directed by Sam Mendes, at the Park Avenue Armory, during a dress rehearsal, on March 21, 2019. North American Premiere by Stefano Massini Sam Mendes, Director Es Devlin, Set Designer Katrina Lindsay, Costume Designer Luke Halls, Video Designer Jon Clark, Lighting Designer Starring Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley, and Ben Miles Credit: Stephanie Berger.

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Friday, October 4
7PM
$18 ($16 Members)

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Overview

The Lehman Trilogy

by Stefano Massini, adapted by Ben Power
directed by Sam Mendes

The story of a family and a company that changed the world, told in three parts on a single evening.

Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes (Skyfall, The Ferryman) directs Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles who play the Lehman Brothers, their sons and grandsons.

On a cold September morning in 1844 a young man from Bavaria stands on a New York dockside. Dreaming of a new life in the new world. He is joined by his two brothers and an American epic begins.

163 years later, the firm they establish – Lehman Brothers – spectacularly collapses into bankruptcy, and triggers the largest financial crisis in history.

This critically acclaimed and five-time Olivier Award nominated play features stunning set design from Es Devlin (NT Live: Hamlet) and will be broadcast live from London’s West End as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th Birthday season. 

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