The National Theatre and Neal Street Productions have announced that the highly lauded, critically acclaimed production of THE LEHMAN TRILOGY, which last night won a total of five 2022 Tony Awards® – including Best Play – for its celebrated Broadway run, will return to London’s West End in January 2023 for a strictly limited season.
Dates, including assisted performances, casting and booking information to be announced.
Directed by multi-Academy Award®, Tony Award® and Golden Globe winner Sam Mendes, THE LEHMAN TRILOGY features a cast of three playing the Lehman brothers, their sons, and grandsons, in an extraordinary feat of storytelling told in three parts on a single evening.
Written by Stefano Massini and adapted by Ben Power, THE LEHMAN TRILOGY is the story of a family and a company that changed the world. The epic play unfolds within the cinematic sweep of designer Es Devlin‘s Tony Award® winning set.
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, triggering the largest financial crisis in history.
Costume design is by Katrina Lindsay, video design by Luke Halls, and lighting design by Jon Clark. The Composer & Sound Designer is Nick Powell, the Co-Sound Designer is Dominic Bilkey, with music direction by Candida Caldicot, and movement by Polly Bennett.
The West End Director is Zoé Ford Burnett. Casting is by Jessica Ronane CDG CSA.