Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles star in director Sam Mendes (Skyfall, King Lear) acclaimed production of The Lehman Trilogy at the National Theatre.

Ben Power’s English version of Stefano Massini’s vast and poetic play opened to five-star reviews with The Times calling it  ‘theatre at its best‘ and a ‘triumph‘ for Sam Mendes with  Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles performances described as an ‘acting masterclass‘ by the Guardian.

 

Simon Russell Beale in The Lehman Trilogy at the National TheatreA co-production with Neal Street Productionsby Stefano Massiniadapted by Ben Power Production teamDirectorSam MendesSet DesignerEs DevlinCostume DesignerKatrina LindsayVideo DesignerLuke HallsLighting DesignerJon ClarkMusic and SoundNick PowellMovementPolly Bennett Photo by Mark Douet

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Simon Russell Beale in The Lehman Trilogy at the National Theatre. Photo by Mark Douet

 

The Lehman Trilogy follows the story of how three brothers from Germany emigrated to America and founded a company that would, 163 years later, spectacularly collapses into bankruptcy, and trigger the largest financial crisis in history.

The production is running until 20 October 2018 at the National Theatre, and will then transfer to New York’s Park Avenue Armoury, followed by a West End run in 2019 at the Piccadilly Theatre, London.