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The Lehman Trilogy - NT Live
by Stefano Massini, adapted by Ben Power
Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 3:00PM
James Bridges Theater
235 Charles E Young Dr.
Conveniently located on the northern edge of UCLA campus in Melnitz Hall, just off Sunset (at Hilgard) Parking in lot #3, steps from the theater! Listening devices and ADA seating available. Please call our box office for accesibility info.
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.
Run time: 210 minutes with two intervals