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NTL Screening: The Lehman Trilogy
Theater
Presented by Irvine Barclay Theatre in Association with Arts Orange County
Wednesday, February 5, 2020


Broadcast in HD from London’s West End as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th Birthday season.

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 establishLehman Brothersspectacularly 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).

 

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020 @ 6:30 PM