The Lehman Trilogy at Piccadilly Theatre tickets
The Lehman Trilogy at Piccadilly Theatre tickets

The Lehman Trilogy tickets from £21.25

Tickets from £21.25

Overview

Following a sell-out season at the Lyttelton and a forthcoming run at Park Avenue Armory in New York, The Lehman Trilogy transfers to London’s West End, with tickets available now. This means another chance to catch this American epic for those who missed it the first-time round. A play in three parts, it traces the astronomical rise and devastating fall of the family responsible for changing the global financial landscape.

Beginning with a dream of a better life in 1844 New York, the story sees three brothers lay the foundation for a financial empire which will go from strength to strength. It traces the generations as the brothers’ sons and grandsons enter the scene, going on to capture the firm’s eventual bankruptcy and the ensuing economic crisis of 2008 which reverberated around the world.

The Lehman Trilogy was written by Italian playwright Stefano Massini and adapted by Ben Power. The original had its premiere at Milan's Piccolo Teatro in 2015 and counted Power among its audience. The English version is co-produced by Neal Street Productions with the National Theatre.

Simon Russell Beale (Mr. Foote's Other Leg), Adam Godley (Close of Play) and Ben Miles (Mary Stuart) reprise their roles.

The set design is the work of Es Devlin while costume design is courtesy of Katrine Lindsay. Video design is by Luke Halls, lighting design comes from Jon Clark and music and sound design is by Nick Powell. Candida Caldicot contributes music direction; movement is by Polly Bennett.

Expansive and poetic, The Lehman Trilogy takes a fascinating look at the rise and fall of an empire. With a top-notch cast and creative team, it’s a production that deserves every one of its rave reviews. Catch it at Piccadilly Theatre with tickets available for performances from 11 May 2019 for a strictly limited 12-week run.

Recommended for

FT readers and news junkies shouldn't miss this play, which is based on true events. Fans of the much in-demand set designer Es Devlin will relish her handiwork, while appreciators of the stellar cast will enjoy seeing them getting their teeth into these meaty roles and should be sure to pick up their Lehman Brothers Trilogy tickets now.

Age Recommendations: Not suitable for children

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Dates and times

Running time: 3 hours 20 minutes (including an interval)
Opened: 11 May 2019
Booking from: 25 May 2019
Booking until: 31 Aug 2019

Next available performances

DateMatineeEvening
Saturday 25 May 20191:00pm7:00pm
Monday 27 May 2019--7:00pm
Tuesday 28 May 2019--7:00pm
Wednesday 29 May 2019--7:00pm
Friday 31 May 2019--7:00pm
Saturday 01 Jun 20191:00pm7:00pm
Monday 03 Jun 2019--7:00pm

Location and map

Piccadilly Theatre
16 Denman Street
London, W1D 7DY

34 Reviews Add review

Amazing performances, totally absorbing production Three hours long, two intervals. So be prepared!

pumpkin08 5' 2", 55 reviews, 0 helpful votes

The show was fabulous and the acting wonderful. The break-down of the revolving set and the consequent 30 minute late finish would... More

missjm 1 review, 0 helpful votes

Fabulous show. Excellent script, brilliant acting!

davidd19 1 review, 0 helpful votes

Just brilliant performances all round. It whizzed by despite being over three hours in three acts. The downside was the idiot behind... More

simonl8 1 review, 0 helpful votes

Phenomenal!

claireb4 1 review, 0 helpful votes

I enjoyed the play with excellent acting and innovative staging. However it was excessively long, so the repetition of the staging... More

caryle 1 review, 0 helpful votes

Brilliant three hander displaying the versatility and uniqueness of each character through the skills and talents of all three actors... More

karynf 1 review, 0 helpful votes

This show was terrific. We had a wonderful time. Acting superb. Play was witty clever ingenious and superb . Theater at its best.... More

benedettat 1 review, 0 helpful votes

Great show and brilliantly performed by excellent actors. Felt the ending lost its way a bit .

allisond1 1 review, 0 helpful votes