by Stefano Massini
Adapted by Ben Power
Directed by Arin Arbus
The Lehman Trilogy is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc. www.concordtheatricals.com
Meet the Lehman brothers—immigrants building an American dream that crumbles into a chaotic nightmare for future generations. With a cast of three actors covering 160 years of family struggles, achievements, and missteps, this winner of the 2022 Tony Award for Best Play is a powerhouse cautionary narrative for our times. A captivating feat of storytelling, The Lehman Trilogy examines the double-edged sword of capitalism and personal choices that created the largest financial crisis in U.S. history so far.
Approximate Runtime: 3 hours 35 minutes with two intermissions.
Content Advisory: This production includes e-cigarette use, gunshots and other loud sound effects, and mentions of suicide.
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Director: Arin Arbus
Scenery Designer: Marsha Ginsberg
Costume Designer: Anita Yavich
Lighting Designer: Yi Zhao
Sound Design / Composition: Michael Costagliola
Projection Designer: Hannah Wasileski
Physical Movement Director: Lorenzo Pisoni
Jewish Studies Consultant: Pamela S. Nadell
Casting: Danica Rodriguez, Jason Styres
Assistant Director: Dan Hasse
Production Stage Manager: Laura Smith*
Assistant Stage Manager: Joey Blakely*, Samantha Wilhelm*
Dramaturg: Dr. Drew Lichtenberg
Voice and Dialect Coach: Lisa Beley
Historical Consultant: Dr. Soyica Colbert
Join us for a symposium to discuss the many themes within The Lehman Trilogy with prominent experts from many fields.
A Shakespearean history play, an American family drama, and a Greek tragedy – The Lehman Trilogy sheds light on recent events in our history and raises complex questions for its audience, which need to be explored with care and respect: What is the American Dream? And who is the American Dream for? Is it one of “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness”? Or is it one of equality, justice, and democracy for all?
At The Lehman Trilogy Symposium experts will discuss the issues represented in the play with prominent experts from many fields. Light refreshments will be provided.
Join the Capital Jewish Museum (CJM) and STC for a night at the Museum inspired by The Lehman Trilogy—Drop in on a special guest pop-up talk with Pamela Nadell, Professor at American University and Jewish History Consultant on the production, explore the exhibitions, and enjoy tasty Bavarian snacks and beer for sale.
All STC spaces are MASK FRIENDLY. This means all patrons, masked and unmasked, are welcome in our spaces.