The Lehman Trilogy

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The Lehman Trilogy

Venue Raffertys Theatre
Dates 31 August - 01 September 2019
Category Cinema Screening

National Theatre Live
THE LEHMAN TRILOGY
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 establish – Lehman Brothers – spectacularly collapses into bankruptcy, and triggers the largest financial crisis in history.

Captured live from London’s West End as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th Birthday season this critically acclaimed and five-time Olivier Award nominated play features stunning set design from Es Devlin (NT Live: Hamlet) comes to Riverside’s big screen for a limited time.

Classification
E – Exempt from Classification


Dates & Times

General Public Screenings
Saturday 31 August 2019 at 1pm
Sunday 1 September 2019 at 1pm




Cast

HENRY LEHMAN Simon Russell Beale
MAYER LEHMAN Adam Godley
EMANUEL LEHMAN Ben Miles
JANITOR Ravi Aujla
PIANIST Candida Caldicot
ALTERNATE PIANIST Gillian Berkowitz

Creative Team

CREATIVE TEAM DIRECTOR Sam Mendes
SET DESIGNER Es Devlin
COSTUME DESIGNER Katrina Lindsay
VIDEO DESIGNER Luke Halls
LIGHTING DESIGNER Jon Clark
COMPOSER AND SOUND DESIGNER Nick Powell
CO-SOUND DESIGNER Dominic Bilkey
MUSIC DIRECTOR Candida Caldicot
MOVEMENT Polly Bennett
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR Zoé Ford Burnett

Broadcast Team

SCREEN DIRECTOR Matthew Amos
TECHNICAL PRODUCER Christopher C Bretnall
SCRIPT SUPERVISOR Emma Ramsay
SOUND SUPERVISOR Conrad Fletcher
LIGHTING CONSULTANT Gemma O’Sullivan

★★★★★ “Astonishing… an acting masterclass.” The Guardian

★★★★★ “Theatre at its best. Sam Mendes triumphs” The Times

★★★★ “Spectacular saga… magnificently performed” The Stage

★★★★ “Absorbingly performed. A trio of performances you can bank on” Evening Standard

★★★★ “Enthralling… a powerful, thought-provoking play” Independent

★★★★ “An epic piece of storytelling” Time Out

★★★★ “Riveting. A hugely entertaining drama” Radio Times

★★★★ “A magical piece of storytelling. Towering performances from three magnificent actors” What’s On Stage

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Duration

Approximately 3 hours 30 minutes (including two intervals)

Ticket Prices

MEMBERS
Adult
$22
Concession $19
30 Club $19

NON-MEMBERS
Adult
$25
Concession $22
F/T Student $16

Transaction fees apply

Screen $1.65