Everything you need to know about The Lehman Trilogy in London's West End

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When did The Lehman Trilogy open in London?

The currently running production of The Lehman Trilogy began previews at the Gillian Lynne Theatre on 24th January 2023, with an opening night on 8th February 2023. The Lehman Trilogy is set to run at the Gillian Lynne Theatre until 20th May 2023.

What is the running time of The Lehman Trilogy in London?

The Lehman Trilogy in London has a running time of 3 hours & 20 minutes including two intervals.

Where is The Lehman Trilogy playing in London?

The Lehman Trilogy is currently playing at the Gillian Lynne Theatre in London's West End. The current run of The Lehman Trilogy has been playing at the Gillian Lynne Theatre since it began preview performances on 24th January 2023. Before this, The Lehman Trilogy ran at the National Theatre in 2018, and the Piccadilly Theatre in 2019.

What is The Lehman Trilogy in London about?

The Lehman Trilogy is a play by Stefano Massini about the rise and fall of the Lehman Brothers, a financial firm that went from selling fabrics in the 1800s to becoming a major player on Wall Street, only to collapse during the 2008 financial crisis. The play follows the lives of the three Lehman brothers and their descendants over the course of several generations.

Is The Lehman Trilogy based on a true story?

The Lehman Trilogy is based on the real-life story of the Lehman Brothers - the owners of one of America's largest financial services firm - and the company's eventual downfall.

Who is starring in the 2023 West End production of The Lehman Trilogy?

The 2023 London production of The Lehman Trilogy stars Michael Balogun ('Death of England') as Emanuel Lehman, Hadley Fraser as Mayer Lehman, and Olivier Award-nominated actor Nigel Lindsay as Henry Lehman.

Is there a dress code for The Lehman Trilogy in London?

There is no dress code for The Lehman Trilogy or any other West End show - wear anything you feel comfortable wearing to the theatre! Jeans and trainers are perfectly acceptable, though many theatregoers opt for a smart casual dress code, particularly for evening performances. Want to know more about London theatre etiquette? Check out our blog that answers 10 FAQs about going to a London theatre show!

What are the reviews saying about The Lehman Trilogy in London?

Theatre critics and audiences alike have generally positive things to say about The Lehman Trilogy. Time Out's Andrzej Lukowski stated “Multigenerational family drama are ten a penny, but ‘The Lehman Trilogy’ is something more, a rare, true, virtuosic look at the entire lifecycle of a family business, burning its way indelibly through history.”. Check out what some real audience members thought about The Lehman Trilogy below!

AlleyCatReviews gave The Lehman Trilogy (West End) a 95

Great staging, Ambitious, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing
February 5th, 2023

See it if you want a unique show, an engaging story, and fantastic acting.

Don't see it if you're going to be put off by the running time (3h 20m) or by having a cast of 3 take on multiple roles throughout the show.

Georgia 9080 gave The Lehman Trilogy (West End) a 81

Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing
October 19th, 2019

See it if you appreciate brilliant performances, amusing moments and learning the history of an ambitious, smart family while being entertained

Don't see it if you dont like a small cast playing multiple roles

cherrytop gave The Lehman Trilogy (West End) a 75

Masterful, Great acting, Enchanting
January 29th, 2023

See it if you're interested in the story of Jewish immigrants creating something bigger than themselves

Don't see it if you enjoy more literal performances -- it requires a ton of suspension of disbelief to keep up with the plot