The story of a family and a company that changed the world, told in three parts on a single evening. 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.

Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes (Skyfall, The Ferryman) directs Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles playing the Lehman Brothers, their sons and grandsons.

This critically acclaimed and five-time Olivier Award nominated play by Stefano Massini, adapted by Ben Power, features stunning set design from Es Devlin (NT Live: Hamlet) and will be broadcast live from London’s West End as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th Birthday season.

This screening is 3 hours and 20 minutes long, including two 15 minute intermissions. 

September 15th screenings both SOLD OUT. New date added: September 29th. 

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Tickets

Sun, Sep 29 @ 3:00pm