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Casting announced for The Tony®Award-winning The Lehman Trilogy

Posted 14th November 2022

Opening at the Gillian Lynne Theatre from 24 January 2023

The National Theatre and Neal Street Productions announced today that Michael Balogun, Hadley Fraser and Nigel Lindsay will play the Lehman brothers, and a cast of characters including their sons and grandsons, when the critically acclaimed, five-time Tony Award® winning production of The Lehman Trilogy returns to London’s West End.

Written by Stefano Massini, adapted by Ben Power and directed by multi-award-winning director, Sam Mendes with set design by Es DevlinThe Lehman Trilogy is an extraordinary feat of storytelling told in three parts on a single evening.  Playing for a limited 17-week run at the Gillian Lynne Theatre from 24 January until 20 May 2023.  Tickets are available from £20.

Michael Balogun (Death of England: Delroy, Macbeth, National Theatre) will play the role of Emanuel Lehman with Hadley Fraser (The Antipodes, National Theatre; Coriolanus, Donmar Warehouse) playing the role of Mayer Lehman and Nigel Lindsay (The Pillowman, A Small Family Business, National Theatre) playing the role of Henry Lehman. They will be joined by pianist, Yshani Perinpanayagam.

Performing the understudy roles will be Will Harrison-Wallace as Mayer Lehman, Leighton Pugh as Henry Lehman, and pianist, Erika Gundesen.

Pictured: Michael Balogun, Nigel Lindsay and Hadley Fraser. Image by Helen Murray.

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