The Lehman Trilogy

Tony Award® winner for Best Play!

Running Time: 3 Hours and 20 Minutes (including two 15-minute intermissions)

Experience this epic tale of one family’s passionate pursuit of the American Dream and the piercing cost of greed, excess and unbridled power. In the late 1840s, three young brothers from Bavaria arrived in America with near-empty pockets but full of hope and ambition. Over the course of two centuries, their family business grew to unimaginable heights and ultimately collapsed into bankruptcy. 

By Stefano Massini | Adapted by Ben Power

The Lehman Trilogy is produced in association with Huntington Theatre Company and is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc.

Themes: Family, The American Dream, Finance, Epic, Anthology
Genre: Drama

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Cast & Creative


Firdous Bamji - Mayer Lehman 
Joe LaRocca - Musician
Joshua David Robinson - Emanuel Lehman
Scott Wentworth - Henry Lehman


Carey Perloff - Director

Sara Brown - Scenic Designer

Dede Ayite - Costume Designer

Robert Wierzel - Lighting Designer

Mark Bennett - Co-Sound Designer / Composer

Charles Coes - Composer / Sound Designer

Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew - Projections Designer

Misha Shields - Movement Consultant

Emilee Buchheit* – Stage Manager

Shannon B. Sturgis* - Assistant Stage Manager

Lexi Sims - Production Assistant

Li Jin - Associate Scenic Designer

Eric Norbury - Associate Lighting Designer

Robin A. Ediger-Seto - Associate Projections Designer

Scott Leff – Projections Programner

John-William Gambrell - Copyist/Assistant to Composer

Show Content Advisories

This production of The Lehman Trilogy is recommended for ages 12+ for mature themes and language. It includes descriptions and simulations of suicide, death, war and slavery. Also, there is haze and fog effects, with brief use of strobe lights.

Special Events


RepresentSTL, along with the JCRC, welcomes you to a special post-show talkback on Wednesday, Oct. 20 at 5:30 PM. During this panel discussion, community leaders will come together for an in-depth conversation that delves into the intricate history of the Lehman family's role in American history and its connections to issues such as antisemitism and anti-Black racism. This discussion encourages us to critically explore the past and present, aiming to uncover the often-hidden links that have influenced our nation's growth and still affect our society today.

Post-show Talkback is FREE and does not require registration. This event will begin shortly after the curtain closes on the production inside the theatre.

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