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The Chicago premiere of the epic, century-spanning THE LEHMAN TRILOGY is officially here! Get your sneak peek of this masterpiece, co-directed by Nick Bowling and Vanessa Stalling, now playing at Broadway In Chicago's Broadway Playhouse downtown.


Co-directors Nick Bowling and Vanessa Stalling give you a behind-the-scenes look at the Chicago premiere of THE LEHMAN TRILOGY, presented in partnership with Broadway in Chicago. Now playing at the Broadway Playhouse downtown.


The Lehman brothers, Henry (Mitchell Fain*), Emanuel (Anish Jethmalani*), and Mayer (Joey Slotnick*) discuss expanding their business and further establishing their footprint in America.


A new market where everything is sold and nothing is bought. A tightrope walker who has never fallen from his wire. What could go wrong? The Lehman Brothers (Mitchell Fain*, Anish Jethmalani*, and Joey Slotnick*) set the stage for the possibilities of the new Stock Exchange while a performer walks the wire outside.

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Discussion Series: Cast

The first installment in our Virtual Discussion series kicks off with a bang. Co-Director Nick Bowling sits down with our incredible trio, Anish Jethmalani*, Mitchell Fain*, and Joey Slotnick* to chat all things THE LEHMAN TRILOGY, from preparing for this beast of a show, diving into the themes, and exploring the impact one immigrant family had on a country and a world. Originally aired live on Zoom on October 8, 2023.

WGN's Dean Richards chats with the stars of THE LEHMAN TRILOGY

Mitchell Fain talks THE LEHMAN TRILOGY on ABC7

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Discussion Series: Sunday Scholars

The second installment in our Virtual Discussion series is one of our favorites, Sunday Scholars. Co-Dramaturg Carol Ann Tan chats with our guest panelist, Eric D. Hilt, professor at Wellesley College about the economic heartbeat of THE LEHMAN TRILOGY and how the collapse of The Lehman Brothers firm not only triggered one of the largest financial crisis of all time, but how the ripples of what lead to and followed that collapse have affected American Capitalism for generations. Originally aired live on Zoom on October 15, 2023.

WGN's Paul Lisnek Goes Behind the Curtain with the Lehman Brothers

Discussions & Events

  • THE LEHMAN TRILOGY: Virtual Discussion with the Cast
    Sunday, October 8 at 11am

    Join via Zoom for an informal discussion with members of the cast.

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  • THE LEHMAN TRILOGY: Virtual Sunday Scholars Discussion
    Sunday, October 15 at 6pm

    An online panel discussion featuring experts on the play’s themes.

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  • THE LEHMAN TRILOGY: Virtual Discussion with the Dramaturgs
    Monday, October 23 at 7pm

    Join via Zoom for an informal discussion with the dramaturgs.

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Learn more about the history and themes of The Lehman Trilogy with Backstory, TimeLine's behind-the-scenes magazine about the play.

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Visit our Online Lobby for The Lehman Trilogy featuring additional resources, interactive content, and more.

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One Jewish family

The Lehman Trilogy has on occasion ignited debate. A member of TimeLine's cast and the production's Jewish Studies consultant share their thoughts.

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