THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Wins the Tony for Best Play

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The Lehman Trilogy wins the Tony Award for Best Play | Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images

Jordanna Brody
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June 12, 2022 10:15 PM

They're in the money! The Lehman Trilogy has won the Tony Award for Best Play. The play, written by Ben Power, was adapted from Italian novelist Stefano Massini’s original work of the same name. This production was directed by Sam Mendes, who was nominated for the Tony for Best Direction this year. The Lehman Trilogy  beat out such incredible plays as Clyde’s, Hangmen, The Minutes, and Skeleton Crew.

The play starred a powerhouse of performances so great they were all nominated for Tony Awards this year! The three Lehman brothers were played by Adam Godley, Ben Miles, and Simon Russell Beale.

The Lehman Trilogy was nominated for seven other Tony nominations this year: Simon Russell Beale , Adam Godley and Adrian Lester for their performances, Sam Mendes for Best Direction, Es Devlin for Best Scenic Design, Jon Clark for Best Lighting Design, and Nick Powell & Dominic Bilkey for Best Sound Design.

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Jordanna Brody

Originally from South Florida, Jordanna Brody graduated from Emerson College with a BFA in Theatre Education and Performance in 2019. Her experience teaching, performing, directing, and working behind the scenes informs her perspective on theatre in every way. She is passionate about uplifting marginalized voices and innovative theatrical experiences.