ALL SHOWS PRESENTED AT THE JAMES BRIDGES THEATER/UCLA
The Lehman Trilogy
Saturday, February 1, 2019 | 3:00 PM
Sunday, March 29, 2020 | 3:00 PM
Sunday, April 26, 2020 | 3:00 PM
By: Stefano Massini
Adapted by: Ben Power
Directed by: Sam Mendes
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. Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes (Skyfall,The Ferryman) directs Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles who play the Lehman Brothers, their sons and grandsons.
Saturday, February 15, 2020 | 12:00 PM
Saturday, February 15, 2020 | 3:00 PM
Saturday, February 15, 2020 | 6:00 PM
Friday, March 6, 2020 | 8:00 PM
Written and Performed by: Phoebe Waller-Bridge
Directed by: Vicky Jones
Fleabag is a rip-roaring look at some sort of woman living her sort of life. Fleabag may seem oversexed, emotionally unfiltered and self-obsessed, but that's just the tip of the iceberg. With family and friendships under strain and a guinea pig café struggling to keep afloat, Fleabag suddenly finds herself with nothing to lose.
Sunday, February 16, 2020 | 3:00 PM
Saturday, February 22, 2020 | 3:00 PM
By: Noël Coward
Directed by: Matthew Warchus
As he prepares to embark on an overseas tour, star actor Garry Essendine’s colorful life is in danger of spiraling out of control. Engulfed by an escalating identity crisis as his many and various relationships compete for his attention, Garry’s few remaining days at home are a chaotic whirlwind of love, sex, panic and soul-searching.
All My Sons
Saturday, February 8, 2020 | 3:00 PM
By: Arthur Miller
Directed by: Jeremy Herrin
America, 1947. Despite hard choices and even harder knocks, Joe and Kate Keller are a success story. They have built a home, raised two sons and established a thriving business.
But nothing lasts forever and their contented lives, already shadowed by the loss of their eldest boy to war, are about to shatter. With the return of a figure from the past, long buried truths are forced to the surface and the price of their American dream is laid bare.
Jeremy Herrin (NT Live: This House, People, Places & Things) directs a cast including Jenna Coleman (Victoria), and Colin Morgan (Merlin).
Cyrano de Bergerac
Sunday, March 22, 2020 | 3:00 PM
By: Edmond Rostand
Directed by: Jamie Lloyd
James McAvoy (X-Men, Atonement) returns to the stage in an inventive new adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac, broadcast live to cinemas from the London’s West End. Fierce with a pen and notorious in combat, Cyrano almost has it all — if only he could win the heart of his true love Roxane. There’s just one big problem: he has a nose as huge as his heart. Will a society engulfed by narcissism get the better of Cyrano — or can his mastery of language set Roxane’s world alight? Edmond Rostand’s masterwork is adapted by Martin Crimp and directed by Jamie Lloyd (Betrayal). This classic play will be brought to life with linguistic ingenuity to celebrate Cyrano’s powerful and resonant resistance against overwhelming odds.
Saturday, June 6, 2020 | 3:00 PM
By: Lucy Kirkwood
Directed by: James Macdonald
One life in the hands of 12 women. Rural Suffolk in England, 1759. As the country waits for Halley’s comet, a young woman is sentenced to hang for a heinous murder. When she claims to be pregnant, a jury of 12 matrons are taken from their housework to decide whether she’s telling the truth, or simply trying to escape the noose. With only midwife Lizzy Luke prepared to defend the girl, and a mob baying for blood outside, the matrons wrestle with their new authority, and the devil in their midst. James Macdonald (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?) directs Maxine Peake (The Theory of Everything, Funny Cow) and Ria Zmitrowicz (Three Girls, Mr. Selfridge) in this bold and gripping thriller from Tony Award-nominated writer Lucy Kirkwood (Chimerica, Skins).