The Lehman Legacy: The true cost of capitalism and racism

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Time & Date

Wednesday, June 14, 2023, 7:00 pm

Both in-person and virtual tickets are available for this event. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.

Event Location

WBUR CitySpace890 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, MA 02215Open in Google Maps

Online registration is closed. In-person tickets will be available at the door.

This summer, The Huntington Theatre will present the first American production of the highly acclaimed “The Lehman Trilogy,” the 2022 Tony Award winner for Best Play that has been performed in 24 countries. Spanning across the Lehman Brothers' 163-year history from a dry goods store to an infamous investment firm, the play calls for us to grapple with the difficult history of our nation, including our economic roots in slavery, the changing forces of antisemitism, and the disparities of wealth building in the U.S.

Join CitySpace and The Huntington for a free conversation featuring distinguished local scholars about the effects of modern capitalism, and the vast social and historical forces that surround this epic American story. WBUR arts and culture reporter Cristela Guerra moderates.

Dr. Kyera Singleton - Executive Director, Royall House and Slave Quarters in Medford, MA

Dr. Stephen Whitfield - emeritus professor of American Studies, Brandeis University

CitySpace Tickets
Free (general admission)

Virtual Tickets
Free (only one ticket needed per household)

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