The Lehman Trilogy Walk and Talk
With Sound Designers Nick Powell and Dominic Bilkey
Tuesday 25th April
2.30pm - 4.30pm
Join us to watch the show at 7pm
(running time 3.20hr with two intervals)
The Tony Award®-winning Best Play makes a triumphant return to London, following an acclaimed season in Los Angeles and a highly lauded run on Broadway.
Hailed by the New York Times as a ‘genuinely epic production’, The Lehman Trilogy is the story of a family and a company that changed the world.
How do you sound design within a revolving glass box?
Join Nick and Dominic as they take you through all the elements of sound system design on this show incorporating usage of d&b’s Soundscape system and custom control software Atlas for spatial audio control.
This walk and talk also includes a ticket to see the show that same evening.
Travel assistance scheme is available.
About Nick Powell
Composer and Sound Designer
Nick Powell’s work in theatre includes Mary for Hampstead Theatre; The Glass Menagerie, The Mirror and the Light and The Nether in the West End; The Lehman Trilogy (also West End and USA), The Tell-Tale Heart and Othello for the National Theatre; Julius Caesar at the Bridge Theatre; The Ferryman at the Royal Court, in the West End and on Broadway;The Glow, X, Unreachable, Narrative and Get Santa! at the Royal Court; Peter Pan, Lord of the Flies and The Crucible at Regent’s Park; Lanark: A Life in Three Acts at Edinburgh International Festival; Dunsinane (also UK tour), A Life of Galileo and The Drunks for the RSC; Realism and The Wonderful World of Dissocia for National Theatre of Scotland; Urtain and Marat-Sade at Animalario, Madrid; ’Tis Pity She’s a Whore for Cheek by Jowl; and The Wolves in the Walls for Improbable.
Nick Powell’s band OSKAR has released two LP’s and produced soundtracks for Prada. His 2021 solo LP Walls Fall Down was followed by instrumental LP, Music from the Black Box in 2022.
In 2017, he scored Bloom, the opening event of the Edinburgh International Festival and the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao’s 20th and 25th anniversary celebrations ‘Reflections’. He composed music for half of Frameless, the permanent immersive art exhibition in the West End. His chamber piece ‘Cold Calling: The Arctic Project’ was presented at the Birmingham Rep with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra in 2016. He scored the Spanish feature film Un efecto óptico and was music consultant on 1917.
Nick has been nominated for two Tony Awards and an Olivier Award, and won a Drama Desk and a Spanish Premio Max for sound design and composition.
About Dominic Bilkey
Dominic Bilkey trained in technical theatre at Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff.
For the National: The Lehman Trilogy (co-sound-designer; also West End and Broadway), Peter Pan, Jane Eyre; as associate Great Britain (West End transfer)
Other designs include:
Death of a Salesman (soundscape Designer) for Elliott Harper Productions; Pippi Longstocking the Musical at the Royal & Derngate; Aladdin, Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella at Windsor Theatre Royal; Highway One at Wales Millennium Centre; Shadowlands and Flarepath for Birdsong Productions; Go Bang Your Tambourine for Two’s Company; Pinocchio for Guy James and Szpiezak Productions; Tommy the Musical for Aria Entertainment, Guy James and Szpiezak Productions; and Birdsong for Birdsong Productions/Original Theatre; Dick Whittington, Aladdin, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty and Jack and the Beanstalk at Towngate, Basildon; The Best Christmas Present in the World at Nuffield, Southampton; What the Women Did at Southwark Playhouse; The Private Ear/The Public Eye at Yvonne Arnaud, Guildford; London Wall for Two’s Company at Finborough Theatre and the St James; Dr Marigold and Mr Chops and Masterclass at Theatre Royal Bath; In the Solitude of Cotton Fields at the Young Vic; Wagstaffe the Wind-up Boy and Rapunzel for Kneehigh Theatre; Twelfth Night, See How They Run and Dancing at Lughnasa for Original Theatre Company, on UK tours; Journey’s End for Icarus Theatre Collective and Original Theatre Company on UK tours.
Sound design for online: Into the Night, Stumped, Original Readings, Viral (online film), Apollo 13 and Birdsong Online for Original Theatre.
2014 TTA Award winner for Outstanding Achievement in Sound.
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