& Jessie F. Wolfson

& Dr. Lawrence F. Kron



By Stefano Massini Adapted by Ben Power
March 16th - April 14
Preview performance: Friday, March 15th
Run Time: 3 hours with two 15 minute intermissions
All matinees: 2:00 pm
All evening performances: 7:30 pm

With Leading Support From:

Knight Foundation, Rhoda Levitt, Jeffrey Davis & Michael Miller, Richard & Susan Lampen
With Additional Support by:

Greenberg Traurig, P.A., Howard & Sharon Socol, Clark & Andrea Nobil, Jill & Hal Gaffin, Gene Sulzberger, Susan & Larry Jay, and the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners

A Regional Premiere
An American Epic
Non-profit Production Partner:
Coral Gables Congregational United Church of Christ
Presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc.

Beginning in Montgomery,  Alabama in 1844, a Bavarian immigrant dreams of a better life. In 2008, his descendants unleash an unprecedented financial disaster. The spectacular rise and fall of Lehman Brothers is both an intimate family saga and a colossal exposé of unquenchable capitalism.

David Kwiat, Mark H. Dold and Brandon Morris give triumphant performances. Directed by Bari Newport.



Brandon Morris

emanuel lehman

Brandon Morris (Emanuel) is thrilled and grateful to; once again, be able to live his dream and act for a living. He’s been doing this for over 20 years on stage and screen. He lives in NYC now but got his start in South Florida. You might have seen him at GableStage years ago under the amazing direction of Joe Adler in This is How it Goes, Fat Pig and Romance. Other regional stage credits include leading roles in Black Sheep, Ward 57, When the Sun Shone Brighter (Florida Stage), Macbeth, A Streetcar Named Desire (Greenbrier Valley Theatre) Frankie and Johnny, Venus in Fur (Kitchen Theatre Co) Almost, Maine (PBD). Screen credits include FBI Most Wanted, The Flight Attendant, Bull, Law and Order:SVU, Burn Notice, For Life and Killing It. Thanks to everyone in the audience for supporting live theater and in turn, supporting me. Much Love.

Photo: Benjamin Spradley

David Kwiat

henry lehman

DAVID KWIAT (Henry) GableStage: Native Gardens (Carbonell Award Best Actor), Wiesenthal, The Children, Indecent, If I Forget, Ruined, QED (Carbonell Award Best Actor), Dirty Blonde (Carbonell Award Best Supporting Actor), Adam Baum and the Jew Movie and Mind Game. Palm Beach Dramaworks: Twelve Angry Men, The People Downstairs and Ordinary Americans (Carbonell Award Best Supporting Actor).  Zoetic Stage: The Caretaker (Carbonell Award Best Actor), Dracula, Passion, Detroit and The Great God Pan. Actors’ Playhouse: August: Osage County, Communicating Doors and Comic Potential.  Plays of Wilton Manors: The Actors. David also has performed with the Guthrie Theatre, Arizona Theatre Company and the Asolo Repertory Theater. He performed at the Edinburgh Festival in Scotland and the King’s Head Theater in London with his one-person show John Barrymore: Confessions of an Actor. For three decades David was a professor in the Theater Division of New World School of the Arts in Miami where he received an Endowed Teaching Chair.

Photo: Robert Naols
Headshot of Mark H. Dold

Mark H. Dold

mayer lehman

Mark H. Dold (MAYER LEHMAN) is an NYC actor/coach/mentor. He has worked on the original cast of the 2020 TONY winning Best Play, The Inheritance, Off Broadway, and performed regionally from coast to coast. In July 2000, he had the honor of performing David Cale’s one man show, Harry Clarke, at Barrington Stage Company, becoming the nation’s first AEA actor to perform for a live audience post-pandemic shutdown. He has starred/guest-starred/recurred on network television, soap operas, pilots, web series and various films. He is the recipient of Elliot Norton, Berkshire Theatre Critics, Off Broadway Alliance, Connecticut Critics Circle and San Diego Critics Awards. In 2018 BroadwayWorld Berkshires named him Best Actor and in 2020 Performer of The Decade. A proud graduate of Boston University College of Fine Arts and The Yale School of Drama, he is an Associate Artist at Barrington Stage Company, a company member of The Actors Center, and a patient-to-patient volunteer at MSKCC. 

Photo: David Noles
Bari Newport

Photo: B. Hargrove.


Bari Newport

Bari Newport joined GableStage as producing artistic director in April 2021. She came to Miami from the Penobscot Theatre Company in Bangor, Maine, where she served as artistic director for nine seasons. Previously, she was artistic associate at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, artistic associate/literary manager at the Pasadena Playhouse, associate producer at Horizon Theatre and associate director of Florida Repertory Theatre.

As a producer, Newport has been responsible for the creation and stabilization of a wide range of artistic initiatives, including extensive work in new play development, education and community engagement.

Her work as a director and actor has been seen at Horizon Theatre Company, Greenbrier Valley Theatre, American Stage, Cumberland County Playhouse, Florida Repertory Theatre, Sacramento Theatre Company, Westport County Playhouse and the Williamstown Theatre Festival.

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