War In America

Important Information

Warning: War in America has an 18+ age recommendation. It contains strong language, gunshots, and scenes of a sexual nature that some people might find offensive

Please Note: As the Former Royal High School is found space, and not a traditional theatre environment, it will be cold – so please wear warm clothing.

Latecomers will not be admitted until the interval

From 2 hours before each performance tickets will only be available in person at the Former Royal High School, cash sales only.

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Wed 24 to Sat 27 May 2017 (preview Wed 24 May) | Former Royal High School, Regent Road at King's Theatre

Evenings 7.30pm Matinee Sat 2pm

Duration: 2 hours (including interval)

Age: 18+ Contains very strong language and strong sexual violence

Ticket prices

General from: £10 - £20*


Friends tickets from: 20% off

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We offer a range of discounts and concessions to enable everyone to enjoy an affordable visit to the Festival and King's Theatres.

18+ contains strong language, gunshots and scenes of a sexual nature that some people might find offensive.

War in America is a searing insight into the political elite and the games they play in the pursuit of power. Jo Clifford's poignant and poetic play paints a vivid picture of a country in political turmoil. With changes in the party and a new female leader set on pursuing the truth, what evils will be deemed necessary, will each side stop at nothing to get what they want? How long can the nation stand when the political and the personal collide? When truth is a dishonourable business? A moment of certainty must come... This is a democracy after all.

Clifford's foresight is a damning critique on lessons not learnt and history repeating itself...

4 stars rating "The Attic Collective are lithesomely hunky, funky and decidedly spunky" Edinburgh Reporter on Lysistrata

The Attic Collective is a unique talent development initiative from the Festival City Theatres Trust, offering unrivalled industry access and an unprecedented showcase to a group of emerging actors aged 18-26.

 * Ticket prices include a contribution to the Theatres Development Fund.  An 80p handling charge will be added if you ask us to post your tickets.


Friends 20% off

Groups (8+) £4 off Debate Chamber Seats (Thurs to Sat)

Concessions £3.00 off.  Available to / Students over 18 / Senior Citizens / Unwaged / People with disabilities /
Young Scot / Student £10.00 tickets for over 18s only in advance
Discounts are available to people with disabilities, please call box office to book.

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