Trying it On
David is confronted by his 20-year-old self. Do they still share the same beliefs? Is it the world that’s changed, or him? Has he sold in or sold out? And why did his generation vote for Brexit?
About Trying it On
SCOTTISH PREMIERE | WARWICK ARTS CENTRE & CHINA PLATE
By David Edgar
It’s 1968, the height of the world-wide student revolt. David is 20. The Vietnam war rages. Martin Luther King is assassinated.
These events will define David’s politics, his writing, and his life.
50 years on, in his professional performing debut, David is confronted by his 20-year-old self. Do they still share the same beliefs? Is it the world that’s changed, or him? Has he sold in or sold out? And why did his generation vote for Brexit?
Supported using public funds from The National Lottery through Arts Council England.
Venue: Traverse 1
Price: Preview tickets £15/£9 | Full price £22 | Standard concession £16.50 | Under 30s & Students £15 | Other concession £5
Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes
Age Guide: 12+
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