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LAND OF THE FREE

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LAND OF THE FREE

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Event Details

Address:Southwark Playhouse Borough
77-85 Newington Causeway
London

Post code:SE1 6BD

Website:southwarkplayhouse.co.uk

Tickets:£25 Standard / £20 Concessions / Preview £16

Book tickets:southwarkplayhouse.co.uk/productions/land-of-the-free

Telephone:02074070234

Email: boxoffice@southwarkplayhouse.co.uk

Open hours:Monday 5.30pm to 11pm
Tuesday 1pm to 11pm
Wednesday 5.30pm to 11pm
Thursday 5.30pm to 11pm
Friday 5.30pm to 11pm
Saturday 1pm to 11pm
Sundays 5pm to 11pm (if we have a show on).

Facebook:www.facebook.com/SouthwarkPlayhouse

Twitter:twitter.com/swkplay

Instagram:www.instagram.com/swkplay

Other Social Media:www.tiktok.com/@swkplay?lang=en

Description

“The world has never had a good definition of the word liberty, and the American people, just now, are much in want of one” Abraham Lincoln

1865. The United States are disunited by politics, power and race. To celebrate the end of Civil War, a victorious Abraham Lincoln goes to the theatre. Not long into the show a man walks in and shoots him. Who was he? Why did he do it? And why does it matter now?

In the lead up to a tumultuous American election this November, the award winning Simple8 examine the present by visiting the past, with a searing new play about John Wilkes Booth, the actor who assassinated a President.

★★★★★ “A company possessing the skills, dedication and intelligence to create wonder” The Times on Simple8’s Les Enfants Du Paradis

Twice winners of the Peter Brook Ensemble Award.
Winners of the WhatsOnStage Best Ensemble Award.

Transport

By Tube:Closest tube station - Elephant and Castle (take the Southbank University exit)
PLEASE NOTE: change the exit depending on which theatre. For Elephant, it will be the Shopping Centre Exit and for Borough, it will be the Southbank University Exit)
By Train: Closest train station - Elephant and Castle

Map

Accessibility

Access for wheelchair usersAccess for wheelchair users

Adapted toiletAdapted toilet

Assistance dogAssistance dogs welcome

Hearing systemHearing system

Level access toiletLevel access toilet

Positive about disabledPositive about disabled people

There is ground level access to all areas of the theatre and there is an accessible toilet. For most productions, row A is at the same level as the playing space, and each row behind it is one additional step up. There are two wheelchair spaces available in each auditorium in the front row, which are bookable online. If you cannot see a vacant wheelchair space on the seating plan for your preferred performance, please contact the box office. If you will be transferring out of your wheelchair into a theatre seat then we advise booking a seat in the front row at either standard or concession rate. Our front of house staff will take care of your wheelchair in the bar area. Seating in The Little theatre at Southwark Playhouse Borough is unallocated however if you would like to reserve a specific seat due to access requirements, contact the box office. Assistance dogs are welcome in the theatres. We recommend booking or requesting an aisle seat, or alternatively our staff are happy to dog-sit for you.

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