Sometimes in the land of opportunity, it feels you have no choice.
At the turn of the Twentieth Century, the President of the United States is shot by an anarchist. Is the crime a protest against America's imperial ambitions - or a cry for attention by an angry young man?
Provocative, edgy, and compelling, the first play by the author of 'Fast Food Nation' and 'Reefer Madness' is about patriotism, power, the allure of violence. Brilliantly written, morally complex and chillingly original, 'Americans' explores the origins of the American empire and the imprint it now leaves on the world.