Offside

Date:Mon 24 Apr
Time:7.30pm
Venue:J2
Price:£12.50 (£8 con)

Presented by Futures Theatre. Co-written by Sabrina Mahfouz and Hollie McNish

Heart thumping with oxygenised blood,
adrenalin flooding every little bit of me
and every little bit of me
is every little bit of the field in front of me.

It is 1881. It is 1921. It is 2017.

Four women from across the centuries live, breathe, and play football. Whilst each of them face very different obstacles in pursuing their dream profession, the possibility that the beautiful game will change their futures - and the world – is tantalisingly close.

Offside is told through lyrical dialogue, poetry, and punchy prose, placing the audience on the touchline of the game of a lifetime.

Inspired by the extraordinary experiences of female footballers, Offside follows two players as they seek to find a future in the game, by exploring its past.

★★★★ The Reviews Hub

★★★★ EdinburghGuide.com

★★★★ AllEdinburghTheatre.com

Recommended for ages 14+

Duration: 1 hr 10

Bar and Box Office opens 1 hour before show start time.

All prices shown include booking fees.

 

Credits:

Director: Caroline Bryant

Designer: Beth Oppenheim

Composer: Tom Adams

Movement Director: Diane Alison-Mitchell

Lighting Designer: Dylan Tate

Dramaturgical Support from the Traverse Theatre 

Supported by Arts Council England, The Foyle Foundation, The Professional Footballers’ Association, The Leche Trust and Unity Theatre Trust.

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