By Sabrina Mahfouz,Hollie McNish
Offside tells the tale of women's soccer within the united kingdom in the course of the eyes of a latest expert woman footballer as she seeks to discover a destiny within the video game via exploring its past.
Mickey is by myself within the locker room; she deliberates with herself in regards to the greatest selection of her existence, her profession, her love – her soccer. yet in a global the place sexism is rife and a sense of self-limitation reduces possibilities, worry makes for bad judgements whereas pleasure thrives within the unlikeliest of places.
Offside has been researched with best women's groups, Manchester urban Women's FC and Millwall Lionesses, the place many avid gamers, activities scientists and others who're quintessential to the advance of the sport were interviewed to realize an in-depth perception into their international. The play blends a dramatic narrative with functionality poetry and chanting to awaken the velocity and fervour of the women's game.
The construction, by means of Futures Theatre, has been built in partnership with the nationwide soccer Museum, Manchester, and the IWM, London.
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Offside (Modern Plays) by Sabrina Mahfouz,Hollie McNish