The Beautiful Game: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

The Beautiful Game is set against the backdrop of Ireland during the Troubles, and follows a group of young people who find unity through their shared passion for football (soccer). The story follows the characters as they navigate the challenges of love, friendship, and political unrest. The Beautiful Game delves into the impact of religious and political tensions on personal lives, examining how sports can provide an escape and common ground to help bridge divides.


Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2000)

Cast Size: 20+

Genre: Drama

Setting: 1960s, 1970s / Ireland


Creative Team

Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber

Lyrics/Book: Ben Elton


Cast Albums

Original Cast (2000)➝


Resources

Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝


Tags

2000s, British, DramaticHigh School, Original, Pop/RockSports, War


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