By KJ Sanchez with Jenny Mercein
Directed by Tony Taccone
Thrust Stage · January 16–March 1, 2015
Running time: 85 minutes, no intermission
Are you ready for some football? Playwright and football superfan KJ Sanchez, along with Jenny Mercein, brings us a fascinating and hard-hitting docudrama – based on interviews with players, their families, and their fans – that examines our country’s passion for a sport that is both generous and dangerous, life-giving yet lethal.
X’s and O’s (A Football Love Story) was commissioned by Berkeley Rep and developed in The Ground Floor, Berkeley Rep’s Center for the Creation and Development of New Work.
X’s and O’s (A Football Love Story) uses strobe effects. Berkeley Rep offers an advisory about any stage effect of potential concern to patrons’ health. We don’t offer advisories about subject matter, as sensitivities vary from person to person. If you have any concerns about content, please contact the box office.
Current ticket prices
Premium: $57–79 · Section A: $46–67 · Section B: $35–55
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