Die Nacht von Sevilla | Theater

06/14/2024 Ruhrfestspielhaus, Recklinghausen
05/15/2024 Theater Dortmund
05/16/2024 Musiktheater im Revier, Gelsenkirchen
05/31/2024 Theater an der Ruhr, Mülheim
06/04/2024 Gürzenich, Köln

Die Nacht von Sevilla | Theater

The semi-final between Germany and France (8:7 on penalties) played in Seville on 8 July 1982 was one of the most memorable matches in the history of the World Cup. The clash between Toni Schumacher and Patrick Battiston, the incredible tension in extra time, and the first penalty shoot-out at a World Cup still occupy people today.

The dialogues and monologues of the contemporary characters appearing in the play were taken from autobiographies, interviews, documentaries, newspaper reports, and television broadcasts as well as from author Manuel Neukirchner’s conversations with the protagonists. A factual, scenic adaptation of the material means the game can be experienced from a completely new perspective.

The performances are in German.

Venues and tickets

05/14/2024, 8:00 p.m. Ruhrfestspielhaus, Recklinghausen

05/15/2024, 7:00 p.m. Theater Dortmund

05/16/2024, 7:00 p.m. Musiktheater im Revier, Gelsenkirchen

05/31/2024, 7:00 p.m. Theater an der Ruhr, Mülheim

06/04/2024, 7:00 p.m. Gürzenich, Köln

More on the book Die Nacht von Sevilla. Fußballdrama in 5 Akten can be found here.

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