The World Cup Translated for Theater People



1st half – Act 1

2nd half – Act 2

Offside – Upstaging

Extra time – mega mix

Penalties – curtain call

Half time – intermission

Coach – dance captain

Chairman – producer

Commentator – stage manager

Studs up – flexed feet

Defense – ensemble

Midfield – featured ensemble

Striker – lead


Courtesy British actor Andrew Bryant (@AndrewBryant89)

Author: New York Theater

Jonathan Mandell is a 3rd generation NYC journalist, who sees shows, reads plays, writes reviews and sometimes talks with people.

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