It's 1973, and Houston's Astrodome is playing host to one of the biggest cultural events of all time as Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs face-off in The Battle of the Sexes tennis match.
From the creative team behind Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally, Balls is a high-intensity theatrical retelling of this unforgettable match and the cultural debates it ignited around sexism, women-in-sport, and equality. One Year Lease's signature high-energy physical style embraces the carnival atmosphere of the original event, and features a shot-by-shot re-imagining of the entire match.
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"Cleverly devised and executed perfectly" - The New York Times
"Physically remarkable" "gripping work" - Theatre Is Easy
"High octane" - The New Yorker
"A carnival-esque crush of rapid-fire events" - TheaterPizzazz
"Intense physicality and madcap energy" - ZealNYC
"Exciting and ingenious" "a must-see show" - BroadwayWorld
"A win-win-win for the whole ensemble" - CurtainUp
"Phantasmagoric" - Theater's Leiter Side
"Thrilling, inventive, physical, breathless" - PlaysToSee