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Square Go


Sun 13 Oct 2019


The unmissable, Fringe First Award-winning show from Kieran Hurley and Gary McNair, featuring an original soundtrack by members of Frightened Rabbit.

Max is a normal-ish kid in a normal-ish town. He spends his days daydreaming and hanging out with his weird wee pal Stevie Nimmo. But when Max is called for a ‘square go’, a fight by the school gates, he must wrestle with his own demons first.

A raucous, hilarious play about playground violence, myths of masculinity and the decision to step up or run. After a sell-out at the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe and an off-Broadway premiere this summer, Square Go is on UK tour this autumn.

Length: 60 minutes

Age recommendation: 12+
Warnings: Some strong language
Photo by: Richard Lakos and Thread Design

‘Riotously entertaining’ ★★★★ The Independent 
‘Finn den Hertog’s production is – there’s no other way of putting it – brilliant, brilliant fun’ ★★★★★ The Stage

‘It’s irresistible’ ★★★★ The Guardian

‘Fast moving and... thrilling’ ★★★★ The Scotsman 

‘A riotous night of school boy insults, theatrical wrestling and perceptive insights on male aggression’ ★★★★ The Skinny

‘Square Go is impeccable’ ★★★★ The List  

‘Accessible, highly entertaining and with a resonance far wider than its immediate setting’ ★★★★★ The National 

‘Unapologetically sweaty, sweary, and Scottish, a great big middle finger to ‘proper theatre’ ★★★★★ Broadway Baby 

‘Has the feel of a new Scottish classic’ ★★★★★ Broadway World