Overflow – Online

A Bush Theatre Production filmed by The Umbrella Rooms
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Travis Alabanza’s critically acclaimed Overflow, performed at the Bush Theatre and streaming internationally to the comfort of your living room


‘Club toilets have taught me more about sisterhood than any book

Cornered into a flooding toilet cubicle and determined not to be rescued again, Rosie distracts herself with memories of bathroom encounters, drunken heart-to-hearts by dirty sinks, friendships forged in front of crowded mirrors, and hiding from trouble.

But with her panic rising and no help on its way, can she keep her head above water?

Following the success of the live performances which were curtailed due to lock-down and the huge international response to the online broadcast, Overflow, a hilarious and devastating tour of women’s bathrooms by acclaimed writer and performer Travis Alabanza (Jubilee, Burgerz), directed by Debbie Hannan and performed by Reece Lyons returns.

★★★★ ‘a future classic’ Evening Standard
★★★★ ‘thought-provoking’ Guardian
★★★★ ‘a rallying cry for change’ Broadway World
★★★★ ‘filled to the brim with joy, pain and humour’ The Stage
‘warm, funny, sympathetic’ Pink News
‘we are reminded of the thrill that comes with a night out’ Diva

HOW DOES IT WORK?

Overflow – Online is streaming worldwide, so you can watch it from anywhere. The performance will begin promptly at 7:30pm. From the date of the performance, the film will be available to watch for 48 hours after.

Each online performance is a filmed live show that was recorded in early 2021 and will be streamed to audiences. It can be watched on your web browser, via Google Chromecast, or on Apple TV, Android TV or Amazon Fire TV. Find out more.

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