Overflow – Online

by Travis Alabanza
A Bush Theatre Production filmed by Umbrella Rooms
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Until 23 Jan

Tonight’s stream of Overflow – Online opens at 7.30pm GMT. Please join us to check your stream is working. The show will start promptly at 8pm GMT.

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We hope you enjoy the show.

The international online premiere of Travis Alabanza’s critically acclaimed Overflow, performed at the Bush Theatre

From internationally acclaimed writer and one of the UK’s most prominent trans voices, Travis Alabanza (Burgerz), Overflow is a hilarious and devastating tour of women’s bathrooms, who is allowed in and who is kept out.

 

HOW DOES IT WORK?

Overflow – Online is streaming worldwide, so you can watch it from anywhere. The performance will begin promptly at 2pm or 8pm GMT and will only be available to watch for the duration of the stream. 

Each online performance is a filmed live show that 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.

Please note that subtitling  (English – UK) is only available on our captioned performance on Wed 20 Jan at 8pm.

★★★★ “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

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Overflow – Online pre-show information

Overflow is made possible thanks to the support of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund, which will enable the venue to produce live theatre over the next six months.

 

Times & Prices

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Dates

20 January - 23 January

Running time approx 1 hours

Performed in

Live-Stream

Ticket info

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Age guidance

14+. Please note strong language is used in this production.

Show warnings

Strobe lighting and loud noises are used in the show. For a full list of content warnings please read our Pre-show Information.

Access details

Audio Described Performance

Wed 20 Jan at 2pm. Please note this performance will have audio description playing over the peformance.

Captioned Performance

Wed 20 Jan at 8pm. Please note these captions cannot be turned off.


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Reece Lyons
Reece Lyons is a transgender actress, writer and poet based in London. She is a Roundhouse resident artist where her work has previously gone viral and has been watched by over 4 million people online. Select credits include: HANNA (Amazon Prime), Life & Rhymes (Sky Arts), Fierce Sisters (Mimbre).

#OverflowOnline @bushtheatre

Thank you @bushtheatre for audio-describing #OverflowOnline . Great show and have to grab every opportunity for… https://t.co/wbJ0u2VXPT
Jessica Beal
@jessbeal22
20 Jan
An hour very well spent this afternoon watching Overflow broadcast live from @bushtheatre. An important piece of wo… https://t.co/cZjqQ87A82
Elaine Jones
@elainejones_1
20 Jan
!!! I’ve got some serious energy after watching the brilliant #OverflowOnline this aft, with the @HackneyShowroom t… https://t.co/aqWoiWD9J0
Molly Sharpe
@mollysharpe__
20 Jan
Really enjoyed #OverflowOnline - would definitely recommend for a lockdown night in/ trip out! Super proud my loca… https://t.co/eLO3Xq0D76
Philippa 🌵🦀🌻
@Sketterss
19 Jan
Loved watching #OverflowOnline take down transphobia @bushtheatre @travisalabanza moving conversations on & up… https://t.co/93uSzMOEkq
Sarah Meadows
@SarahMeadows1
19 Jan
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️"Overflow is an urgent, defiant play putting trans issues centre stage" Another brilliant review for… https://t.co/shPkdXgmHr
Curtis Brown Theatre, Film & Television
@CBTheatreFilmTV
20 Jan

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