Overflow

by Travis Alabanza
A Bush Theatre Production
Book tickets
08 Dec to 22 Dec

‘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?

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

Praise for Burgerz:
“Humane and heart-rending” – The Guardian
“Alabanza takes an act of violence and transforms it into something both beautiful and brutal” – Lyn Gardner
“There aren’t enough stars in the universe to put on this review” – Pink News

 

New social distancing measures mean our Count Me In ticket scheme isn’t possible right now. So we’ve made £10 tickets available via our free Bush Connect membership scheme for Under 26s and students, and our free Bush Local membership scheme for local residents.

We have made key changes to ensure our audiences are safe. Find out more about the safety measures in place.

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Overflow 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

Details

Dates

08 December - 22 DecemberFrom £20

  • Senior Citizen: From £17.50
  • Adult: From £20
  • Student/Under 26 (ID Required): From £15
  • Unemployed (ID Required): From £17.50
  • Access: From £15

Saturday Matinees

12, 19 DecemberFrom £20

  • Senior Citizen: From £17.50
  • Adult: From £20
  • Student/Under 26 (ID Required): From £15
  • Unemployed (ID Required): From £17.50
  • Access: From £15
Running time approx 1 hours

Performed in

HOLLOWAY THEATRE (Bush Theatre's main space)

Ticket info

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Age guidance

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

Content warning

Strobe lighting and loud noises are used in the show.

Please note

There is no late admission for this show

Post Show Q&A: Thur 10 Dec

Hear from the cast and creatives of Overflow after the show. Free to ticket holders on the night.

Access details

Captioned Performance

Thur 17 Dec at 8pm

Audio Described Performance

Sat 19 Dec at 2pm

Digital Release

Overflow is being filmed and digital release dates will be announced soon.


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Designer
Stage Manager
Writer

Cast

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).

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Freelancers Make Theatre Work
@FreelancersMake
27 Nov
Theatre Freelancers can get tickets to #OverflowThePlay at @bushtheatre for just £10 with code FMTW10! Numbers are… https://t.co/UkVRx7RHQX
Freelancers Make Theatre Work
@FreelancersMake
27 Nov
Theatre Freelancers can get tickets to #OverflowThePlay at @bushtheatre for just £10 with code FMTW10! Numbers are… https://t.co/UkVRx7RHQX
Freelancers Make Theatre Work
@FreelancersMake
27 Nov
Theatre Freelancers can get tickets to #OverflowThePlay at @bushtheatre for just £10 with code FMTW10! Numbers are… https://t.co/UkVRx7RHQX
Freelancers Make Theatre Work
@FreelancersMake
27 Nov

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