Hurled words. Thrown objects. Dodged Burgers.After someone threw a burger at them and shouted a transphobic slur, performance artist Travis Alabanza became obsessed with burgers.How they’re made, how they feel, and smell. How they travel through the air. How the mayonnaise feels on your skin.This show is the climax of their obsession – exploring how trans bodies survive and how, by them reclaiming an act of violence, we can address our own complicity.Carving out a place for themselves as one of the UK’s prominent trans voices, Alabanza presents a performance that is timely, unsettling and powerful.
“A terrific, tricky and layered show” – Lyn Gardner, Stagedoo
“Absolutely vital” – The Stage
Written and Performed by Travis AlabanzaDirected by Sam Curtis LindsaySet and Costume Design: Soutra GilmourAssociate Designer: Isabella van BraeckelLighting Design: Lee Curran and Lauren WoodheadSound Design: XANAMovement: Nando Messias
Suitable for ages 14+Real meat is used on stage. Contains haze, loud noises and themes of harassment and assault—
Developed in association with Ovalhouse & Marlborough Theatre.Supported by Arts Council England, Heritage Lottery Fund & Bishopsgate Institute.