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Broken Bone Bathtub

Broken Bone Bathtub is unlike anything you’ve experienced before. It will change your perspective.
— New York Theatre Now
 
 

About

 

Broken Bone Bathtub is an immersive theatre project taking place inside a bathtub, in an actual home. After a serious bike accident, a young woman musters up the courage to ask for help, and shares her story, exploring themes of trauma, suffering, human generosity and connection. The audience takes on the role of Siobhan’s close friends; not only listening but sharing in their experiences, and assisting the cast-clad artist in the actual ritual of taking a bath.

 

 

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Press

Broken Bone Bathtub uses cleansing as a metaphor, invites healing both physical and emotional, and does so with an insistence that hugs you like warm bath water.
— St Lou Magazine
Broken Bone Bathtub brings you into this woman’s world and, by the time it is over, you will want to revisit it again.
— The Vital Voice
I left the show with warm, bubbly glow, and found myself wanting to be more counsciously kind.
— KDHX
Eloquent in its simplicity and beautifully crafted in its complexity.
— What Weekly Baltimore
O’Loughlin’s courage to be naked in a bathtub, her willingness to expose herself to vulnerability and sadness, was inspiring, and worth getting caught in the rain for.
— Scissors Paper Pen, Canberra, Australia
Siobhan O’Loughlin is warm and engaging, immediately putting the audience at ease with her charm and floppy brown curly hair.
— Maxamoo
This is one of the most special solo shows I’ve ever seen, and I won’t soon forget it.
— New York Theatre Review
A delightful, boundary-breaking, unforgettable night of theatre that takes bravery and heart.
— Off Off Online
A strange and unique kind of magic.
— Minnesota Playlist
Lovely, funny, and poignant.
— Cherry and Spoon, Minneapolis
A cracking play.
— Through the Looking Glass, Isle of Man
Moving, uplifting, empowering.
— City Pages Minneapolis
An offbeat gem.
— Minneapolis Star Tribune
Genuine and joyful.
— LA Weekly
 
 

REVIEWS

St. Louis, MO (2016): St. Lou Magazine

St. Louis, MO (2016): KDHX 

St. Louis, MO (2016): St Louis Post-Dispatch

St. Louis, MO (2016): LaDue News 

St. Louis, MO (2016): The Vital Voice

Orlando, Florida (2016): Orlando Sentinel 

Canberra, Australia (2016): Scissors Paper Pen

New York City (2016): Off Off Online

New York City (2016): New York Theatre Review

New York City (2015): NY Theatre Now

New York City (2015): Maxamoo

Baltimore (2015): What Weekly

Minneapolis (2015): Minnesota Playlist

Minneapolis (2015): Cherry and Spoon

Isle of Man (2015): Through the Looking Glass

Minneapolis (2015): City Pages

Minneapolis (2015): The Star Tribune

Los Angeles (2015): Gia on the Move

Los Angeles (2015): LA Weekly

DOCUMENTATION

Siobhan is a featured blogger for Broadway World, where she writes about her experiences performing in bathtubs all around the world.

FEATURES

The Vital Voice: Writer and Performer Siobhan O'Loughlin Bares it All 

Culture Northern Ireland: Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival Highlights

Scissors Paper Pen, Canberra, Australia: Interview: Siobhan O’Loughlin

You Are Here Canberra: Artist Spotlight

New York Innovative Theatre: Immersive Theatre in So Many Ways

The New York Times: Starring Me! A Surreal Dive into Immersive Theatre

Broadway World: Solo Performer/Actor Siobhan O’Loughlin wants to Borrow Your Bathtub

Brooklyn Paper: Submersive Theatre

Dumbo NYC: Broken Bone Bathtub Comes to Dumbo

Indie Theatre Now: Broken Bone Bathtub NYC Run

South Slope News: Slope Apartment is Setting for One Woman Play in a Bathtub

Baltimore City Paper: “A Look at the 2015 Charm City Fringe”

Featured in What Weekly: “Charm City Fringe Fest”

City Pages: Sellout Fringe Show Returns to a Bathtub Near You

Featured in The Pioneer Press: “One Woman Show Returns to Twin Cities Bathtubs”

Named Top Ten Must-See Shows in the Minnesota Fringe by City Pages

Highlighted in le’toile Magazine ‘s Weekend What’s What: “A a quietly moving experience on humanity’s nature for compassion to one another. Do not miss this!”

Featured in The Star Tribune for “traveling storytellers and old school weirdness”

 
 

TICKETs

 
 

August 16-September 11
Baltimore, Maryland

WE ARE SOLD OUT ENTIRELY!
If you wish to be on a wait list for our Baltimore run, please email info@submersiveproductions.com with a textable phone number and the dates of the shows which you would like to attend. Thank you!  

In collaboration with Submersive Productions, LLC

 

Coming soon
New york city
January 2017

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Booking

Want to book Broken Bone Bathtub in your city? Siobhan performs in homes, backyards, hotels, mansions, and is open to new ideas and collaborations. Get in touch below to get in the tub! 

 
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