Following her grandmother’s death, a girl faces the overwhelming task of clearing out the basement.
She discovers a series of mysterious tape recordings made by her Grandmother. As she hears these tapes for the first time, things start to unravel...
Twin Peaks meets Serial in this Fringe First-winning New Zealand mystery, which combines the immediacy of physical performance with the imaginative capabilities of audio recording.
Suitable for 14+
Quotes & Reviews
PRESS QUOTES FOR ZANETTI PRODUCITONS
WINNER! SCOTSMAN FRINGE FIRST
★★★★ "Impressive one-hander that unearths a family secret that blurs the lines between reality, memory and much more...you'll be grateful if you're sat with your back against the wall." The Skinny
★★★★ "Unnerving from the earliest moments, the piece never goes where you expect and this quality of a constantly shifting narrative combined with a quiet humour is what makes the piece so riveting." Reviews Hub
ABOUT ZANETTI PRODUCTIONS
Zanetti Productions presents innovative and ground-breaking creativity, with a focus on supporting work that invigorates social change, celebrates otherness and sends audiences out into the world with a spark in their heart.
In 2019, Zanetti Productions is touring shows such as Total Theatre Award-nominated Power Ballad (Julia Croft), multi-award winning My Best Dead Friend, Trick of the Light's The Road That Wasn't There, Jane Doe and Fringe First-winning The Basement Tapes. They are presenting in Canada, Edinburgh, the UK, Australia and NZ, plus running Auckland Fringe festival.
THE BASEMENT TAPES credits:
Created by: Stella Reid, Jane Yonge, Thomas Lambert & Oliver Morse
Performer: Stella Reid
Director: Jane Yong
Sound Designer: Thomas Lambert
Spatial Designer: Oliver Morse
Technical Operator & Technical Manager: Jason Longstaffe
Production Manager: Ruby Reihana-Wilson
Producer: Lydia Zanetti
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