Theatre

The Basement Tapes

NZ

FREE ONLINE EVENT

Thurs 10 Sep - Sun 13 Sep | 1 hour Online Event
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Twin Peaks meets Serial in this Fringe First award-winning NZ mystery.

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…

Show details

Show details
  • Sydney Premiere
  • This event will also be live-streamed as part of Global Fringe Gala Week 2.
Venue details & accessibility
Online Events

When the live or on-demand stream is available it will be housed on this event page. Simply scroll down until you see the video image, and click play! In 2020 all online Global fringe events are Pay What You Feel. There is no pay-wall stopping you from accessing the event, but we encourage all viewers to click the “Pay What You Feel Now” icon within the video screen and contribute what you believe the work has been worth to you.

Dates and times

ONLINE EVENT

Thurs 10 Sep - Sun 13 Sep
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Reviews

“A startling piece of theatre, compelling and surprising, throbbing with energy ★★★★ 1/2” BOUQUETS AND BRICKBATS

“Reid’s captivating performance ensures that the heebie-jeebies creep up your spine ★★★★1/2” SYDNEY MORNING HERALD

“intimate and spine-tingling ★★★★” THE STAGE

“A unique thrilling piece of theatre on the things we keep and secrets that can never be given away. ★★★★★” EDINBURGH GUIDE

“Stella Reid is terrific as the lead character, balancing between outrageous shenanigans and absolute terror with ease...[this play is] an absolute treat. Both funny and scary...brave leaps and surprising turns. ★★★★” ACROSS THE ARTS

“TOTALLY ENGAGING. A MUST-SEE PRODUCTION” STUFF.CO.NZ

“THRILLING, SKIN-CRAWLING FUN ★★★★” THREE WEEKS

“LEAVES ITS AUDIENCE REELING ★★★★” THE WEE REVIEW

“EERIE, THRILLING AND TOTALLY ENGROSSING” THEATREVIEW

“THIS SHOW REWARDED MY ATTENTION ON EVERY SINGLE LEVEL. THE RECORDINGS WERE WEIRD AND POETIC, AND THE BEGINNING OPENS THIS BIG QUESTION OF HOW MUCH of is REAL VERSUS HOW MUCH OF THIS IS PRACTICED. AND STELLA REID’S PHYSICAL PERFORMANCE IS AMAZING.” THE PANTOGRAPH PUNCH (NZ)

Credits
  • Created by – Stella Reid, Jane Yonge, Thomas Lambert & Oliver Morse
  • Performer – Stella Reid
  • Director – Jane Yonge
  • Sound Designer – Thomas Lambert
  • Spatial Designer – Oliver Morse
  • Lighting Designer, Technical Operator & Technical Manager – Jason Longstaff
  • Producer & Tour Manager – Lydia Zanetti for Zanetti Productions
  • Photography – Andi Crown
Presented by
  • Zanetti Productions