The Basement Tapes

Zanetti Productions

The Basement Tapes

"Reid's captivating performance ensures that the heebie-jeebies creep up your spine as she tries to regain comfort and safety"
★★★★½ - Sydney Morning Herald
_ Time: 15.45, 18.30
_ Duration: 60 mins
_ Age Suitability: 14+

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 award-winning New Zealand mystery, which combines the immediacy of physical performance with the imaginative capabilities of audio recording. Squeezed close together among the detritus of a cluttered basement, audience and performer face the waves of secrets and memories that emerge.

Press & reviews
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