Dream Up Festival 2010

nine/twelve tapes title

– World Premiere


Script is arranged, edited and compiled by:Leegrid Stevens.
Directed by: Ryan Pointer.

This project recreates interviews recorded on cassette tape from September 12th – September 18th, 2001.  The interviews were conducted by a young man living in Brooklyn, who felt compelled to speak with strangers about the terrorist attacks on September 11th.  These interviews will be presented just as they were recorded on the tapes, complete with background noise and imperfections in the audio.



Wednesday - August 31 - 7pm
Thursday - September 1 - 9pm
Friday - September 2 - 9pm
Saturday - September 3 - 7pm
Sunday - September 4 - 7pm

Running time: nine/twelve tapes is 90 Minutes $15.

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Leegrid Stevens’ plays have been seen in downtown New York theatres such as HERE Arts Center, Lark Theatre, Ontological-Hysteric Theatre, Theatre for the New City, Altered Stages, and Spring Theatreworks’ Dumbo space as well as several theatres across the US and Europe.  His plays have been published by Playscripts, Brooklyn Publishers, Smith & Kraus, Stage Tribes, and by NY Theatre Experience.  Plays include The Dudleys!, presented at the Dream Up Festival and winner of Talkin’ Broadway 2010 Citation for Outstanding New Play, The Twelfth Labor, developed at the Lark Theatre’s Playwright’s Week, Post-Oedipus, Leda’s Swan, Echo’s Longing, Still Life With Runner, and Theme & Variations.  Stevens was named as one of the “People of the Year” by nytheatre.com in 2005 saying, “Indisputably one of the smartest and most innovative young playwright/directors working in New York's Indie theatre scene.”  He is a graduate from Columbia’s School of the Arts.

Ryan Pointer is thrilled to be working on such an important project. Originally from Texas, he has produced and directed a wide variety of projects there including acclaimed productions of Shakespeare's R&J by Joe Calarco, David Auburn's Proof, the dance musical Swing!,Steve Martin's adaptation of The Underpants and Amadeus by Peter Shaffer.



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