On August 15, 2014, a Hatchfund campaign launched to fund development of a play based on “Tower Stories: an Oral History of 9/11.” The campaign will run until September 30. Donors receive rewards at select donation tiers all donations are tax deductible.
Click here, or on the badge below to view a video of the project.
WHAT IS TOWER STORIES: THE PLAY?
A project to adapt Damon DiMarco’s book “Tower Stories: an Oral History of 9/11” for the stage. Donations will fund the play’s development cycle, including readings by professional actors in New York City, with an eye toward mounting a full production on the 15th anniversary of 9/11 (September 2016).
In 2005 and 2006, Damon conducted interviews with U.S. veterans of the War in Iraq to write a book that eventually became Heart of War: Soldiers’ Voices from the Front Lines in Iraq. Using these interviews as source material, he later wrote Shock & Awe: A Play in Two Acts.
Over the course of several drafts, Read more…
Congratulations to myÂ friend Garrett Hendricks for winning the January 2010 Manhattan Monologue Slam using a piece from my playÂ Shock & AweÂ (for more information on Shock & Awe, please see the Plays tab).
You can catch a video of Garrett’s winning performance by clicking here.