Swimming Pool

Waterwell's #9 Swimming Pool

#9 is a dizzying new music theater piece about the technological tools we use – and how they use us. Here, Waterwell dives into a strange, bewildering world of digital immersion where the virtual is more real than reality.

#9 premiered at the 59E59 Theater in the summer of 2009 and was called “UPROARIOUS! Featuring a quartet of fearless performances, Off-Broadway’s a better place with Waterwell online” by the Village Voice.

Early in the production, Kevin Townley and Matt Dellapina perform the piece “Swimming Pool,” as Kevin’s character recounts the tale of the-one-that-got-away.  (This demo recording features Lauren)

Lauren Cregor’s demo track for the hit “Swimming Pool” featured in Waterwell’s #9.

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Kevin Townley peforms, “Swimming Pool” in Waterwell’s new musical #9:

Busy Tone

Busy Tone

#9 is a dizzying new music theater piece about the technological tools we use – and how they use us. Here, Waterwell dives into a strange, bewildering world of digital immersion where the virtual is more real than reality.

#9 premiered at the 59E59 Theater in the summer of 2009 and was called “UPROARIOUS! Featuring a quartet of fearless performances, Off-Broadway’s a better place with Waterwell online” by the Village Voice.

In the production, this piece “Busy Tone” was performed by David Ryan Smith, with lyrics by Rodney Gardiner, as inspired by his own fear and frustration when not able to contact his family on Turks and Caicos during Hurricane Hannah.  In composing this piece, a sampled busy signal was mapped to a midi keyboard via Logic so that the signal itself could be played as live accompaniment during the performance.  (This demo recording features Lauren)

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Haptics

#9 is a dizzying new music theater piece about the technological tools we use – and how they use us. Here, Waterwell dives into a strange, bewildering world of digital immersion where the virtual is more real than reality.

#9 premiered at the 59E59 Theater in the summer of 2009 and was called “UPROARIOUS! Featuring a quartet of fearless performances, Off-Broadway’s a better place with Waterwell online” by the Village Voice.

In the production, Kevin Townley performs the piece “Haptics,” as his character becomes irretrievably lost to his online persona.  (This demo recording features Lauren)

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Over My Head

#9 is a dizzying new music theater piece about the technological tools we use – and how they use us. Here, Waterwell dives into a strange, bewildering world of digital immersion where the virtual is more real than reality.

#9 premiered at the 59E59 Theater in the summer of 2009 and was called “UPROARIOUS! Featuring a quartet of fearless performances, Off-Broadway’s a better place with Waterwell online” by the Village Voice.

This piece, “Over My Head,” did not make its way into the final production but was a favorite of the whole company.

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