There Was Sound is a multi-media screenplay reading series founded by actress Cassandra Freeman, actress Margot Bingham and writer/director Nelson George. Their intention is to showcase unproduced but captivating screenplays utilizing gifted actors, sound design and video projections. So while it’s not cinema, each There Was Sound event will provide an unique audio/visual experience. There Was Sound is produced in partnership with the Public Theater Joe's Pub in Manhattan.
The inaugural There Was Sound event is being held at Joe's Pub February 21 and is Nelson George's celebration of old school hip-hop titled '79. George. coming off working as a writer/director of Netflix's The Get Down, has written extensively on hip hop including his book Hip Hop America.