Photo Flash: Diane Venora, Dash Mihok, Jon Heder and More Commemorate 9/11 in 110 STORIES

To commemorate the 12th anniversary of the events of Sept. 11, 2001, Sarah Tuft's prestigious and storied play '110 Stories' was presented in Los Angeles on Sept. 11th at The Nate Holden Performing Arts Center. A love letter to New York City, 110 Stories shares the stories and perspectives of those who lived through the experience. Scroll down for photos of the cast and creative team on the red carpet and onstage!

The play, which is based on firsthand survivor accounts, featured portrayals by Golden Globe nominees
Diane Venora (As You Like It, Heat, The Insider, Bird) and Steven Bauer (Ray Donovan, Traffic, Scarface). SAG nominee Stelio Savante (Ugly Betty, My Super Ex-Girlfriend). Ernie Hudson (Ghostbusters, Miss Congeniality II); Sydney Tamiia Poitier (Death Proof, Grindhouse, True Crime); Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite, Blades Of Glory); Dash Mihok (Ray Donovan, Silver Linings Playbook), Nicki Micheaux (Lincoln Heights, Their Eyes Were Watching God), Benito Matinez (Sons Of Anarchy, The Shield), Ethan Kogan (Dr. Gutman's Eulogy), and Jessica Silvetti (Problem Of Evil). The play was directed by Rudolf Buitendach and narrated by television host Sal Masekela.

In 110 Stories, a firefighter leads a journey through the morning and events of September 11th and into the recovery through a blend of the words and reflections of 25 characters, including an iron worker, a policeman, a homeless couple, a photojournalist, a K9 handler, a doctor, a body worker, a chaplain and a volunteer, among others. The play was most recently presented at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts in 2011 and at The Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles in 2010.

All net proceeds from the performance will be donated to benefit Operation Gratitude, a non-profit organization that sends care packages to the military and is supported by First Lady Obama and several Hollywood celebrities including Gary Sinise and Ben Affleck.

110 Stories has a prestigious history featuring performances by Susan Sarandon, Samuel L Jackson, James Gandolfini, Edie Falco, Cynthia Nixon, Tony Shalhoub, John Hawkes, Ed Asner, Billy Crudup, Jeremy Piven, John Turturro, Katie Holmes, and Katharine McPhee. The play has been featured in an A&E documentary about 9/11 commemoration and has benefitted charities including The Red Cross, Dennis Leary Firefighters Foundation and the New York Says Thank You Foundation.

Photo Credit: Bernard Falkin

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Writer Sarah Tuft and Director Rudolf Buitendach


Dash Mihok and Sal Masekela


Ernie Hudson and Gene Silvers


Sydney Tamiia Poitier and Nicki Micheaux


Sal Masekela, Sydney Tamiia Poitier, Steven Bauer, Jon Heder, Stelio Savante, Ernie Hudson, Nicki Micheaux, Ethan Kogan, Benito Martinez, Jessica Silvetti and Dash Mihok


Jon Heder


Jon Heder, Sydney Tamiia Poitier, Steven Bauer, Diane Venora, Stelio Savante, Ernie Hudson, Nicki Micheaux, Ethan Kogan and Benito Martinez


Ethan Kogan and Nicki Micheaux


Diane Venora


Diane Venora and Stelio Savante


Dash Mihok and Jon Heder

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