The Laramie Project
By Moisés Kaufman and the Members of Tectonic Theater Project
Directed by Perry Medlin
In October 1998, a twenty-one-year-old student at the University of Wyoming was kidnapped, severely beaten, and left tied to a fence in the middle of the prairie outside Laramie, Wyoming. His bloody, bruised, and battered body was not discovered until the next day, and he died several days later in an area hospital. His name was Matthew Shepard, and he was the victim of this assault because he was gay. Moisés Kaufman and fellow members of the Tectonic Theater Project made six trips to Laramie over the course of a year and a half, in the aftermath of the beating and during the trial of the two young men accused of killing Shepard. They conducted more than 200 interviews with the people of the town. Some people interviewed were directly connected to the case, while others were citizens of Laramie, and the breadth of the reactions to the crime is fascinating. Kaufman and Tectonic Theater members have constructed a deeply moving theatrical experience from these interviews and their own experiences in Laramie. THE LARAMIE PROJECT is a breathtaking collage that explores the depths to which humanity can sink and the heights of compassion of which we are capable. (Blurb courtesy of Dramatists Play Service, Inc.)
Performances on Zoom – Live!
April 7, 8, 9, 10 at 8PM EST
April 11 at 2PM EST–includes talk back with the cast and team following the performance!
CONTENT WARNING: THE LARAMIE PROJECT contains explicit language and graphic descriptions of violence, sexual activity, homophobia, and xenophobia. Parental discretion advised.
Run time: Approximately 2.5 hours, including two brief intermissions.
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Tickets go on sale Monday, March 22nd at 9AM!
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THE LARAMIE PROJECT is produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York
LIVE on Zoom!
April 7, 2021 at 8PM EST
April 8, 2021 at 8PM EST
April 9, 20201 at 8PM EST
April 10, 2021 at 8PM EST
April 11, 2021 at 2PM EST — Includes talk back with the cast and team following the performance!
Purchase Tickets Online
Tickets go on sale Monday, March 22nd at 10AM!
$20 suggested price*
*In addition to the $20 suggested ticket price, we are offering a Pay What You Will option to meet every budget (minimum of $5). While we appreciate your generosity during these times, please explore the option that’s best for you.
Box Office Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Box Office Hours: Tuesday-Friday from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
PAIGE CAMPBELL JOHNS
Costume Design: Linda Zuby and Perry Medlin
Production Manager: Gary Warwick White
Video Editing & Sound Design: Shannon Montague
Graphic Designer: Abby Skolits, Abby Skolits Design LLC
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