GSU Theatre and Performance Studies presents

The Laramie Project

by Moisés Kaufman and the Members of Tectonic Theater Project

Directed by Jane F. Cox
 

Friday, November 1 at 8 p.m.

Saturday, November 2 at 8 p.m.

Sunday, November 3 at 2 p.m.

Tickets: $15

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In October 1998, a twenty-one-year-old University of Wyoming student was kidnapped, brutally beaten, and left tied to a fence in the middle of the prairie outside Laramie, Wyoming. His bloody and battered body would not be discovered until the next day, and he would die several days later in the hospital. His name was Matthew Shepard, and he was the victim of this brutal assault because he was gay.

Following the aftermath of the crime, Moisés Kaufman and fellow members of Tectonic Theater Project made six trips to Laramie over the next year and half. After conducting over 200 interviews with the residents of Laramie, Kaufman and the Tectonic members constructed a theatrical experience based on their interviews and their experiences in Laramie.

The Cast
Sam Brassfield
Rquis Bryant
Lardell Clark
Lynne Clayton
Nekia Driver
Michael Fisher
Andrea Fleming
Kevin Kohn
Brandon Jordan
Sade’ May
Genesis Michaela
Melanie Morris
Gerardo Reyes
Manuel Reza
Bob Szczepanski
DeMario Tribett
Aaron West

 

Recommended for ages 14 and up
 

Limited, tiered, on-stage seating!

Tiered On Stage Seating

 

 

 

 

 

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