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The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later

Presented by McAninch Arts Center at Online/Virtual Space

Oct 15 - 25 2020
The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later

In 1998, Matthew Shepard, a gay college student at the Univ. of Wyoming in Laramie, was tied to a fence, brutally beaten and left for dead. By the following day, Matthew’s attack and the town of Laramie had become a focus internationally; six days later, he died, and five weeks later members of Tectonic Theater Project went to Laramie and conducted interviews with people from the town, resulting a The Laramie Project, a script which has had national and international acclaim. In

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$16 per household | Streaming link will be sent to ticket holders.

Contact: 630-942-3008



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Extend the experience of the play by joining us on Zoom for these conversations. All links to talks will be posted here when available:• Thursday, Oct. 15, 9p: Post-show discussion with members of the Laramie production team. Monday, Oct. 19, 12p: Online Panel Discussion “How to find your voice as an activist and create a better community” featuring:– Connie Canaday Howard, Director Laramie and Theater Dept. Chair– Dennis Emano, COD Professor/Counselor– Jacob Kniep, Founder/President OUTspoken IL– Dana Thompson, COD Professor/Counselor• Friday, Oct. 23, 9p: Post-show discussion with Director and Actors from Laramie• Sunday, Oct. 25, 5p: Post-show discussion with Jason Marsden, Exec. VP Matthew Shepard Foundation and personal friend of Matthew

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