CSB/SJU Theater Department: The Laramie Project

March 3, 2016 - March 12, 2016
Colman Black Box Theater, CSB

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The Laramie Project by Moisés Kaufman
Directed by Kaarin Johnston

On October 7, 1998, a young gay man was discovered bound to a fence in the hills outside Laramie, Wyoming, savagely beaten and left to die in an act of hate that shocked the nation. Matthew Shepard’s death became a national symbol of intolerance, but for the people of Laramie the event was deeply personal, and it’s they we hear in this stunningly effective theater piece, a deeply complex portrait of a community.

  • March 3-5 at 7:30 p.m.
  • March 6 at 2:00 p.m.
  • March 10-12 at 7:30 p.m.

*This performance is suggested for ages 14+