In 2008, members of the Tectonic Theatre Project return to Laramie to conduct followup interviews with residents featured in the original Laramie Project – the play that chronicled the 1998 murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard.
Sycamore Rouge brings this companion piece, The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later, to stage through Saturday.
The performance is part of Sycamore Rouge’s Six Block Series.
Six Block Series which provide the means for new, innovative, and exceptional theatre that would otherwise not be a proper fit for Sycamore Rouge’s Main Stage Theatre Season, while balancing expectations for high-quality entertainment with the need for limited technical and financial overhead.
This local premiere of a new work is directed by Donzell Lewis. “We’re very excited to be the first theatre company in the area to bring this story to the stage and looking forward to the conversations and dialogue that it will bring about,” said Sycamore Rouge Assistant Producer Jeffrey Cole.
The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later will run on April 1 and 2 at 8 p.m. at Sycamore Rouge in Old Towne Petersburg, 21 West Old Street. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased by calling the Box Office at 804-957-5707.
A documentary on Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay college student from Wyoming who was attacked and murdered in a hate crime in 1998, will premiere tonight on Logo at 9 pm. ”Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine,” follows director Michele Josue, a close friend of Matt’s, as she travels to important locations in Matthew’s [...]