The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later

Performed for the 1st time in Montréal and Toronto by a cast of 20 actors playing more than 70 characters!


On October 6 1998, gay University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard left the Fireside Bar with Aaron McKinney and Russell Henderson. The following day he was discovered on a prairie at the edge of town, tied to a fence, brutally beaten, and close to death. Six days later Matthew Shepard died at Poudre Valley Hospital in Ft. Collins, Colorado. On November 14th, 1998, ten members of Tectonic Theatre Project traveled to Laramie, Wyoming and conducted interviews with the people of the town. Over the next year, the company returned to Laramie six times and conducted over 200 interviews. These texts became the basis for the play The Laramie Project. Ten years later on September 12th, 2008, five members of Tectonic returned to Laramie to try to understand the long-term effect of the murder. They found a town wrestling with its legacy and its place in history. In addition to revisiting the folks whose words riveted us in the original play, this time around, the company also spoke with the two murderers, McKinney and Henderson, as well as Matthew's mother, Judy Shepard. The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later is a bold new work, which asks the question, "How does society write its own history?"

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  • Year: 2012
  • Directed by: Donald Rees
  • Produced by: Donald Rees & Marc Roth, by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc
  • Written by: Moisés Kaufman, Leigh Fondakowski, Greg Pierotti, Andy Paris & Stephen Belber

Cast

Sean Curley

Montréal / Toronto

sean curley
Marie-Noëlle Dufour

Montréal / Toronto

marie-noelle dufour
J.S. Elie

Montréal

js elie
Santiago Espinosa

Montréal / Toronto

santiago espinosa
Nir Guzinski

Montréal / Toronto

nir guzinski
Brian Jansen

Toronto

brian jansen
Claudia Laprise

Montréal / Toronto

claudia laprise
Jason Martorino

Toronto

jason martorino
Jennifer Mason

Montréal

jennifer mason
Emma McQueen

Montréal / Toronto

emma mcqueen
Suzanne Miller

Toronto

suzanne miller
Phil Mitrovic

Toronto

phil mitrovic
Daniel Morrison

Montréal

daniel morrison
Aieron Munro

Toronto

aiero munro
Luke Powers

Montréal

luke powers
David Reudelhuber

Montréal

David Reudelhuber
Stephen Rochon

Montréal

stephen rochon
Tania Dos Santos

Montréal / Toronto

tania dos santos
Stefano Saykaly

Montréal / Toronto

stefano saykaly
Eitan Shalmon

Toronto

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Tony Truax

Montréal / Toronto

tony truax
Tania Vancol

Montréal / Toronto

tania vancol
Owen Van Houten

Toronto

owen van houten
Angelo Vernucci

Montréal / Toronto

angelo vernucci
Madison Walsh

Toronto

madison walsh
Gabriel Wihl

Montréal

gabriel wihl
Kenny Wong

Montréal / Toronto

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