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The Laramie Project, Fall 2013

The Laramie ProjectOn 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. (

Campus Activities

  • September 11, 2013:
    Judy Shepard
    "The Legacy of Matthew Shepard"
    Reception to follow.
    7:00 p.m. Arkansas Hall Auditorium
  • October 3, 4, 5, 7, 10, 11, 12:
    "The Laramie Project"
    Performed by HSU's Theatre Department
    LocationL Arkansas Hall Studio Theatre

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