Fwd: The Laramie Project-LIVE-streamed performances!

To all our Hancock County etc friends…

Wonderful opportunity here !!! Can’t wait !!! — JR

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From: New Surry Theatre <lori@newsurrytheatre.org>
Subject: The Laramie Project-LIVE-streamed performances!
Date: May 16, 2020 at 5:57:58 PM EDT
Reply-To: New Surry Theatre <lori@newsurrytheatre.org>

New Surry Theatre proudly presents
live, online performances of
The Laramie Project

NST has taken this production – originally intended for a performance “in-the-round” in the Blue Hill theater space – onto the internet, in dedication to the important role the arts play in community, especially in moments of challenge. Each actor will perform live from the setting of their own home.

In many ways, The Laramie Project is the perfect performance for this moment. From 1998-2000, members of the Tectonic Theater Project conducted hundreds of interviews with community members of Laramie, Wyoming following the murder of Matthew Shepard, a gay University of Wyoming student. The result of those interviews is The Laramie Project, a stunningly honest and provoking dive into prejudice, the complexity of our understanding of one another, community, and what we mean to each other. Because the play occurs through individual, verbatim accounts, it lends itself beautifully to an online production. 

Ten New Surry Theatre actors will take on the roles of 65 community members, each of whom shares a deeply honest reflection on the murder and what it meant to the community of Laramie, and each of whom yearns to be seen fully. 

This special production is presented during PRIDE month and as a celebration of the capacity of the arts to illuminate all that is vital and possible within a creative, collaborative community. Join us for “The Laramie Project”! 

Each performance is streamed LIVE! 

Select a viewing date and time below. Click to register.

Tickets for JUNE 5 at 7pm

Tickets for JUNE 6 at 7pm

Tickets for JUNE 12 at 7pm

Tickets for JUNE 13 at 7pm

Suggested donation $20


Written by Moisés Kaufman

and the Members of Tectonic Theater Project

Thank you to The Matthew Shepard Foundation for resources and support in the production of this program.

THE LARAMIE PROJECT is presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York 

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