KWU Presents "The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later"

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The Kansas Wesleyan Theatre Department will perform “The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later” the last weekend of October. The story takes place ten years after Matthew Shepard, an openly gay college student, was murdered because of his sexual identity. Members of the Tectonic Theater Project returned to Laramie to conduct follow-up interviews with residents featured in the play. Those interviews were turned into a companion piece, entitled The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later. This show contains material considered to be mature in content.

Opening night is Thursday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Fitzpatrick Auditorium in Sams Hall of Fine Arts. It will also be performed Friday, October 26 and Saturday, October 27 at 7:30 p.m. On Sunday, October 28, the performance will occur at 2 p.m.

The show is free for students, faculty, staff and alumni, $8 for community members, and $3 for non-KWU students. 

An informal discussion with a panel will be held following each show. Tickets can be purchased by e-mailing the box office at box.office@kwu.edu. In the e-mail, please include full name, number of tickets needed, performance day, and a contact phone number so we can call and confirm your reservation. 

The cast is as follows: Elizabeth Dickey, Kourtney Maison, Hannah Holt, Kelsey McClure, Amber Brown, Ben Waugh, and Jennifer McCullick.