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The Laramie Project

Winter 2018

The Laramie Project poster

By Moises Kaufman

The Laramie Project was first produced in the year 2000, and is a dynamic, moving play by Moises Kaufman and members of the Tectonic Theatre Project about the reaction to the 1998 murder of Matthew Shepard in Laramie, Wyoming. The murder was denounced as a hate crime and brought attention to the lack of hate crime laws in various states, including Wyoming. This gripping drama draws on hundreds of interviews conducted by the theatre company with inhabitants of the town, company members’ own journal entries, and published news reports.

The production is appropriate for ages 14 and older, and contains graphic descriptions of violence and some verbal sexual references.

Running time is projected to be between 2 and 2.5 hours, with two intermissions.

Directed by Jessica Wallenfels, designed by Sarah Gahagan, Dan Hays, Sue Bean-Portinga and Jaimie Tait. Starring PCC students!


Sylvania Campus Performing Arts Center
Our theatre has handicapped accessible seating and bathrooms, hearing assisted devices and very comfortable new seating.

  • Friday March 9, 7pm
    Opening night!
  • Saturday, March 10, 7pm
  • Thursday, March 15, 11am
    Pay what you wish matinee
  • Friday, March 16, 7pm
  • Saturday, March 17, 7pm
    Sign language interpretation
  • Sunday, March 18, 2pm
    Closing matinee


Ticket pricing and purchasing information can be found on the tickets page.