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The Laramie Project

6 – 20 May

Theatre

Crescent Theatre

20 Sheepcote Street
Brindley Place
B16 8AE

0121 643 5858

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The Laramie Project

Source http://www.crescent-theatre.co.uk/theatre-event/?EventID=67532

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In October 1998, 21 year-old student Matthew Shepard was kidnapped, brutally beaten and left to die tied to a fence post on the outskirts of Laramie. In the aftermath, Kaufman and fellow members of the Tectonic Theatre, spent over a year conducting interviews with people of the town. The play they devised as a result is a disturbingly frank, bewildering and at times chilling, exploration of the opinions of the people of Laramie towards homosexuality, social politics, education, class, violence, privileges and rights.



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