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The Laramie Project

The Laramie Project

By Moisés Kaufman and the Members of the Tectonic Theatre Project

Directed by Alexandra Whitham

Featuring Unitec’s 2017 Year 2 Acting students

In October 1998 a twenty-one-year old student was kidnapped, severely beaten and left to die, tied to a fence on the outskirts of Laramie, Wyoming. His name was Matthew Shepard, and he was the victim of this assault because he was gay. The Laramie Project is a deeply moving chronicle of the aftermath of the event, exploring the depths to which humanity can sink and the heights of compassion of which we are capable.

WHEN: 15-23 September 2017

TIME: 7.00pm

WHERE: Unitec Theatre, Entry 1, Carrington Rd, Mt Albert campus, Auckland

RUNNING TIME: Approx 2 hours + interval
RATING: Contains coarse language and reference to hate crime, drugs, and violence. Viewer discretion is advised. For audiences 15+

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