The Laramie Project (Google eBook)

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Jan 13, 2010 - Drama - 128 pages
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On October 7, 1998, a young gay man was discovered bound to a fence in the hills outside Laramie, Wyoming, savagely beaten and left to die in an act of hate that shocked the nation. Matthew Shepardís death became a national symbol of intolerance, but for the people of Laramie the event was deeply personal, and itís they we hear in this stunningly effective theater piece, a deeply complex portrait of a community.


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User Review  - Emily - Goodreads

The amount of characters could be over whelming and I thought it would be better experienced as a play, but for a school book it was pretty good Read full review

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User Review  - Wiley R - Goodreads

I think this was more effective, to me, as something written than something performed. Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
5
Section 2
41
Section 3
75
Section 4
103
Section 5
111
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About the author (2010)

Moises Kaufman is the founder and artistic director of Tectonic Theater Project, a theater company based in New York City. His 1997 play Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde was named one of the best plays of the year by Time, Newsday, The New York Post, The Advocate, and The New York Times. With Tectonic he has directed works by Samuel Beckett, Tennessee Williams, Benjamin Britten, Sophie Treadwell, and Christohper Ashley, as well as new works by Peter Golub and Naomi Iizuka. He is the recipient of the 1997 Joe A. Callaway Award for excellence in the craft of stage direction given by the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation for his work on Gross Indecency.

In his native Venezuela, Mr. Kaufman performed as an actor with the Thespis Theater Ensemble, one of the country's foremost experimental theater companies. He has lived in New York City since 1987.


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