The Laramie Project

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Dramatists Play Service, Inc., 2001 - Performing Arts - 88 pages
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THE STORY: In October 1998 a twenty-one-year-old student at the University of Wyoming was kidnapped, severely beaten and left to die, tied to a fence in the middle of the prairie outside Laramie, Wyoming. His bloody, bruised and battered body was not disc

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I had previously watched the HBO drama that was made of this script and found it fascinating. I had to read this particular script for my Theatre class and was taken by the fact that it was ... Read full review

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If you have a message, go to the post office then. If you are a gay-movement's member (or any other fucking movements), write an article. why do you write a play or shoot a film?! I hate to see ... Read full review

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Page 12 - I usually picked as my example of completely simple, 'natural' epic theatre an incident such as can be seen at any street corner: an eyewitness demonstrating to a collection of people how a traffic accident took place. The bystanders may not have observed what happened, or they may simply not agree with him, may 'see things a different way'; the point is that the demonstrator acts the...
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