Summary Of The Laramie Project

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“The Laramie Project” is a play written by Moisés Kaufman and members of the Tectonic Theater Project and first debuted in the Ricketson Theater in Denver, Colorado in 2000. “The Laramie Project” focuses on the after-math of the murder of 21-year-old, gay, Matthew Shepard, in Laramie, Wyoming. Two men, Aaron McKinney and Russell Henderson, were driving Shepard home from the Fireside Bar when they robbed, brutally attacked, tortured, and left Shepard tied to a fence in a remote area around Laramie. Their actions eventually led to Shepard’s death six days later, after he spent 16 hours in a coma and the rest of his time in intensive care.

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