The Laramie Project and The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later


  • Author: Moises Kaufman, Tectonic Theater Project, Leigh Fondakowski, Greg Pierotti & Andy Paris
  • Release Date : 2014-06-03
  • Genre: Theater
  • File Size: 6746745 Bytes


The Laramie Project, one of the most-performed theater pieces in America, has become a modern classic. In this expanded edition, it is joined by an essential and moving sequel to the original play.On October 7, 1998, a young gay man was discovered bound to a fence outside Laramie, Wyoming, savagely beaten and left to die in an act of brutality and hate that shocked the nation. Matthew Shepard’s death became a national symbol of intolerance, but for the people of the town, the event was deeply personal. In the aftermath, Moisés Kaufman and members of the Tectonic Theater Project went to Laramie and conducted more than 200 interviews with its citizens. From the transcripts, the playwrights constructed an extraordinary chronicle of life in the town a...

Score: 4.5
From 26 Ratings

The Laramie Project


  • Author: Moises Kaufman
  • Release Date : 2001-09-11
  • Genre: Theater
  • File Size: 6230638 Bytes


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 Shepard’s death became a national symbol of intolerance, but for the people of Laramie the event was deeply personal, and it’s they we hear in this stunningly effective theater piece, a deeply complex portrait of a community....

The Laramie Project and The Laramie Project  Ten Years Later

The Laramie Project and The Laramie Project Ten Years Later


  • Author : Moises Kaufman
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2014-06-03
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780804170406


The Laramie Project and The Laramie Project Ten Years Later Book Description :

The Laramie Project, one of the most-performed theater pieces in America, has become a modern classic. In this expanded edition, it is joined by an essential and moving sequel to the original play. On October 7, 1998, a young gay man was discovered bound to a fence outside Laramie, Wyoming, savagely beaten and left to die in an act of brutality and hate that shocked the nation. Matthew Shepard’s death became a national symbol of intolerance, but for the people of the town, the event was deeply personal. In the aftermath, Moisés Kaufman and members of the Tectonic Theater Project went to Laramie and conducted more than 200 interviews with its citizens. From the transcripts, the playwrights constructed an extraordinary chronicle of life in the town ...

The Laramie Project
Score: 4.5
From 9 Ratings

The Laramie Project


  • Author :
  • Publisher : Dramatists Play Service Inc
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780822224501


The Laramie Project Book Description :

THE STORY: On November 6, 1998, gay University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard left the Fireside Bar with Aaron McKinney and Russell Henderson. The following day he was discovered on a prairie at the edge of town, tied to a fence, brutally beaten, and close to death. Six days later Matthew Shepard died at Poudre Valley Hospital in Ft. Collins, Colorado. On November 14th, 1998, ten members of Tectonic Theatre Project traveled to Laramie, Wyoming and conducted interviews with the people of the town. Over the next year, the company returned to Laramie six times and conducted over 200 interviews. These texts became the basis for the play The Laramie Project. Ten years later on September 12th, 2008, five members of Tectonic returned to Laramie to try t...

The Laramie Project
Score: 4.5
From 9 Ratings

The Laramie Project


  • Author : Moisés Kaufman
  • Publisher : Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0822217805


The Laramie Project Book Description :

A chorus of voices brings to life the thoughts and feelings of the people of Laramie, Wyoming, in the wake of the murder of Matthew Shepard, a young gay man....

The Laramie Project
Score: 4.5
From 9 Ratings

The Laramie Project


  • Author : Moisés Kaufman
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Gay men
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:663655526


The Laramie Project Book Description :

"On October 6th of 1998 Matthew Shepard was beaten and left to die tied to a fence in the outskirts of Laramie, Wyoming. He died 6 days later. His torture and murder became a watershed historical moment in America that highlighted many of the fault lines in our culture. A month after the murder, the members of Tectonic Theater Project traveled to Laramie and conducted interviews with the people of the town. From these interviews they wrote the play The Laramie Project, which they later made into a film for HBO. ... 10 years later, Moisés Kaufman and members of Tectonic Theater Project returned to Laramie to find out what has happened over the last 10 years. Has Matthew's murder had a lasting impact on that community? How has the town changed as a re...

Gross Indecency
Score: 3
From 2 Ratings

Gross Indecency


  • Author : Moisés Kaufman
  • Publisher : Dramatists Play Service Inc
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0822216493


Gross Indecency Book Description :

THE STORY: In early 1895, the Marquess of Queensberry, the father of Wilde's young lover, Lord Alfred Douglas, left a card at Wilde's club bearing the phrase posing somdomite. Wilde sued the Marquess for criminal libel. The defense denounced Wild...

The Laramie Project

The Laramie Project


  • Author : Robert Jay Henrichs
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Theater
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:706766979


The Laramie Project Book Description :

"The culmination of the two year process of researching, casting, rehearsing and producing the socially relevant play, The Laramie project, by Moises Kaufman and members of Tectonic Theater Project" --abstract....

Moment Work

Moment Work


  • Author : Moises Kaufman
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2018-04-17
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101971789


Moment Work Book Description :

A detailed guide to the collaborative method developed by the acclaimed creators of The Laramie Project and Gross Indecency--destined to become a classic. A Vintage Original. By Moisés Kaufman and Barbara Pitts McAdams with Leigh Fondakowski, Andy Paris, Greg Pierotti, Kelli Simpkins, Jimmy Maize, and Scott Barrow. For more than two decades, the members of Tectonic Theater Project have been rigorously experimenting with the process of theatrical creation. Here they set forth a detailed manual of their devising method and a thorough chronicle of how they wrote some of their best-known works. This book is for all theater artists—actors, writers, designers, and directors—who wish to create work that embraces the unbridled potential of the stage....

The Meaning of Matthew
Score: 4.5
From 10 Ratings

The Meaning of Matthew


  • Author : Judy Shepard
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2009-09-03
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101140185


The Meaning of Matthew Book Description :

“The Meaning of Matthew is Judy Shepard’s passionate and courageous attempt to understand what no mother should have to understand, which is why her son was murdered in Laramie, Wyoming, in the fall of 1998. It is a vivid testimony to a life cut short, and testimony too, to the bravery and compassion of Judy and Dennis—Matthew’s parents—as they struggle to survive a grief that won’t go away.”—Larry McMurty, author of Terms of Endearment and Lonesome Dove Today the name Matthew Shepard is synonymous with gay rights, but until 1998, he was just Judy Shepard’s son. In this remarkably candid memoir, Judy Shepard shares the story behind the headlines. Interweaving memories of Matthew and her family with the challenges of confronting her ...

A Study Guide for Moises Kaufman s  The Laramie Project

A Study Guide for Moises Kaufman s The Laramie Project


  • Author : Gale, Cengage Learning
  • Publisher : Gale, Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781410350749


A Study Guide for Moises Kaufman s The Laramie Project Book Description :

A Study Guide for Moises Kaufman's "The Laramie Project," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Drama For Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Drama For Students for all of your research needs....

The Book of Matt
Score: 3
From 6 Ratings

The Book of Matt


  • Author : Stephen Jimenez
  • Publisher : Steerforth
  • Release Date : 2013-09-24
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781586422158


The Book of Matt Book Description :

“Methamphetamine was a huge part of this case . . . It was a horrible murder driven by drugs.” — Prosecutor Cal Rerucha, who convicted Matthew Shepard's killers On the night of October 6, 1998, twenty-one-year-old Matthew Shepard left a bar with two alleged “strangers,” Aaron McKin­ney and Russell Henderson. Eighteen hours later, Matthew was found tied to a log fence on the outskirts of town, unconscious and barely alive. Overnight, a politically expedient myth took the place of important facts. By the time Matthew died a few days later, his name was synonymous with anti-gay hate. The Book of Matt, first published in 2013, demonstrated that the truth was in fact far more complicated – and daunting. Stephen Jimenez’s account revealed pr...