The Laramie Project: The continuing story of an American town

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PURE Theatre's core group of actors are performing a one-night-only reading of The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later.

This compelling and groundbreaking epilogue to the play, The Laramie Project, was written in response to the 1998 murder of Matthew Shepard.

For those of you that don't immediately recall, Shepard's death was a focal point in the battle over hate crimes against gay people.

The epilogue, will be performed on Monday, October 12, starting at 8 p.m.

Here's a bit more from the press release:

The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later focuses on the long term effect of the murder of Matthew Shepard on the town of Laramie. It explores how the town has changed and how the murder continues to reverberate in the community. The play also includes new interviews with Matthew’s mother Judy Shepard and Mathew’s murderer Aaron McKinney, who’s serving dual life sentences, as well as follow-up interviews with many of the individuals from the original piece.

The show is free and will be performed at the Circular Congregational Church at 150 Meeting Street.