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Seattle Central Drama Department Presents The Laramie Project

May 31 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until June 1, 2019

One event on June 6, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on June 7, 2019 at 2:00pm

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In October 1998 in the middle of the prairie outside Laramie, Wyoming, Matthew Shepard, a 21 year old student at the University of Wyoming, was tied to a fence post, severely beaten, robbed, , tortured and left, alone, to die. His body — battered, bloody, barely clinging to life — was discovered eighteen hours later. He was rushed to the hospital and put on life support. He died five days later. The reason for this brutal crime? Matthew Shepard was gay. 10 years later the Matthew Shepard legislation was signed into law by President Obama making it the first meaningful Hate Crimes legislation signed into law in the United States. Come and see this story re-enacted and remember why we must never forget this young man who gave his life in the name of love.

 

6 Performances: Thur/Fri/Sat, May 30/31/June 1 and Thur/Fri/Sat, June 6-8

All shows at 7:30pm except for the Saturday, June 8 show at 2pm

Friday May 31st and Saturday June 8th shows with ASL interpreters

CASH ONLY AT DOOR!

Students: $5

General Admission: $10

Venue

Erickson Theatre Off Broadway
1524 Harvard Ave
Seattle, WA 98122 United States
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