News About The Laramie Project at Commonwealth Theatre Center
BWW Review: THE LARAMIE PROJECT at Commonwealth Theatre Center
October 15, 2018
I think I speak for the majority of liberal America when I say that the times we live in are exhausting. More than that, they are disheartening in a way that embitters us to the victories and further dampens the tragedies of our nation's storied past. It is difficult to believe that there will ever be a time when compassion, honesty, and simple kindness will become ubiquitous virtues again. One blip in this bleak outlook, however, is the promise of youth, the eternal hope that the next generation will finally get it right. Emma Gonzalez and the other survivors of the Parkdale shooting are testaments to that fact, and this cast of high school students' presenting The Laramie Project ties into that same spirit. (more...)
The Laramie Project
by Moisés Kaufman & members of Tectonic Theater Project, directed by Mitchell Martin
CTC commemorates the 20th anniversary of Matthew Shepard’s death by honoring the ongoing campaign for LGBTQ rights.
“Hate is not a Laramie value,” but after a gay man is brutally beaten, a small town copes with an act of violence while the nation watches. Based on interviews, the play shows how people can directly or indirectly motivate hatred and intolerance, and how a community grows toward acceptance and hope.
Shows on the Nancy Niles Sexton Stage at Commonwealth Theatre Center — 1123 Payne Street, Louisville, KY 40204. For info and tickets, 502.589.0084 or email email@example.com
Evenings at 7:30 on Oct 11-13 and October 18-20
Matinees at 2:00 on October 13 & 20
Evenings $15adult, $10student/senior
Matinees (Saturdays) $10 adult, $8student/senior