Both with his Tectonic collaborators and on his own, the playwright-director has always explored the architecture of theatre and its potential social impact.
The show’s head writer, Leigh Fondakowski, looks back at the groundbreaking piece of documentary theatre and its continued relevance in an era of rising hate crimes.
Since 2000, thousands of productions of ‘The Laramie Project’ have shared Matthew Shepard’s story with communities around the world.
Both in content and form, documentary theatre in the U.S. has always been at theatre’s cutting edge.
How the story of Matthew Shepard’s murder in a small Wyoming town resonated in a nation where hate and hope are in heated contention.
The state’s largest Equity house fosters collaboration, not competition, by partnering with nearby companies, including the Pollard Theatre and the Poteet Theatre.
With a spate of new plays depicting the newest revolution in marriage rights, playwrights and producers ponder their role in the drama.
When the Tectonic team returned to ‘The Laramie Project,’ the docudrama’s sequel became a collective creation seen and heard ’round the world.
How and why we made ‘The Laramie Project.’
‘The Laramie Project’ revisits an American tragedy.