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THE LARAMIE PROJECT
by Moisés Kaufman
and the Members of Tectonic Theater Project
Directed by Lee Ann Payne
When Matthew Shepard was brutally murdered in 1998, the residents of Laramie reacted to the anti-gay hate crime and surrounding media storm with anger, bewilderment, and sorrow. Their reactions were recorded by Moisés Kaufman and members of Tectonic Theater Project, and masterfully spun into a piece of theatre as important today as it is relevant. THE LARAMIE PROJECT portrays the seismic and deeply personal impact Matthew’s death had on the small town of Laramie, Wyoming, while also demonstrating the power of the human spirit to triumph over bigotry and violence. Join us as we revisit Matthew’s story on the 20th anniversary of his death.
“A pioneering work and a powerful stage event.”
- Time Magazine
Performance dates: January 20 - February 4, 2018 (preview January 19)
Thursdays at 7:30pm, Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm
Ticket Prices: $25-$52 (Discounts for Seniors, Educators, Patrons under 30, and Military available for all performances except Preview Night FRI JAN 19)
Suggested Age Recommendation: Ages 13 and up.
Approximate Running Time: 2 hours and 15 minutes, including one 15-minute intermission.
All performances are held at the:
Lucie Stern Theater
1305 Middlefield Road
Palo Alto, CA 93401
In cooperation with the City of Palo Alto, Community Services Department, Division of Arts and Sciences
For more information including details about parking, wheelchair access, and listening devices, visit our Plan Your Visit Page or call 650-329-0891. To purchase 2017-18 season tickets, please visit our 87th Season Page HERE.
Opening Night AfterGlow Party
Saturday, January 20
Enjoy a post-show champagne reception with drinks and appetizers while meeting the cast, FREE with the purchase of a ticket for that evening’s performance.
Post-Show Director/Cast Talkback
Thursday, January 25
Enjoy our Talkback series with Director Lee Ann Payne and members of the cast following the performance, FREE with the purchase of a ticket for any performance during the run.
Post-Show Designer Talkback
Thursday, February 1
Enjoy our Talkback series with members of the design team of the show following the performance, FREE with the purchase of a ticket for any performance during the run.
PLAYERS GIVES BACK: The Billy DeFrank LGBTQ Community Center
The Billy DeFrank LGBTQ Community Center is a volunteer-run nonprofit, providing leadership, advocacy, and support to Silicon Valley's LGBTQs. Since 1981 the Center has been a significant diverse voice, creating a safe place for intersectional discussions to strengthen our ties within our community and allies.
(in alphabetical order)
Dana Cordelia Morgan
Roneet Aliza Rahamim
Director: Lee Ann Payne
Scenic Designer: Nikolaj Sorensen
Costume Designer: Melissa Sanchez
Lighting Designer: Patrick Mahoney
Sound Designer: Jeff Grafton
Stage Manager: Rivka Kelly
Artistic Director: Patrick Klein
TERMS AND CONDITIONS Show times are at 7:30pm on Thursdays, 8pm on Fridays and Saturdays, and 2pm on Sundays. For ticket services, please call 650-329-0891. All sales are final; there are no exchanges or refunds. However, season subscribers are able to exchange at no charge. Ask our box office how you can become a season subscriber, and enjoy special perks like exchanges and discounted tickets. Will call ticket information: Tickets are available for pickup at the box office will call window one (1) hour prior to show time. U.S. mail ticket information: If requested, tickets are mailed via the U.S. Post Office First Class mail no later than seven (7) days prior to the show date. Palo Alto Players has two (2) price levels on the seating chart: PRIME and VALUE. If you have accessible seating needs or simply need assistance, please call our box office at (650) 329-0891. Thank you! Enjoy the show!