The Laramie Project – 2013

Washington, D.C. – Ford’s Theatre Director Paul R. Tetreault announced the Theatre’s 2013-2014 season will open with a new production of The Laramie Project, 15 years after the killing of Wyoming college student Matthew Shepard. The play is presented as the cornerstone production for the Ford’s Theatre Society’s Lincoln Legacy Project, a multi-year effort dedicated to sparking dialogue in the nation’s capital around issues of social injustice and the ideals of equality for which Abraham Lincoln stood. Judy Shepard, Co-Founder and President of the Matthew Shepard Foundation, will serve as the featured guest during a post-show discussion during the series of free special programs and events that will be offered in connection with the play in September/October 2013.

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