Fri Jun 18 2021
7:30 pm
Sat Jun 19 2021
2:00 pm
Sat Jun 19 2021
7:30 pm
Sun Jun 20 2021
2:00 pm

The Laramie Project

by Moisés Kaufman
and the Members of Tectonic Theatre Project

Run Dates: June 4 – 20, 2021


Matthew Shepard, a gay college student, was killed in 1998. The Laramie Project is a breathtaking collage that explores the depths to which humanity can sink and the heights of compassion of which we are capable.

Produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service

Production Staff

Director: Madison Penzkover

Stage Manager: Mark Morris

Scenic Designer / Master Carpenter: Michael Talaska

Costume Designer:  Ian Hueston

Lighting Designer: Colin Gawronski

Sound Designer: Scott Fudali

Properties Designer: Jake Koch

Intimacy Consultant: Kara Penrose

Dramaturg: Del Lovejoy


Mack Bates – Father Roger Schmit, Rob Debree, Rulon Stacey, Sgt. Hing, and others

Megan Hammerer – Catherine Connolly, Barbara Pitts, Lucy Thompson, Sherry Aanenson, and others

Nicholas Callan Haubner – Jedediah Schultz, Matt Mickelson, Aaron McKinney, Andy Paris, and others

Patrice Hood – Alison Mears, Rebecca Hilliker, Reggie Fluty, Zubaida Ula, and others

Heaven Lucas – Aaron Kreifels, Leigh Fondakowski, Romaine Patterson, Zackie Salmon, and others

Noah Maguire – Doc O’Connor, Matt Galloway, Rev. Fred Phelps, Stephen Belber, and others

Jim Mallmann – Dennis Shepard, Jon Peacock, Moisés Kaufman, Stephen Mead Johnson, and others

Deanna Strasse – Amanda Gronich, Dr. Cantway, Marge Murray, Trish Steger, and others

Matthew Shepard Foundation

The Matthew Shepard Foundation’s mission is to amplify the story of Matthew Shepard to inspire individuals, organizations and communities to embrace the dignity and equality of all people. Our work is an extension of Matt’s passion to foster a more caring and just world. We share his story and embody his vigor for civil rights to change the hearts and minds of others to accept everyone as they are.

Link to Matthew Shepard Foundation Website

Concessions and Bar Available

WCT offers a selection of sweet and savory treats, a variety of soda, coffee, tea, beer, and wine options.


The Margaret Brate Bryant Civic Theatre building is fully accessible, and WCT is proud to offer a number of services to our patrons who have special needs. Please contact our Box Office for more information about listening devices, transfer seats, wheelchair positions, Sensory Friendly performances, and Sensory Kits.

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