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Limited Seating and Tickets Moving Fast for The Laramie Project

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The Laramie Project is a drama that depicts the account of the townspeople in Laramie, Wyoming after the tragic death of Matthew Shepherd.

“In October 1998 Matthew Shepard was kidnapped, severely beaten and left to die, tied to a fence on the outskirts of Laramie, Wyoming.  Five weeks later, Moisés Kaufman and fellow members of the Tectonic Theater Project went to Laramie, and over the course of the next year, conducted more than 200 interviews with people of the town.  From these interviews they wrote the play The Laramie Project, a chronicle of the life of the town of Laramie in the year after the murder.  THE LARAMIE PROJECT is one of the most performed plays in America today.”  http://www.tectonictheaterproject.org/The_Laramie_Project.html

Performances are January 24th at 7:00 pm, January 25th at 7:00 pm, or January 26th at 2:00 pm.  Tickets are available for purchase by calling 1-630-365-5100, ext. 180 or emailing 10911@kaneland.org.   Ticket prices are $10 for adults and $8 for students and senior citizens.  Seating is very limited in the Black Box Theatre at Kaneland High School and KAI recommends advance ticket purchases.  KAI is pleased to be producing its first event in the Black Box Theatre, a space that is both versatile and intimate.  Tickets will be general admission seating.

PLEASE NOTE:  Subject matter is sensitive and appropriate age recommendations are for middle school aged students or older.  The Kaneland Arts Initiative and the Kindness Campaign will lead a discussion after each performance for interested audience members.  More information can be found at www.kanelandartsiniative.org.  The Kaneland Black Box Theatre is on the campus of Kaneland High School, 47W326 Keslinger Road, Maple Park, IL 60151. ENTER through Door 32 on the North side of building.

It is highly recommended that you reserve your tickets in advance.  Contact Maria at 630-365-5100, ext. 180, email her at 10911@kaneland.org, or message her through the KAI FB Page (www.facebook.com/KanelandArtsInitiative).


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