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Samira Wiley, Adam Rippon, Anderson Cooper Join Laramie: A Legacy

The evening will feature a reading of The Laramie Project to honor the life of Matthew Shepard.

Samira Wiley will appear in Laramie: A Legacy.
(© David Gordon)

Tectonic Theater Project has announced full casting for its upcoming staged reading of The Laramie Project, honoring the life of Matthew Shepard at the 20th anniversary of his death. Laramie: A Legacy will take place September 24 at the Gerald Lynch Theater at John Jay College.

Performers for the evening include Neil Patrick Harris, Mary Louise Parker, Billy Porter, original company members Stephen Belber, Amanda Gronich, Mercedes Herrero, Andy Paris, Greg Pierotti, Barbara Pitts McAdams, and Kelli Simpkins, and Tectonic company member Scott Barrow. Tectonic Theater Project founder and artistic director Moisés Kaufman directs with company member Jimmy Maize.

Newly announced cast members are Emmy Award nominee Samira Wiley, Olympic bronze medalist and US Figure Skating champion Adam Rippon, YouTube star Randy Rainbow, and Asia Kate Dillon.

Anderson Cooper will host the evening's benefit reception.


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