The Laramie Project is a captivating, vivid and profoundly moving dramatic collage which explores the people of Laramie, Wyoming, and the reactions to and circumstances that led up to the beating death in 1998 of a student named Matthew Shepard. A clear and honest portrait of small-town American thrust onto the national stage that leaves one with hope for humanity. There is an added matinee on Thursday, Sept. 11 at 2pm. The opening night gala on September 13 begins at 7:30pm. There is no evening performance on Sunday, October 12.