The Opportunity and the Challenge of ‘The Laramie Project’

Photo: A moment at the end of Act One of The Laramie Project. The high school play, the annual tradition that, at times, have a certain “sameness” to what is produced.  The most popular plays performed by US high schools include romances (Almost, Maine); Shakespeare (Midsummer Night Dream) the classics (Our Town) along with comedies (Noise […]

Discussing Inclusivity in Belmont with ‘The Laramie Project’ Tuesday

Photo: Poster for the community dialogue. The Belmont High School Performing Arts Company’s fall show is “The Laramie Project,” a play written after Matthew Shepard, a gay college student was kidnapped, beaten and left to die in Laramie, Wyoming. In conjunction with the production, PAC and the Belmont High School Gay Straight Alliance are jointly […]