The Laramie Project

In October 1998, a twenty-one-year-old student at the University of Wyoming was kidnapped, severely beaten, and left tied to a fence in the middle of the prairie outside Laramie, Wyoming. His bloody, bruised, and battered body was not discovered until the next day, and he died several days later in an area hospital. His name was Matthew Shepard, and he was the victim of this assault because he was gay. Written in response to these events, 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.

This play will be directed by BWTC senior Moses Ekel and BWTC junior Ben Sanford, and is BWTC’s 2020 summer student-directed play.

Thursday, July 30 @ 7:00pm
Friday, July 31 @ 7:00pm
Saturday, August 1 @ 7:00pm
Sunday, August 2 @ 2:00pm


    • $10/person
    • Seats will be assigned by the box office, and will be set up in a physically distant formation based on group size upon purchase. For example, if you purchase four (4) tickets, we will assume that your group can all sit together without regards to physical distancing.
    • Please contact Charlie Leonard ( at least six hours before each performance if you have any specific seating needs (accessible, social distancing concerns, etc).


    • In accordance with state guidelines surrounding indoor public events (as of 7/10/20), seating will be limited to 35 guests per performance.
    • All guests will be required to provide their own face mask, and wear it the entire time they are in the building. If you do not follow this requirement, you will be asked to leave.
    • Actors will NOT be masked while on stage, but they will be at least six feet away from all audience members at all times. Actors will be masked while backstage.

Date(s) - July 30, 2020 - August 2, 2020
All Day

Blue Water Theatre Company