On Twitter, @chaddarnell posted that Stephen Moyer and Amy Acker will participate in the Laramie Project.
Very excited to announce Stephen Moyer will join our cast of THE LARAMIE PROJECT on Sunday, Sept 30 at 7 PM.
Very excited to have @theamyacker from THE GIFTED as “Reggie Fluty”(@regfluty). Tickets available at OutOnFilm.org/tickets. Only $25 and all proceeds go to the @mattshepardfdn.
Come join this incredible cast of actors as the share the story from Laramie in 1998. @outonfilm
Meet the cast of THE LARAMIE PROJECT! Tickets available at OutOnFilm.org/tickets. Only $25 and all proceeds go to the @mattshepardfdn.
All proceeds benefit @mattshepardfdn. October marks the 20th year since his murder. Join this incredible cast of actors as the share the story from Laramie in 1998.
Below is more info about this event and Steve’s participation from Broadway World:
Out on Film in association with The Robert Mello Studio will present Moisés Kaufman and Members of the Tectonic Theatre Company’s THE LARAMIE PROJECT as a one-night benefit for The Matthew Shepard Foundation on Sunday, September 30, 2018, at 7:00 PM.
The event is part of Out on Film, the Atlanta LGBT Film Festival, running September 27, 2018, until October 7, 2018.
The all-star cast includes Stephen Moyer (TRUE BLOOD, THE GIFTED), Amy Acker (ANGEL, THE GIFTED), Bruce Greenwood (THE RESIDENT, GERALD’S GAME), Jessica Miesel (THE PURGE, THE RESIDENT), Randy Havens (STRANGER THINGS), Tara Ochs (LIZZIE), Steve Coulter (THE FRONT RUNNER), Atlanta theatre legend, Rosemary Newcott and David Shae (the upcoming THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE). The play is directed by Atlanta native and casting director, Chad Darnell.
October 12, 2018, will mark the 20th anniversary since the death of Matthew Shepard in Laramie, Wyoming.
Written in 2000 by Moisés Kaufman and members of the Tectonic Theater Project (specifically, Leigh Fondakowski, Stephen Belber, Greg Pierotti, Barbara Pitts, Stephen Wangh, Amanda Gronich, Sara Lambert, John McAdams, Maude Mitchell, Andy Paris, and Kelli Simpkins) about the reaction to the 1998 murder of gay University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard in Laramie, Wyoming. The murder was denounced as a hate crime and brought attention to the lack of hate crime laws in various states, including Wyoming.
The play draws on hundreds of interviews conducted by the theatre company with inhabitants of the town, company members’ own journal entries, and published news reports. It is divided into three acts, and nine actors portray more than sixty characters in a series of short scenes.
Dad’s Garage Theatre Company is generously donating the space for the event. The theatre is located at 569 Ezzard Street, SE Atlanta, GA 30312.
Tickets are only $25 and all proceeds go to the Matthew Shepard Foundation.
For tickets, visit OutOnFilm.org/tickets