The Horizon

“The Laramie Project” is a raw and emotional theatrical take on a real-life tragedy

Photo provided by Rebekkah J. Meixner-Hanks.

Sydney Randall, News Editor

December 17, 2019

In 1998, Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay college student from Laramie, Wyoming, was murdered by Aaron McKinney and Russell Henderson. The events surrounding the tragedy were later written about in “The Laramie Project.” IU Southeast’s Theater Department hosted a production of Moisés Kaufma...