The memory of Matthew Shepard revisited on the Montreal stage in ‘The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later’

In October 1998, 21-year-old Matthew Shepard was brutally attacked and left for dead, bound to a fence in the outskirts of Laramie, Wyoming. Shepard eventually succumbed to the injuries inflicted upon him in an act of homophobic violence.

The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later

Now, for the first time in Montreal, Brave New Productions will perform The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later. Premiering on October 12—the twelfth anniversary of Shepard’s passing—the production contains the testimonials of over seventy different Laramie residents, including the two men charged in Shepard’s death, reports.

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