'Laramie Project' returns Sunday at Pavilion Theatre

A play on the legacy, life and death of Matthew Shepard, who was beaten and tortured and left tied to a fence in Laramie, Wyoming, in 1998, will be shown this weekend.

Shepard’s death is said to be a turning point in the gay rights movement in the United States, and Derek Rein has returned to a play he previously directed in 2002 to tell Shepard’s story once again.

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The Laramie Project: A Reading will be at the Pavilion Theatre on Sunday at 7:30 p.m.

At least 18 local actors will take on the 60 roles seen in the play.

Proceeds from the $25 ticket sales will go to Kamloops Pride which, along with Western Canada Theatre, have been helping Rein with the project. Tickets are on sale at the Kamloops Live box office, 1025 Lorne St. (Pavilion Theatre), 250-374-5483, kamloopslive.ca.

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