Friday, September 18, 2009
Zach Theatre presents the Austin staging of
The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later, Epilogue
premiering in more than 100 cities on October 12, 2009
Cast for the event in Austin: Janelle Buchanan, Martin Burke,Harvey Guion, Jenny Larson, Meredith McCall, Sarah Richardson, Zach Thompson, Jaston Williams
There will be a live video feed from the Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall. The evening will feature a pre-show that will be webcast live to the more than 150 other theatres across the country that are also presenting the epilogue. Guest host is Glenn Close, welcoming remarks are by Judy Shepard and a post-production Q and A will be moderated by National Public Radio Arts and Culture correspondent Neda Ulabay.
The creators of the highly acclaimed play The Laramie Project, which since 2000 has been one of the most performed plays in America, will premiere a compelling and groundbreaking epilogue to the original piece. Entitled The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later, Epilogue, the play will be performed in New York at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall, and in more than 100 other theaters in all fifty states, Canada, Great Britain, Spain, Hong Kong and Australia on October 12, 2009. The writers of this play are Tectonic Theater Project members Moisés Kaufman, Leigh Fondakowski, Greg Pierotti, Andy Paris, and Stephen Belber.
ZACH Theatre, which produced the Austin premiere of The Laramie Project in 2002, will represent Austin in this national theatre project by staging The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later on its Kleberg Stage on Oct. 12, 2009. Tickets are $20, with all proceeds benefiting the Austin non-profit GLBT organization Out Youth. The performance starts at 7 pm. Seating is limited to this one night only event. Tickets are now available by phone or web: (512) 476-0541, x1 or http://www.zachtheatre.org .
Read more at AustinLiveTheatre.com . . . .