Tag Archive for: The Laramie Project

Alyssa Bresnahan as Thetis in the 2000 Denver Center Theatre Company production of Tantalus. Photo by p. switzer

New Play Development at the DCPA: A flourishing endeavor since 1979

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts has a long history of cultivating new works. Since its inception in 1979, the DCPA has produced 147 world premieres, presented readings of 210 new works, and commissioned 47 playwrights. Even before the Colorado New Play Summit’s creation in 2006, the DCPA has been involved in the enrichment […]

Moisés Kaufman. Photo by Ken Friedman.

Moisés Kaufman on ‘The Laramie Project’ from process to production

Video above: Moisés Kaufman and Donovan Marley announce the partnership that would bring the world-premiere staging of ‘The Laramie Project’ to Denver in 2000. ‘As this incident had taken place in the West, it became important to us to premiere our piece in the West’ Note: The following is an essay written by Tectonic Theater […]

The Laramie Project, Denver. 2000 Photo by Terry Shapiro

Leigh Fondakowski on ‘The Laramie Project’ at 20: ‘Good is winning over evil’

‘I’m grateful to young people everywhere who still believe in the power of theatre to change hearts and minds’