LASTING PIECES: The 2012-2013 Season
Preview: Thursday, October 25 @ 7:30 p.m.
Evenings: Friday and Saturday @ 7:30 p.m.
Matinees: Friday and Sunday @ 2:30 p.m.
Tired of war and the perpetual absence of their men, the women of Athens unite around a plan conceived of by Lysistrata. Taking a vow of chastity, the women reluctantly swear to avoid the bedroom until the men secure the peace. The results are both comic and profound. Written by one of ancient Greece’s most famous satirists, and originally performed in Athens in 411 B.C., LYSISTRATA has shocked, amused, and engaged audiences for over two thousand years. This modern translation updates the classic battle of the sexes, providing a fresh take on this timeless and timely piece.
|THE LARAMIE PROJECT: 10 YEARS LATER|
by Moisés Kaufman, Leigh Fondakowski, Greg Pierotti, Andy Paris, and Stephen Belber
Preview: Thursday, March 21 @ 7:30 PM
Evenings: Friday and Saturday @ 7:30 PM
Matinees: Friday and Sunday @ 2:30 PM
On November 6, 1998, gay college student Matthew Shepard left a bar in Laramie, Wyoming. The following day he was discovered on a prairie at the edge of town, tied to a fence, brutally beaten, and close to death. Six days later Matthew Shepard died. On November 14th, 1998, ten members of Tectonic Theatre Project traveled to Laramie, Wyoming and conducted interviews with the people of the town. These texts became the basis for the play The Laramie Project. Ten years later, five members of Tectonic returned to Laramie to try to understand the long-term effect of the murder. They found a town wrestling with its legacy and its place in history. In addition to revisiting the folks whose words riveted us in the original play, this time around, the company also spoke with the two murderers, as well as Matthew's mother, Judy Shepard. THE LARAMIE PROJECT: TEN YEARS LATER is a bold new work, which asks the question, "How does society write its own history?"
In the fall of 2003, TLU Dramatic Media produced THE LARAMIE PROJECT. Over sixty students, faculty, staff, and community members participated in the production, provoking reflection and dialogue. Now, a decade later, and supported by a campus visit by Judy Shepard on January 30, 2013, TLU will commemorate a ten-year return to this important subject.
Featuring TBA Improv!
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The 13th annual XpressFest showcases original student plays, movies, and class projects. In addition, be sure to catch the return of TLU’s own improvisational troupe, TBA IMPROV!
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$10 for Adults
$5 for Senior Citizens and Students
FREE with TLU ID
Tickets are available at the door.