Northeastern Illinois University
Monday, December 5th
Returning to Peterson between 11:30-11:45
In 1998, Matthew Shepard, a 21 year old gay student at the University of Wyoming, was tied to a cattle fence, beaten about the head, robbed, and left to die on a bitterly cold night in October. He never regained consciousness and died in a hospital several days later.
Moisés Kaufman's internationally successful play explores issues of class, economics, religion, education, and non-traditional lifestyles through the residents' raw responses to the incident. Does this crime define the culture, not just of this Western town, but of the entire United States?
This production is suitable for grades 7-12
Thursday, June 15th, 2017 - 5:00 PM
Winter in Paris
7th and 8th Grade
Friday, December 2nd