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How a play from half-way across the world keeps 'changing lives'

Declan Durrant
June 23 2024 - 12:00pm
In 1998, Matthew Shepard was killed in one of the United States' worst gay hate crimes. A Launceston theatre group is retelling his story. Picture supplied by the Matthew Shepard Foundation
In 1998, Matthew Shepard was killed in one of the United States' worst gay hate crimes. A Launceston theatre group is retelling his story. Picture supplied by the Matthew Shepard Foundation

At 11pm last Sunday across Launceston, a cast of actors from Three River Theatre company's upcoming show, The Laramie Project, sat at their computers waiting for a video call.

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Declan Durrant

Declan Durrant

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Declan Durrant is The Examiner's arts and culture reporter, theatre critic and occasional columnist. Got a story? Get in touch: declan.durrant@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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