On the Radar: The Laramie Project at American Stage

"epilogue" interviews with Mrs. Shepard and McKinney, who is a decade into serving his two consecutive life sentences. In a live webcast, playwright Moisés Kaufman introduces the show, which is performed simultaneously in more than 100 theaters around the country, from Salt Lake City to LA and NYC, and marks the 11-year anniversary of Shepard’s death. (Pictured: Matthew Shepard) Mon., Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m. American Stage, 163 3rd Street N., St. Petersburg, pay-what-you-can admission, 727-823-7529, americanstage.org. – Franki Weddington

Welcome to On the Radar, where we preview up-and-coming arts events to mark your calendar for. Next Monday, see The Laramie Project onstage, which explores the long-term effects of Matthew Shepard's murder (the result of a brutal, homophobic hate crime) on his hometown of Laramie via in-depth interviews with his mother, friends, and, most chillingly, his murderer, Aaron McKinney – the results of which eventually became an HBO special and play.

Tonight’s performers take the stage just once for The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later, which returns to Laramie to find out if anything has changed – at home and around the country — and includes

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