Erasing hate in dramatic fashion at Champlain Valley Union: CVU students present “The Laramie Project”

Erasing hate in dramatic fashion at Champlain Valley Union: CVU students present “The Laramie Project”

By MADELINE HUGHES Staff Reporter Engrossed in the fall musical last October, director Candy Padula wasn’t paying much attention to the news. She often listened to the “Legally Blonde” soundtrack on repeat as she commuted to Champlain Valley Union High School. However, one day she listened to the news, right around the 20th anniversary of… Read More »

“The Laramie Project” at CVU

“The Laramie Project” at CVU

The CVU Theatre Program presents the play “The Laramie Project” on March 15-17. In 1998, a 21-year-old student was kidnapped, beaten, tied to a fence and left for dead for being gay. His name was Matthew Shepard. The place was Laramie, Wyo. Following this event, playwright Moisés Kaufman and the members of the Tectonic Theatre Project traveled… Read More »