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Today, we provide a sneak-peek at CCM’s upcoming Studio Series production of the thought-provoking drama The Laramie Project. Tickets are still available for this powerful stage event, which runs Nov. 29 – Dec. 1 in UC’s Cohen Family Studio Theater. Admission to The Laramie Project is free, but reservations are required.

Written by Moisés Kaufman and members of the Tectonic Theatre Project and directed by CCM Drama Department Chair Richard E. Hess, The Laramie Project brings to life on stage the facts surrounding the death of Matthew Shepard, a gay college student whose brutal murder shocked the country in 1998.

“This is a snapshot of a not-so-distant time,” Hess explains. “The times we live in prove that we need to keep talking about violence and discrimination. Gender equality, marriage equality – these are issues we live with every day.”

Performance Times

  • 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29
  • 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30
  • 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1

Cohen Family Studio Theater, CCM Village
University of Cincinnati

Reserving Tickets
Admission to The Laramie Project is free, but reservations are required. Visit the CCM Box Office or call 513-556-4183 to reserve. Limit two tickets per order.

Parking and Directions
Parking is available in the CCM Garage (located at the base of Corry Boulevard off Jefferson Avenue) and additional garages throughout the UC campus. Please visit for more information on parking rates.

For directions to CCM Village, visit

CCM Season Presenting Sponsor: The Otto M. Budig Family Foundation

Drama Studio Series Sponsor: Neil Artman & Margaret Straub

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