Notre Dame College to Present Theatre Production of “The Laramie Project”

Notre Dame College to Present Theatre Production of “The Laramie Project”

Notre Dame College students and faculty will present the play “The Laramie Project” at 7 p.m. March 19, 21 and 23 in the Performing Arts Center on the ground floor of the College’s Administration Building.

The theatre production, written by Moises Kaufman and members of the Tectonic Theatre Project, features more than 200 interviews and direct testimonials from the citizens of Laramie, Wyo., in the wake of the beating death of Matthew Shepard, a homosexual student.

“The Laramie Project” is cast with professional and amateur talent featuring nearly 40 individuals, including students from the College’s event/play production apprenticeship communications course. It is directed by Jacqi Loewy, assistant professor of communication and theatre.

The play is free to all Notre Dame students and employees. Tickets for the general public are $5 and available at the door. The College is located at 4545 College Road in South Euclid.


For 90 years, Notre Dame College has educated a diverse population in the liberal arts for personal, professional and global responsibility. Founded by the Sisters of Notre Dame in 1922, the College has grown strategically to keep pace with the rapidly changing needs of students and the dramatic changes in higher education. But it has never lost sight of its emphasis on teaching students not only how to make a good living but also how to live a good life.

Today, the College offers bachelor’s degrees in 30 disciplines plus a variety of master's degrees, certification programs and continuing and professional development programs for adult learners on campus and online. Notre Dame College offers 22 NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletic programs for men and women and is located in a picturesque residential neighborhood just 25 minutes from the heart of Cleveland. Hallmarks of the Notre Dame experience include stimulating academics, personalized attention of dedicated faculty and staff, and small class sizes.