"Extraordinary. . . . Deeply moving. . . . A defiant glimmer of hope." "The New York Times"
"The Laramie Project "is a terrific piece of theater, history, and life. . . . There emerges a mosaic as moving and important as any you will see on the walls of the churches of the world. . . . Nothing short of stunning. . . . A theatrical and human event. New York magazine
"Few playwrights have cut to the heart of tragedy so unerringly." "The Village Voice"
A riveting theatrical experience. Variety
Deeply moving. . . . [Kaufman] has a remarkable gift for giving a compelling theatrical flow to journalistic and historical material. . . . This play is Our Town with a question mark, as in Could this be our town? "The New York Times "
Astonishing. Not since Angels in America has a play attempted so much; nothing less than an examination of the American psyche at the end of the millennium. Associated Press
Remarkable. . . . [A] probing and distinctive theater piece . . . assembled with care, compassion and dollops of comic relief. . . . The high-octane performances and unique staging make this a must see for any theatergoer. "New York Daily News"
One of the ten best plays of the year. "Time"
Brilliant . . . If I could, I would stand on every street corner in America and pass this play out as a handbill for a more civil society. Terry Tempest Williams, author of "Leap" and "Refuge"
A bracing, wholly original and deeply affecting piece of theater. It radiates integrity, an aching collective need to understand incomprehensible events. . . . [It proves that] theater can serve as witness to our deeds. "San Francisco Chronicle"
An amazing piece of theater. . . . Out of the Shepard tragedy is wrenched art. "The New York Post"
A complex and ultimately optimistic portrait of a town that was challenged by the most catastrophic of events. "USA Today"
Sad, sober and gripping. . . . Something nourishing has been excavated by Kaufman and his committed collaborators from the tragedy. "Daily Variety"
A towering theatrical accomplishment. . . . ["The Laramie Project" is] "Our Town" for the new millennium, capturing from real life the same sense of humanity in the raw that Thornton Wilder did years ago with the fictional Grover s Corner. The play moves the theater in a new and different direction. "San Francisco Times"
An invigorating theatrical adventure. David Rothenberg
Praise for "The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later"
Rekindles all the anger and heartbreak. . . . Illuminates with disturbing clarity how sharply attitudes toward the killing have changed in Laramie, how a revised history has gradually replaced the facts of the case, once undisputed. "The New York Times"
Moving. . . . One feels one s sympathies shifting and deepening as the voices of those we met in the original piece and some new ones ruminate upon the meaning of Shepard's death. "Chicago Tribune"
A powerful script. "The Austin Chronicle""show more