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Press Release for Monday, March 28, 2005

Play Performed at UNF Explores a Hate Crime

March 28, 2005
Contact Sharon Ashton
Department of Media Relations and Events
(904) 620-2115

The University of North Florida Department of English will present the play “The Laramie Project” at 8 p.m. April 8, 9 and 10 in the Choral Room of the Fine Arts Center. Additional performances will be held at 8 p.m. April 14, 15 and 16 on The Green on the campus of UNF.

"The Laramie Project" chronicles the small western town's loss of innocence following the 1998 hate murder of University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard. The play explores bigotry, tolerance, fear, courage, hate and hope.

Tickets may be purchased through the UNF Ticket Box Office at (904)620-2878 or at the door. Tickets are $15 for adults. Students with UNF identification can attend for $5.

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