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Considering Matthew Sheppard Screening

ArtsRock and Rockland County Pride Center present

Considering Matthew Shepard

A Screening of the PBS Special

 

Time: 7:00 pm
Nyack Center, 58 Depew Avenue, Nyack, NY 10960
Tickets: $10 General Admission / $5 Students
Limited complimentary tickets are available to those in need, please email info@artsrock.org.

 

Craig Hella Johnson, composer
Elliott Forrest, director and projection designer
Produced by KLRU, Austin and Conspirare

 

Followed by a discussion about the production and Matthew’s story 20 years later.

 

CONSIDERING MATTHEW SHEPARD is a new oratorio telling the story of the young man in Wyoming who was beaten and died for being gay. It is both heartbreaking and uplifting. The PBS special is a “docu/performance,” part documentary of the history and legacy of Matthew Shepard with many of the songs from the new musical work.

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