Tyler Smith

Proud Mary Theatre Company continues to push the boundaries of virtual theatre as we open our 4th season with the 20th anniversary production of The Laramie Project, the award-winning play by Moisés Kaufman and members of the Tectonic Theater Project.

This is a FULL PRODUCTION (not a ZOOM reading) and will be presented as a Virtual Multimedia Experience available for streaming Tuesday, October 6, 2020 on the 22nd anniversary of the attack of gay college student Matthew Shepard in Laramie, Wyoming, and ends on October 12, the day Shepard died and became a martyr for hate crime legislation and the gay rights movement in the United States.

TYLER SMITH (Aaron Kreifels, Matt Mickelson, Russell Henderson, Governor Geringer, Bailiff) is a Greenville actor who was last seen in Proud Mary Theatre Company’s production of BOY, as Doug Turner. You may also recognize him from The Younts Center for Performing Arts’ production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, as Frederic/ensemble. Tyler graduated from Greenville Technical College with an Associate in Arts, with an emphasis in Graphic Design. He currently works as a Title Service Specialist at Holliday Ingram (Real Estate Law), in downtown Greenville. Tyler would like to thank his friends and family for their loving support.

Directed by Ben Dawkins, The Laramie Project features a Who’s Who? cast of 14 amazing Upstate actors in some 60 roles: Ryan Barry, Michele Colletti, Ava Davis, Jonathan Davis, Kelly Davis, Doug Egge, Samantha Eyler, Darryl Harmon, Jim Huber, Dave LaPage, Rebecca Schledwitz, Tyler Smith, Audrey Waldrop and Chase Wolfe. Ashley Zimmerman is stage manager.

Suggested donation of $10 for unlimited streaming. More info is available at proudmarytheatre.com.

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