Maddy Pontz

Anniversary of Laramie tragedy brings new light to performance

A ring of chairs encircles a man holding a sign printed with the words, “Matt in Hell,” over a photo of a young man’s face. The man is Fred Phelps, the head of the Westboro Baptist Church, who is protesting at the funeral of Matthew Shepard, who was murdered in Laramie, Wyo. in 1998. Friends […]