Ten years is a long time, so there is whole generation that didn’t see the show. The story and the circumstances are as relevant today as they were back then.”

“Ensuring that this story isn’t a historical artifact, that it’s not a time and place in the past. This is something we are mindful of.”

The Toronto performance will be directed by Studio 180’s Artistic Director Joel Greenberg. Performers include the entire cast from the Studio 180 production of The Laramie Project at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre in 2004.

The performance will begin at 8 pm on October 12, 2009, with doors opening at 7 pm. Bread & Circus is located at 299 Augusta Avenue, 416.925.8898. Tickets will be available at the door only, and admission is By Donation, with all proceeds benefiting The 519 Church Street Community Centre.