The Laramie Project

The Laramie Project

Moisés Kaufman Character Analysis

Moisés Kaufman is the writer of The Laramie Project, the founder of the Tectonic Theater Company, and also a character in the play. As a character, Moisés often introduces logistical updates, noting how long the company has been in Laramie, where they are staying, how the interviews are going, etc.
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Moisés Kaufman Character Timeline in The Laramie Project

The timeline below shows where the character Moisés Kaufman appears in The Laramie Project. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Act 1: Journal Entries
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...the theater company. Andy Paris begins reciting part of his journal in which he describes Moisés Kaufman introducing the idea of the Laramie Project. Stephen Belber talks about how he hesitated... (full context)
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...Fondakowski, describes stopping to eat at a local inn and interacting with a peculiar waitress. Moisés Kaufman admits that, upon arriving out West, the rest of the company had to explain... (full context)
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In an excerpt from a journal entry, Moisés says the company is switching from a motel to a Best Western. Amanda Gronich talks... (full context)
Act 1: Rebecca Hilliker
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In this moment, Rebecca Hilliker talks about her fear when Moisés Kaufman contacted her about his theater project. After her initial negative reaction, however, Rebecca decided... (full context)
Act 3: Departure
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Moisés Kaufman talks about how the theater company packed up their materials and said goodbye after... (full context)