The Laramie Project

The Laramie Project


Moisés Kaufman

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Tiffany Edwards Character Analysis

Tiffany Edwards is a local Laramie reporter. Tiffany comments on the presence of the national media in Laramie and express ambivalence towards it. She believes that the national media is invasive and prevents the community from healing and delivering justice, but also that it is holding people accountable for their homophobia.

Tiffany Edwards Quotes in The Laramie Project

The The Laramie Project quotes below are all either spoken by Tiffany Edwards or refer to Tiffany Edwards. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one:
Homophobia, Tolerance, and Acceptance Theme Icon
). Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Dramatists Play Service edition of The Laramie Project published in 2001.
Act 2: The Gem City of the Plains Quotes

Look, I do think that, um, the media actually made people accountable. Because they made people think. Because people were sitting in their homes, like watching TV and listening to CNN and watching Dan Rather and going, “Jesus Christ, well that’s not how it is here.” Well how is it here?

Related Characters: Tiffany Edwards (speaker)
Page Number: 53
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Tiffany Edwards Character Timeline in The Laramie Project

The timeline below shows where the character Tiffany Edwards appears in The Laramie Project. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Act 2: The Gem City of the Plains
Media and Community Theme Icon
...out, Jon Peacock reiterates that the town was not prepared for that kind of attention. Tiffany Edwards , a local reporter, calls the media who came into Laramie from elsewhere “predators” and... (full context)
Homophobia, Tolerance, and Acceptance Theme Icon
Violence, Punishment, and Justice Theme Icon
Media and Community Theme Icon, and he thinks his son is being seen as guilty before the trial. Finally, Tiffany Edwards states that, even if the media coverage was overblown, at least it made people confront... (full context)
Act 3: Snow
Homophobia, Tolerance, and Acceptance Theme Icon
Religion, Morality, and Prejudice Theme Icon
...of people play out the funeral service on stage, with the priest leading the prayers. Tiffany Edwards says the snowstorm that day was a very big one. Tiffany thought it was “the... (full context)