"8" The Play (a staged reading)
Uncover the truth about marriage for gay and lesbian Americans. "8"a new play by Academy-award winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black (Milk, J. Edgar)demystifies the debate around marriage equality by chronicling the landmark trial of Perry v. Schwarzenegger (now Hollingsworth v. Perry). Learn about the historical context of marriage from expert testimony. See the human cost of discrimination. Uncover the arguments used to justify bans on marriage for gay and lesbian couples. Using the actual court transcripts from the landmark federal trial of California's Prop. 8 and first-hand interviews, "8" shows both sides of the debate in a moving 90-minute play. Presented by 21 of your favorite local actors with a Q & A afterwards, facilitated by Dr. Grethe Cammemeyer.
Black Box Theater at Whidbey Island Fairgrounds (View)
819 Camano Avenue
Langley, WA 98260
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|