Riverside Theatre in Collaboration with Working Group Theatre Joins Nationwide Productions of Landmark Marriage Equality Play by Academy Award-Winning Screenwriter of MILK and J. EDGAR.
Iowa City, Iowa – On Thursday, November 15 at 7:30 PM, Riverside Theatre in collaboration with Working Group Theatre, with license from the American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER) and Broadway Impact, is proud to announce a one-night-only staged reading of “8,” a play chronicling the historic trial in the federal constitutional challenge to California’s Proposition 8, written by Academy Award-winning screenwriter and AFER Founding Board Member Dustin Lance Black. Twenty-one area actors and community members will participate in the reading. After the show there will be a talk-back for audience members with State Representative Vicki Lensing and Molly Tafoya of OneIowa (the state's largest LGBT advocacy organization) about the landscape of marriage equality in Iowa and nationally. Following the talk-back, ticket holders will be invited to a lobby reception sponsored by Devotay.
Dates & Times: Thursday, November 15, 7:30PM, Riverside Theatre, 213 N Gilbert Street, Iowa City
Tickets: $15 and can be reserved by calling the Riverside Theatre Box Office at (319) 338-7672. A portion of the ticket proceeds goes to American Foundation for Equal Rights. All ticket holders are invited to attend the post-show talk-back and reception.