8 was developed by the American Foundation for Equal Rights and Broadway Impact, and was written by Dustin Lance Black. The play premiered in Los Angeles with an all-star cast that included George Clooney, Brad Pitt, and Martin
Sheen. It has been staged in more than 300 communities and theaters across the country. Actual court transcripts and interview voices bring to life this fundamental debate over human rights.
Thursday’s performance is free. It will be held in the Richardson-Mees Performing Arts Center on the Lawrence Academy in Groton, Massachusetts. Visit www.lacademy.edu for directions. Learn more about the play at www.8theplay.com.