American Foundation for Equal Rights

“8″ Press Coverage

“8″ Broadway Premiere

September 19-October 3, 2011

  • Reuters
    Prop 8: The Broadway Show
  • Entertainment Weekly
    ’8′: On the scene at the new, star-studded Broadway play by Dustin Lance Black
  • Salon
    In Lance Black’s “8″ drama overrules the courts
  • The Advocate
    Audience Peeks Inside Prop. 8 Courtroom and Laughs Hard
  • New York Post
    Dustin Lance Black’s ’8′ gets starry reading
  • Playbill
    PHOTO CALL: Dustin Lance Black’s 8 Receives Star-Studded Broadway Reading
    Champagne, Teary Audiences and Awestruck Stars! On the Scene at the World Premiere Reading of 8
  • The Advocate
    Matt Bomer On Why Marriage Equality Matters To Him
    The Book of Mormon’s Rory O’Malley on Life in Broadway’s Biggest Hit and the Starry Reading of 8
  • Playbill
    Dustin Lance Black Drama 8 Gets Star-Filled Broadway Staging Sept. 19
  • The Advocate
    Dustin Lance Black’s Prop. 8 Play: Who’s Who | September 19, 2011
  • Associated Press
    A play about Proposition 8 court fight attracts big names as it makes its way to Broadway | September 13, 2011

Cast Announcements

July 17-September 18, 2011

  • The New York Times
    Morgan Freeman and Anthony Edwards Will Appear in ’8′ Reading on Broadway
  • Associated Press
    A play about Proposition 8 court fight attracts big names as it makes it way to Broadway
  • Variety
    Bringing ’8′ to Broadway
  • TheaterMania
    Matt Bomer, Cheyenne Jackson, Rory O’Malley, et al. Set for 8 Benefit on Broadway
  • Playbill
    Matt Bomer, Campbell Brown, Larry Kramer, John Lithgow, Rory O’Malley Join Lineup for Broadway Reading of 8
  • Associated Press
    Morgan Freeman, Marisa Tomei among the stars to be in a play about Proposition 8 on Broadway
  • Variety
    More for Broadway ’8′: Lithgow, Bomer, Kramer to read Black play
    Rory O’Malley, Larry Kramer and Campbell Brown Join Starry Reading of 8
  • BroadwayWorld
    John Lithgow, Larry Kramer, Campbell Brown et al. Join Dustin Lance Black’s ’8′ Reading on Broadway, 9/19
  • UPI
    Lithgow, Whitford to star in Prop. 8 play reading
  • Variety
    Stars line up for ’8′
  • Huffington Post
    Dustin Lance Black’s Proposition 8 Play Will Be A Star-Studded Affair
  • Variety
    Black’s ’8′ hits Broadway