January 7, 2015 at 2:19 pm EST | by Mariah Cooper
‘8’ gets high school reading
Sandy Stier, Kris Perry, David Boies, Chad Griffin, gay marriage, same-sex marriage, marriage equality, Proposition 8, Defense of Marriage Act, DOMA, Prop 8, California, Supreme Court, gay news, Washington Blade

Prop 8 plaintiffs Sandy Stier and Kris Perry addressed onlookers after a historic ruling at the U.S. Supreme Court. (Washington Blade file photo by Michael Key)

Beyond the Page Theatre Company at West Potomac High School (6500 Quander Rd., Alexandria, Va.) presents “8,” a play about the historic Proposition 8 trial, Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m.

The play chronicles both sides of the trial including highlights such as Proposition 8-supportive witness David Blankenhorn’s testimony. After the Saturday 7 p.m. performance there will be a talk-back with one of the plaintiffs, Kris Perry, and her son, Spencer. All proceeds from the show will benefit West Potomac’s Gay Straight Alliance.

Tickets are $5. For more information, visit westpotomactheatre.org.


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