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An unconstitutional proposition.An unprecedented decision.An all-star cast.Starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Martin Sheen, 8 is written by Academy Award winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black (Milk, J. Edgar) and directed by acclaimed actor and director Rob Reiner.The play is a powerful account of the case filed by the American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER) in the U.S. District Court in 2010 to overturn Proposition 8, a constitutional amendment that eliminated the rights of same-sex couples to marry in the state of California. Framed around the trial's historic closing arguments in June 2010, 8 provides an intimate look what unfolded when the issue of same-sex marriage was on trial.Exclusive interviews included:Dustin Lance Black and Rob Reiner, playwright and director of 8David Boies and Ted Olson, lawyers for Prop 8 plaintiffs in CaliforniaBackstage interview montage with actors George Clooney, Martin Sheen, Jamie Lee Curtis, John C. Reilly, Jane Lynch, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, and James Pickens, Jr.A full-cast performance featuring:George Clooney as David BoiesBrad Pitt as Chief Judge Vaughn WalkerMartin Sheen as Theodore B. OlsonKevin Bacon as Charles CooperJamie Lee Curtis as Sandy StierChristine Lahti as Kris PerryJohn C. Reilly as David BlankenhornJane Lynch as Maggie GallagherJesse Tyler Ferguson as Dr. Ilan MeyerMatthew Morrison as Paul KatamiChris Colfer as Ryan KendallYeardley Smith as Dr. Nancy CottMatt Bomer as Jeff ZarrilloGeorge Takei as Dr. William TamRory O'Malley as Dr. Gregory HerekCleve Jones as Evan WolfsonJames Pickens, Jr. as Dr. Gary SeguraJansen Panettiere as Elliott PerryBridger Zadina as Spencer PerryVanessa Garcia as ClerkCampbell Brown as Broadcast JournalistDirected by Rob Reiner. Recorded before a live audience at the Wilshire Ebell Theater, Los Angeles on March 3, 2012.

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