Dustin Lance Black’s Broadway Play Announces Casting: Morgan Freeman, Marisa Tomei

Dustin Lance Black’s 8, a staged reading on Broadway depicting the legal battle over Proposition 8, is to star Morgan Freeman, Cheyenne Jackson, Anthony Edwards (of ER), Christine Lahti (of Chicago Hope), Rob Reiner, Marisa Tomei, and Yeardley Smith (little Lisa Simpson–or her voice, at least), the American Foundation for Legal Rights announced today. (AFER is the beneficiary of the show’s fundraising.) The production is to run for one night, September 19 (good luck trying to pin down the likes of Mr. Freeman and Ms. Tomei for longer than that!).

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