‘8’ – The Epilogue

8 Poster 1 and Flyer FRONT 8 Poster 2
‘8’ Poster Design by Holly Clothier

As some of you may remember, last November we staged a rehearsed reading of Dustin Lance Black‘s play ‘8‘ in association with Broadway Impact and the American Foundation for Equal Rights. The play is based on the transcript of the ‘Perry vs Schwarzenegger’ court case which restored marriage equality to the state of California in 2010. Each performance was followed by an audience discussion, and one evening featured input from trans* activist and Lib Dem Councillor Sarah Brown.

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Jack Heywood as Paul Katami, Lanikai Krishnadasan Torrens as David Blankenhorn, Lauren Letherbarrow as Sandy Stier

We donated all profits from this sell-out event (a whopping £750!) to PACE, which is an LGBT mental health charity based in London. For more on the great work done by PACE, visit their website here.

Today, we received a letter from PACE’s Chief Executive Margaret Unwin. Have a read:

Thank You Letter Pembroke College Players 10th April 2014
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Gabriel Agranoff and Megan Dalton as Elliot and Spencer Perry

We would like to say a massive (and very belated!) THANK YOU to the wonderful cast and crew of this production.

Kris Perry – Catherine Potterton
Sandy Stier – Lauren Letherbarrow
Paul Katami – Jack Heywood
Jeff Zarrillo – Joe Goodman
Elliot Perry – Gabriel Agranoff
Spencer Perry – Megan Dalton
Theodore Olsen – Calum Docherty
David Boies – Helena Blair
Charles Cooper – Rebecca Hare
Justice Vaughan Walker – Freya Mead
David Blankenhorn – Lanikai Krishnadasan Torrens
Maggie Gallagher – Roberta Wilkinson
Ryan Kendall – Aoife Kennan
Dr Nancy Cott – James Roberts
Dr Gary Segura – Jonathon Swartz
Dr William Tam – Archie Lodge
Dr Ilan Meyer – Katherine Bond
Dr Gregory Herek/Evan Wolfson – Alexander Thompson
Broadcast Journalist/Court Clerk – Ben Walsh

Producer – Charlotte Chorley
Director – John King
Publicity – Holly Clothier
Assistant Director – Katherine Bond
Lighting Designer – Jake Wood
Assistant Producer – Laura Moulton

Cast
Cast and crew, 16/11/2013

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