Prop 8 On Trial LIVE on radio

Backstage for Prop 8 On Trial at the Lawrence Arts Center

After five performances for live audiences in theater spaces (1 at the Lawrence Arts Center, 4 at the Fishtank Performance Studio), Prop 8 On Trial will now have its radio debut this week on KKFI 90.1 FM community radio.  (You can listen to the radio or on the computer – KKFI does live streaming at … Continue reading

Prop 8 On Trial Debuts at Lawrence Arts Center


The final draft of “Prop 8 On Trial” was sent out to a cast of 15 actors in preparation for rehearsals this week at the Fishtank Performance Studio and a Saturday evening performance (September 18) at the Lawrence Arts Center. Will be staging the performance for both a large thrust stage at the Arts Center … Continue reading

Prop 8 On Trial Logo Has Arrived

Thanks to  designer Terry Newell, Prop 8 On Trial now has a graphic identity that will be used on all marketing materials for the production.  After a conversation about the Living Newspaper plays of the Federal Theater Project of the 1930s, Terry used the posters of that era as inspiration to create a striking image … Continue reading


The Highlighter Graveyard

Currently working on numerous original source documents including the trial transcripts, blogger entries, twitter account records, and the Prop 8 final ruling. Tools include the computer, a printer, reams of paper, three-ring binders, a three-hole punch and…highlighters. Am highlighting excerpts from the original source documents that best tell the story, both in content and in … Continue reading

Working in the Zeitgeist

Zeitgeist German [ˈtsaitgaist], n. – the spirit of the time; the taste and outlook characteristic of a period or generation. Once again, waiting for breaking news as I work on the Prop 8 On Trial script. Judge Walker will rule today whether or not he will left the stay on his ruling – allowing for … Continue reading

The Tip of the Spear

Am thrilled to have confirmed the actor who will play David Boies, the lead plaintiff’s attorney in the Prop 8 trial.  Boies as been referred to as the “Forrest Gump of the legal profession.” He has played a role in several major cases in U.S. legal history, including representing Al Gore in the landmark Bush … Continue reading

Prop 8 On Trial Synchronicity

Synchronicity is the experience of two or more events that are apparently causally unrelated occurring together in a meaningful manner.  And it seems to be at play with the PROP 8 ON TRIAL project. One June 16, the day after the Rocket Grant reception, the final arguments of the Prop 8 trial were presented in … Continue reading


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