The 90-minute play, written by Academy Award-winning author Dustin Lance Black, documents the Perry vs. Schwarzenegger trial using court transcripts and first-hand interviews.
Following the play will be a panel discussion with Charlene Strong, advocate for social justice and civil rights, Elizabeth W. Goldstein, assistant professor of religious studies at Gonzaga University her partner Rabbi Tamar Malino, executive director of Spokane Area Jewish Family Services.
Tickets can be purchased online for $10.
Tracy Simmons is an award winning journalist specializing in religion reporting, digital entrepreneurship and social journalism. In her 15 years on the religion beat, Simmons has tucked a notepad in her pocket and found some of her favorite stories aboard cargo ships in New Jersey, on a police chase in Albuquerque, in dusty Texas church bell towers, on the streets of New York and in tent cities in Haiti.
Simmons has worked as a multimedia journalist for newspapers across New Mexico, Texas and Connecticut. Currently she serves as the executive director of SpokaneFAVS.com, a digital journalism start-up covering religion news and commentary in Spokane, Wash. She is also a Scholarly Assistant Professor at Washington State University.