In June 2012, Public Policy Polling reported that 64 percent of Missouri voters believed gay couples should be allowed to marry or form civil unions. 2013 probably won't be the year the Show-Me State legalizes same-sex marriage, but local groups are keeping it in the forefront. Interweave — the LGBT/straight ally group at All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church — is presenting the KC premiere of 8
, a staged reading of Dustin Lance Black's documentary about the federal trial over California's Proposition 8. "We have timed this to coincide with the Supreme Court decision on gay marriage," says Interweave organizer Megan Monroe. The free performance at All Souls (4501 Walnut, 816-756-5651) begins at 7 p.m. For more information, go to 8theplay.com
and click "Upcoming Readings."