Craig Bierko and Richard Thomas in
Standing On Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays
(© Joan Marcus)
Craig Bierko and Richard Thomas in
Standing On Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays
(© Joan Marcus)
The Off-Broadway production of Standing On Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays will play its final performance at the Minetta Lane Theatre on Sunday, December 18. At that time, it will have played 7 previews and 41 regular performances.

Conceived by Brian Shnipper and directed by Stuart Ross, this evening of short plays dealing with marriage equality features works penned by Mo Gaffney, Jordan Harrison, Moisés Kaufman, Neil LaBute, Wendy MacLeod, José Rivera, Paul Rudnick, and Doug Wright.

The cast includes Craig Bierko, Mark Consuelos, Polly Draper, Harriet Harris, Beth Leavel, and Richard Thomas.

For its Off Broadway premiere, Standing on Ceremony partnered with Freedom to Marry, the campaign to win marriage nationwide, and Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS, and has donated a percentage of all ticket sales to these and other organizations promoting marriage equality.

Producers Joan Stein and Richard Frankel have also announced that they plan to take the play to markets where marriage equality is not yet a reality, in an effort to help invigorate audience members in battleground states and raise money for marriage equality organizations.

For TheaterMania's review of the play, click here.

For tickets and more information, click here.