Gay marriage play ‘8’ goes national during 2012 (AP)

In this Nov. 19, 2011 image released by American Foundation for Equal Rights, Gavin Creel portraying lead co-counsel Ted Olson, center, examines plaintiff Kris Perry, portrayed by Celia Keenan-Bolger, in a scene from '8,' during a performance at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich. The pro-gay marriage American Foundation for Equal Rights and partner Broadway Impact are sponsoring dozens of productions of Dustin Lance Black's play starring local actors across the country this election year, including in states where marriage battles loom, including Maine, Maryland, New Hampshire and North Carolina.(AP Photo/American Foundation for Equal Rights, Keith Tolman)AP – For anyone who missed the star-studded, one-night-only Broadway debut of the gay marriage play “8” or can’t get to Los Angeles this spring to see George Clooney lead a West Coast version, there’s hope: The play is coming to a theater near you.