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For Broadway's Audra McDonald and others, same-sex marriage ruling is a 'no-brainer'

For Broadway's Audra McDonald and others, same-sex marriage ruling is a 'no-brainer'

Prominent members of the performing and visual arts professions have voiced their approval of Friday's ruling by the Supreme Court legalizing same-sex marriage around the country. Their reactions are perhaps not surprising for a community, including Broadway, that has long supported same-sex marriage and that counts many gay individuals both behind and in front of the curtain. On Friday, the nation's highest court ruled 5-4 that the 14th Amendment requires states to issue marriage licenses for same-sex couples, and to recognize those unions performed in other states. Many states had already decided to legalize same-sex marriage, but Friday's...

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