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FIRST LOOK: Saturday July 14 at 7pm & Sun July 15 at 2pm - tickets start at $25*
PREVIEWS: Sun July 15 at 7pm through Wednesday July 18th at 7pm - tickets start at $35*
Remaining performances: Tickets $55* -$70 (59E59 Members $49)

* Limited discount seats available.

Four-time Helen Hayes Award winner Edward Gero portrays Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, offering audiences the opportunity to see his "lively performance" (Washington Post). When a bright, liberal, Harvard Law School graduate embarks on a nerve-wracking clerkship with the conservative Justice, she discovers him to be both an infuriating sparring partner and an unexpected mentor. How will their relationship affect one of the most incendiary cases ever to reach the nation's highest court?

The full post-show conversation schedule:

  • Friday, July 20:  Playwright John Strand, moderated by Mark Bly
  • Tuesday, July 24: Journalist Greg Stohr, moderated by Mark Bly
  • Wednesday, July 25: The cast of THE ORIGINALIST in conversation moderated by Mark Bly
  • Friday, July 27: Supreme Court and appellate lawyer Carter G. Phillips, moderated by Mark Bly
  • Sunday, July 29 (2 pm) : Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in conversation with director Molly Smith [SOLD OUT]
  • Wednesday, August 1: The cast of THE ORIGINALIST , moderated by attorney Martin Tackel
  • Sunday, August 5 (2pm): Ian Samuel, Harvard Law Professor and former clerk for Justice Scalia, moderated by humorist Randy Cohen
  • Tuesday, August 7: ACLU President Susan Herman, moderated by Mark Bly
  • Wednesday, August 8: The cast of THE ORIGINALIST , moderated by Mark Bly
  • Sunday, August 12 (2pm): International trade law expert Elliot Feldman, moderated by Mark Bly
  • Tuesday, August 14: Attorney Faith E. Gay, moderated by Mark Bly
  • Wednesday, August 15: The cast of THE ORIGINALIST in conversation moderated by Mark Bly

"Gero woos the crowd beautifully with a virtuosic blend of bluster, intellect and devastating wit."
- The Washington Post

"A timely, almost revolutionary work."
- The Economist


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Show Information

Dates July 14 - August 19, 2018
Ticket Prices $25.00* - $70.00
59E59 Members $25.00* - $49.00
Venue 59E59 Theater A
Presented by Arena Stage in collaboration with Middle Finger Productions, LLC
By John Strand
Directed By Molly Smith
Edward Gero Tracy Ifeachor
Brett Mack  

Performance Schedule

Tue - Fri 7:00 pm
Sat - Sun 2:00 pm & 7:00 pm
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Running Time 1 hours & 50 minutes
Intermission No
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 Location Information

Address 59 East 59th Street
b/t Park and Madison
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