In the spirit of The Originalist, a play about listening to and engaging in civil discourse with those who have opposing viewpoints, Court is pleased to host a series of post-play discussions to delve deeper into the art and its related themes.
Producers’ Circle members are invited to join us for the opening night of The Originalist. Enjoy dinner and a performance of John Strand's daring new work about Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
Producers’ Circle members are invited to join us for the intersection of art and scholarship at our Producers’ Circle event exploring The Originalist. Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, will be joined by Geoffrey R. Stone, Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor of Law at the University of Chicago; Eric Posner, Kirkland & Ellis Distinguished Service Professor of Law, Arthur and Esther Kane Research Chair; and actor Edward Gero. They will discuss Justice Antonin Scalia’s legacy, as well as the development process for The Originalist.
by George Stevens, Jr.
featuring A.C. Smith as Justice Thurgood Marshall
Directed by Charles Newell
Join us for this one-man tribute to Justice Thurgood Marshall’s pioneering career and legacy as the first African-American to sit on the Supreme Court. Justice Marshall revisits landmark civil rights victories, like Brown v. Board of Education, and the moments in history that are still charged with a moral urgency today.