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How Do You Solve a Problem Like Scalia? Set His Dissents to Music


The Reduced Shakespeare Company portrays the Supreme Court as Puppets singing ‘How Do You Solve a Problem Like Scalia?’ REDUCED SHAKESPEARE COMPANY

The Wall Street Journal | By Jess Bravin

WASHINGTON—Justice Antonin Scalia , whose barbed wit entertains audiences at Supreme Court arguments, has some competition from Antonin Scalia, the fictional character.

Like no justice before him, the 78-year-old jurist is being portrayed in works that draw on his words and legacy as the longest-serving sitting justice and one of the court’s most polarizing figures.

Justice Scalias are appearing in a stage play, an opera and a puppet show, to name three. The actual Justice Scalia ascribes his proliferating stage presence to the media culture of the modern age. MORE

Published December 3, 2014
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