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Edward Gero

 Antonin Scalia in THE ORIGINALIST

EDWARD GERO (Scalia) last appeared at Arena Stage as Mark Rothko in Red. He is a four-time Helen Hayes winner and 14-time nominee. Regional credits include Mark Rothko in Red and Gloucester in King Lear at the Goodman Theatre; the title role of Sweeney Todd at Signature Theatre; The Chosen at Theater J; Scrooge in A Christmas Carol and Vandergelder in Hello, Dolly! at Ford’s Theatre; American Buffalo, Shining City (Helen Hayes nomination) and Skylight (Helen Hayes Award) at Studio Theatre; and The Matchmaker at Center Stage. In 30 seasons with the Shakespeare Theatre Company, he’s played 70 roles, including Helen Hayes-winning turns in Henry IV, Richard II and Macbeth. In New York he’s appeared at South Street Theatre and Classic Stage Company. Film and TV credits include TURN: Washington Spies; Die Hard 2; House of Cards; Striking Distance and narrations for Discovery Channel and PBS. He’s an associate professor at George Mason University’s School of Theatre.

Relevant work

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Edward Gero, Harlan Work, Kerry Warren
Molly Smith (for stage), Diana Basmajian (for screen)
John Strand
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THE ORIGINALIST
When bright, liberal, Harvard Law School graduate Cat (Kerry Warren) ambitiously embarks on a clerkship with Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia (Edward Gero), 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 ORIGINALIST

When bright, liberal, Harvard Law School graduate Cat (Kerry Warren) ambitiously embarks on a clerkship with Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia (Edward Gero), 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?

Director(s): Molly Smith (for stage), Diana Basmajian (for screen)
Writer(s): John Strand
Cast(s): Edward Gero, Harlan Work, Kerry Warren