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[VIRTUAL] Sisters In Law - Webinar Series

Date: October 20, 2021Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Theatre Or and Tattered Cover present Honoring Justices Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a free webinar series designed as community outreach in association with the Colorado premiere of the play Sisters In Law by Jonathan Shapiro, produced by Theatre Or in association with Elizabeth Weber, Dale Franzen, and Don Franzen.

Based on the bestseller by Linda Hirshman, the play explores the relationship between Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the first two women to become Supreme Court Justices.

The purpose of the webinar series is educational - to provide the public with more insight into these iconic women and their careers, accomplishments, and legacy. It is also designed to illuminate the artistic process.

The play runs September 24 - October 31 at the John Hand Theater in Lowry.
Join the Boulder JCC for a matinee performance on Sunday, October 3 | 2 pm

The Art of the Play
Thursday, September 2 | 6:30 pm | FREE

This segment will cover how the play came to be, how the playwright adapts a play from a biography, and how the director works with the playwright to update the script. It will also contain a sneak preview from the two actresses playing the iconic justices, and give the audience some insight as to how the artistic process works.

Getting to Know Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Monday, September 13 | 6:30 pm | FREE
Registration will open on August 23

This segment is designed to give insight into the women who became the justices, on a personal as well as a professional level.

The Legal Cases
Tuesday, September 28 | 6:30 pm | FREE
Registration will open on September 7 

Our own “sisters in law” on the Colorado Supreme Court will discuss with CU Professor Helen Norton the major legal cases with which the
Supreme Court Justices were involved, along with those cases’ legal and societal impacts.

Legacy
Monday, October 4 | 6:30 pm | FREE
Registration will open on September 13 

Panel participants will speak with CU Law School’s newest Dean about what these women mean to them personally, to the law and legal
education and opportunities for all United States citizens, but especially women. They will also speak to work left undone.

Legal Reform
Wednesday, October 20 | 6:30 pm | FREE
Registration will open on September 29 

Taking the Legacy segment one step further, the panelists for this segment will explore with prize-winning journalist Dahlia Lithwick
the necessity of legal system reform including the subtopic of court reform. Is it needed? Why or why not?