Noted theater lover and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will take her turn this summer in an appearance tied to a performance of Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice."
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Ginsburg, 83, will serve as a judge in a separate but related “mock trial” featuring the play's main characters, but will not be taking part in the play itself.
The event is part of a commemoration of the 500th anniversary of Venice's Jewish ghetto.
Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to reflect that Justice Ginsburg will not be performing in “The Merchant of Venice.”