What The Constitution Means To Me, now at the New York Theatre Workshop, is, for all intents and purposes, a souped up TED Talk. This is not a bad thing. Just one to keep in mind in case you are looking for an actual play. This is not an actual play, but it is an EXCELLENT and passionate argument in favor of the Constitution. You know the constitution - the document being trampled upon by our... Read more
What the Constitution Means to Me (NYTW)
New York Theatre Workshop kicks off its 2018-2019 Off-Broadway season with What the Constitution Means to Me, written by two-time Obie Award winner Heidi Schreck and directed by Obie Award winner Oliver Butler.
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Fifteen-year-old Heidi Schreck put herself through college by giving speeches about the U.S. Constitution. Now, the Obie Award winner resurrects her teenage self in order to trace the document's profound impact on women's bodies—starting with her great-great-grandmother, a mail-order bride who died under mysterious circumstances. This witty and searingly personal exploration breathes new life into our founding document and imagines how it will shape the next generation of American women.