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Heidi Schreck

 
Bio:
Heidi Schreck is a writer and performer living in Brooklyn. Her play Grand Concourse was a finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize and winner of the Stacey Mindich Lilly Award. Other plays, including Creature, There Are No More Big Secrets and The Consultant, have been produced by Berkeley Rep, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Heidi Schreck is a writer and performer living in Brooklyn. Her play Grand Concourse was a finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize and winner of the Stacey Mindich Lilly Award. Other plays, including Creature, There Are No More Big Secrets and The Consultant, have been produced by Berkeley Rep, ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2019
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2013
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Women's Project/South Coast Rep Production, 2011
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Production, 2010
Mary
  [Off-Broadway]
Playwrights Horizons Production, 2009
Performer

Writing

Playwright
The Comedy of Errors [Shakespeare in the Park]
The Public Theater, 2013
Luciana

Heidi Schreck Biography

Heidi Schreck is a writer and performer living in Brooklyn. Her play Grand Concourse was a finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize and winner of the Stacey Mindich Lilly Award. Other plays, including Creature, There Are No More Big Secrets and The Consultant, have been produced by Berkeley Rep, Long Wharf, Page73, Seattle Public Theatre, New Georges, Rattlestick, and more. Heidi has commissions from Atlantic Theatre Company, Manhattan Theatre Club, and South Coast Repertory and has been a writing fellow with the Clare Tow Foundation, Soho Rep and Sundance Theatre Lab. Heidi's television writing includes "I Love Dick," "Billions" and "Nurse Jackie." She is developing a TV series with Amazon based on Patricia Lockwood's Priestdaddy. As an actor: Berkeley Rep, Roundabout, MTC, Playwrights Horizons, Shakespeare in the Park, Clubbed Thumb, Two-Headed Calf, "Nurse Jackie," "Billions," "Law & Order: SVU," "The Good Wife." Winner of two Obies, a Drama Desk, and the Theatre World Award.

Heidi Schreck Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Actress in a Play
Heidi Schreck, What the Constitution Means to Me
 
Drama League Awards - 2019 - Distinguished Performance Award
Heidi Schreck, What the Constitution Means to Me
 
Tony Awards - 2019 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Heidi Schreck, What the Constitution Means to Me
 
Tony Awards - 2019 - Best Play
Heidi Schreck, What the Constitution Means to Me
 
Obie Awards - 2010 - Performance Gold Star
Heidi Schreck, Circle Mirror Transformation
 
Theatre World Awards - 2010 - Performance Gold Star
Heidi Schreck, Circle Mirror Transformation
 
Obie Awards - 2008 - Performance Gold Star
Heidi SchreckDrum Of The Waves Of Horikawa

Heidi Schreck News

bb brecht's HOLIDAY YULETIDE SPECTACULAR to Kick Off New Georges' 30th Anniversary Se Photo bb brecht's HOLIDAY YULETIDE SPECTACULAR to Kick Off New Georges' 30th Anniversary Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 28, 2022

New Georges will kick off its 30th Anniversary season with a one-night-only special presentation of bb brecht’s Holiday Yuletide Spectacular, created by Miranda Haymon. On Wednesday December 14, 2022, audiences are invited to spend their holiday party season with bb brecht and his friends at Dixon Place.

Barbara Warner Howard, Founding Member of New York Theatre Workshop, Passes Away Photo Barbara Warner Howard, Founding Member of New York Theatre Workshop, Passes Away
by Team BWW - Nov 15, 2022

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Barbara Leah Warner Howard died on November 9, 2022, peacefully at home while listening to Ella Fitzgerald, surrounded by family and friends. 

Samuel L. Jackson and LaTanya Richardson Jackson to be Honored at Theatre Communicati Photo Samuel L. Jackson and LaTanya Richardson Jackson to be Honored at Theatre Communications Group 2023 Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 14, 2022

Theatre Communications Group has announced that the 2023 TCG Gala: Our Stories will be held on Monday, January 9, 2023, at The Edison Ballroom in New York City. The Gala will honor Samuel L. Jackson and LaTanya Richardson Jackson and will include festive performances, inspiring speakers, and a celebratory dinner.

FST Presents Florida Premiere of WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Photo FST Presents Florida Premiere of WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME
by Stephi Wild - Nov 11, 2022

Florida Studio Theatre (FST) presents the 2019 Tony-nominated and Pulitzer Prize finalist, What the Constitution Means to Me by Heidi Schreck.

STORY/TELLER ARTS: Martyna Majok on Cost of Living to be Presented by The Center for  Photo STORY/TELLER ARTS: Martyna Majok on Cost of Living to be Presented by The Center for Fiction & TCG
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2022

The Center for Fiction and Theatre Communications Group will co-present Story/Teller Arts: Martyna Majok on Cost of Living with Naveen Kumar and David Zayas on November 16 at 7pm ET at The Center for Fiction, 15 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217, and via livestream.

Second Volume of Playwrights Horizons' Literary Magazine, ALMANAC to be Released in P Photo Second Volume of Playwrights Horizons' Literary Magazine, ALMANAC to be Released in Print in December
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 8, 2022

Playwrights Horizons will release the second volume of its pioneering literary magazine,¬†Almanac, in print in December. With¬†Almanac, the organization provides its singular community of playwrights and theater-makers an outlet for work in other mediums‚ÄĒessays, poems, drawings, and more.

TimeLine Theatre Adds WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME to 2022-2023 Season Photo TimeLine Theatre Adds WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME to 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 1, 2022

TimeLine Theatre Company is extending its 2022-2023 season with a fourth production‚ÄĒthe first Chicago-based production of What the Constitution Means to Me by Heidi Schreck, directed by Helen Young, running May 10 ‚Äď June 24, 2023. P

City Theatre and the Arsht Center Present WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Photo City Theatre and the Arsht Center Present WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 26, 2022

City Theatre and the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County present the Southeastern Premiere of Heidi Schreck's WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME, a buoyant and provocative examination by one woman of her civil rights and wrongs.

Stacey Sargeant & More to Star in Bleu Beckford-Burrell's LA RACE at WP Theater Photo Stacey Sargeant & More to Star in Bleu Beckford-Burrell's LA RACE at WP Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 26, 2022

Page 73 and¬†Working Theater have announced the cast of¬†Bleu Beckford-Burrell‚Äôs¬†La Race¬†(November 21‚ÄďDecember 23 at the¬†McGinn/Cazale Theater¬†at¬†WP Theater.

TCG Books Presents to Host Conversation with Authors of Classic Russian Drama Series Photo TCG Books Presents to Host Conversation with Authors of Classic Russian Drama Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 24, 2022

Theatre Communications Group has announced the eighth iteration of TCG Books Presents, featuring Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky in conversation with Gregory Mosher on YouTube Live, Friday, October 28, 2022 at 1:00pm ET.

Heidi Schreck Videos

VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME on Amazon Pri Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME on Amazon Prime

by Stage Tube - Oct 5, 2020

The official trailer for What the Constitution Means to Me, a filmed version of the critically-acclaimed, award-winning play created by and starring Heidi Schreck, is available now. The special will premiere Oct. 16, 2020, exclusively on Amazon Prime Video, in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide. In the final, record-breaking week of its hit Broadway run, director Marielle Heller (director of Oscar-nominated films A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood and Can You Ever Forgive Me?) captured the play at the Helen Hayes Theater in New York City.

VIDEO: Watch James Jackson's Obie Award Acceptance Speech For the Creative Team of A  Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch James Jackson's Obie Award Acceptance Speech For the Creative Team of A STRANGE LOOP

by Stage Tube - Aug 13, 2020

For their astounding work the judges have awarded a Special Obie Citation to the Creative Team and Ensemble of A STRANGE LOOP.

VIDEO: Watch Antwayn Hopper's Obie Award Acceptance Speech For the Creative Team of A Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Antwayn Hopper's Obie Award Acceptance Speech For the Creative Team of A STRANGE LOOP

by Stage Tube - Aug 6, 2020

For their astounding work the judges have awarded a Special Obie Citation to the Creative Team and Ensemble of A STRANGE LOOP.

VIDEO: Cole Escola Performs the Opening Number From the 2020 Obie Awards Videoplay
VIDEO: Cole Escola Performs the Opening Number From the 2020 Obie Awards

by Stage Tube - Jul 17, 2020

The 65th Annual Obie Awards, presented by the American Theatre Wing, premiered on YouTube on July 14. The prerecorded ceremony was hosted by comedian, actor and writer Cole Escola. Watch the opening number, titled 'The Show Must Go On', performed by Escola!

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Heidi Schreck Videoplay
WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Heidi Schreck

by BroadwayWorld TV - May 27, 2019

Heidi Schreck is a double Tony Awards nominee this year for her brilliant work in What the Constitution Means to Me. Now she's telling us all about what this nomination means to her!

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Annette Bening Videoplay
WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Annette Bening

by BroadwayWorld TV - May 20, 2019

How does Annette Bening feel about earning her second Tony nomination for her performance in All My Sons? She tells us!

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Laura Donnelly Videoplay
WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Laura Donnelly

by BroadwayWorld TV - May 25, 2019

Laura Donnelly has already won an Olivier Award for her performance as Caitlin Carney in The Ferryman. Could she take home a Tony Award too?

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Jez Butterworth Videoplay
WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Jez Butterworth

by BroadwayWorld TV - May 14, 2019

Jez Butterworth just earned his second Tony nomination for his new play, The Ferryman. Watch as he tells us more about what the play means to him!

BWW TV: WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Celebrates Opening Night! Videoplay
BWW TV: WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Celebrates Opening Night!

by TV - Opening Night Special - Apr 1, 2019

Written and performed by two-time Obie Award winner Heidi Schreck (Grand Concourse, 'I Love Dick') and directed by Obie Award winner Oliver Butler (The Amateurs, The Light Years), What the Constitution Means to Me opened last night, March 31, 2019, at the Helen Hayes Theater (240 W 44th Street, New York, NY).

VIDEO: Heidi Schreck Discusses What the Constitution Means to Her on The Late Show Videoplay
VIDEO: Heidi Schreck Discusses What the Constitution Means to Her on The Late Show

by Stage Tube - Mar 16, 2019

What the Constitution Means to Me began previews on Broadway just a couple of days ago, on March 14. The show's playwright and star Heidi Schreck chatted last night with Stephen Colbert about how she has a long, personal relationship with the document that begins 'We the People.'


Heidi Schreck Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Heidi Schreck been in?
Heidi Schreck has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Heidi Schreck been in?
Heidi Schreck has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Heidi Schreck been nominated for?
Outstanding Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for What the Constitution Means to Me , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for What the Constitution Means to Me , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for What the Constitution Means to Me , Best Play (Tony Awards) for What the Constitution Means to Me , Performance (Obie Awards) for Circle Mirror Transformation Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Circle Mirror Transformation and Performance (Obie Awards) for Drum Of The Waves Of Horikawa .

What awards has Heidi Schreck won?
Performance (Obie Awards) for Circle Mirror Transformation Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Circle Mirror Transformationand Performance (Obie Awards) for Drum Of The Waves Of Horikawa.