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Hayes Theatre (New York, NY)
240 West 44th St.

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Fifteen-year-old Heidi Schreck earned her college tuition money by winning Constitutional debate competitions across the United States. In her boundary-breaking new play, the Obie Award winner resurrects her teenage self in order to trace the profound relationship between four generations of women in her own family and the founding document that dictated their rights and citizenship. This hilarious, hopeful and "achingly human" (Exeunt Magazine) exploration breathes new life into our Constitution and imagines how it will shape the next generation of American women.







VIDEO: Get a First Look at WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME at The 2019 MAKERS Conference VIDEO: Get a First Look at WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME at The 2019 MAKERS Conference
by Stage Tube - February 7, 2019

The 2019 MAKERS Conference kicked-off last night with a first look at the upcoming Broadway play What the Constitution Means to Me from playwright Heidi Schreck. The show explores how Shreck's teenage self and four generations of females all relate to the founding document and imagine how it will shape the next generation of American women. (more...)

Breaking: WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Will Play Broadway's Helen Hayes Theater This Spring Breaking: WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Will Play Broadway's Helen Hayes Theater This Spring
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2019

The Clubbed Thumb, True Love, and New York Theatre Workshop production of What the Constitution Means to Me will come to Broadway this spring for a 12-week limited engagement, beginning performances at the Helen Hayes Theater (240 W 44th Street, New York, NY) on March 14, 2019, with opening night scheduled for March 31. Heidi Schreck's timely and galvanizing play, directed by Oliver Butler, became a sensation off-Broadway this fall, where it extended twice at NYTW before transferring to the Greenwich House Theater. What the Constitution Means to Me will be produced on Broadway by Diana DiMenna, Aaron Glick, and Matt Ross. (more...)

Rialto Chatter: Will WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME and SLAVE PLAY Come to Broadway This Season? Rialto Chatter: Will WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME and SLAVE PLAY Come to Broadway This Season?
by Stephanie Wild - January 11, 2019

In a season full of new Broadway plays, there may be room for one, or two, more. According to Michael Riedel of The New York Post, Heidi Schreck's 'What the Constitution Means to Me' is moving from off-Broadway to the Helen Hayes in March. (more...)