A woman holds a blue pocket sized version of The Constiution of the United States

What the Constitution Means to Me

Written by Heidi Schreck

Directed by Michelle Chin

April 10, 2024 to June 16, 2024
Judith Hardes Theatre

A soul-stirring play of civic engagement that hilariously examines America’s fundamental document.

Earnestly polite high schooler, Heidi Schreck, put herself through college by winning Constitutional debates across the US. A quarter-century later, the now-writer reflects on how her younger self, four generations of female relatives, and other marginalized people were shaped by America’s foundational definition of law. While addressing gender and racial biases, this fiercely-urgent partial autobiography peels back the Constitution’s layers of beauty, contradictions, and failures, and optimistically analyzes how the living document could evolve with modern America.  


 

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Runtime: 1 hour and 40 minutes with no intermission.

Content Warnings: This production includes adult language and topics such as the discussion of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, abortion and its stigmatization.

Upcoming Dates for What the Constitution Means to Me

Friday 4/26/2024 7:30 PM Buy Tickets
Saturday 4/27/2024 1:30 PM Buy Tickets
Saturday 4/27/2024 7:00 PM Buy Tickets
Sunday 4/28/2024 2:00 PM Buy Tickets
Sunday 4/28/2024 7:30 PM Buy Tickets
Wednesday 5/01/2024 7:30 PM Buy Tickets

 

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The Artists

Kate Haas
As Heidi
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Rob Watson
As Legionnaire
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Archer Todd
As Debater
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Amie Bjorklund
As Heidi Understudy
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Johnny Kalita
As Legionnaire Understudy
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The Artists

Kate Haas
As Heidi
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Rob Watson
As Legionnaire
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Archer Todd
As Debater
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Amie Bjorklund
As Heidi Understudy
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Johnny Kalita
As Legionnaire Understudy
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Select Mask Required Performances

Select performances have been designated "Mask Required" to ensure all audiences have an opportunity to attend a performance in an environment they are comfortable in: Saturday, June 15, 2024 at 1:30 PM

ASL/Audio Describe Night

Audio Description and American Sign Language Interpretation are available for each production. ASL/Audio Describe Night is Thursday, May 2, 2024 for What the Constitution Means to Me.