Monday, September 16, 2019

Review: What the Constitution Means to Me disarms all the arguing and in-fighting by John Bavoso

Washington, DC, is one of the few cities in the country where it’s not uncommon for large groups of people to come together to spend two hours deep in conversation about the constitution a…

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Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME at The Kennedy Center?

After a hit run on Broadway, Heidi Schreck's What the Constitution Means to Me has opened at Washington DC's Kennedy Center. Read what the critics had to say!

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Review: The Miracle of ‘What the Constitution Means to Me’ at The Kennedy Center by John Stoltenberg

When Heidi Shreck steps out onto the Eisenhower stage and has what seems an informal, ad-libbed, introductory chat with us, the first thing you notice is her joy. She seems genuinely happy t…

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Friday, September 13, 2019

Only in D.C.: Article 1 of the 14th Amendment is an applause line by Peter Marks

Writer-performer Heidi Schreck brings her moving and funny “What the Constitution Means to Me” to the Kennedy Center.

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Heidi Schreck turns the page as ‘What the Constitution Means to Me’ comes to Kennedy Center by Thomas Floyd

The Tony-nominated show moves from Broadway to the nation's capital, having nearly played at Woolly Mammoth Theatre earlier this year.

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Forbidden Broadway Sets Casting for Off-Broadway Return by Andy Lefkowitz

Complete casting is here for the eagerly anticipated return of Forbidden Broadway, Gerard Alessandrini's award-winning musical spoof of all things theater. The previously announced all-new e…

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Thursday, August 29, 2019

The Atlantic’s Takedown Of ‘What The Constitution Means To Me’ by Artsjournal1

Staff writer Andrew Ferguson: “By play’s end, it’s become clear that if the young [Heidi] Schreck did indeed love the Constitution, it’s because she misunderstood it; and if her pass…

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Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Call Answered: Lauren O’Leary: "Little Gem" at Irish Repertory Theatre by Adam Rothenberg

With numerous credits overseas, actress Lauren O’Leary is making her Off-Broadway debut in Irish Repertory Theatre’s Little Gem. It’s so exciting to have been given the opportunity to …

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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

An Exit Interview With The Two Teens Who Debated Heidi Schreck In ‘What The Constitution Means To Me’ by Artsjournal1

With the Broadway run of the show having ended, 14-year-old Rosdely Ciprian will travel with the production to the Kennedy Center whole 17-year-old Thursday Williams heads off to college. Th…

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Monday, August 26, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Ain't Too Proud's Box Office Heats Up at the Summer's End by Lindsey Sullivan

Get ready! Temperatures may be just starting to drop as August winds down and the school year starts up again, but it seems Broadway audiences want to have one last sizzling party before Sep…

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What ‘The Constitution’ Meant to Two Teenage Performers by Elizabeth A. Harris

As “What the Constitution Means to Me” ends its Broadway run, Rosdely Ciprian and Thursday Williams reflect on meeting R.B.G. and Streisand and how they juggled it all.

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Grosses Analysis: What the Constitution Means to Me Breaks Box-Office Record in Final Week on Broadway by Andrew Gans

Heidi Schreck’s Tony-nominated play will head to the Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower Theater in September.

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - August 26th - BEETLEJUICE Continues To Top Social Growth!

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Beetlejuice (3.59%), Hadestown (2.25%), Moulin Rouge (2.07%), Oklahoma! (1.60%) and The Prom (1.52%). The top growing current Broadwa…

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Heidi Schreck on the past and the future of ‘What the Constitution Means to Me’ by Caitlin Huston

The critically-acclaimed Broadway run of “What the Constitution Means to Me” ended Saturday evening. But as its creator and star Heidi Schreck sees it, the play’s journey is only just …

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Saturday, August 24, 2019

Heidi Schreck’s What the Constitution Means to Me Closes on Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Tony-nominated play, which opened at the Hayes Theater in March, wraps up its acclaimed and extended run.

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Friday, August 23, 2019

Forbidden Broadway Sets Off-Broadway Return with Spoofs of Dear Evan Hansen, Hadestown & More by Andy Lefkowitz

Forbidden Broadway, Gerard Alessandrini's award-winning musical spoof of all things theater, is returning to New York after a five-year absence. The all-new edition, titled Forbidden Broadwa…

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Exclusive: WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME To Be Filmed For Future Release Today

BroadwayWorld has learned that WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME is being recorded today for eventual future release. 

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Monday, August 19, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Audiences Catch The Cher Show, Pretty Woman & King Kong One Last Time by Lindsey Sullivan

It was a bittersweet week on Broadway as The Cher Show, Pretty Woman and King Kong all played final performances on August 18. Audiences packed into the Neil Simon, Nederlander and Broadway …

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - August 19th - BEETLEJUICE & SEA WALL / A LIFE Top Growth For Second Consecutive Week!

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Beetlejuice (3.59%), Hadestown (2.25%), Moulin Rouge (2.07%), Oklahoma! (1.60%) and The Prom (1.52%). The top growing current Broadwa…

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Sunday, August 18, 2019

Goodbye King Kong, The Cher Show, Mojada, Broadway Bounty Hunter, etc….Last Chance Tickets by New York Theater

Seven Broadway and Off-Broadway shows are closing today: King Kong, The Cher Show, Pretty Woman Mojada, Broadway Bounty Hunter, Puffs, and the way she spoke   Then closing August 24th: What…

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Thursday, August 15, 2019
Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Tony Winner Celia Keenan-Bolger to be Honored With ACLU Freedom Award in October by Dan Meyer

Level Forward, the female-led production company behind Oklahoma! and What The Constitution Means to Me, will also be celebrated.

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Celia Keenan-Bolger Will Be Honored At ACLU/NYCLU's 'Broadway Stands Up For Freedom'

Tony Award-winning actress Celia Keenan-Bolger (TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD) and Level Forward, the Tony Award-winning producers of the current revival of OKLAHOMA!, WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO…

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Broadway Grosses: The Prom Goes Out on Top, Reaching All-Time High at the Box Office by Andy Lefkowitz

Everyone was going to prom this past week, as the Tony-nominated smash-hit musical played to packed houses in its final set of performances at the Longacre Theatre. The celebrated musical re…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - August 12th - BEETLEJUICE and SEA WALL / A LIFE Top Growth!

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Beetlejuice (3.59%), Hadestown (2.25%), Moulin Rouge (2.07%), Oklahoma! (1.60%) and The Prom (1.52%). The top growing current Broadway plays we…

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

How, And Why, ‘What The Constitution Means To Me’ Works by Artsjournal1

“In the play’s first few moments — its preamble, really — [Heidi] Schreck lays out the elements for its perfect union of form and function: direct address, displayed enactment, meta-…

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Monday, August 5, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Moulin Rouge! Sets New Box Office Record by Broadway.com

Moulin Rouge! is gaining strong momentum in the kickoff to its main-stem run. The splashy new musical surpassed its own box office record this past week, with an intake of $1,987,914.00, pa…

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Sunday, August 4, 2019

‘What the Constitution Means to Me’ Is Setting a Theatrical Precedent by Artsjournal1

“While it was nominated for two Tony Awards, it did not win any of them. It has no stars, a tiny cast, and no special effects, and everyone both onstage and backstage are Broadway newbies.…

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Monday, July 29, 2019

Speech and "Debate" by Mo Brady

by Jason Forbach Mike Iveson (center, with Thursday Williams and Heidi Schreck) in What The Constitution Means to Me (P…

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