Friday, April 16, 2021

New York Theatre Workshop Artistic Director James C. Nicola Announces Departure; Legacy Includes ‘Rent’, ‘Slave Play’, ‘Hadestown’ by Greg Evans

James C. Nicola, whose tenure as artistic director of Off Broadway’s New York Theatre Workshop included the development of such prominent stage works as Rent, Once,  Hadestown, What the C…

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Monday, April 5, 2021

The Bushnell Announces the 2021-2022 Broadway Season by Matthew Herzog

The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts (Hartford, CT) announced today the new dates for eight postponed productions from the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 Broadway seasons, includin…

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Thursday, February 18, 2021
Wednesday, February 3, 2021

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of February 1 - Webber's CINDERELLA Cast Recording, and More!

Check out this week's list of releases, including Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella cast recording, The Color Purple on vinyl, What the Constitution Means to Me, and more!

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Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Hamilton, What the Constitution Means to Me, More Up for 2021 Critics Choice Awards by Ryan McPhee

Among the stage favorites to earn nominations for their work on the small screen are Daveed Diggs, Cynthia Erivo, Ashley Park, and Alex Newell.

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How Did American Theater Deal With The Trump Era? Urgently by Artsjournal1

“For the most part, it didn’t aim straight at the president. … Rather, producers elevated formally adventurous, politically incendiary plays — like Heidi Schreck’s What the Constit…

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Hamilton, What the Constitution Means to Me & More Receive 2021 Critics' Choice Award Nominations by Lindsey Sullivan

The 2021 Critics' Choice Award nominations are in, and many theater stars have been recognized for their work in movies and television. The winners will be revealed live on March 7 on The C…

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Thursday, December 10, 2020

What Theatre Learned About Being Online This Year by Artsjournal

The Broadway productions of “Hamilton” and “What the Constitution Means to Me” reemerged as films that give a wider audience the best seats in the house. These are stage performances…

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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

New Works Provincetown Commissions Works By Carmel Dean, Mindi Dickstein and More!

New Works Provincetown, a developmental theatre lab founded by Producer Mark Cortale to create and develop new theatrical works, has commissioned its second and third full length projects: a…

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Saturday, November 28, 2020

NPR Throughline: The Shadows of the Constitution by James Marino The Constitution is like America’s secular bible, our sacred founding document. In her play, What the Constitution …

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Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Political Theater Moves Into Nonfiction — Is It Drama Or Seminar? by Artsjournal1

Heidi Schreck’s What the Constitution Means to Me has become “the grandmother of [a] genre” that includes, just this fall, Kristina Wong for Public Office (about Wong’s run for a loc…

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Wednesday, November 11, 2020

The Spin and What the Constitution Means to Me provide post-election catharsis by Kerry Reid

The good, the bad, and the ugly of our politics are on display in two streaming shows. The long national nightmare of the past four years may not be over, but as…

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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

A Week Until Election Day! Political Theater Every Night, from Verdi to Wallace Shawn. by New York Theater

In the week until Election Day, there are overtly political plays, musicals, and operas opening every day, listed below. Also check out political shows that have already opened and are avail…

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Thursday, October 22, 2020

‘What the Constitution Means to Me’ Review: Pursuits of Happiness by Elisabeth Vincentelli

The timing could not be better for Heidi Schreck’s affecting play about the Constitution’s impact on our daily lives, now streaming on Amazon.

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Interview: Heidi Schreck on the Unexpected Trajectory of What the Constitution Means to Me

Schreck's Tony-nominated play is now available for viewing on Amazon Prime Video.

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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Review: What the Constitution Means to Me, streaming on Amazon Prime “exuberant, angry, proud and patriotic” by Jayne Blanchard

You know things are dire during Corona Times when you find yourself sobbing over a piece of parchment—aka The Constitution of the United States. What’s next? Rending my garments over the…

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Indecent, What the Constitution Means to Me, Elaine Stritch: At Liberty, More Take Center Stage in TDF's 'Grown Up Wendy Virtual Events' by Ryan McPhee

The November series, inspired by the TDF-run Wendy Wasserstein Project, will feature Rebecca Taichman, Paula Vogel, Thursday Williams, and more.

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A dazzling, shocking indictment of America: What the Constitution Means to Me review by Arifa Akbar

This funny, tragic and deeply unsettling one-woman tour de force shows who the US constitution serves – and who it lets down. The statistics alone are horrifying Heidi Schreck tells us she…

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Monday, October 19, 2020

Heidi Schreck On Her Evolving Play, 'What The Constitution Means To Me'

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Heidi Schreck, creator of the one-woman play, What the Constitution Means to Me, about the film's release on Amazon Prime ahead of Election Day.

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Sunday, October 18, 2020

Watch Heidi Schreck Discuss the Film of What the Constitution Means to Me: 'It Relates to What's Going On' by Lindsey Sullivan

The October episode of the series Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal, which is airing throughout the country this month, includes an interview with Heidi Schreck, whose show What the Cons…

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Saturday, October 17, 2020

Review: What The Constitution Means to Me on Amazon. Timely, yet again. by New York Theater

Viewers might be astonished that Heidi Schreck’s funny, poignant and pointed play feels like a direct response to the Senate hearings on Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Cou…

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Friday, October 16, 2020

How Women Have Been 'Profoundly' Left Out Of The U.S. Constitution by Terry Gross

As a teen, Heidi Schreck debated the Constitution in competitions. A film of her Broadway play, What the Constitution Means to Me, is now available on Amazon Prime. Originally broadcast Marc…

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Heidi Schreck Discusses the Timeliness of WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME, Her Personal History and More

A filmed version of What the Constitution Means to Me, created by and starring Heidi Schreck, is premiering today, Oct. 16, 2020, exclusively on Amazon Prime Video. Schreck recently spoke …

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Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, October 16- with STICKS & STONES, Next on Stage, and More!

Today (October 16) in live streaming: Sticks & Stones premieres, What the Constitution Means to Me arrives on Prime video, and so much more!

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Heidi Schreck and Oliver Butler Talk WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME and More on Backstage LIVE With Richard Ridge

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge is keeping up with all of their latest projects on Backstage Live, bringing you in-depth interviews twice weekly. On October 14, he chatted with Heidi Schre…

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What the Constitution Means to Me, Starring Heidi Schreck, Arrives on Amazon October 16 by Ryan McPhee

The filmed capture of the Pulitzer finalist and Tony-nominated play marks a new overall deal between Schreck and Amazon Studios.

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Thursday, October 15, 2020

6 Shows to Watch This Weekend, Including David Byrne's American Utopia

Plus, check out Heidi Schrek's What the Constitution Means to Me and North Coast Rep's Frederick Douglass-inspired Necessary Sacrifices.

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Review: What the Constitution Means to Me Returns on Film, and Not a Moment Too Soon

Heidi Schreck's Tony-nominated play comes to Amazon Prime Video.

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Heidi Schreck on Bringing What The Constitution Means to Me to Stream by Frank Dilella For Broadway Direct

Heidi Schreck’s What The Constitution Means to Me is the little show that could – and is doing! The politically-infused work, which debuted off-Broadway in 2018 and later premiered on Br…

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All that Chat

Oct 06, 2019: Slave Play
Oct 17, 2019: The Sound Inside - Studio 54
Feb 01, 2020: The Minutes
Mar 31, 2020: Diana - Longacre Theatre
Apr 19, 2020: Sing Street - Lyceum Theatre
Dec 16, 2021: Diana - Longacre Theatre