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by Heidi Schreck

Playwright Heidi Schreck earned her college tuition and developed a deep love of the Constitution by winning debate competitions around the country as a teenager. All grown-up, her hilarious and optimistic new play reimagines how this living document served four different generations of women and what it will mean for the future of America.

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“Endearingly funny and deeply affecting. It would be hard to identify a work for the theater with its finger more on the pulse of America right now.
– Peter Marks, The Washington Post

Speech and Debate – a review of “What the Constitution Means To Me”

by Michael Buzzelli, ‘Burgh Vivant 

What the Constitution Means to Me – Serious Matters Explored in a Comedic Matrix

by Dave Zuchowski, Pittsburgh OwlScribe

Review: Dynamic Dixon Empowers Love-Hate Relationship with the Constitution

by Sharon Eberson, onStage Pittsburgh

City Theatre’s ‘What the Constitution Means to Me’: All in Favor; Say “Aye!”

Youth Express: What the Constitution Means to Me

Saturday Light Brigade


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Starting at $32 for adults | $20 tickets for those under age 30 – please call the Box Office to reserve under 30 tickets


Sun, Jan 22 – 7:00PM
Tue, Jan 24 – 7:00PM

Sun, Jan 29 – 2:00PM

Thu, Feb 2 – 8:00PM

Tue, Feb 7 – 7:00PM
Wed, Feb 8 – 1:00PM

Sat, Feb 11 – 1:00PM
Sat, Feb 11 – 5:30PM
Sun, Feb 12 – 2:00PM


Heidi Schreck is a writer and performer living in Brooklyn. Her critically acclaimed, award-winning play What the Constitution Means to Me played an extended, sold-out run on Broadway in 2019, and was nominated for two Tony Awards. It had subsequent sold-out runs at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., as well as at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles, and will continue its national tour when safe to do so.A filmed version of What the Constitution Means to Me, starring Schreck, premiered this past October exclusively on Amazon Prime Video, and was nominated for a Critics Choice Award, a PGA Award, and a DGA Award. What the Constitution Means to Me was named Best of the Year by The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune, Time Magazine, The Hollywood Reporter, The New Yorker and more; NPR named it one of the “50 Great Pop Culture Moments” of 2019. As both an actor and writer she is the recipient of three Obie Awards, a Drama Desk Award, and a Theatre World Award, as well as the Horton Foote Playwriting Award and the Hull-Warriner Award from the Dramatists Guild. She was named one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business in 2019 and was featured on Variety’s 2019 Broadway Impact List. Schreck was awarded Smithsonian magazine’s 2019 American Ingenuity Award for her work in the Performing Arts.