WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS IF YOU ASK ME

WHAT THE CONSTITUTION METHODS IF YOU ASK ME

By Heidi Schreck Directed by Oliver Butler

Performances Nov 27–Dec 30 at the Greenwich House Theater (27 Barrow Street)

Heidi Schreck’s What the Constitution Means to Me had been the hit for the autumn period and now we have relocated it across town towards the GREENWICH HOME THEATER (27 Barrow Street) to run for FIVE MORE WEEKS! UNIQUE OFFER: To allow more people that are young see just exactly exactly What the Constitution Means to Me, the leading row at every performance are readily available for $30 for audiences 30 and underneath. Buy tickets online, by phone or in-person at the field workplace while materials final! Fifteen-year-old Heidi Schreck place by by herself through college giving speeches in regards to the U.S. Constitution. Now, the Obie Award winner resurrects her teenage self so that you can locate the document’s profound effect on ladies’ bodies—starting with her great-great-grandmother, a mail-order bride whom passed away under mystical circumstances. This witty and exploration that is searingly personal brand new life into our founding document and imagines exactly exactly how it’ll contour the following generation of US females. Obie Award champion Oliver Butler directs. Just just What the Constitution Means if you ask me personally had been commissioned by True Love Productions. This manufacturing originated as an element of Summerworks 2017, generated by Clubbed Thumb in partnership with True Love Productions. Scenic Design Rachel Hauck Costume Design Michael Krass Lighting Design Jen Schriever Sound Design Sinan Zafar Dramaturgy Sarah Lunnie Stage Manager Noah Silva

The Period

Heidi Schreck on just What the Constitution Means if you ask me personally (meaning her, and possibly you too)

NYTW first. Rosdely is starting school that is high autumn, participates in her school’s debate group, has finished from Barbizon modeling college and everyday lives along with her mother in new york. She’s a passion for acting plus an affinity for technology, enjoys dancing and listening to music and attends Girl Scouts to assist you her community.

Mike has previously showed up at NYTW within The Sound & The Fury, as Jake Barnes into The Select/The Sun additionally Rises, and in Fondly, Collette Richland, all aided by the Elevator Repair Service theater that is multiple-award-winning business. Other present movie theater includes Gatz, Arguendo, and Measure for Measure (all ERS/Public Theater); last spring’s Everyone’s Fine with Virginia Woolf (ERS/Abrons Arts Center); the current lots revival (Public); the Obie-winning a stunning time in November regarding the best of this Great Lakes (New Georges); The World the Mama Raised (Clubbed Thumb); getting into Buildings (New Georges); criminal activity or crisis (PS122); and a whole lot more. He penned and composed the music for their very own shows Sorry Robot (PS122/New Ohio Theater; directed by Will Davis) plus The Tear Drinkers (the home). TV: Orange May Be the Brand New Black.

Heidi is a performer and writer staying in Brooklyn. Her other performs consist of Grand Concourse, which debuted at Playwrights Horizons, Steppenwolf and theaters all around the country in 2014-15 and had been a finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize and a Lily Award. Other performs, including Creature, There Are No further Big Secrets as well as The Consultant, have already been generated by Berkeley Rep, longer Wharf, Page73, Seattle Public Theatre, brand New Georges, Rattlestick, and much more. Heidi has commissions through the Atlantic Theatre business, Manhattan Theatre Club, and Southern Coast Repertory Theatre and it has been a fellow that is writing the Clare Tow Foundation, Soho Rep therefore the Sundance Theatre Lab. Heidi’s tv writing includes “I adore Dick,” “Billions” and “Nurse Jackie,” and she actually is having a television show with Amazon considering Patricia Lockwood’s Priestdaddy. As a star, Heidi has done at Berkeley Rep, Roundabout Theatre, MTC, Playwrights Horizons, Shakespeare into the Park, Clubbed Thumb and Two-Headed Calf as well as on television in “Nurse Jackie,” “Billions,” “Law & Order: SVU” and “The Good Wife.” She’s the receiver of two Obie prizes, a Drama Desk, plus the Theatre World Award.

NYTW first. Thursday is just a senior at William Cullen Bryant H.S. in Queens. A variety has been done by her of debates at Brooklyn Law class and NYU through the Legal Outreach Program. She recently finished her judicial internship at the Civil Supreme Court through the Sonia & Celina Sotomayor Judicial Internship Program. This woman is presently an explorer and on the Youth Community Council for the 103rd Precinct.

Heidi Schreck / Playwright

HEIDI SCHRECK is really a author and star residing in Brooklyn. Her latest performs consist of exactly exactly exactly What the Constitution Means if you ask Me, developed by Clubbed Thumb and real Love productions, and Grand Concourse, which debuted at Playwrights Horizons and Steppenwolf Theatre in 2014-15. Grand Concourse had been a finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn reward, and champion of both a Claire Tow Fellowship and a Lily Award. Other performs, including Creature, There Are No further Big Secrets while The Consultant, are created by longer Wharf Theatre, Page73, Seattle Public Theatre, ART, SpeakEasy, yourbrides dating New George, Rattlestick Theatre Company and more. Heidi has commissions from the Atlantic Theatre business, Manhattan Theatre Club and Southern Coast Repertory Theatre and contains been a playwriting other with the Claire Tow Foundation, Soho Rep additionally the Sundance Theatre Lab. Heidi’s tv writing includes “I adore Dick,”“Billions” and “Nurse Jackie,” and this woman is currently having a brand new television show with Annapurna images and Amazon. As a star, Heidi has done at Berkeley Rep, Roundabout Theatre, MTC, Playwrights Horizons, Shakespeare into the Park, Clubbed Thumb and Two-Headed Calf and on television in “Nurse Jackie,”“Billions,”“Law & Order: SVU”and“The Good Wife.” Heidi could be the receiver of two Obie prizes, a Drama Desk Award as well as the Theatre World Award.

Oliver Butler / Director

OLIVER BUTLER’s directing credits consist of Jordan Harrison’s The Amateurs (Vineyard); Christopher Shinn’s An Opening in Time (Hartford Stage); Daniel Goldfarb’s Legacy (Williamstown); as well as the premiere of Will Eno’s The Open home (Signature) which is why the play won the Lortel Award for Best Enjoy and the OBIE was received by him Award for Direction. In Australia, he directed the premiere of Lally Katz’s Timeshare during The Malthouse in Melbourne. Oliver is just a co-Founder and co-Artistic Director associated with Debate community, a brooklyn-based theater that is ensemble, with who Oliver has co-created and directed nine full-length performs since 2004 such as The Light Years (Playwrights Horizons); Jacuzzi (Ars Nova); bloodstream Play (sold out runs at The Bushwick Starr, The Public’s beneath the Radar Festival, and Williamstown); Buddy Cop 2 (Critic’s Pick in The nyc circumstances, periods brand brand New York and Backstage); Cape dissatisfaction (PS122); You’re greeting (The Brick); The Eaten Heart (The Ontological Incubator); The snowfall Hen (Charlie Pineapple Theater); and A thought about Raya (Red place, The Brick, The Ontological Incubator). This autumn he could be directing a brand new manufacturing of Will Eno’s Thom soreness (Signature Theater Company) featuring Michael C. Hall. He could be a Sundance Institute Fellow and a Bill Foeller Fellow (Williamstown).

Rachel Hauck / Scenic Design

NYTW: Hadestown, An Iliad. Broadway: Latin History for Morons. With Heidi Schreck: Grand Concourse (Playwrights Horizons), Creature (P73). Recently in NYC: Othello, Twelfth Night (Shakespeare into the Park), The Ones that is lucky Nova); You’ll Still Call me personally By title (Sonya Tayeh, Jacob’s Pillow); Princess Grace, Lilly Awards. Obie for Sustained Excellence.

Michael Krass / Costume Design

NYTW: Hadestown, The Waves, View associated with Dome, Emerald City, Light Shining. Broadway: Noises Off (Tony nom), Machinal (Tony nom), The Constant Wife (Tony nom), Twelve Angry Men, Charlie Brown, Hedda Gabbler. Off-Broadway: World premieres by Albee, Guare, Durang, Lonergan, Eno, The Debate Society, devised work by Built for Collapse and ballets for Eliot Feld.

Jen Schriever / Lighting Design

NYTW first. Broadway: Lifespan of the known Fact, Eclipsed, Ghetto Klown. NYC: Collective Rage, School Girls (MCC); Dan Cody’s Yacht, in the human body worldwide (MTC); Bobbie Clearly, regarding The Exhale (Roundabout); The Amateurs (Vineyard); Strange Interlude (transportation Group); The Moors (Playwrights Realm); Eclipsed, ToasT an additional potential (Public); evening is just a place (Signature).

Sinan Zafar / Sound Design

NYTW first. Exactly exactly exactly What the Constitution Means to me personally (Berkeley Rep, Clubbed Thumb); peerless (Yale Repertory Theater); Hamlet (Waterwell); Richard in 9 Poses (Clubbed Thumb); Intimate Apparel, Detroit, The Champion (TheatreSquared); Midsummer (Tiltyard); Wingspace. MFA: Yale Class of Drama. sinanzafar.com

Sarah Lunnie / Dramaturg

NYTW debut. Broadway: A Doll’s home, Part 2. NYC: Miles For Mary (The Bushwick Starr, Playwrights Horizons), just exactly What The Constitution Means in my experience (Clubbed Thumb), The primary directly & Narrow ( brand New Ohio). Regional: Humana Festival premieres of The Christians, Death Tax and SITI Company’s Under Construction, among many more.

Noah Silva / Stage Manager

NYTW first. NYC: Othello (NYSF), Hangmen (Atlantic), Relevance (MCC), just just What the Constitution Means to me personally (Clubbed Thumb), The Treasurer, The Profane, Rancho Viejo, Aubergine (Playwrights Horizons). Graduate of Hofstra University by having a BFA in Stage Management.

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