What the Constitution Means to Me Review: Heidi Schreck Gives Audiences Even More Reasons to Vote

What the Constitution Means to Me

In high school, 15-year-old Heidi Schreck won enough prize money giving Constitution-themed speeches at American Legion halls to pay her way through college. A quarter-century later, Schreck spun her memories of all that youthful idealism into a hit Broadway show, What the Constitution Means to Me, which has proven to be every bit as much a living, breathing document as its subject since its 2019 debut at the Hayes Theater.

No doubt, in teaming with The Diary of a Teenage Girl director Marielle Heller to release a filmed version of her show on Oct. 16, she hoped that her words might impact the 2020 presidential election. What Schreck couldnt have imagined is that the same week the special dropped on Amazon Prime, Senate lawmakers would be posing that very question to Donald Trumps latest Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett, asking this female originalist what the Constitution means to her.

Like her mentor Antonin Scalia,
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