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What the Constitution Means to Me

Performance Dates: May 11-13, 18-20 at 8pm; May 14 at 3pm

Playwright Heidi Schreck’s boundary-breaking play breathes new life into our Constitution and imagines how it will shape the next generation of Americans. Fifteen-year-old Heidi earned her college tuition by winning Constitutional debate competitions across the United States. In this hilarious, hopeful, and achingly human new play, she resurrects her teenage self in order to trace the profound relationship between four generations of women and the founding document that shaped their lives.

*Michigan Premiere*

Direction by Bridgett Vanderhoof

Finalist! 2019 Pulitzer Prize
Winner! 2019 Obie Award, Best New American Play
Winner! 2019 New York Drama Critics' Circle Award, Best American Play
Winner! 2019 Off-Broadway Alliance Award, Best New Play
Nominee: Two 2019 Tony Awards, including Best Play
Nominee: Two 2019 Drama Desk Awards, including Outstanding Play


About the Director:
Bridgett Vanderhoof (she/her) is a freelance director, costume designer, and actor based in Grand Rapids, MI. She holds an MA/PhD in Interdisciplinary Theatre Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a BA in Theatre from Grand Valley State University. Bridgett directs the Junior Theatre Production program at Interlochen Arts Camp, and has previously worked as a teaching artist and new play development intern for Children's Theatre of Madison, a graduate production intern at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and as a costume designer for the Interlochen Shakespeare Festival. In addition to her theatre production work, she is the Publicity and Recruitment Coordinator for the Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance at Grand Valley State University. 

Audition Notice: What the Constitution Means to Me

Auditions: Saturday, April 1 and Sunday, April 2
Times: Sign up for a specific time slot here
Location: 2nd floor of the Spectrum Theater at 160 Fountain NE
Performance Dates: May 11-13, 18-20 at 8pm, and May 14 at 3pm