What the Constitution Means to Me

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Mixing personal reflection and studious research to deliver an impassioned meditation on the U.S. Constitution, Heidi Schreck's play loses none of its verve on screen.

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Critic Reviews for What the Constitution Means to Me

All Critics (29) | Top Critics (17) | Fresh (28) | Rotten (1)

  • The art and thrill of political debate informs every part of Schreck's work, shrewdly captured for the camera.

    October 22, 2020 | Full Review…
  • This is a highly personal take, not a historical or legal lecture. Yet Schreck succeeds in widening her autobiographical play into a paean for basic fairness...

    October 22, 2020 | Full Review…
  • An audacious idea, one that starts slowly -- at least in this format -- before sinking in its hooks about halfway through.

    October 21, 2020 | Full Review…

    Brian Lowry

    CNN.com
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  • While its subject-matter is American, there is universality in its philosophical arguments around law-making, power, fairness, and broadening the concept of freedom within ancient definitions.

    October 20, 2020 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

    Arifa Akbar

    Guardian
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  • Rousing, enlightened, and (somehow) fun.

    October 20, 2020 | Full Review…
  • Between Schreck, Ciprian, and Williams What the Constitution Means to Me becomes a hopeful vision and reminder that the Constitution a living document, but one that needs to be brought alive constantly by successive generations.

    October 19, 2020 | Full Review…

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