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What the Constitution Means to Me

February 22 - March 20, 2022

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The Hit Broadway Play That Makes Politics Personal

A play by Heidi Schreck | Directed by Oliver Butler
Starring Cassie Beck
Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont St

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Approximate Run Time: One hour and 30 minutes with no intermission.

Content warning: What the Constitution Means to Me contains mentions of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, and discussions of abortion and its stigmatization.

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Show Synopsis:

Following a smash run on Broadway, Heidi Schreck’s timely, hilarious and deeply felt play breathes new life into our country’s most important document. Fifteen-year-old Heidi Schreck paid her college tuition by speaking in debate competitions across the country; now older, she tells the story of four generations of extraordinary women in her family whose lives were shaped by the Constitution. The New York Times hails it as the “best and most important new play of the season.” And Time Out New York says it’s “something every citizen must see.” Acclaimed original director Oliver Butler returns to helm this production.

Masked Matinees & Masks-Encouraged Evenings

In recognition of fluctuating trends in COVID transmission and varying levels of comfort among our patrons, The Huntington is continuing to offer two different masking experiences for The Art of Burning.

“Masked Matinees” – Masks are required inside the theater unless actively eating/drinking concessions. Masks remain optional in the restrooms and lobbies.
Matinees were chosen in order to offer multiple masked-experiences per week, some weekdays and some weekends.

Masks-Encouraged Evenings – Masks are encouraged but not required.

Anyone who feels uncomfortable can ask the House Manager about alternative options which may include:
• a better quality mask
• a new seat further distanced from other patrons
• re-scheduling for a different performance, such as a “masked matinee”
• a shift to the at-home Digital Streaming option.

Any patron interested in attending a different performance will be able to exchange their tickets by contacting our ticketing services staff.



Tickets for most Huntington productions through June 2023 come with digital insurance, and any ticketholders who would rather not see a performance in person for any reason can easily exchange their in-person tickets for a home viewing opportunity of a specially recorded version of the play, if available. Digital Insurance is currently available for The Art of Burning, K-I-S-S-I-N-G and Joy & Pandemic.

These COVID policies will be in place through February 13, 2023, and we will continue to evaluate and update these policies as the situation evolves. For the most up-to-date information on our health and safety policies and season shows, please visit this page. If you have any questions, please email

Cast and Crew

Heidi Schreck


Oliver Butler


Cassie Beck


Nat DeWolf

Understudy for Gabriel Marin

Gabriel Marin


Jessica Savage

Understudy for Cassie Beck

Jocelyn Shek


Emilyn Toffler


Rachel Hauck

Scenic Design

Michael Krass

Costume Design

Jen Schriever

Lighting Design

Sinan Refik Zafar

Sound Design

Sarah Lunnie


Tatiana Pandiani

Associate Director

Taylor Williams, CSA


Bond Theatrical

Tour Booking, Marketing & Publicity Direction

Nicole Olson

Production Stage Manager

Cate Agis

Stage Manager

Dhyana Colony

Company Manager

Bethany Weinstein Stewart

Production Management


General Management

321 Theatrical Management

General Management Consultants

Lisa Coleman, Annika Falconer, Elena Freck, Kyle Woolery – Box Office Representatives at the Cutler Majestic Theatre

Jay Granniss, Rachael Hasse, Slava Tchoul, Isaac West – Carpenters

Andrea Dudziak – Props Run

Jennie Fuchs – Wardrobe Run

Kevin Barnett, Anna Brevetti, Dean Covert, John Holmes, RJ La Mura, Angela Mantel, Isaak Olson, Jonathan Rooney, Brittany Trymbulak – Electricians

Jesse Mckenzie – Sound Engineer

Julie Beaulieu – Assistant Sound Engineer

Laura Gutierrez – COVID Safety Manager

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