It’s Your Constitutional Right to Audition for this Show

BlueBarn Theatre Announces Auditions for:

What the Constitution Means to Me

About the Play: 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. Hailed as the best play of the year in 2019 by the New York Times and earning two Tony Award nominations, this boundary-breaking play breathes new life into our Constitution and imagines how it will shape the next generation of Americans.

Audition Dates: Nov 5 from 10am-12:30pm and Nov 7 from 5pm-7:30pm at BlueBarn Theatre (1106 S 10th St, Omaha, NE)

Director: Susan Clement

Rehearsal Dates: January 1 – February 1
Production Dates: February 2 – February 26

***All artists working at the BLUEBARN are required
to have been vaccinated for COVID-19***

Roles

Heidi Schreck: Woman, age 35-50 (possible double cast role).  A former teen debate champion who travelled the country giving speeches about the Constitution who is now reflecting upon those speeches and her present views. Engaging, dynamic, smart, and witty.

American Legionnaire: Man, age 35-50.  An American Legionnaire monitoring the speech and debate who is also a friend of Heidi and a positive male energy. Commanding, in-charge, yet reflective and genuine.

Debater: Young Woman, age 14-17  (this role will be double cast).

Auditions will consist of prepared sides, and cold readings from the script. Prepared monologues under 2 minutes are welcome, though not required. Tell us a joke! For more information on auditions or to request a copy of the script and sides, contact Amy Reiner at areiner@bluebarn.org

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