American Theatre: ‘What the Constitution Means to Me’ Is Setting a Theatrical Precedent

“On July 15, it was announced that What the Constitution Means to Me, Heidi Schreck’s Tony-nominated play about women’s rights, generational trauma, and the American legal system, recouped its $2.5 million capitalization. That means the play has made back the money that investors put in to bring it to Broadway, and it will turn a profit in the last weeks of its limited run, scheduled to end on Aug. 24 (as well as in the ensuing national tour). The precedent it sets, if I may use a legal term, is huge.”

Read the full essay at American Theatre.

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