“What the Constitution Means to Me” an engaging, thought-provoking production
“…Susan Haefner, more familiar to Weston audiences in musical fare such as “Tenderly” and “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” was effervescent as the younger Heidi Shreck. Haefner seamlessly shifted gears to become the present-day Heidi, who wondered openly whether the Constitution she had revered had really served her, her mother, her grandmother, and great grandmother. It was now personal.
As Shreck’s older self, Haefner cited amendments and case law, deftly employing humor and touching anecdotes to illustrate in plain terms how our Constitution was generally framed around what our government cannot do. Without becoming polemical, the argument posited — namely, that the Constitution leaves too many people unprotected, particularly women — was arresting theatre…” Kevin M. O’Toole, Manchester Journal. Read the entire review HERE. (photo by Rob Aft)