The layered and strategic structure underpinning Heidi Schreck’s “What The Constitution Means To Me” could easily be underestimated. That is because the wacky and warm Schreck, who describes herself as “psychotically polite,” welcomes us enthusiastically to her world. It takes a little time to realize that the cheerful, amusing banter only seems casual. Beneath the bonhomie and Schreck’s yellow-blazered, endearing persona, serious points are being made. As a teenager, Schreck — the actor and writer of this almost-solo performance — traveled the country to compete in constitutional debates sponsored by the American Legion. Contestants vying for scholarship funds were required…

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