What the Constitution Means to Me

What the Constitution Means to Me

2019 Pulitzer Prize Finalist

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April 7 – April 22, 2023

Monday—Thursday, 7 p.m.

Friday & Saturday, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, 2 p.m.

Cast Bios

LAURA JORDAN* (Heidi) Pioneer debut!  Broadway: In My Life, Cry-Baby. Off-Broadway: Silence! The Musical, Perez Hilton Saves the Universe, Bundle of Sticks, Morning’s at Seven, Sam’s Room, Glimpse of the Moon, .22 Caliber Mouth. Edinburgh Fringe Festival – international premiere of Intelligence. Regional (selected): If I Forget (Barrington Stage Company, Berkshire Theatre Critics Award nomination), Noises Off! (The Guthrie & Actors’ Theatre of Louisville), Into the Woods (TUTS), Company (Bucks County Playhouse), [title of show] (Theatreworks Palo Alto). Film: The upcoming Jules with Sir Ben Kingsley, Drunk Parents, Admissions. TV: Monsterland, The Other Two, The Loudest Voice, Happy!, Younger, The Path, A Gifted Man, The Deuce, The Big C, Glee. Writer/creator of the web series OTP: One True Pairing. For my parents, David and Audrey Lewis, The Lunts of Saginaw, MI. 

BEN CHERRY* (Legionnaire/Mike) Pioneer Theatre Company: Oslo, Lifespan of a Fact, ASS. Broadway: Indecent, Fiddler on the Roof. National tour: Mary Poppins. Off-Broadway: Goldstein. Select regional: The Repertory Theatre of St Louis: Angels in America, Part 1 and 2; The Guthrie, Arena Stage, Baltimore Center Stage, Kansas City Rep, Center Theatre Group: Indecent; Alabama Shakespeare Festival: The Tempest; Flint Repertory Theater: The Fantasticks; Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park: Mothers and Sons; The Arden: Passion; Utah Shakespeare Festival (four seasons); Milwaukee Repertory Theatre: Route 66; Delaware Theatre Company: The Nerd, 10 Months. Television: The Equalizer, The Following, Smash, I Love You…But I Lied. Awards: MAC Award, Best Debut. Training: University of Michigan, North Carolina School of the Arts. BenCherry.com

TARYN BEDORE (Debater at certain performances) is thrilled to make their Pioneer Theatre Company debut! They have enjoyed acting from an early age as they were born into a theatrical family. Even their rats made an appearance in a show here at PTC! Two of Taryn’s favorite roles include Footloose (Principal Clark) and James and the Giant Peach (Sponge). Taryn thanks their family and friends for their love and support.

SOFIA BRINKERHOFF (Debater at certain performances) is thrilled to be making her Pioneer Theatre Company debut! Over the years she has come to love the arts including singing, dancing, and of course, theatre. So far, her favorite previous role is as Evie in Disney’s Descendants: The Musical at Eisenhower Junior High. She would like to thank her family for helping push her out of her comfort zone.

NAOMI COVA (Debater at certain performances) is delighted to make her debut as a theatre actress in this wonderful production and she could not ask for a better first group of people to work with! She is forever indebted to her friends, family, and mentors for helping her achieve her dreams with their endless love and support.


ABIGAIL KNIGHTON (Debater at certain performances) is overjoyed to be making her Pioneer Theatre Company debut in this incredible production. This is one of her first major performances. Her previous roles include Alexandra in The Night Witches at The Egyptian Theatre and Griz in the radio drama Ursa Major. She is grateful to her family and friends who have always supported her in her dreams.


*Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States

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