Heidi Schreck

Heidi Schreck
Heidi Schreck (Playwright) is a writer and performer living in Brooklyn. She started her theater career in Seattle in the 1990s at Printer’s Devil Theater, founded by Paul Willis and her now-husband Kip Fagan.

Heidi’s play What the Constitution Means to Me was named a Pulitzer Prize finalist and won the Obie Award and New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award for Best American Play in 2019. She also received two Tony Award nominations for Best Play and Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play and received the 2019 Benjamin Hadley Danks Award from the Academy of Arts and Letters.

A filmed version of What the Constitution Means to Me, starring Schreck, premiered in 2020 exclusively on Amazon Prime Video, and was nominated for a Critics Choice Award, a PGA Award, and a DGA Award.

Her other work includes Grand Concourse, which debuted at Playwrights Horizons and Steppenwolf Theatres in 2014/15 and was a finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, and her first play Backwards into China, produced by Printer’s Devil at the Theater Off Jackson in 1997.

Screenwriting credits include “I Love Dick,” “Billions,” “Nurse Jackie,” “Dispatches from Elsewhere,” and projects in development with Plan B, Amazon, and Imagine Television.

Heidi has also taught playwriting and screenwriting at NYU, Columbia, and Kenyon College and is the recipient of three Obie Awards, a Drama Desk, the Horton Foote Playwriting Award, and a Theatre World Award.