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"What the Constitution Means to Me"
by Heidi Schreck

Axial was proud to present a workshop production of What the Constitution Means to Me by Heidi Schreck starring Cady McClain, Pat McGuinness, and Najah Imani Muhammad.

Directed by Nate Flower

Produced by Marisa Lowe

The production was called "powerful," "A+++", "genuine," with "terrific acting!"

Synopsis: Fifteen-year-old Heidi Schreck earned her college tuition by winning Constitutional debate competitions across the United States. In this hilarious, hopeful, and achingly human show, Heidi resurrects her teenage self in order to trace the profound relationship between four generations of women and the founding document that shaped their lives.


When: March 2024

Where: Bethany Arts Community, Ossining, NY 

The final performance was followed by a special talkback led by Community Engagement & Outreach Coordinator Julia Schoenberg of Bethany Arts Community


What Audiences Say About "What the Constitution Means to Me"

"This is what theater is all about - local, passionate, accessible!"

"Never the Sinner"
by John Logan

Axial Theatre was proud to present a full production of "Never the Sinner" at Bethany Arts Community. Starring Pat McGuinness, Albi Gorn, Bruce Apar, Tom Ryan, Michael M. Alva, Youlim Nam, and Najah Imani Muhammad.

Directed and Produced by Cady McClain

The production was called "Brutal," "Important," "Moving," "Powerful," "Brilliantly executed," "Tightly directed," and audiences stated "the acting was suburb."


Synopsis: This exquisite off-broadway hit explored the complex relationship between two young men who longed to create a private world of fevered intellect and romantic passion. Based on a true story of Nathan Leopold Jr and Robert Lowe, two teenagers who killed fourteen-year old Bobby Franks.

When: November 2022

Where: Bethany Arts Community, Ossining, NY 

Thanks to generous anonymous donations Axial was able to give a special performance for Ossining High School AP English Students, and free tickets were made available to members of the Sing Sing Family Collective and Hudson Link.

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What Audiences Say About "Never the Sinner"

"The story was powerful, the acting superb, and the direction choreographed with precision. Don’t miss it! “ - Joan Gilbert, Ossining
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