Palefsky Collision Project History

Promise
Based On: Our Town
Guest Artist: Michael Rhod
Director: Rosemary Newcott & Michael Rohd
Workshop: September 2001 – April 2002
Script Development: August 2002 – August 2003
HS Production Tour: February 2004

We Are Antigone 
Based On: Antigone 
Guest Artist: Tammy Ryan
Director: Rosemary Newcott
Workshop: Summer 2003
Script Development: July 2003 – August 2004
HS Production Tour: April 18 – May 2, 2005

Defy You, Stars
Based On: Romeo & Juliet
Guest Artist: Lauren Gunderson
Director: Rosemary Newcott
Workshop: Summer 2004
Script Development: July 2004 – August 2005
HS Production Tour: April 12 - 26, 2006

The True Chronicle History of Hip Hop Lear (or the King of Blingland and his three daughters )
Based On: King Lear
Guest Artist: Oyamo
Director: Rosemary Newcott
Workshop: June 13 – July 2, 2005
Script Development: July 2005 – August 2006
HS Production Tour: February 5 - 16, 2007

17
Based On: Death of a Salesman
Guest Artist: Chay Yew
Director: Rosemary Newcott
Workshop: June 12 – 30, 2006
Script Development: July 2006 – August 2007
HS Production Tour: Spring 2008

Memorabilia
Based On: The Glass Menagerie
Guest Artist: Ken Weitzman
Workshop: June 11 - 29, 2007
Script Development: July 2007 – August 2008
HS Production Tour: Spring 2009

Children of the Dream
Based On: “I Have a Dream” Speech
Guest Artist: Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj
Director: Rosemary Newcott
Workshop: June 30 – July 18, 2008
Script Development: July 2008 – February 2009
HS Production Tour: Spring 2009

Around Atlanta on Eighty Dollars
Based On: Around the World in 80 Days
Guest Artist: Mark Valdez
Director: Rosemary Newcott
Workshop: June 29 – July 18, 2009
Script Development: July 2009 – February 2010
Production with HS Acting Ensemble: July 2011

The Short Story of Michael Fish
Based On: Cyrano de Bergerac
Guest Artist: Janece Shaffer
Director: Rosemary Newcott
Workshop: June 28 – July 17, 2010
Script Development: July 2010 – June 2011

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness: an inside/outside improvisational collaboration
Based On: The Declaration of Independence
Playwright: Pearl Cleage
Director: Rosemary Newcott
Workshop: June 27 – July 17, 2011

Wish You Were Here
Based On: It's a Wonderful Life
Playwright: Pearl Cleage
Director: Patrick McColery
Workshop: June 25 – July 14, 2012

Long Time Coming
Based On: Gettysburg Address
Playwright: Pearl Cleage
Director: Patrick McColery
Workshop: June 24 – July 13, 2013

Tom Joad's Blues: An American Odyssey
Based On: The Grapes of Wrath
Playwright: Pearl Cleage
Director: Patrick McColery
Workshop: June 23 – July 12, 2014

Troubling Our House
Based On: Inherit the Wind
Playwright: Pearl Cleage
Director: Patrick McColery
Workshop: June 29 – July 18, 2015

A Celebration in Search of Assumption: The Artist's Role in Wartime
Based On: Leaves of Grass
Playwright: Pearl Cleage
Director: Patrick McColery
Workshop: July 11 – July 30, 2016

Our Day’s Gonna Come: An American Freedom Song
Based On: MARCH
Playwright: Pearl Cleage
Director: Patrick McColery
Workshop: July 10 – July 29, 2017

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From Grover's Corners to the ATL: A Journey of the Heart and Mind
Based On: Our Town
Playwright: Pearl Cleage
Director: Patrick McColery
Workshop: July 9 – July 28, 2018

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We Are the Future
Based On: 1984
Playwright: Pearl Cleage
Director: Patrick McColery
Workshop: July 8 – July 27, 2019

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Dangerous Talk: A Back Then Journey to the Right Now
Based On: White Rose by Kip Wilson
Playwright: Pearl Cleage
Director: Patrick McColery
Workshop: July 6 – July 25, 2020

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"What Makes You Think I'm Alone?" A Meditation on Marvin 2021
Based On: What's Going On by Marvin Gaye
Playwright: Pearl Cleage
Director: Patrick McColery
Workshop: July 12 – July 30, 2021

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