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Photostream Up on Flickr!

Our photostream is now live for your viewing pleasure! The link below will let you sample some of our past projects:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/thecollectiveproject/

The cast of "The Great McAnigan"

Thanks for the Laughs!

Thanks to our cast, creative team, donors, and patrons for making Dave Lauby’s The Great McAnigan a success!

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McAnigan Radio Interview- am1690

The Great McAnigan Artistic Director Sean Haley and Executive Director Corey Bradberry were on air with Larry Larson and AM1690 “the voice of the arts” earlier in June. If you missed it, here it is for your listening pleasure!

https://soundcloud.com/bangarts/the-great-mcanigan-on-am1690

The Great McAnigan Stands Up to its Name

“The premiere of Dave Lauby’s theatrical treasure was well received. It was funny. It was heart warming. It was incredibly entertaining and thought provoking as all the greats are…The Great McAnigan is one of those contemporary works that has the ability to stand the test of time.”

-Caroline Huftalen, BuskingSeams.com

Read the entire review HERE.

Photo by BreeAnne Clowdus

Interview- GA Tech WREK

Director Sean Haley and ensemble members Matt Bartholomew and Christen Orr sit down with GA Tech WREK host Charlie Bennett for an hour-long discussion about The Great McAnigan.

Listen online HERE.

"The Great McAnigan"

Review: The Great McAnigan

“It’s always a treat when you leave a threatre with your blood flowing faster and a smile on your face. Trust me. You can stop reading right now, if you wish, and go to their website and arrange for your tickets.”

Bob Heller

Atlanta Cultural Arts Review, Publishers Feature Service

June 2, 2013

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Dave Lauby's The Great McAnigan

City Cafe Interview: The Worst at Verse: The Collective Project’s Great McAnigan

From City Cafe’s website:

“Bad poetry–anyone who has attended enough coffee house readings has probably encountered it. But have you heard the worst poetry? The Collective Project’s current play is about just that—the worst poet in history. WABE’s Myke Johns spoke to playwright Dave Lauby and director Sean Haley about this new show, The Great McAnigan.”

Listen to the interview HERE.

The cast of "The Great McAnigan"

McAnigan Cast Bios

Weston Manders (Player #1) Weston was born and raised in a remote part of the Dirty South known as Blackshear, GA. Weston received a Bachelor’s of Art in Theatre from Oglethorpe University where he was also awarded the Post-Graduate Fellowship in Arts Promotion. Weston recently performed in GET’s Swell Party and NFDC’s Hamlet. “I have a great team behind me. Without their support, I would be lost.”

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The cast of "The Great McAnigan"

Q & A: “The Collective Project Takes on David Lauby’s “The Great McAnigan”

From the Bang! Arts website:

The Collective Project, Atlanta’s favorite theatre and performance pulse, has worked its beloved magic yet again. Taking on David Lauby’s “The Great McAnigan”, the ensemble and crew have polished a work based around the tribulations of an all-star facing his true passion and his ineptitude for it respectively: poetry. BANG! talked to Executive Director Corey Bradberry about “The Great McAnigan”, their intentions and inspirations.

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Atlanta Streets Alive- "The Great McAnigan"

Atlanta Streets Alive: “The Great McAnigan”

We set up on the car-less Peachtree Street for Atlanta Streets Alive and had more than one McAnigan spouting his verses to the masses. The crowds, however, were given the option to hurl water balloons in response to particularly bad rhymes.

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