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The following schools were invited to participate in the Rolling World Premiere of Prospect High: Brooklyn during the 2015-16 academic year, making them participants in the first coordinated rollout of a play to high school theatres in history. Grateful acknowledgement must be given to these schools for helping shape what the play has become, and for their willingness to share the play’s message with audiences across the country.


Indianapolis: Broad Ripple Magnet High School for the Arts and Humanities (September 2015)

Memphis: Ridgeway High School (November 2015)

Syracuse: Corcoran High School (November 2015)

Philadelphia: Academy at Palumbo (December 2015)

Providence: Trinity Academy for the Performing Arts (December 2015)

Boston: Boston Arts Academy (December 2015)

Bridgeport: Central High School (December 2015)

Harrisburg: Capital Area School for the Arts (December 2015)

Milwaukee: Milwaukee High School of the Arts (December 2015)

Ann Arbor: Pioneer High School (January 2016)

Louisville: Youth Performing Arts High School (January 2016)

Oklahoma City: Harding Fine Arts Academy (January 2016)

San Jose: Lincoln High School (January 2016)

Minneapolis: Southwest High School (February 2016)

Chicago: Niles West High School (February 2016)

Tallahassee: Leon High School (February 2016)

Dallas: Grand Prairie Fine Arts Academy (February 2016)

Philadelphia: Philadelphia School for Creative and Performing Arts (February 2016)

Long Island: Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (April 2016)

Austin: McCallum Fine Arts Academy (April 2016)

Baltimore: Baltimore School for the Arts (May 2016)

San Diego: San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts (May 2016)

New York: Repertory Company High School for Theatre Arts (September 2016)


Subsequent productions of Prospect High: Brooklyn include the following:

London premiere is presented by a partnership between Showdown Theatre Arts and Baltimore School for the Arts. (2015)

University of Nevada, Las Vegas African-American Student Association performs selections in their annual Showcase of Scenes (2016).

Washington High School from Jefferson County, WV performs at the International Thespian Festival in Lincoln, Nebraska (2016).

Skyline High School in Oakland, CA presents scenes from the play as part of a civic engagement initiative before performing a run on their mainstage (2016).

Skyline High School in Oakland, CA presents their version at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. (2017)

Room 13: Excel High School in Boston, MA presents their version, selected by students after studying many options, in their arts school. (2018)

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign presents a student-directed, black box production. (2019)