WE ARE THE ONES at Live Arts
Live Arts and Writers Remembered: A Literary Collective of Black Women present
WE ARE THE ONES WE HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR: OUR ANCESTORS BREATHING by Mariela Edwards
May 20-23, 2021
Written and directed by Mariela Edwards
Filmed and edited by Light House Studio
Sponsored by Quirk Hotel Charlottesville
WE ARE THE ONES by Mariela Edwards weaves together music, dance, and poetry with the powerful stories of Black women freedom fighters throughout American history, including Harriet Ann Jacobs, Anna Murray Douglass, Nannie Helen Burroughs, and Lucy Craft Laney.
Join us as we honor the legacies, shed light on the sacrifices, and celebrate the unsung victories of these incredible women. Learn more about their stories in the WE ARE THE ONES Study Guide!
Season Benefactors Elizabeth and Joe LeVaca
Show Sponsor Quirk Hotel Charlottesville
Film and Editing Sponsor Light House Studio
Website Design and Development Partner Convoy
Media Sponsor WTJU 91.1FM
Scene Shop Sponsor Karen Pape
Box Office Sponsors Elizabeth and Joe LeVaca