WE ARE THE ONES at Live Arts

WE ARE THE ONES WE HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR at Live Arts poster

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

Pre-Show Study Guide

Digital Playbill

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!


wtju · Arts interview: Vivian Feggans and Mariela Edwards of “We Are The Ones We Have Been Waiting For”

 


2020-2021 Sponsors

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

Pay What You Can Sponsors:
Allison Partners
Latitude 38
Strauss Construction
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