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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

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Written and directed by Mariela Edwards

Filmed and edited by Light House Studio

Sponsored by Quirk Hotel Charlottesville

An evening of storytelling, poetry, music, and dance celebrating unsung Black women freedom fighters throughout American history.

 

FEATURING

  • Mariela Edwards
  • Vivian Feggans
  • Yomika Alexander
  • Atalaya Sergi
  • Diane Brown Townes
  • Kathy English Holt
  • Ti Ames
  • Betty James

DRUMMERS AND DANCERS

  • Agyei Edwards
  • Navi Sheldon
  • Mikalah Davis
  • Yolanda Ackles

TICKETS AND PERFORMANCES

Photo from the original production of WE ARE THE ONES WE HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR in 2019

Pay-What-You-Can tickets are available for all four online performances through the Box Office or by phone at (434)-977-4177 x123.

Season Pass tickets can be reserved with Box Office Manager Darryl Smith at darryl@livearts.org or by phone at (434)-977-4177 x123.

Online Performance Dates: 
Thursday, May 20 at 8pm Eastern
Friday, May 21 at 8pm Eastern
Saturday, May 22 at 8pm Eastern
*Matinee* Sunday, May 23 at 2pm Eastern

Ticket holders will receive a Zoom link and instructions for attending their livestreamed performance. Learn more about watching online shows here!


2020-2021 Sponsors

Season Benefactors Elizabeth and Joe LeVaca
Film and Editing Sponsor Light House Studio
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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