Live Arts

Architecture Week screening of SPIRIT IN SPACE: JOHN LAUTNER at Live Arts
Published on Apr 16th, 2011
0 comments Architecture Week celebrates the 100th birthday of influential architect John Lautner with a screening of Bette Jane Cohen's film, Spirit in Architecture: John Lautner.  Live Arts, 123 E. Water...
Live Arts Theater: "Mapping the Dark" collaboration
Published on Apr 9th, 2011
0 comments Live Arts Theater presents an innovative collaboration of artists, writers, and performers in "Mapping the Dark: A Museum of Ambient Disorders," inspired by Rosamond Casey's installation. Directed by...
Playwrights unite: Live Arts Summer Fest
Published on Jul 17th, 2003
0 comments This summer, in their line up of no-frills, no-ego, just-the-play-please summer theater, Live Arts is including the works of four local women playwrights: Lila Fenton, Kathryn Stolzenbach, Leeyanne...
Ain't that a shame? Late night at Live Arts
Published on Jun 12th, 2003
0 comments Forget Dave Letterman and Jay Leno and their bevy of curvy actresses and likeable musical sidekicks. You can now opt for a more novel version of late-night entertainment if you’re shameless enough....
Life Arts: John Gibson tends his garden
Published on May 22nd, 2003
0 comments His letter sounded dire. In April, Live Arts artistic director John Gibson sent out a plea for money because the theater company was so strapped, it was on the verge of laying off employees. The...
Fun for funds: Live Arts hosts musical fete
Published on May 15th, 2003
0 comments If you’ve ever been to a musical play in Charlottesville, you have probably seen local star Doug Schneider. He has performed on every stage in town. From appearing in Four County Players’ community-...
Act better: Summer classes improve form
Published on Apr 17th, 2003
0 comments As the temperatures warm up a bit and the end of the academic year looms on the horizon, planning activities for the fast-approaching summer may be on your to-do list. If you have youngsters in the...
Shameless! Late night Live Arts goings-on
Published on Nov 28th, 2002
0 comments If you're a late-nighter and you like your theater a little on the audacious side, the weekly Friday evening line-up of performers at "No Shame Theater" may fit the entertainment bill. Todd Ristau,...
Party down: Live Arts opens holiday show
Published on Nov 14th, 2002
0 comments Wild, wicked, scandalous… with bathtub gin and bedroom eyes, this is a party you don’t want to miss! That's the hype for the latest offering from the folks over at Live Arts, Michael John La Chiusa...
Getting Bud buried
Published on May 23rd, 2002
0 comments Seven years ago Betty Hales directed a large ensemble cast for the first run of David Bottrell and Jessie Jones’ Dearly Departed for standing room only audiences in Waynesboro. “It was so well...
Summer in the city
Published on May 16th, 2002
0 comments It was January when my neighbor started asking me what my kids were doing for the summer. Parents like me who couldn’t bear the idea of filling out summer camp applications while the snow was still...
Live Arts unveils new theater
Published on Feb 21st, 2002
0 comments After years of planning, two of downtown’s best-known arts organizations announced their plans to turn a parking lot into a mammoth new arts center on Water Street. Thane Kerner, chairman of the...
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