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Ann Sisters at The Hamner Theater March 25-26

We begin our tour of our newest original play Our American Ann Sisters with a two-day run at The Hamner Theater in Nelson County on Thursday, March 25th, and Friday, March 26th. Both shows are at 7:30. Tickets are $10. Call The Hamner for information and ticket reservations at (434) 361-1999. video by Brian Wimer

Audiences React to Our American Ann Sisters

We feel so honored to receive all this lovely praise from people who saw Our American Ann Sisters: “I never go to the theater. Perhaps once a year I’ll see a play (perhaps not). I came to yours because I thought that it would be fun to see what you and your colleagues had created. […]

Live Arts run a smashing success!

[singlepic id=187 w=320 h=240 float=] Thank you to everyone who made this run possible: Live Arts, our Donors, our Production Team, and our Audience. Onward to the next phase. Stay tuned…

We Open Tonight!

[singlepic id=237 w=320 h=240 float=]Tonight is the world premiere of our original play Our American Ann Sisters at Live Arts’ UpStage Theater. We are so excited to show you the fruits of our labor over the past 18 months, and grateful for all the community support throughout our process. When we sent out our last […]

new donors

We’d like to sincerely thank the following for their donations since our last appeal: Frans and Dalal Preidel Bobbye Goldstein Ingrid Berger and Mark McLane Cate Andrews Bob Hoyt John Conover Jude Silveira Kevin Wood B Stanley Patrick Dooley Steve Taylor Judy Mendenhall Terry and Jim McLane Framestone Solutions Nora Brookfield John Mendenhall MC Jones […]

$2,191.03 and Counting!

We put out the call and you are responding! Thanks to all who have contributed in the last few days since we let you know we were $5,000 short of our budget for our upcoming world premiere of Our American Ann Sisters. If you haven’t given anything yet, would you consider something small? Anything at […]

One Month to Go and PEP Needs Your Help!

In addition to the substantial individual contributions PEP has received thus far, we were fortunate to receive two foundation grants, from the SHEA Collaborative and the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation. However, we find ourselves with a budget shortfall of $5,000 and just four weeks left to go before Our American Ann Sisters premieres at Live […]

Sign up by Nov 9th for our performance workshop!

Developing Original Material for Performance: A workshop for actors. An opportunity for interested Charlottesville area performers to participate in some of the elements used by PEP in their process of developing original performance. Participants will develop their own etudes (short scores of physical action). Depending on interests of Performer and PEP, participants could be invited […]

Where we are after one year

Well, we’ve made it.  Exactly one year ago, Kara, Doreen, Sian, Jennifer, Kay and I sat down in Sian’s teeny little apartment and decided to take a risk — to experiment with the longest development process I’ve ever engaged in and create an original performance based on the lives of Americans who were a part […]

Your Chance to Write Something for Our Script

The original play we are working on, Our American Ann Sisters, is an exciting experiment in community collaboration. Our script, which we’re writing in parallel with the development of the actors’ physical score, is part of this experiment. Some of the text for the script has been written by PEP members, some has been stolen […]