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Careless Whispers: Stories by Judith Sullivan plus 37 mins. with Dr. Rev. Jimmy Goodlove
@Live Arts Conover Studio 123 E Water Street Charlottesville, VA Reserve Your Ticket Here Sat, Sun, April 23, 24, 2022 6:00PM (90 minute show)
Judith Sullivan has spent a lifetime as a professional bodywork specialist. She has studied bodies in the sky, in water, and on land; and discovered deep and hilarious revelations through her work. Judith shares decades in minutes — you see and hear her words, worlds, journeys, and epiphanies. It’s storytelling from the whole body.
Dr. Rev. Jimmy Goodlove loves you. And he loves Faith, the 1987 album by George Michael. Goodlove is a televangelist from the 80s delivering hope for today. Come join the singin’, healin’, testifyin’, and storytellin’, and Goodlove’s personal journey to Faith — maybe yours too!
Serenity Hill In the Pandemic Episode Two: The Prince of Serenity Hill June, 2020
Written by Larry Goldstein
Produced by Hamner Theater and Whole Theatre
Producer Ray Nedzel
Production Manager Kathleen Mueller
Directors Saunder Boyle Tovah Close Boomie Pedersen
Cast (in order of appearance) Junebug Jones … Joan Arenstein Samuel Katz … Kenny Raskin Beatrice Johnson … Meg Hoover Ernie Williams … Ernest Chambers Dante Harris … Rasheed Robinson Ophelia Harris … Ty Daniels Edwina Franklyn … Abena Foreman Trice Judge Richard “Clay” Clayton … Joe Monaghan Betty Lawson … Kate Monaghan Allen Katz … Chris Baumer Andrea Clayton … Kiri Gardner
Music by Red Flower Lake RedFlowerLake.com Song Baby Don’t Go written and performed by Red Flower Lake
Episode Editor Kathleen Mueller
Serenity Hill is a long term assisted living facility, with acute care, memory care and specialty care units, on the east coast of the United States. Serenity Hill began as a play. Written for the stage. To be performed live on stage.
As a play, it was in development with Hamner Theater until Covid-19 put live performances on hold. Serenity Hill now finds its debut in a new format with new dialogue, and current events.
Serenity Hill: In the Pandemic is a series of 20 minute episodes, written and produced in real time.
Samuel Katz … Kenny Raskin Allen Katz … Chris Baumer Ophelia Harris … Ty Daniels Dr. Michael Kline … Boomie Pedersen Judge Richard “Clay” Clayton … Joe Monaghan Betty Lawson … Kate Monaghan Andrea Clayton … Kiri Gardner Edwina Franklyn … Abena Foreman Trice Beatrice Johnson … Meg Hoover Junebug Jones … Joan Arenstein
24/7! Look at the bounty of talent taking on the unsung hero role of 24/7, the director! They don’t know the play, the don’t know the roles, they don’t pick the actors — yet somehow they bring the plays from this chaos to the best night you’ll have in the theatre this year! The directors for 24/7 2020 are:
Kelli Shermeyer Dawn Schimke Tim Read Pat Owen Michelle Marjorin Chris Kelly David Domkoski
Some of the bravest, or craziest, actors you’ll ever meet. They sign-up to fully rehearsal a random role that doesn’t exist yet in a play that hasn’t yet been written.
But with the talent on stage, listed below in reverse alphabetical order, it all comes together like a… scuba diver ordered from craigslist, or cupid in firefighter boots and a tutu, or the remembered lover of a WWII vet, or free-range parents, or profane monks, or a dentist selling pot, or back-up singers on a deserted island, or… well, you’ll have to come to see how it all works out. But promise you this: you won’t be disappointed. Feb 29 @ 8 @ Live Arts.
The 2020 24/7 actors are:
Virginia Wawner Lee Susen Rasheed Robinson John Rabasa Browning Porter Shannon Montague Deandra McDonald Laura Mawyer Stan Marshall Alanna Mahon Chante Mack Matt Lawless Meg Hoover Kristen Gleason Madison Gildersleeve-Price Chris Estey Sarah Edwards Jen Downey Geen Donovan Andy Davis Allie Bush Christina Ball Mick Anderson
O, we search high, and, well, higher. Each year 24/7 features a diversity of brash, new, young, hungry playwrights and returning veteran writers. We’re super happy with our 2020 talented scribes. It all starts here, writing the plays overnight, for the world’s fastest theatre festival, 24/7. Feb. 29, 2020 @ 8Pm @ Live Arts
Kate Bennis Austin Bouchard Nick Heiderstatd Edwina Herring Nauder Namaky Leslie Scott-Jones Priyanka Shetty