Four County Players

Live Arts’ education series recently offered a production of Peter Pan. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee was performed as part of Four County Players’ summer camp in 2015. Photo by Linda Hogan photography

Budding artists learn in the spotlight

When I was a tween writing “X-Files” fan fiction, I never suspected my interest in storytelling would lead to an actual career as a writer. But then I enrolled in the creative writing program at a performing arts high school—and discovered my creative power. Dozens of local arts organizations offer Charlottesville children and teens opportunities […]

Linda Zuby gathers an all-female cast to sing an eclectic set of show tunes for A View From Some Broads, as part of Four County Players’ Songs in the Cellar cabaret series. Photo by Linda Hogan

A View From Some Broads breaks with casting tradition

In “Bosom Buddies,” the famous duet from the Broadway musical Mame, eccentric bohemian and title character Mame Dennis gives her friend, actress —and famed lush—Vera Charles a bit of advice: “I feel it’s my duty to tell you it’s time to adjust your age / You try to be Peg O’ My Heart, when you’re […]