Richmond’s own Slash Coleman has adapted his book, "The Bohemian Love Diaries," into a screenplay; Tuesday, a panel of actors present it during a staged reading at Firehouse Theatre. more

Oct 17, 2016 1:05 PM Stage & Screen

Actor Thomas Mikal Ford died this week at age 52. Many remember him from the '90s sitcom “Martin,” but fewer may know of the role that brought him to Richmond for two days last year. more

Oct 14, 2016 1:57 PM Arts

"Eyes of the Roshi," an independent action-thriller produced in Tidewater and Central Virginia and starring Eric Roberts, is part yoga-martial arts meditation and part head-blasting, beat-down, seamy rural underworld melodrama. more

Aug 11, 2016 2:50 PM Stage & Screen 1 Comments

Novelist and playwright David L. Robbins, founder of the Mighty Pen Project, had an idea worthy of Hawkeye and Trapper: let's collect a group of actors and recreate M*A*S*H episodes in staged readings. It's so crazy, it just might work. more

Aug 2, 2016 9:16 PM Stage & Screen 1 Comments

After participating in a two-week residency, eight talented high school playwrights will bring their original one-act plays to the stage for the 27th annual New Voices for the Theater Festival of New Works, to be held at VCU's Shafer Street Playhouse more

Jul 7, 2016 10:18 AM Arts

Hometown theaters serve as a springboard for performing artists more

Jun 7, 2016 2:31 PM Features

After starring on Broadway, the Richmond theater alum explores the West Coast scene. more

May 26, 2016 3:46 PM Stage & Screen

The choice of Tennessee Williams' 1948 play "Summer and Smoke" as the last production Bruce Miller will direct is rooted in histories both personal and theatrical for Virginia Repertory Theatre's artistic director. more

Mar 22, 2016 12:15 PM Stage & Screen

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The standardized patient program is a unique day job for several Richmond stage veterans whose acting skills help medical students learn how to interact with patients and to practice their skills on real people. more

Feb 25, 2016 3:33 PM Health

Heading into its fifth year, the Richmond International Film Festival is putting forth what the director calls its largest and most diverse lineup yet. Screenings will be held March 3 to 6 at The Byrd Theatre and Movieland at Boulevard Square. more

Feb 23, 2016 10:38 AM Arts

The Richmond native started at Kings Dominion and cruise ships, went on to Broadway with "Hairspray," got into TV with "The Closer" and then feature films, including "Straight Outta Compton." Now, he wants to direct himself and JK Simmons in a film. more

Jan 29, 2016 10:03 AM Stage & Screen

The co-creator and executive producer of 'Mercy Street' talks about the new PBS show she likes to call 'Gone with the Wind' meets 'M*A*S*H.' more

Jan 15, 2016 5:13 PM , Stage & Screen

The musical is called Gypsy, but the real star is Rose, the archetypal stage mother bent on achieving stardom for her daughters (one of whom gains fame as burlesque performer Gypsy Rose Lee). more

Nov 18, 2015 12:00 PM Datebook

Richmond native Jesse Vaughan built a successful career as a director in California. Now he’s using his passion to tell Virginia’s stories. more

Nov 15, 2015 6:30 AM Sunday Story 3 Comments


Ken Penn

From stage actress to pioneering priest, a life filled with transformation, illness and mortality more

Oct 15, 2015 10:47 AM Health 1 Comments

Actress Lauren Potter is best known for playing the cheerleader Becky Jackson on the long-running Fox television series Glee, but she’s also becoming known as an advocate and champion for us all. more

Oct 14, 2015 10:31 AM Health

How do you instruct someone (rather, something) on being human? more

Sep 9, 2015 12:54 PM Datebook

Richmond stage favorite Scott Wichmann appears in Virginia Repertory Theatre's production of "Last of the Red Hot Lovers," Friday through Aug. 30. more

Jul 15, 2015 2:24 PM Arts

The 17th annual Richmond Shakespeare Festival’s modern-dress production of "Hamlet" at Agecroft Hall runs July 9 to Aug. 2. more

Jul 9, 2015 10:28 AM Arts

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