April 23 is World Book Night, an annual event committed to encouraging reading, particularly among light and non-readers. Each April 23--the UNESCO International Day of the Book and Shakespeare’s birthday--thousands of volunteers give away 500,000 new paperback books to people in their communities. The idea started in the United Kingdom in 2011 and the first U. S. World Book Night was celebrated in 2012.
The Run for the Fallen usually happens in the fall, but last year’s partial government shutdown moved it to Saturday the third of May at Williams Stadium on Fort Lee.
"Wicked" opened ten years ago and is still going strong on Broadway. In Richmond, "Wicked" enjoys the same kind of popularity, and returns April 23 to the Altria Theatre for 16 performances.
SHREK: The Musical comes to town, Correspondent John Ogle talked to the green monster.
John Ogle explains what Spay Day (February 25) is all about.
Theatre VCU’s production of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest opens Wednesday night.
From the WCVE Newsroom – The first musical of the “Broadway in Richmond” series opens January 7th at the Landmark Theater. Correspondent John Ogle talked to the leader of the Jersey Boys.
Saturday is the anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack that brought the United States into World War II. There will be a ceremony at the Virginia War Memorial.
CARITAS, the inter-faith organization that provides emergency shelter, also works to help families avoid becoming homeless. Saturday they’re having a furniture drive.
The Broadway in Richmond series reared its head at the Landmark Theatre last night with the opening of "Warhorse."