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Outburst at Richmond's Coalition Theater Gives Space and Platform to LGBTQ Comics

A pride-themed comedy show opens this month at the Coalition Theater in Richmond. It’s the second year for this sketch comedy project, created by the LGBTQ community to provide a safe space to relay their experiences using creativity and humor. For Virginia Currents, WCVE intern Yasmine Jumaa has more.

155 Years After Escaping Slavery, The Story of Martha Ann Fields Comes To The Stage

155 years ago, a woman enslaved in Hanover County gathered six of her children - including an infant - and took a dangerous journey toward freedom. The story of Martha Ann Fields was long hidden, but comes to life in a performance at the Hanover Tavern. WCVE’s Catherine Komp has more for Virginia Currents.