WMRA's Tom Graham mentioned his troubled childhood during a recent episode of Virginia Insight. (online audio, around the 34min mark). When Martha asked him to come on The Spark and talk about himself, he chose to talk further about his past and how it informs his current professional and personal life.
Wayside Theatre alumnus and past Chicago theatre organizer Chris Markham combined his love of stage, science, and schoolkids to create Impressions Theater. Lately, the childrens' theater troupe he founded has him costumed as Redbeard The Pirate.
The tiny town of Singers Glen proudly proclaims itself The Birthplace of Sacred Music in the South. It celebrates every five years by putting on The Singers Glen Opera. Songs are sung in the historic "shaped note" style.