‘Steel Magnolias,’ Choral Music, Visual Arts Part of Homecoming
Samford’s School of the Arts will offer several events during Homecoming weekend, Oct. 11-14.
The Michael J. and Mary Anne Freeman Theatre and Dance Series will present “Steel Magnolias” in Benjamin F. Harrison Theatre Oct. 11-13 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 14 at 2:30 p.m. Robert Harling’s beloved American play tells the story of a group of friends in a small Louisiana town and their endurance through love, loss and renewal. At once hilarious and heartbreaking, this is a production not to be missed. Tickets are $12 (adults,) $9 (55+) and $6 (students/children) online or at (205) 726-2853.
Other School of the Arts Homecoming events will include:
• Homecoming Vespers, featuring A Cappella Choir and University Chorale, Oct. 12 at 5:30 p.m. in Reid Chapel.
• Morning Sing, featuring A Cappella Choir, Oct. 13 9:30 a.m. in Reid Chapel.
• Guest Artist Exhibit: Gum Bichromate and Other Photographs by Jonathan Purvis, in Samford Art Gallery, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., Monday-Friday.
ABOUT SAMFORD UNIVERSITY -- Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 3rd among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,509 students from 45 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.