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Alabama Ballet presents George Balanchine's The Nutcracker
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Location: The Wright Center

Alabama Ballet is proud to present George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® as one of only eight companies in the world licensed by The Balanchine Trust to perform this holiday masterpiece. Tchaikovsky’s beloved melodies transport the young and young at heart to a magical world where mischievous mice besiege a battalion of toy soldiers, and an onstage blizzard leads to an enchanted Land of Sweets.

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Sounds of the Season by Opera Birmingham
December 16, 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Brock Recital Hall

Kick off the holidays with Sounds of the Season, a concert of favorites both sacred and secular. Drawing on the talent of the Opera Birmingham Chorus, the concert will feature a variety of solo and ensemble performances by native Birmingham artists, setting the perfect mood for the holiday season. Opera Birmingham is teaming up with the U.S. Marine Corps to provide toys for less fortunate children in the community this season through their TOYS FOR TOTS program. To participate, please bring a new, unwrapped toy to Sounds of the Season, and let's make sure EVERYONE has a Merry Christmas!

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Alabama Symphony Orchestra's Red Diamond SuperPOPS! presents The Mambo Kings
January 26, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: Wright Center

Enjoy New York's foremost Latin jazz ensemble, in concert with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra.

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Step Sing
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Location: Wright Center

Samford's annual Step Sing takes the Wright Center stage in February. Tickets will be available at tickets.samford.edu in late January.

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Flourish Connecting Ministries Women's Conference
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Location: Wright Center

Join Connecting Ministries Women's Conference and special guests Lisa Harper and Liz Curtis Higgs for a special two day event at the Samford Wright Center. One ticket is good for one person for the entire conference. All tickets are General Admission, so be sure to arrive early for the best seating.

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Opera Birmingham presents Tosca
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Location: Wright Center

Tosca, Puccini’s dramatic and beloved masterpiece sweeps our mainstage in a tale of love, lust, deceit, and murder. A tragic and political love story, Tosca explores sacrifices made for love. Treat yourself to magnificent melodies and nonstop action!

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Percy Cook Ratliff Lecture Series: Eric Mataxas
March 19, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: Wright Center

Samford University’s Orlean Beeson School of Education will host New York Times best-selling author Eric Metaxas for the Percy Cook Ratliff Lecture Series. Reserved seating is available to the public and ranges from $10-$25. VIP tickets are available for $150 and include a VIP book signing and private reception with Metaxas at 5:30 p.m. All ticket levels include a book signing opportunity following the lecture.

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King and Country presents Burn the Ships
March 22, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: Wright Center

Join KING and COUNTRY as they perform music from their 3rd studio album, burn the ships. Experience this theatrical, inspirational, laser/LED video wall-filled concert featuring the uplifting track "God Only Knows."

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The Midtown Men, Underwritten by Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
April 4, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: Wright Center

The Midtown Men reunite stars from The Original Cast of Broadway's Jersey Boys, making them the first vocal group ever formed by the principal cast of a high-profile Broadway show.

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