Wright Center Upcoming Events 


Hard Travelin' With Woody performed by Randy Noojin

January 25 at 7 p.m.

Location: Wright Center

Enjoy an multi-media evening of spirit, stories and songs of America's iconic folksinger with Randy Noojin.


Samford Step Sing

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Location: Wright Center

Step Sing is one of Samford's most beloved traditions. Students perform and compete three days to sold-out audiences. Under the direction of the Division of Student Affairs and the Office of Student Activities and Events, Step Sing is organized by students, including musical arrangement, choreography and costume design. Public ticket sales will begin Friday, January 26 at 9 a.m.


Alabama Symphony Orchestra SuperPops presents Birmingham Does Broadway

February 17 at 8 p.m.

Location: Wright Center

You’ve seen them grace area stages in a variety of roles, and, once again, Birmingham’s best and brightest will join the ASO for a variety of Broadway hits! From Rodgers and Hammerstein to Stephen Sondheim to Andrew Lloyd Webber, and a special 100th Birthday Salute to Leonard Bernstein, this is a night not to be missed! Tickets at alabamasymphony.org.


Birmingham Ballet presents Peter Pan

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Location: Wright Center

Birmingham Ballet's much-loved version of Peter Pan is back on stage at the Wright Center. The high flying adventures of the boy who refuses to grow up are accompanied by Tinker Bell, Wendy, the Lost Boys, Tiger Lilly, Captain Hook and a host of fairies and whimsical creatures from Neverland. With a clever mix of classic and style, the ballet is choreographed by Cindy Free to original music by David Gaines.Visit Birminghamballet.com for tickets.


Tom and Marla Corts Distinguished Author Series presents Eric Motley

March 1 at 7 p.m.

Location: Wright Center

Eric Motley, a beloved Samford University alumnus, will be the featured speaker at the eighth annual event. The lecture’s focus will be on Motley’s personal memoir Madison Park: A Place of Hope, set to release November 2017. In Madison Park: A Place of Hope, Motley discusses his upbringing in the Madison Park community of Montgomery, Alabama, and the amazing power of gratitude, generosity, grace, and faith in God and each other. Ticket sales will open Nov. 1. Order tickets at tickets.samford.edu or call 205-726-2853.


Tonight at the Wright presents MercyMe with Tenth Avenue North Live

March 3 at 7 p.m.

Location: Wright Center

American contemporary Christian music band MercyMe comes the the Samford Wright Center with Tenth Avenue North. Tickets at littleflowerevents.com.


Opera Birmingham presents Romeo and Juliet

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Location: Wright Center

Shakespeare’s tragic romance returns to our stage after an absence of over 40 years, combining the powerful drama with Gounod’s lush music. Family rivalries cannot fight the young love of Romeo and Juliet, with tragic consequences as the couple is determined to be together forever. Featuring the Opera Birmingham Chorus and the Alabama Symphony Orchestra. Tickets at operabirmingham.org.


Sozo Children's Choir

April 5 at 7 p.m.

Location: Wright Center

Hear the sights and sounds of Uganda with the Sozo Children's Choir as they share cultural singing and dancing with authentic African instruments.


Tonight at the Wright presents Jeremy Camp

April 6 at 7 p.m.

Location: Wright Center

Grammy-nominated Christian singer, songwriter and story teller, Jeremy Camp brings his talents to Birmingham. Tickets available at jeremycamp.com/touring.