When Toto pulls back the curtain at the Virginia Samford Theatre (VST), you won’t find the Wizard of Oz, but Justin Walker. Learn how the man behind the scenes and a Birmingham native became an integral component for shows in Nashville and beyond. Plus, hear why it was an honor to return to the theatre as a sound designer for Frozen Jr. and The Fantasticks.
The Fantasticks, a whimsical tale embracing everything love has to offer hits the stage of the Virginia Samford Theatre October 15-25 in Birmingham. Watch the story told in a way like no one’s ever seen it as two meddling fathers and one enigmatic narrator interfere with a teenage couple attempting to navigate life. Get tickets now.
You know the saying, “Behind every great man is a great woman?” Linda Lee Thomas, the driving force behind legendary songwriter Cole Porter, is the blueprint. Uncover the story of how this Southern beauty inspired the musician’s timeless songs when you buy tickets to “Love, Linda” at the Virginia Samford Theatre (VST) September 17-27.
Emily Herring and Celeste (Lessie) Burnum are returning to the Virginia Samford Theatre Mainstage as Patsy Cline and Louise Seger in Always…Patsy Cline along with director Norton Dill. These three first brought the show to the Virginia Samford Theatre in 2011. Find out how to win tickets or buy them now.
This morning someone drove through the front entrance of the Historic Virginia Samford Theatre on Southside. The crash shattered the glass, knocking over the entrance light fixture and the Christmas tree inside. The force of the crash deployed the car’s air bags.
We were unable to obtain additional details about the driver or how the accident occurred.