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Favorite Christmas entertainment comes to Birmingham

CenterStage presents A Christmas Story this month at the Virginia Samford Theatre.
CenterStage presents A Christmas Story this month at the Virginia Samford Theatre.
courtesy of Virginia Samford Theatre

 These holiday films and performances in the coming weeks are sure to boost your holiday spirit.

CenterStage presents A Christmas Story

Join CenterStage at the Virginia Samford Theatre for one of their most popular shows ever, A Christmas Story. This faithful adaptation of the popular film and Jean Shepard short story, is sure to please the whole family.

Directed by Frank Thompson and starring “Dollar” Bill Lawson.

Dec. 11 and 12, 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 13, 2:30 p.m.

Tickets: Adults $25, Students $15

For ticket info and reservations, please call The Virginia Samford Theatre box office at (205)251-1206 or visit

Holiday Films at the Alabama

Don’t miss these Christmas favorites at the Alabama Theatre as part of its Holiday Film Series.

A Christmas Story         Dec. 14, 7 p.m.
It's A Wonderful Life      Dec. 15 and 16, 7 p.m.
Christmas Vacation      Dec. 17 and 18, 7 p.m.
Triple Feature
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Frosty the Snowman, How the Grinch Stole Christmas                       Dec. 19, 2 p.m.
White Christmas            Dec. 19 and 20, 7 p.m.
Meet Me in St. Louis      Dec. 21, 7 p.m.
Miracle on 34th St          Dec. 22

Tickets $7, seniors and children $6
Box office opens one hour before show.

George Balanchine's The Nutcracker™

One of six companies in the world licensed to perform Balanchine's holiday masterpiece, Alabama Ballet presents its seventh annual performance of The Nutcracker™ at the Samford Wright Center.

Dec,11, 7:30 p.m. 
Dec. 12, 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 13, 2:30 p.m.
Dec. 18, 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 19, 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 20, 2:30 p.m.

Ticket prices vary based on performance time and seating choice.
Call (205)322-4300, e-mail, or visit
for more information.

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  • christinue 4 years ago

    This is the second time that Center Stage has put on Christmas Story... and its back by popular demand. I missed it the first time, but I'm sure to see it this time around. They've put alot into details and fun.

  • Patricia Tully 4 years ago

    I haven't had the pleasure of seeing the stage version. I look forward to it.



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