Sheldon Allan Silverstein was born on September 25, 1930, in Chicago, Illinois. From an early age, he displayed a passion for drawing and writing. Silverstein’s foray into poetry was marked by a unique blend of whimsy, wit, and profound observations on life. Most are familiar with his iconic work, “A Light in the Attic” (1981). His songwriting talents were sought after by renowned artists like Johnny Cash, Dr. Hook, and Loretta Lynn. His composition “A Boy Named Sue,” performed by Cash, even earned him a Grammy Award for Best Country Song in 1970.
On Saturday, October 14th the Swing Project will be performing musical works of poet and author Shel Silverstein at, ESO Live! with. Don’t miss this special opportunity to see this one-of-a-kind performance. an amazing local group that features Ray Tate, Eddy Dixon, Laura Lofton, Clark Lovelady, Scott Wade, and Pooh Johnston
Call 757-442-3226 to reserve your tickets today. $20 Presale | $25 Door. Please call for up-to-date showtimes.
15293 King Street
Belle Haven, VA 23306
The ESO LIVE! series was created to showcase local talent by providing an intimate and professional setting to perform. This series features musical performances monthly by local and regional artists in a unique nightclub-like setting. Our Studio Theatre is a black box-style performance space complete with stage lighting, sound, and a cozy corner stage, making it the perfect spot to come enjoy your favorite local musicians.