The Smiths Center for performing Arts Entertainment Schedule

Apr 15, 2016 3:53 PM

Attractions / Tours

The Smith Center

Wednesdays and Saturdays – 10:30 a.m.

Free to the public

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts offers free, guided walking tours of the world-class campus on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. highlighting its architectural accomplishments, artwork and historic overview. Tours last approximately 60 minutes and are limited to 20 patrons per tour. To register for a tour, please visit www.TheSmithCenter.com.

REYNOLDS HALL

Las Vegas Philharmonic: Dream of Now, Dream of Then – Reynolds Hall

Saturday, June 4 at 7:30 p.m.

Ticket prices start at $26

From Broadway to classics, Lisa Vroman has established herself as one of America’s most versatile voices. She garnered Theatre Critics’ awards for her role as Christine Daaé in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA on Broadway and in Los Angeles and San Francisco. She has also performed in numerous productions including THE MUSIC MAN, KISS ME KATE, LES MISERABLES, OKLAHOMA! and SWEENY TODD. Vroman’s engagement with the Las Vegas Philharmonic will feature some of Broadway’s greatest hits including Berlin’s Blue Skies, Gershwin’s Someone to Watch Over Me, Rodgers and Hart’s To Keep My Love Alive and Sondheim’s Broadway Baby, led by world-renowned conductor Donato Cabrera.

Dan and Phil: The Amazing Tour is Not on Fire – Reynolds Hall

Sunday, June 12 at 7:30 p.m.

Ticket prices start at $49

A theatrical stage show with silly anecdotes, sketches, lots of audience interaction we’ll probably regret, a loose story tying it all together and some surprises you’ll never see coming, The Amazing Tour is Not on Fire brings award-winning radio hosts Dan and Phil to The Smith Center for one night only this June! Come see Dan and Phil as they take over Reynolds Hall with one of the most hilarious performances to happen this summer.

CABARET – THE MUSICAL – Reynolds Hall

Tuesday, June 14 through Sunday, June 19 at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19 at 2 p.m.

Ticket prices start at $29

Roundabout Theatre Company’s CABARET journeys back to the Berlin of 1930 and the lusciously decadent goings-on in the seedy Kit Kat Klub. One of the pinnacles of Broadway history, its world-famous songs including “Willkommen” and “Maybe This Time” make the free-living days before the specter of Nazism and World War II vivid and heartfelt. Based on The Berlin Stories by renowned novelist Christopher Isherwood, CABARET is one of the few productions in which actors on stage also take on the role of the orchestra, providing depth to the show’s evocative scores and lyrics.

The moving, Tony Award-winning story is helmed by famed director Sam Mendes and co-director and choreographer Rob Marshall. CABARET is the seventh production in The Smith Center’s 2015 – 2016 Broadway Las Vegas Series sponsored by Southern Nevada Ford Stores.

IDAHO! THE COMEDY MUSICAL – Reynolds Hall

Wednesday, July 6 through Saturday, July 9 and Tuesday, July 12 through Sunday, July 17 at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, July 16 and Sundays, July 10 and 17 at 2 p.m.

Ticket prices start at $19

IDAHO! THE COMEDY MUSICAL is a complex and twisted story of a mail-order bride who comes to Idaho to marry the wrong man, meets the right one and sets in motion a whirlwind of events that end in three couples either discovering or re-discovering the loves of their lives. Hilarious, genuine and completely unexpected, IDAHO! is a musical comedy with layers that will deliver a breath of fresh air as it brings one of the most hilarious new love stories to life.

Guests will have the rare opportunity to help shape the show before it heads to Broadway by providing feedback after each performance. Written by critically acclaimed writer Buddy Sheffield with music by Sheffield and award-winning musical director Keith Thompson, IDAHO! THE COMEDY MUSICAL will be produced by The Smith Center for the Performing Arts.

An Evening with Chris Botti – Reynolds Hall

Tuesday, July 26 at 8 p.m.

Ticket prices start at $29

With a sophisticated sound and a soaring musical imagination, GRAMMY-winning trumpeter, Chris Botti returns to The Smith Center for an evening that begins in jazz and expands beyond the limits of any single genre. Botti plays a variety of songs from his hit album When I Fall In Love up through his latest GRAMMY-winning album Impressions.  The performance will feature a treasure chest of jazz standards, famous classical masterpieces and soon-to-be instant favorites.

Bobby Bones and the Raging Idiots – Reynolds Hall

Saturday, July 30 at 8 p.m.

Ticket prices start at $29

What began as great friends playing impromptu comedic ditties on local television, radio and random stages has quickly escalated into a project with a deeper initiative. Playfully named “Bobby Bones and the Raging Idiots,” the group is comprised of award-winning radio personality Bobby Bones, producer Eddie and other random friends to create laughs around the world. With portions of their proceeds benefiting charities worldwide, the group has raised more than two million dollars to date.

Signed to Black River Entertainment in 2015, the group has performed with iconic artists including Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Florida Georgia Line, Brad Paisley and Toby Keith. Joined by Bobby Bones, The Raging Idiots will take over Reynolds Hall for an unforgettable one-night-only performance at The Smith Center.

Brian McKnight – Reynolds Hall

Sunday, July 31 at 8 p.m.

Ticket prices start at $33

Brian McKnight has earned himself a spot in contemporary music history, and has been the recipient of American Music Awards, Soul Train Awards, NAACP Image and Blockbuster Awards, and Billboard Songwriter of The Year. In an industry known for a constantly revolving door of artists, McKnight has established himself with an enviable record of chart consistency, has toured successfully for over a decade, and has collaborated with performers across every genre. Performing selections from his recently released 2016 album Better, McKnight will deliver a spectacular one-of-a kind show.

CABARET JAZZ

Frank LaSpina – Cabaret Jazz

Saturday, June 4 at 7 p.m.

Ticket prices start at $25

World-renowned singer and pianist Frank LaSpina will return to The Smith Center for a dazzling performance at Cabaret Jazz, bringing his iconic sound to one of Vegas’ most celebrated performing arts venues. Performing in Las Vegas and across the country for more than 40 years, LaSpina has put together a number of tribute shows paying homage to the early Vegas superstars including Paul Anka, Diana Ross and more. Catch him this summer at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts.

Clint Holmes – Cabaret Jazz

Friday, June 10 and Saturday, June 11 at 8:30 p.m.; Sunday, June 12 at 2 p.m.

Ticket prices start at $37

The acclaimed singer named “Las Vegas Entertainer of the Year” three times, “Singer of the Year” four times and awarded the Sammy Davis, Jr. Foundation Award, returns to The Smith Center for a spellbinding evening of music that’s both live and alive.

David Perrico – Cabaret Jazz

Friday, July 8 at 8 p.m.

Ticket prices start at $20

Award-winning “Best of Las Vegas 2013” trumpeter, composer and conductor David Perrico returns to Cabaret Jazz with his high energy Pop Strings Orchestra this summer. A celebrated musician, Perrico leads his ensemble with explosive energy and enthusiasm, bringing enormous sounds to Las Vegas’ beloved Smith Center. Pop Strings Orchestra is comprised of virtuoso musicians who perform with critically acclaimed artists including Rod Stewart, Celine Dion, Shania Twain, Donny and Marie and more.

Cheyenne Jackson: Music of the Mad Men Era – Cabaret Jazz

Friday, July 15 at 7 p.m.; Saturday, July 16 at 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Ticket prices start at $39

The Smith Center welcomes multi-talented actor, singer and songwriter Cheyenne Jackson, along with long-time musical director Ben Toth, to Cabaret Jazz this summer. The show will include original songs from Jackson’s new album I’m Blue, Skies, as well as classics from his acclaimed one-man show Music of the Mad Men Era, which sold out at Carnegie Hall in New York City and the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

Frank LaSpina – Cabaret Jazz

Sunday, July 17 at 2 p.m.

Ticket prices start at $25

World-renowned singer and pianist Frank LaSpina will return to The Smith Center for a dazzling performance at Cabaret Jazz, bringing his iconic sound to one of Vegas’ most celebrated performing arts venues. Performing in Las Vegas and across the country for more than 40 years, LaSpina has put together a number of tribute shows paying homage to the early Vegas superstars including Paul Anka, Diana Ross and more. Catch him this summer at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts.

Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs – Cabaret Jazz

Saturday, July 23 at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

Ticket prices start at $59

Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs is the name of the hugely acclaimed cabaret show Cumming premiered in 2015 at New York's legendary Cafe Carlyle. He has since toured the show extensively throughout the United States, Canada and Australia, and soon the UK. In February 2016 he returned with the show to NYC and made his sold out, solo debut at Carnegie Hall, and released a live album of the same name. Having gained an expansive following from his roles on the hit series The Good Wife and from the Spy Kids film trilogy among other notable works, Cumming’s Smith Center engagement is a “can’t miss” performance for his fans and beyond.

HAPA – Cabaret Jazz

Friday, July 29 and Saturday, July 30 at 7 p.m.

Ticket prices start at $35

Often encapsulated as the sound of Maui, the music of the Hawaiian group HAPA evokes a place that many people have referred to as heavenly. Expect to hear hypnotic, liquid guitar runs woven around clear, tenor voices and immaculate harmonies driven by poetic lyrics exulting the rapture of the Hawaiian landscape, history and mythology. Add to this a dose of American Folk-Rock and you have what is described as “the most exciting and beautiful contemporary Hawaiian music the world knows.”

Their music has appeared in countless national TV shows and feature films over the years. National Geographic kicked off their “Geo Sessions” music series with profiles on the group, and HAPA was the first Hawaiian Musical act to be given the honor of being introduced and performed as themselves on the smash television series “Hawaii 5-0.” Now, HAPA will perform at The Smith Center’s Cabaret Jazz for two nights only this July.

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