THE SMITH CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
Announces Family Shows Package
For a limited time only, enjoy a four show family series starting at just $49
Families are in for a treat as The Smith Center for the Performing Arts welcomes four family-friendly shows to Las Vegas, including Go, Dog. Go! on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, How I Became a Pirate on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 and Mr. Popper’s Penguins on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Perfect for fans three and older, this limited-time “Family Shows Package” will go on sale Friday, July 21 starting at just $49 through Tuesday, Sept. 26. Those looking to upgrade their seats can also purchase a $79 package including all four shows.
Audiences will love the playful adventures of six loveable dogs, meet dinosaurs as they journey back to prehistoric Australia, sail away with pirates as they search for buried treasure and enjoy the musical styling’s of Mr. Popper and his penguins. Together, these four 60-minute productions will bring all the fun, laughter and mischief you could want this season. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.TheSmithCenter.com/FAMILYSERIES, visit the box office in person or call 702.749.2000.
Go, Dog. Go!
Come see the adventures from P.D. Eastman’s beloved preschool book come to life in this frolicking musical dog party! Featuring eye-popping props and costumes with imaginative set pieces, this show is full of surprises, vaudeville, clowning and of course, six loveable dogs. Children ages three and older will love this musical romp with cars, hats, a moonlit boat ride and even a wild game of ball. They’ll learn some important life lessons in between innings, too.
Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo
Take your family on an unforgettable tour of prehistoric Australia, where you will meet and interact with incredibly life-like puppets of dinosaurs that walk, roar and dance. Designed with the help of paleontologists, these puppets range from small to several feet high and are brought to life by skilled performers. This educational and entertaining show by Erth Visual & Visual Physical of Sydney, Australia will thrill kids while stimulating their imaginations.
How I Became a Pirate
AARRRGH! Sail off on a swashbuckling musical excursion as young Jeremy Jacobs joins Captain Braid Beard’s band of comical pirates to search for the perfect spot to bury their treasure. Based on the popular book by Melinda Long, this production reminds audiences that home and family are treasures you can’t find on any map! Kids are sure to enjoy this high-spirited show featuring hummable tunes with vivid set pieces and costuming.
Mr. Popper’s Penguins
Based on the children’s classic by Richard and Florence Atwater, this delightful 60-minute, action-packed musical features adorable puppets by leading puppetry designer Nick Barnes. With a plot similar to the Hollywood film starring Jim Carrey, this show’s catchy songs and snappy lyrics tell the tale of Mr. Popper, a painter and decorator astounded to suddenly receive a packing crate full of penguins.
To learn more about each show and to purchase tickets, please visit TheSmithCenter.com.