Tickets now on sale for acclaimed shows spanning music, dance, theater and more


The Smith Center for the Performing Arts announced today that over 40 spring shows are now on sale, spanning Broadway hits, world-famous artists, international performers, family shows and more. These include: Stage-and-screen star Bernadette Peters, renowned vocalist Sarah Brightman, country superstar Kris Kristofferson, Broadway musical “Come From Away,” music legend The Beach Boys, acclaimed taiko drumming group Kodo, comedy show “Whose Live Anyway?” and family productions “The Very Hungry Caterpillar,” “Wild Kratts LIVE 2.0,” “Me… Jane” and Disney’s DCappella.


Tickets for all of these shows are now on sale at

Bernadette Peters

March 15, 2019

Three-time Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters has dazzled audiences and critics alike with her stunning performances spanning stage, film, television and music recordings. Now Las Vegas audiences have the rare opportunity to experience this entertainment icon live, as she performs show-stopping renditions of famous tunes from across her Broadway career – all backed by a 10-piece orchestra.

“HYMN” – Sarah Brightman in Concert

March 3, 2019

The world’s best-selling soprano vocalist, Sarah Brightman is hailed internationally as a musical icon whose career includes originating the starring role of Christine Daaé in Broadway classic “The Phantom of the Opera,” topping Billboard dance and classical music charts, and receiving over 180 Gold and Platinum awards in more than 40 countries. Following the November 2018 release of her newest album “Hymn,” Brightman makes her debut at The Smith Center to perform the most popular melodies of her career, alongside her newest uplifting songs spanning a variety of musical styles.


Kris Kristofferson & The Strangers

Jan. 26, 2019

Three-time Grammy winner Kris Kristofferson is renowned worldwide both as a country music icon and a film star. An inductee of the Country Music Hall of Fame, the acclaimed singer/songwriter redefined country songwriting with his chart-topping hits like “Me and Bobby McGee” and “Help Me Make It Through the Night.” Kristofferson will perform alongside acclaimed country band The Strangers, famous for performing and recording for many years with country star Merle Haggard.


“Come From Away”

Feb. 19 to 24, 2019

The true story of the small town that welcomed the world, Broadway’s “Come From Away” has won Best Musical all across North America. The New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships.

The Beach Boys

Feb. 2, 2019

After selling out past performances at The Smith Center, The Beach Boys returns by overwhelming demand to perform the group’s torrent of hits that have forever changed the world’s musical landscape. Still creating and recording today, The Beach Boys is led by Mike Love and Grammy-winning songwriter Bruce Johnston, who, along with Jeffrey Foskett, Christian Love, Tim Bonhomme, John Cowsill, Keith Hubacher, Christian Love and Scott Totten, continue the legacy of the world-renowned band.


Kodo One Earth Tour 2019: Evolution

Jan. 31, 2019

One of the best-known taiko drum ensembles in the world, Kodo returns to The Smith Center as audiences have never seen it before. Showcasing Japan’s leading male and female musicians performing traditional drums weighing up to 600 pounds, this athletic ensemble marks its 35th anniversary with brand-new production “Evolution,” a culmination of the group’s ever-evolving artistic voyage. This production boldly displays Kodo’s best-known work alongside completely new repertoire, including intricate pieces featuring taiko drums, dance and vocal performances.

Dancing with the Stars: Live! – A Night to Remember

March 5, 2019

Due to fan demand, TV’s biggest dance show extends this winter’s tour of “Dancing with the Stars: Live! – A Night to Remember” with an additional 16 shows across the country. The show will feature fan favorite professional and troupe dancers in a brand-new production showcasing every type of dance style as seen on ABC’s hit show Dancing with the Stars, ranging from ballroom and jazz to modern and hip-hop. Choreographed and creative directed by Emmy© Award-winning choreographer Mandy Moore and Dancing with the Stars Executive Producer Ashley Edens-Shaffer, audiences will have the opportunity to experience the excitement, glamour and glitz they see in the ballroom every Monday night live at The Smith Center in Las Vegas


Disney’s DCappella

March 16, 2019

DCappella, Disney Music Group’s new a cappella group featuring seven world-class vocalists, will embark on its first North American tour in January 2019. Created by Disney and contemporary a cappella legend Deke Sharon (“Pitch Perfect,” “The Sing Off” and much more), the tour will appeal to fans of both Disney and a cappella with their modern a cappella versions of Disney hits.


“Whose Live Anyway?”

March 30, 2019

The current cast members of Emmy-nominated TV show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” present their new improv tour, featuring 90 minutes of hilarious, improvised comedy and song, all based on audience suggestions. Cast members Ryan Stiles, Greg Proops, Jeff B. Davis and Joel Murray will leave audiences gasping with the witty scenes they invent on the spot. As audience participation is key, audience members can bring suggestions and might be asked to join the cast on stage.


“The Very Hungry Caterpillar”

Jan. 9, 2019

Featuring 75 brightly-colored, handcrafted puppets, this delightful family show brings to life four of Eric Carle’s most iconic children’s books: “Brown Bear, Brown Bear,” “10 Little Rubber Ducks,” “The Very Lonely Firefly” and “The Very Hungry Caterpillar.” Presented by acclaimed Rockefeller Productions, which tours its family shows worldwide, the show’s creators worked directly with Carle on crafting the production’s props and storyline, targeted to entertain children and adults alike. Best for kids 3 to 10.


“Wild Kratts® LIVE 2.0 – Activate Creature Power®!”

1 p.m. on Jan. 27, 2019

4:30 p.m. on Jan. 27, 2019

Kids worldwide have become enamored with the Emmy-nominated PBS KIDS series “Wild Kratts,” following the Kratt brothers on hilarious expeditions with wild animals from around the world. Now the show’s real-life stars, brothers and science experts Chris and Martin Kratt, return to The Smith Center with an all-new stage adventure. Best for children 5 to 12.


“Me… Jane”

April 3, 2019

Based on the popular children’s book by New York Times bestselling novelist Patrick McDonnell, “Me… Jane” presents lively animal puppets and original music to portray the whimsical childhood experiences that would lead Jane Goodall to one day achieve groundbreaking work with studying chimpanzees. Specially commissioned by The Kennedy Center, this uplifting show encourages all kids to follow their dreams. Best for ages 6 and over.


An additional 40 shows are also on sale at The Smith Center, with more information available at



The hallmark of downtown Las Vegas’ 61-acre urban development known as Symphony Park, The Smith Center for the Performing Arts is a public-private partnership that opened in March 2012. Heralded as the city’s Heart of the Arts®, The Smith Center is an architectural triumph and long-awaited cultural achievement that educates and entertains the citizens of Southern Nevada. The $470 million world-class performing arts center offers a blend of performances by resident companies, first-run touring attractions, lectures and internationally-acclaimed performers in music, theater and dance. The five-acre campus features four performance spaces including the 2,050-seat Reynolds Hall, the 240-seat Myron’s Cabaret Jazz club, the 250-seat Troesh Studio Theater and the 1.7-acre Donald W. Reynolds Symphony Park for outdoor concerts. Additionally, the campus is home to the Discovery Children’s Museum that opened in March 2013. For more information about The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, please visit Keep up with news and events on Facebook and follow The Smith Center on Twitter and Instagram at @SmithCenterLV.


WITH A NEW STAR-STUDDED TWO-HOUR SPECIAL“The Carol Burnett 50th Anniversary Special” to Air Sunday, Dec. 3
Carol Burnett, Original Cast Members Vicki Lawrence and Lyle Waggoner, Costume Designer Bob Mackie,  along with Celebrities Jim Carrey, Kristin Chenoweth, Stephen Colbert, Harry Connick Jr., Bill Hader, Jay Leno, Jane Lynch, Bernadette Peters, Maya Rudolph, Martin Short and More Will Commemorate the Groundbreaking Show

The Carol Burnett Show, featuring from left: Vicki Lawrence (as Mama Harper) Carol Burnett (as Eunice Higgins), Tim Conway (as Mickey Hart). Image dated December 2, 1977. Copyright ©1977 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. Credit: CBS Photo Archive. File: 56185_R5_F27


 CBS will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Carol Burnett’s classic, award-winning comedy series with THE CAROL BURNETT 50TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL, a new two-hour star-studded event featuring Burnett, original cast members and special guests, on Sunday, Dec. 3 (8:00 – 10:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network.

Filming on Stage 33 at CBS Television City in Los Angeles, the show’s original soundstage, Burnett, will reminisce about her favorite sketches, Q&As with the studio audience, guest stars, her memorable wardrobe and show bloopers, as well as the tremendous effect the show continues to have on television today as a true pioneer of sketch comedy.

“I can’t believe how fast the time went, and what makes me the happiest is that so much of the funny stuff we did still holds up today and we can share it with generations to come,” said Carol Burnett. “What a great ride!”

“‘The Carol Burnett Show’ was a comedy showcase that was years ahead of its time.  If social media existed then, clips from the broadcast would have quickly gone viral,” said Leslie Moonves, Chairman & CEO, CBS Corporation. “We are very proud of the show’s significant place in CBS’s legacy as well as in television history, and we look forward to this primetime celebration of incredible talent, led by the incomparable Carol Burnett.”

The special will also feature original cast members Vicki Lawrence and Lyle Waggoner, costume designer Bob Mackie, as well as other comedians, comic actors and friends, including Jim Carrey, Kristin Chenoweth, Stephen Colbert, Harry Connick Jr., Bill Hader, Jay Leno, Jane Lynch, Bernadette Peters, Maya Rudolph and Martin Short, among others, who will join Burnett to discuss how the revolutionary series paved the way for them and impacted their careers.

“The Carol Burnett Show” premiered on Sept. 11, 1967 and starred Carol Burnett, Harvey Korman, Vicki Lawrence, Lyle Waggoner and Tim Conway. Airing for 11 seasons and a total of 276 episodes, the show earned a total of 25 Primetime Emmy Awards, including three for Outstanding Variety-Music/Comedy Series. In addition, the show earned eight Golden Globe Awards, including one for Best Television Show – Comedy or Musical, and Burnett received four for Best Actress – Comedy or Musical.

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THE CAROL BURNETT 50TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL will be produced for television by dick clark productions. Carol Burnett, Steve Sauer, Allen Shapiro, Mike Mahan, Mark Bracco, Paul Miller and Leslie Kolins Small are executive producers. Paul Miller directs.

RATING: To Be Announced

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