Updated February Listings: The Smith Center for the Performing Arts

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The Smith Center for the Performing Arts

**February Performance Listings**

 

Address:             
361 Symphony Park Avenue
Las Vegas, NV  89106

Phone:
The Smith Center box office – 702-749-2000

Website Address:
www.TheSmithCenter.com

 

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.

 

February Show Listings

As of January 7, 2014

 

 

REYNOLDS HALL

 

FLASHDANCE – THE MUSICAL
Jan. 28-31, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 1 – Sunday, Feb 2, 2014 at 2p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $26
Reynolds Hall
Celebrating its 30th Anniversary, the pop culture phenomenon of FLASHDANCE is now live on stage. With electrifying dance at its core, FLASHDANCE – THE MUSICAL tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of Alex Owens, a Pittsburgh steel mill welder by day and a bar dancer by night with dreams of one day becoming a professional performer. When romance with her steel mill boss threatens to complicate her ambitions, Alex learns the meaning of love and its power to fuel the pursuit of her dream. Features a score that includes the biggest hit songs from the movie, in addition to 16 brand new songs written for the musical with music by Robbie Roth, and lyrics by Robert Cary and Robbie Roth.

Zeppelin USA – An American Tribute to Led Zeppelin
Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 at 8 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $24
Reynolds Hall
Zeppelin USA is a state-of-the-art sound, lighting, laser and special effects production brought to you by cover band, Get the Led Out. Unlike the average cover band you may find in a bar, the six members that compose Get the Led Out have extensively studied and tactfully embodied the soul, sound, energy, and enthusiasm of Led Zeppelin to bring the legendary music back to life.  As life-long Led Zeppelin fans, the mission of Get the Led Out is to authentically perform Zeppelin songs so as to pay homage to the music they regard as, “the soundtrack of our lives.”

Béla Fleck & Brooklyn Rider
Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $29
Reynolds Hall
An evening celebrating the collaboration of legendary banjo virtuoso Béla Fleck and the endlessly versatile string quartet Brooklyn Rider. Moving seamlessly between their diverse worlds, these five musicians unveil a rich range of possibilities for this untapped combination. The program is anchored by Night Flight Over Water, Béla’s newly composed quintet for banjo and string quartet, as well as works from Brooklyn Rider’s signature repertoire, solo music by Béla, and other collaborative surprises.

An Intimate Evening with Clint Black Acoustic
Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $29
Reynolds Hall
An intimate evening with Clint Black like you’ve never seen him before. Critics from coast to coast are calling Clint Black shows the ones to remember. From “Killin’ Time” to “Taillights,” Clint Black is part of the sound track of Country music.

Las Vegas Philharmonic: Pops Series III – “Love On the Big Screen: CASABLANCA”
Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $25
Reynolds Hall
“Here’s looking at you kid.”A special two-concert, Valentine’s weekend presentation of one of the cinema’s most iconic love stories, CASABLANCA, starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman in their most beloved roles as Rick and Ilsa. This 1942 World War II-era drama directed by Michael Curtiz endures as one of the silver screen’s most compelling stories and also features legendary performances by Claude Rains and Peter Lorre.

TAO: Phoenix Rising
Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $26
Reynolds Hall
In this new production for North America in the Spring of 2014, athletic bodies and contemporary costumes meet explosive Taiko drumming and innovative choreography in a show that has critics waxing lyrical about TAO’s extraordinary precision, energy, and stamina. With hundreds of sold-out shows and more than a million spectators, TAO has proven that modern entertainment based on the traditional art of Japanese drumming, has massive international appeal.

The TEN Tenors
Monday, Feb. 17, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $26
Reynolds Hall
Internationally acclaimed singing sensation, The TEN Tenors, have announced they will soon be stepping out onto the stage to celebrate Broadway’s greatest hits in their hugely anticipated brand new show, The TEN Tenors On Broadway.

Shen Yun 2014
Friday, Feb. 21, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014 at 2 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $53
Reynolds Hall
Shen Yun brings to life 5,000 years of Chinese civilization through classical Chinese dance and music in an exhilarating performance you will never forget. Shen Yun captures the spirit of a culture long lost. The performance moves quickly through regions, dynasties, and legends. Ethnic and folk dances fill the stage with color and energy. Tremendous athleticism, thunderous battle drums, and masterful vocalists are all set to animated backdrops that transport you to another world.  It is a grand production with some 400 costumes and the only orchestra in the world featuring both classical Western and Chinese instruments as permanent members.

Pat Metheny Unity Group
Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $29
Reynolds Hall
Twenty-time Grammy® Award-winner, Pat Metheny, and his stellar Unity Group featuring Chris Potter, Antonio Sanchez, Ben Williams, and Giulio Carmassi make their first appearance at The Smith Center this February. This concert will include a spectrum of selections from the guitarist’s groundbreaking career along with music from his upcoming release, which Metheny says “encompasses the entire range of things that I have done over the years, from Bright Size Life to Secret Story, from my group projects to the Orchestrion, and with this incredible group of musicians, just about anything is possible!”

Amos Lee “Mountains of Sorrow, Rivers of Song” Tour
Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $29
Reynolds Hall
Even though the title of his fifth album, “Mountains of Sorrow, Rivers of Song” alludes to a somber feeling, Amos Lee contrarily reflects joyously over 12 achingly beautiful tracks about life, love and the ways people connect with each other. Through a fusion of country, folk, and blues influences Amos has become known for his James Taylor-esque vocals and has opened for such acts as Adele, Bob Dylan, Elvis Costello, Paul Simon and Jack Johnson. On “Mountains of Sorrow,” Lee infuses country, joined on tracks by bluegrass phenom Alison Krauss and Grammy® Award-winner Patty Griffin. So far, critical response to “Mountains of Sorrow, Rivers of Song” has been positive, with The New York Times hailing it a “serenely sure-footed effort” and music magazine, Elmore calling it Lee’s “finest yet.”

George Thorogood & The Destroyers – 40 Years Strong
Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $35
Reynolds Hall
With hits like “One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer,” “Move It On Over,” “Who Do You Love,” “Bad To The Bone” and “I Drink Alone,” the band rocks out to its classic hits. Come experience the legendary band that has kept pace for 40 years touring the world with its unique blend of boogie-rock and blues. 40 Years Strong!

Georgia on My Mind: Celebrating Ray Charles
Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $29
Reynolds Hall
Frank Sinatra called him “the only true genius in show business.” Ray Charles transcended racism, faced cultural upheavals head on, and helped bring jazz, blues and soul to the rest of the world. In honor of Black History Month, an all-star cast of performers will celebrate Ray’s life, music and undeniable spirit. You’ll see ten-time Grammy® winners  Take 6, our very own Clint Holmes, Vocalist of the Year Nnenna Freelon, Grammy® Award-winning saxophonist Kirk Whalum, music director Shelly Berg, and even the UNLV Singers and Orchestra conducted by David Loeb as they honor the beloved genius from Georgia.

 

CABARET JAZZ

 

Kristen Hertzenberg
Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014 at 7 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $25
Cabaret Jazz
Kristen Hertzenberg is a classically trained singer best known for starring in her dream role as “Christine Daae” in Phantom – The Las Vegas Spectacular. Her new solo show is a glimpse into the influences outside of theatre and opera that have shaped her musical experience and Hertzenberg’s offerings include country, rock ‘n’ roll, folk, jazz, blues and more. With the help of her seasoned six-piece band, she goes beyond the wigs, stage makeup, and costumes and shares a more personal side of herself and her artistry.

Clint Holmes – “Stop This Train”
Friday, Feb. 7, 2014; Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 at 8:30 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014 at 2 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $35
Cabaret Jazz
The acclaimed singer Clint Holmes, named Las Vegas Entertainer of the Year three times, Singer of the Year four times and awarded the Sammy Davis Jr. Foundation award, is bringing his intimate New York show to Cabaret Jazz. With carefully arranged compositions inspired by his early family life, Clint showcases varying moods, styles and tempos, captivating the audience the whole way through. Titled with the desire of stopping the train of time in its tracks to remain young forever, “Stop This Train” is about all of the stops, high and low, between the stations of life.

An Evening with John Pizzarelli
Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 at 7 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $39
Cabaret Jazz
An Evening with John Pizzarelli features music from the Great American Songbook and beyond. It is a variety of songs from the 20 solo records he has made featuring the music of Frank Sinatra, Nat Cole, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Duke Ellington and most currently, selections from Double Exposure – Mr. Pizzarelli’s tribute to pop songs of the 60′s, 70′s and 80′s as seen through the eyes of jazz of the 50′s and 60′s.

Michael Cavanaugh: Greatest Hits of the American Rock and Roll Songbook
Friday, Feb. 21, 2014 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $39
Cabaret Jazz
A charismatic performer, musician and actor, made famous for his piano/lead vocals in the Broadway Musical Movin’ Out, Michael Cavanaugh is the new voice of the American Rock and Roll Songbook. Michael Cavanaugh was handpicked by Billy Joel to star in title role and evokes a style rivaling the Piano Man. His work on Broadway culminated in 2003 with both Grammy and Tony award nominations.

Danny Wright – Real Romance
Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014 at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $30
Cabaret Jazz
Love is in the air this time of year, and Danny Wright creates an evening of romance and remembrance in his cabaret-style piano concert, Real Romance, at The Smith Center’s elegant Cabaret Jazz.  Enjoy an unforgettable evening  as Danny shares the real life love stories behind the music, and his signature arrangements of romantic songs from the stage and screen such as “My Funny Valentine,” “Places That Belong to You” and “For Good.”

Lainie Kazan
Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 7 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $39
Cabaret Jazz
Labeled “The Torch Song Diva,” by The New York Times, this entrancing performer takes audiences on a journey through her nearly five decades-long career – from her start as Barbra Streisand’s understudy in Broadway’s “Funny Girl” to appearing on “The Dean Martin Show” a record 26 times, to her beloved turn as Maria Portokalis in the hit film “My Big Fat Greek Wedding.”

 

About The Smith Center for the Performing Arts
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, a 258-seat 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 www.TheSmithCenter.com. Keep up with news and events on Facebook and follow The Smith Center on Twitter at @SmithCenterLV.

Updated January Listings: The Smith Center for the Performing Arts

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The Smith Center for the Performing Arts

**January Performance Listings**

 

Address:             
361 Symphony Park Avenue
Las Vegas, NV  89106
Phone:
The Smith Center Box Office – (702) 749-2000

Website Address:
www.TheSmithCenter.com

 

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.

 

January Show Listings

As of Dec. 3, 2013

 

MAMMA MIA!
Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014 – Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 – Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $26
Reynolds Hall
MAMMA MIA! is the ultimate feel-good show that has audiences coming back again and again to relive the thrill. Now it’s your turn to have the time of your life at this smash-hit musical that combines ABBA’s greatest hits, including “Dancing Queen,” “S.O.S.,” “Super Trouper,” “Take A Chance on Me” and “The Winner Takes It All,” with an enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship. Whether it’s your first visit or your fourteenth, see the show that has the whole world coming back for more, because every time feels like the first time at MAMMA MIA!

Las Vegas Philharmonic: Masterworks – Series III – “Battle Born – Nevada Proud!”
Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Reynolds Hall
A musical celebration of the 150th anniversary of Nevada’s statehood conducted by Donato Cabrera featuring Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto performed by 16 year-old Alina Ming Kobialka alongside works by Debussy, Britten and a contemporary composition by Eric Whitacre.

Audi Speaker Series Presents William Shatner: “Shatner’s World: We Just Live In It”
Monday, Jan. 20, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $29
Reynolds Hall
Television and movie legend William Shatner will bring his one man show “Shatner’s World: We Just Live In It” to select cities across the United States, following a Broadway debut. The 90-minute show will take audiences on a hilarious and often poignant voyage through Shatner’s life and career, from Shakespearean stage actor to internationally known icon and raconteur, known as much for his unique persona as for his expansive body of work.

FOREVER TANGO
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 and Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $26
Reynolds Hall
Luis Bravo’s FOREVER TANGO, the internationally celebrated entertainment event,  has played to great acclaim in Europe, Canada, Asia, Mexico and throughout the United States, and most recently enjoyed its third run on Broadway. USA Today said, “FOREVER TANGO shows that the style is more than steamy – it’s smart, even funny … a sensuous, seductive, pleasure.”

FLASHDANCE – THE MUSICAL
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 – Friday, Jan. 31, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014 – Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014 at 2p.m. and 7:30p.m.
Ticket prices start at $26
Reynolds Hall
Celebrating its 30th Anniversary, the pop culture phenomenon of FLASHDANCE is now live on stage. With electrifying dance at its core, FLASHDANCE – THE MUSICAL tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of Alex Owens, a Pittsburgh steel mill welder by day and a bar dancer by night with dreams of one day becoming a professional performer. When romance with her steel mill boss threatens to complicate her ambitions, Alex learns the meaning of love and its power to fuel the pursuit of her dream. FLASHDANCE features a score of the biggest hit songs from the movie, in addition to 16 brand new songs written for the musical with music by Robbie Roth, and lyrics by Robert Cary and Robbie Roth.

 

CABARET JAZZ

 

Clint Holmes
Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 and Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 at 8:30 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014 at 2p.m.
Ticket prices start at $35
Cabaret Jazz
A master entertainer, Clint Holmes never performs the same show twice. Instead, he features a constantly evolving kaleidoscope of music monthly, ranging from contemporary to jazz to Broadway. Showcasing the greatest songwriters from around the world, Clint’s January shows will continue to ring in the New Year with uplifting, celebratory songs for a live, spellbinding evening of music.

Ann Hampton Callaway Presents the Streisand Songbook
Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 at 7 p.m.; Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $39
Cabaret Jazz
Platinum Award-Winning singer-songwriter Ann Hampton Callaway celebrates the music of one of America’s most powerful and enduring musical artists. In a night of soaring songs and stories, Callaway promises a performance that not only celebrates the extraordinary career of Barbra Streisand, but also reminds the audience of “the way we were.”

Soul Men and Lady Soul Starring Spectrum and Radiance
Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 and Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 at 7 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $34
Cabaret Jazz
Award-winning vocal quartet Spectrum and their stunning sister-group Radiance perform together in their unbelievable tribute to Motown and R&B music. These eight stellar vocalists sing and dance their way through one of the most influential American song books of all time. Internationally acclaimed, they will leave you wanting more with stirring renditions of the Temptations’, Supremes’, 4 Tops’, Marvelettes’, Vandellas’, Miracles’, Stylistics’ and Donna Summer’s classic hits.

About The Smith Center for the Performing Arts
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, a 258-seat 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 www.TheSmithCenter.com. Keep up with news and events on Facebook and follow The Smith Center on Twitter at @SmithCenterLV.

Season Subscriptions to 2013-2014 Broadway Las Vegas® at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts Now Available

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Season Subscriptions to 2013-2014 Broadway Las Vegas® at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts Now Available

“The Book of Mormon” to anchor season

  

New season subscriptions for the highly anticipated 2013-2014 Broadway Las Vegas® series at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts are now available.

Broadway Las Vegas season subscribers see all of the season productions with exclusive benefits, including the best seats at the best prices, the ability to keep seats from season to season and flexibility to change tickets dates.

The upcoming season, sponsored by Southern Nevada Ford Stores, brings many of Broadway’s most beloved and famed musicals and plays to Las Vegas for the first time. From the creators of “South Park” and winner of nine Tony Awards, “The Book of Mormon” will play a limited engagement June 10 through July 6. Season ticket holders receive priority ticket opportunities to shows; the best way to guarantee seats to “The Book of Mormon.”The 10-show series features timeless Broadway classics as well as some of today’s newest productions. Combined, the celebrated roster of productions represents an impressive 40 Tony® Award wins.

The Broadway Las Vegas 10-show package begins at $273. Tickets for individual performances go on sale at a later date beginning with “Les Miserables” on May 24.

Orders for new subscriptions for the 2013-2014season visiting www.TheSmithCenter.com, by phone at 702-749-2847 or 808-326-6868 (TTY) and at the Box Office located at 361 Symphony Park Ave. On sale dates for tickets to individual shows will be announced at a later date.

For preferred seating and special rates for groups of 10 or more, contact 702-749-2348.

More information on the 10 productions below.

LES MISÉRABLES
Wednesday, Aug. 7 – Sunday, Aug. 11
Cameron Mackintosh presents a brand new 25th anniversary production of Boublil & Schönberg’s legendary musical, “Les Misérables” LES MISÉRABLES, with glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo. This new production has been acclaimed by critics, fans and new audiences and is breaking box office records wherever it goes. The New York Times calls this “Les Misérables” “an unquestionably spectacular production from start to finish.” NY1-TV proclaims “musical theatre fans can rejoice: ‘Les Miz’ is born again.”

 

THE WIZARD OF OZ
Tuesday, Sept. 10 – Sunday, Sept. 15
An enchanting adaptation of Frank Baum’s 1900 novel “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” and the timeless 1939 MGM screenplay, “The Wizard of Oz” is an Andrew Lloyd Webber production entirely reconceived for the stage. Featuring the classic songs from the Oscar®-winning movie score, including “Over the Rainbow,” “We’re Off to See the Wizard” and “If I Only Had a Brain,” “The Wizard of Oz” opened in March 2011 and features character favorites Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man, Lion and Toto as well as new songs from Webber and Tim Rice.

 

WAR HORSE
Wednesday, Oct. 2 – Sunday, Oct. 6
A heart-warming tale of loyalty and friendship, and winner of five 2011 Tony Awards, “War Horse” tells the story of young Albert and his beloved horse, Joey. This powerfully moving and imaginative drama, filled with stirring music and songs, is a show of phenomenal inventiveness that is currently playing to packed houses in London and around the world. At its heart are astonishing life-sized puppets created by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company, that bring to life breathing, galloping, charging horses strong enough for men to ride.

 

SISTER ACT
Tuesday, Oct. 15 – Sunday, Oct. 20
“Sister Act” is Broadway’s feel-amazing musical comedy smash. The New York Post calls it “Ridiculously fun,” and audiences are jumping to their feet in total agreement. Featuring original music by eight-time Oscar® winner Alan Menken (“Beauty and the Beast,”“The Little Mermaid,”“Little Shop of Horrors”), “Sister Act” tells the story of Deloris Van Cartier, a wannabe diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a crime and the cops hide her in the last place anyone would think to look—a convent. Under the suspicious watch of Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own.

EVITA
Tuesday, Nov. 26 – Sunday, Dec. 1
Eva Perón used her beauty and charisma to rise meteorically from the slums of Argentina to the presidential mansion as First Lady. Adored by her people as a champion for the poor, she became one of the most powerful women in the world — while her greed, outsized ambition and fragile health made her one of the most tragic. “Evita” tells Eva’s passionate and unforgettable true story, and features some of theater’s most beautiful songs, including “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina,” “Another Suitcase in Another Hall” and “High Flying, Adored.” Don’t miss the stunning new production of “Evita,” directed by Michael Grandage and choreographed by Rob Ashford, that Channel 4 New York calls “The hottest ticket in town!”

MAMMA MIA!
Tuesday, Jan 7Sunday, Jan. 12
“MAMMA MIA!” is the ultimate feel-good show that has audiences coming back again and again to relive the thrill. The smash-hit musical combines ABBA’s greatest hits, including “Dancing Queen,” “S.O.S.,” “Super Trouper,” “Take A Chance on Me” and “The Winner Takes It All,” with an enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship.

FLASHDANCE – THE MUSICAL
Tuesday, Jan. 28 – Sunday, Feb. 2
Celebrating its 30th anniversary, the pop culture phenomenon “Flashdance” tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of Alex Owens, a Pittsburgh steel mill welder by day and a bar dancer by night with dreams of one day becoming a professional performer. When romance with her steel mill boss threatens to complicate her ambitions, Alex learns the meaning of love and its power to fuel the pursuit of her dream. Featuring a score that includes the biggest hit songs from the original movie, the stage musical also features 16 brand new songs with music by Robbie Roth and lyrics by Robert Cary and Robbie Roth.

THE GERSHWINS’ PORGY AND BESS
Tuesday, April 15 – Sunday, April 20
Time Magazine exclaims “The Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess” is, “A don’t miss theatre event! The #1 Broadway musical of the year.” Winner of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical, “The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess” features stunning new staging, accompanied by a magnificent 23-piece orchestra and includes such legendary songs as “Summertime,” “It Ain’t Necessarily So” and “I Got Plenty of Nothing.” Praised by the New Yorker as “A great achievement!,” the classic story is set in Charleston’s fabled Catfish Row, where the beautiful Bess struggles to break free from her scandalous past that can only be rescued by the courageous Porgy. Threatened by her formidable former lover Crown, and the seductive enticements of the colorful troublemaker Sporting Life, Porgy and Bess’ relationship evolves into a deep romance that triumphs as one of theater’s most exhilarating love stories.

ONCE
Tuesday, May 20 – Sunday, May 25
Winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy® Award for Best Musical Theater Album, “ONCE” is a truly original Broadway experience. Featuring an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage, “ONCE” tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who’s about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs. As the chemistry between them grows, his music soars to powerful new heights but their unlikely connection turns out to be deeper and more complex than an everyday romance. Emotionally captivating and theatrically breathtaking, “ONCE” draws audiences in from the very first note and never lets go. It’s an unforgettable story about going for your dreams, not living in fearand the power of music to connect all of us.

THE BOOK OF MORMON
Tuesday, June 10 – Sunday, July 6
Ben Brantley of The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century.” Entertainment Weekly says it’s “the funniest musical of all time.” From “South Park” creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, it’s “The Book of Mormon,” winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical. Jon Stewart of “The Daily Show” calls it a “crowning achievement. So good it makes me angry.”

 

 

About The Smith Center for the Performing Arts

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, a 258-seat 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 www.TheSmithCenter.com. Keep up with news and events on Facebook and follow The Smith Center on Twitter at @SmithCenterLV.