The Smith Center for the Performing Arts April – May Performance Listings

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The Smith Center for the Performing Arts
April – May 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 at 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.

 

May-June Show Listings

 

REYNOLDS HALL

 

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA
Tuesday, April 28 through Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.; additional matinees Saturday, May 2 and Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 2 p.m.

Ticket prices start at $39
Reynolds Hall
Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella is the Tony Award®- winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific that’s delighting audiences with its contemporary take on the classic tale.

 

Nevada Ballet Theatre – Giselle
Saturday, May 9, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, May 10, 2015, at 2 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $29
Reynolds Hall
One of ballet’s most enduring and celebrated works since its 1841 premiere, Giselle is the story of a young woman whose love survives— beyond death—to save the man who betrayed her. Be transported into a haunting world of secrecy and spirits, and discover why dance is not for the faint of heart.

 

ThePianoGuys
Monday, May 11, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $24
Reynolds Hall
ThePianoGuys, the remarkable classical/pop crossover music stylists, will treat audiences of all ages to a night of Wonders, hits from their fourth studio album, such as Let It Go from the movie Frozen, Kung Fu Piano: Cello Ascends and Story of My Life.

Boz Scaggs

 

Boz Scaggs
Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $29
Reynolds Hall
Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter-guitarist Boz Scaggs has been making musical hits since the ’60s. From his early days with the Steve Miller Band to his smash solo album, Silk Degrees, he has blended pop, rock and R&B in crowd favorite songs including Lido Shuffle and Lowdown.

During his evening here at The Smith Center, Scaggs will feature tracks from his gorgeous new collaboration album, A Fool to Care, as a part of his impressive live repertoire.

A Fool to Care is an album with plenty of Louisiana swing and Texas swagger. On it, he teams up with marquee musicians Bonnie Raitt and Lucinda Williams on duets and Ray Parker, Jr. on guitar. The work’s twelve songs include the Latin-flavored “Last Tango on 16th Street,” an energetic cover of Al Green’s “Full of Fire” and a haunting version of The Band’s “Whispering Pines.”

 

Hal Prince’s Broadway: An Evening in Word and Song
Thursday, May 14, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $24
Reynolds Hall
With 21 Tony awards, no individual has played a more pivotal a role in shaping Broadway than director/producer Hal Prince. During this moderated interview, Prince reflects on his legendary career complemented by live performances of his works by pianist Keith Thompson (produced an award-winning version of Prince’s Cabaret) and sung by Brent Barrett, Bruce Ewing and Kristen Hertzenberg (former Phantom Las Vegas alums) along with Clint Holmes.

 

Las Vegas Philharmonic – Pops V: A Tribute to the Music of Frank Sinatra
Saturday, May 16, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $26
Reynolds Hall
Matt Catingub returns to present this special tribute featuring his very own arrangements of classic hits by Frank Sinatra.

 

Nevada High School Musical Theater Awards
Sunday, May 17, 2015, at 3 p.m.
Ticket prices are $10
Reynolds Hall
Join us for a celebration of local high school musical theater on the main stage of Reynolds Hall. The Smith Center will present the Nevada High School Musical Theater Awards recognizing nominees for Best Lead Actor and Actress from this year’s local high school musical theater productions.

 

Annie
Tuesday, May 26 through Sunday, May 31, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.; additional matinees Saturday, May 30 and Sunday, May 31, 2015, at 2 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $34
Reynolds Hall
Leapin’ Lizards! One of the world’s best-loved musicals is back in time-honored form.  Directed by original lyricist Martin Charnin, this new production of Annie is a classic incarnation of the beloved original.

frank jr

Frank Sinatra Jr. – “Sinatra Sings Sinatra – The Centennial Celebration”
Saturday, June 20, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $29
Reynolds Hall
Sinatra Sings Sinatra – The Centennial Celebration is a one-of-a-kind, multi-media experience that pays tribute to the 100th anniversary of the birth and legacy of Frank Sinatra. In stories, photos, videos and songs, Frank Sinatra Jr. delivers first-hand recollections of life on and off stage with his iconic father.

The Sinatra legend began growing from the first hits with the big bands of Harry James and Tommy Dorsey to the Voice, as he became know in 1946 that made the bobbysoxers swoon. In later years he became known as The Chairman of the Board and eventually, Ol’ Blue Eyes, but who was the man?

This show explains it all with excerpts from his films, rare family photos and insights into the world’s greatest entertainer that can only come from his son.

Above all, this evening is about the music of Sinatra. Come Fly With Me; New York, New York; Strangers in the Night, and of course My Way, plus many more will be backed by a wonderful orchestra/big band featuring many members who played with Sinatra Sr.

 

Miss Nevada
Friday, June 26, 2015, at 7 p.m.; Saturday, June 27, 2015, at 2 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $25
Reynolds Hall
The Miss Nevada competition serves as a preliminary to the prestigious Miss America pageant. The Miss Nevada Scholarship Organization’s purpose is to change lives and positively influence Nevada’s young women. The organization proudly offers academic and community service-based scholarships for undergraduate and graduate studies, provides a forum for young women to showcase their talents, encourages civic-mindedness and eloquence, supports STEM initiatives and empowers young women to strive for excellence. Holding themselves to the highest standards, contestants inspire others and serve as positive role models throughout their communities.

The Miss America Organization is one of the largest providers of scholarships to women in the world. Each year the organization offers millions of dollars in scholarships to its contestants and is honored to promote what the four points of the Miss Nevada and Miss America crowns symbolize: style, scholarship, service and success.

CABARET JAZZ

 

Clint Holmes: Digging Into My Jazz Roots
Friday, May 1 and Saturday, May 2, 2015, at 8:30 p.m.; Sunday, May 3, 2015, at 2 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $37
Cabaret Jazz

Joined by the Christian Tamburr Trio, Clint Holmes will perform fresh, improvisational takes on classic songs by musical greats like Nat King Cole, Bonnie Raitt, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder and Sam Smith.

The intimate, evocative and lounge-like setting of Cabaret Jazz will be a perfect match for the Christian Tamburr Trio’s backing sound. Led with the reverberating atmospherics of the vibraphone by Tamburr, the swinging band also includes William Thornton on bass and Billy Williams Jr. on drums. Tamburr is known to Las Vegas jazz connoisseurs for his appearances at Rose.Rabbit.Lie. and the Bellagio.

 

Soul Men and Lady Soul Starring Spectrum and Radiance
Friday, May 8 and Sunday, May 9, 2015, at 7 p.m.; Sunday, May 10, 2015, at 3 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $37
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 classic hits by The Temptations, The Supremes, The Four Tops, The Marvelettes, Vandellas, The Miracles, The Stylistics, Donna Summer and more.

 

David Perrico – Pop Evolution
Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at 10 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $15
Cabaret Jazz
David Perrico – Pop Evolution twenty-piece band transforms poplar songs from all genres to produce a one-of-a-kind sound experience.

 

“Horizons” An Evening with Lisa Hilton and her Band
Friday, May 15 and Saturday, May 16, 2015, at 7 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $37
Cabaret Jazz
Known for her warmth on stage, Lisa Hilton explores musical traditions with 21st century directions – expect to hear jazz, blues, minimalism, classical, pop, rock or modernist ideas along with beautiful melodies.


Lon Bronson Band
Friday, May 22, 2015, at 7 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $15
Cabaret Jazz

Emmy nominated Lon Bronson triumphantly returns to Cabaret Jazz, featuring his iconic horn-infused, 14-piece All-Star Band, for an evening of rock, funk, original compositions, and as always, surprise guest stars. As Drew Carey once said of them, “This is a house band so good, you’ll never want to leave the house.”

Guys Sing Dolls: A Feminine Toast with a Twist of Testosterone
Saturday, May 23, 2015, at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $35
Cabaret Jazz

Raise your glasses! The men are spotlighting 100 years of women lyricists and songwriters (pop, broadway, movie, jazz, country and inspirational). The Guys include Brent Barrett (Phantom – The Las Vegas Spectacular), Benjamin D. Hale (Million Dollar Quartet), Carnell Johnson (Les Misérables), Christopher Lash (singer/songwriter), Phillip Officer (New York Nightlife Award) and John Wedemeyer (acclaimed guitarist). The dolls include Carole King, Peggy Lee, Adele, Dolly Parton, Dorothy Fields, Cyndi Lauper, Betty Comden and more. Celebrate a musical toast this Memorial Weekend. Cheers!

The Composer’s Showcase of Las Vegas
Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at 10:30 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $20
Cabaret Jazz

Jersey Boys conductor Keith Thompson hosts this monthly musical showcase that features original music from some of Las Vegas’ best composers and songwriters, and performed by some of the best performers and musicians from the Vegas Entertainment and Theatrical communities. The informal showcase is always diverse, eclectic and extremely entertaining and features a very high caliber of musicianship and artistry.

 

James Tormé “Celebrates the Greats”
Friday, May 29 and Saturday, May 30, 2015, at 7 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $37
Cabaret Jazz
The Smith Center is proud to welcome back James Tormé. Featuring a celebration of music’s greatest legends, from Ella Fitzgerald, Ray Charles, and Nat “King” Cole, to Miles Davis, Frank Sinatra, and of course, his own father, three-time Grammy award winner Mel Tormé.

 

Steve Tyrell
Friday, June 12 and Saturday, June 13, 2015, at 7 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $39
Cabaret Jazz
This time around, Steve Tyrell is singing standards of another kind, those written by Carole King, Burt Bacharach, Leiber and Stoller, Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, and Jeff Barry—songs made famous by The Drifters, The Ronettes, the Righteous Brothers and Ben E. King, just to name a few.

 

Samba Exotica – The Assad Brothers with Romero Lubambo and Special Guest Clarice Assad
Friday, June 19 and Saturday, June 20, 2015, at 7 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $35
Cabaret Jazz
An exotic Latin flair takes the stage when the Assad Brothers, Brazil’s most celebrated classical guitarists, join with jazz guitar virtuoso Romero Lubambo and Clarice Assad for “Samba Exótico.” An exploration of samba and choros, a popular 19th-century genre that blossomed in Rio de Janeiro, the style has roots in Africa and unique fermentation in the coastal city of Bahia.

 

Conversations with Norm Presents “Remembering Sinatra” Featuring Bob Anderson, Pia Zadora and Vince Falcone
Sunday, June 21, 2015, at 2 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $25
Cabaret Jazz
Conversations with Norm is a quarterly interview presentation hosted by man-about-town columnist Norm Clarke, who has been covering the celebrity scene for the Las Vegas Review-Journal since 1999.

In this installation, Norm will be talking to three of Sinatra’s longtime friends, Bob Anderson (Frank: The Man. The Music.), Vince Falcone (Sinatra and Anderson’s musical director) and Pia Zadora (Sinatra’s opening act and her mentor), as they share their personal stories of the legendary entertainer.

The event will include emcee Shawn Tempesta of KTNV’s The Morning Blend. Proceeds will benefit the Education and Outreach Programming of The Smith Center.

 

Annaleigh Ashford: Lost in the Stars
Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 7 p.m.; Sunday, June 28, 2015, at 2 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $49
Cabaret Jazz
Annaleigh Ashford comes to Las Vegas with an evening of song, story and sequins in her critically acclaimed cabaret show, Lost in the Stars. With songwriter and music director Will Van Dyke and the Whiskey 5 band, Lost in the Stars celebrates the classic cabaret with an eclectic mix of music from the disco days of Donna Summer to a sing-along of Alanis Morrisette. After this glossy and glittery evening, you will be sure to get lost in the stars.

TROESH STUDIO THEATER
 

Steve Solomon’s “Cannoli, Latkes and Guilt – The Therapy Continues”
Wednesday, April 29 through Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 7 p.m.; additional matinees Saturday, May 2 and Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 3 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $35
Troesh Studio Theater
Steve Solomon is the author and star of the three time award-winning, critically acclaimed show My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish and I’m in Therapy—we now bring you Cannoli, Latkes and Guilt – The Therapy Continues, Steve’s newest project.

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, the 244-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.

The Smith Center Announces Five Shows to Spring/Summer Schedule

 

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The Smith Center Announces Five Shows to Spring/Summer Schedule

Tickets for Boz Scaggs, Frank Sinatra Jr., Lyle Lovett and Johnny Mathis Go On Sale Friday, March 27. ThePianoGuys Currently On Sale

 

The Smith Center is excited to welcome ThePianoGuys, Boz Scaggs, Frank Sinatra Jr., Lyle Lovett and Johnny Mathis to Reynolds Hall this spring and summer.

the piano guys

ThePianoGuys – Steven Sharp Nelson, Jon Schmidt, Al Van der Beek and Paul Anderson – are an American musical group who became an online sensation by way of their immensely successful series of strikingly original self-made music videos that have garnered more than 500 million views on YouTube. Now headlining tours, the group has made over 50 music videos since early 2011, including their breakout hit, an innovative version of One Direction’s “What Makes You Beautiful.” On Monday, May 11, the remarkable foursome will treat audiences of all ages to a night of classical/pop crossover hits including songs from their fourth studio album Wonders such as “Let It Go” from the Disney movie Frozen, “Kung Fu Piano: Cello Ascends,” “Story of My Life” and an instrumental mash-up of Dave Matthews Band’s “Ants Marching” and Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy.”

Boz Scaggs

Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter-guitarist Boz Scaggs has been making musical hits since the ’60s. From his early days with the Steve Miller Band to his smash solo album, Silk Degrees, he has blended pop, rock and R&B in crowd favorite songs including “Lido Shuffle” and “Lowdown.” In recent years, Scaggs’ sound has drawn deeply from the wells of New Orleans jazz and Southern soul. His 2013 release, Memphis, was described as “sublime” by Rolling Stone magazine. On Wednesday, May 13, Scaggs will feature tracks from his gorgeous new, A Fool to Care, as a part of his impressive live repertoire.

frank jr

This year celebrations around the world will mark 100 years since the birth of one of the most beloved entertainers of all time, Frank Sinatra. On Saturday, June 20, Frank Sinatra Jr. will pay homage to his late father in a unique multimedia show taking in archived audiovisual material. With a full orchestra in tow, Sinatra Jr. will perform some of the best-loved songs made famous by his legendary father, including “Come Fly With Me,” “Strangers In The Night,” “I’ve Got You Under My Skin” and “New York, New York,” as well as delivering first-hand recollections of life on and off stage with the “Chairman of the Board.”

LyleLovett

A singer, composer and actor, Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums. Coupled with his gift for storytelling, the Texas-based musician fuses elements of country, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues in a convention-defying manner that breaks down barriers. Lovett has appeared in 13 feature films, and on stage and television. Among his many accolades, besides four Grammy Awards, he was given the Americana Music Association’s inaugural Trailblazer Award, and was named the Texas State Musician. Lovett has been touring in support of Release Me since its release in 2012. The album was #1 for several weeks on the Americana charts and is quintessential Lovett – a smart collection of originals and songs written by some of his favorite songwriters that show not only the breadth of this Texas legend’s deep talents, but also the diversity of his influences, making him one of the most infectious and fascinating musicians in popular music. Lyle Lovett and his Large Band will perform Saturday, July 25.

Johnny Mathis

A sublime vocalist whose approach to pop music eclipses passing fads and trends, Johnny Mathis has performed songs in an incredible variety of styles and categories — from music composed for stage and film to golden era jazz standards, contemporary pop hits, and holiday music, all of which has assured his reputation as one of the most enduring vocalists in music history. Best-known for his supremely popular hits like “Chances Are”, “It’s Not For Me To Say”, “Wonderful, Wonderful”, and “Misty”, Mathis has recorded more than 80 albums and six Christmas albums during his almost six decades in the music industry. During his extensive career he has had three songs inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame, achieved 50 Hits on Billboard’s Adult Contemporary Chart, and in 2003 Mathis was given the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. On Friday, July 31, Mathis will perform some of his greatest hits and personal favorites.

 

Tickets for ThePianoGuys are on sale now. Tickets for Boz Scaggs, Frank Sinatra Jr., Lyle Lovett and Johnny Mathis go on sale Friday, March 27 at 10 a.m. at The Smith Center Box Office, located at 361 Symphony Park Avenue, by phone at 702-749-2000 or 808-326-6868 (TTY) and online at www.TheSmithCenter.com. For preferred seating and special rates for groups of 10 or more, contact 702-749-2348.

 

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, the 244-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.

 

April – May Performance Listings for The Smith Center for the Performing Arts

 

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts
April – May 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 at 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.

 

April – May Show Listings

REYNOLDS HALL

 

Brave
Thursday, April 2, 2015, at 8 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $22
Reynolds Hall
Songs, stories & surprises weave a tale of courage, intrepidity and a daring approach to living life. Love, aspirations, fear, loss, magic, possibility, compassion and empathy will all be explored through music, stories, and a few surprises illustrating the remarkable resilience of the human spirit. Starring Las Vegas local Charles Ressler, the performance benefits the Las Vegas Philharmonic, Opportunity Village and I Have a Dream foundation.

 

Ivy + Bean The Musical
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 6 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $12.95
Reynolds Hall
Based on The New York Times best-selling children’s book series by author Annie Barrows and illustrator Sophie Blackall, Ivy + Bean The Musical, is the story of an unexpected friendship between two very different second graders.

 

An Evening with Garrison Keillor
Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $29
Reynolds Hall
With a wonderful, dry sense of humor (and sometimes with music), Garrison Keillor, the acclaimed host of A Prairie Home Companion, captivates audiences using his unique blend of comedy, class, charisma and wisdom.

 

Bruce Hornsby
Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $32
Reynolds Hall
Bruce Hornsby’s work displays a creative iconoclasm that’s been a constant in the artist’s two-and-a-half decade recording career. His performance will offer a glimpse of a restless spirit who continues to push forward into exciting new musical terrain.

 

Las Vegas Philharmonic – Masterworks V: 100 Years of Music
Saturday, April 25, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $26
Reynolds Hall
Music Director Donato Cabrera completes his first Masterworks Series with a program featuring composers over a one hundred-year span including the stunning keyboard showcase of Rachmaninoff’s 24 variations based on Paganini’s Caprices for violin to be performed by thrilling young pianist Joyce Yang.

 

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA
Tuesday, April 28 through Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.; additional matinees Saturday, May 2 and Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 2 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $39
Reynolds Hall
Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella is the Tony Award®- winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific that’s delighting audiences with its contemporary take on the classic tale.

 

Nevada Ballet Theatre – Giselle
Saturday, May 9, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, May 10, 2015, at 2 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $29
Reynolds Hall
One of ballet’s most enduring and celebrated works since its 1841 premiere, it is the story of a young woman whose love survives— beyond death—to save the man who betrayed her. Be transported into a haunting world of secrecy and spirits, and discover why dance is not for the faint of heart.

 

ThePianoGuys
Monday, May 11, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $24
Reynolds Hall
ThePianoGuys, the remarkable classical/pop crossover music stylists, will treat audiences of all ages to a night of Wonders, hits from their fourth studio album, such as Let It Go from the movie Frozen, Kung Fu Piano: Cello Ascends and Story of My Life.

 

Hal Prince’s Broadway: An Evening in Word and Song
Thursday, May 14, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $24
Reynolds Hall
With 21 Tony awards, no individual has played a more pivotal a role in shaping Broadway than director/producer Hal Prince. During this moderated interview, Prince reflects on his legendary career complemented by live performances of his works sung by soloists interlaced throughout.

 

Las Vegas Philharmonic – Pops V: A Tribute to the Music of Frank Sinatra
Saturday, May 16, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $26
Reynolds Hall
Matt Catingub returns to present this special tribute featuring his very own arrangements of classic hits by Frank Sinatra.

 

Nevada High School Musical Theater Awards
Sunday, May 17, 2015, at 3 p.m.
Ticket prices are $10
Reynolds Hall
Join us for a celebration of local high school musical theater on the main stage of Reynolds Hall. The Smith Center will present the Nevada High School Musical Theater Awards recognizing nominees for Best Lead Actor and Actress from this year’s local high school musical theater productions.

 

Annie
Tuesday, May 26 through Sunday, May 31, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.; additional matinees Saturday, May 30 and Sunday, May 31, 2015, at 2 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $34
Reynolds Hall
Leapin’ Lizards! One of the world’s best-loved musicals is back in time-honored form.  Directed by original lyricist Martin Charnin, this new production of Annie is a classic incarnation of the beloved original.

 

CABARET JAZZ

 

Clint Holmes – Songs I Wrote and a Few I Wish I’d Written
Friday, April 3 and Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 8:30 p.m.; Sunday, April 5, 2015 at 2 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $37
Cabaret Jazz
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, performs a spell-binding evening of music that’s both live and alive.

 

Ramsey Lewis Trio
Friday, April 17 and Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 7 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $45
Cabaret Jazz
Composer, pianist and jazz legend Ramsey Lewis has been referred to as “the great performer,” a title reflecting his performance style and musical selections which display his early gospel playing and classical training along with his love of jazz and other musical forms.

 

Duncan Sheik
Friday, April 24 and Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 7 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $39
Cabaret Jazz
Grammy and Tony winning singer/songwriter, Duncan Sheik performs his memorable hits, including Barely Breathing, along with newer compositions from his new record, Legerdemain, as well as songs from his Tony Award-winning rock musical Spring Awakening.

 

Soul Men and Lady Soul Starring Spectrum and Radiance
Friday, May 8 and Sunday, May 9, 2015, at 7 p.m.; Sunday, May 10, 2015, at 3 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $37
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 classic hits by The Temptations, The Supremes, The Four Tops, The Marvelettes, Vandellas, The Miracles, The Stylistics, Donna Summer and more.

 

David Perrico – Pop Evolution
Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at 10 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $15
Cabaret Jazz
David Perrico – Pop Evolution twenty-piece band transforms poplar songs from all genres to produce a one-of-a-kind sound experience.

 

“Horizons” An Evening with Lisa Hilton and her Band
Friday, May 15 and Saturday, May 16, 2015, at 7 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $37
Cabaret Jazz
Known for her warmth on stage, Lisa Hilton explores musical traditions with 21st century directions – expect to hear jazz, blues, minimalism, classical, pop, rock or modernist ideas along with beautiful melodies.

 

James Tormé “Celebrates the Greats”
Friday, May 29 and Saturday, May 30, 2015, at 7 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $37
Cabaret Jazz
The Smith Center is proud to welcome back James Tormé. Featuring a celebration of music’s greatest legends, from Ella Fitzgerald, Ray Charles, and Nat “King” Cole, to Miles Davis, Frank Sinatra, and of course, his own father, three-time Grammy award winner Mel Tormé.

 

TROESH STUDIO THEATER

 
Voice of Rudy: The Journey to the Movie
Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 7 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $34
Troesh Studio Theater
One of the most inspiring movies of our time, Rudy, is now a one man show starring Rudy Ruettiger. Rudy will entertain and inspire you as he shares his life story of how he accomplished his dream of going to Notre Dame and how he convinced Hollywood to make a movie of his life, which earned him an invitation to the White House.

 

 

Steve Solomon’s “Cannoli, Latkes and Guilt – The Therapy Continues”
Wednesday, April 29 through Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 7 p.m.; additional matinees Saturday, May 2 and Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 3 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $35
Troesh Studio Theater
Steve Solomon is the author and star of the three time award-winning, critically acclaimed show My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish and I’m in Therapy—we now bring you Cannoli, Latkes and Guilt – The Therapy Continues, Steve’s newest project.

 

 

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, the 244-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.