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Tickets to the Second Winter Season at The Smith Center On Sale Saturday, Oct. 26

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Tickets to the Second Winter Season at The Smith Center On Sale Saturday, Oct. 26

Tickets for the 2013-2014 winter season at The Smith Center go on sale to the public beginning Saturday, October 26. Tickets for individual shows begin at $24 and can be purchased 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.

 

More information on the winter season below.

Sisters Christmas Catechism “The Mystery of The Magi’s Gold”
Friday, Nov. 29, 2013 at 7 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013 at 2 & 6 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013 at 2 & 6 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $35
Troesh Studio Theater
It’s “CSI: Bethlehem” in this holiday mystery extravaganza, from the author of “Late Nite Catechism,” as Sister takes on the mystery that has intrigued historians throughout the ages – whatever happened to the Magi’s gold? Retelling the story of the nativity, as only Sister can, this hilarious holiday production is bound to become a yearly classic. Employing her own scientific tools, assisted by a local choir and of audience members, Sister creates a living nativity unlike any you’ve ever seen. With gifts and bundles of laughs, Sister’s Christmas Catechism is sure to become the newest addition to your holiday traditions.

A Mari-Achi Christmas
Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $26
Reynolds Hall
“A Mari-Achi Christmas” brings to the stage a colorful and traditional Mexican holiday celebration full of seasonal songs, dance and festive merriment. Headlining the exciting extravaganza is the nation’s mariachi ambassadors Sol de México de José Hernandez. Hear Christmas favorites from the U.S. and Mexico and more. Formed in 1981, this two-time Grammy®-nominated mariachi is a dynamic ensemble of 13 talented musician and vocalists who embody the spirit of Mexico, its people and musical traditions.

Steve Solomon’s “My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish & I’m Home For the Holidays  – The Therapy Continues”
Thursday, Dec. 5 and Friday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 7 at 3 and 7 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 8 at 5 p.m. 
Ticket prices start at $35
Troesh Studio Theater
The acclaimed production returns to Las Vegas and continues the saga as the main character, Steve, is headed home to celebrate the holidays with his wildly dysfunctional family. Once he gets stuck at the airport with all flights canceled due to a storm, the chaos begins. Attendees get to watch the madness from the seat as the show is set during a holiday dinner for another laugh-filled comedy feast.

New Year’s Eve Concert with Kristin Chenoweth
Tuesday, Dec. 31 at 7:30 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $49
Reynolds Hall

Tony and Emmy Award-winning sensation Kristin Chenoweth will perform a special New Year’s Eve concert inside Reynolds Hall beginning at 7:30 p.m. The evening will feature Chenoweth performing an array of her most memorable songs and Broadway show tunes, including music from “Wicked,” “Promises, Promises” and “Glee.”  This unique night with the multitalented performer promises to take concert goers on a ride of laughter, heartbreak, thrills and great music.

Audi Speaker Series Presents William Shatner “Shatner’s World: We Just Live In It”
Monday, Jan. 20 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” following his Broadway debut. The 90-minute show takes 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 this unique persona as for his expansive body of work.

“Forever Tango”
Tuesday, Jan. 21-22 at 7:30 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $26
Reynolds Hall
Luis Bravo’s “Forever Tango,” is the internationally celebrated entertainment event that has played to great acclaim in Europe, Canada, Asia, Mexico and throughout the U.S. and most recently enjoyed its third run on Broadway. The show was voted Best Touring Musical by Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle in San Francisco. The New York Times called “Forever Tango” “A must-see!” And USA Today said, “Forever Tango shows that the style is more than steamy – it’s smart, even funny… a sensuous, seductive, pleasure.”

“Zeppelin USA – An American Tribute to Led Zeppelin”
Friday, Feb. 7 at 8 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $24
Reynolds Hall
“Zeppelin USA” is an over the top production show featuring a full performance of “The Led Zeppelin IV” album, plus a bonus set of various hits. There will be special guest performers, state-of-the-art sound, lighting, laser and special effects displays.

Béla Fleck and Brooklyn Rider
Saturday, Feb. 8 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 On 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 Clint Black”
Thursday, Feb. 13, at 7:30 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $29
Reynolds Hall
“An intimate evening with Clint Black” has Critics from coast to coast calling Black’s shows the ones to remember. From “Killin’ Time” to “Taillights,” Clint Black is part of the sound track of country music.

TAO: Phoenix Rising
Sunday, Feb. 16, 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 one 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, at 7:30 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $26
Reynolds Hall
Classical comes to life when The Ten Tenors take the stage. Their wild blend of rock and classical music has astounded audiences and powered The Ten Tenors into stardom. Now, ever evolving and always entertaining, the tenors have crafted a special, limited-run performance featuring their favorite Broadway hits. Come see ten of Australia’s hottest tenors and enjoy an evening of raw power, soothing beauty and the very best Broadway has to offer.

Pat Metheny Unity Group
Monday, Feb. 24, at 7:30 p.m.
Ticket prices start at $29
Reynolds Hall
Twenty-time Grammy® 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 concert includes a spectrum of selections from throughout the guitarist’s ground-breaking 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.”

Jazz Roots: Georgia On My Mind – Celebrating Ray Charles featuring Take 6, Nnenna Freelon, Clint Holmes, Kirk Whalum, Shelly Berg, Raelettes, the UNLV Singers and Orchestra conducted by Mr. David Loeb
Friday, Feb. 28 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. The lineup includes ten-time Grammy® winners Take 6, Cabaret Jazz resident artist own Clint Holmes, Vocalist of the Year Nnenna Freelon, Grammy-winning saxophonist Kirk Whalum, music director Shelly Berg, and the UNLV Singers and Orchestra conducted by David Loeb as they honor the beloved genius from Georgia.

In addition to the lineup inside Reynolds Hall, Cabaret Jazz will host an esteemed roster of entertainers including resident artist Clint Holmes the first weekend of December, second weekend in January and first weekend in February; comedian Tom Dressen in “An Evening of Laughter and Stories of Sinatra” on Friday, Dec. 13 and Saturday, Dec. 14 at 7 p.m.; pianist Danny Wright on Sunday, Dec. 15 at 2 and 6 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 23 at 2 and 6 p.m.; singer-songwriter Ann Hampton Callaway on Friday, Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 18 at 4 and 7 p.m.; world-renowned jazz guitarist and singer John Pizzarelli on Saturday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 16 at 3 and 7 p.m.; and singer and pianist Michael Cavanaugh on Friday, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 22 at 3 and 7 p.m.

GEORGIA ON MY MIND

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.

 

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