LES MISERABLES, Clint Holmes and More Set for Smith Center for the Performing Arts, Aug 2013

July 3
6:19 PM 2013
LES MISERABLES, Clint Holmes and More Set for Smith Center for the Performing Arts, Aug 2013The Smith Center for the Performing Arts has released an updaTed August 2013 schedule. The Smith Center is located at 361 Symphony Park Avenue in Las Vegas, NV. Call the box office at 702-749-2000 or visit www.TheSmithCenter.com for more information. Details below!

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, visit www.TheSmithCenter.com.

August Show Listings

As of July 2, 2013

REYNOLDS HALL

LES MISERABLES

Wednesday-Thursday, August 7-8 at 7:30 p.m., Friday-Sunday, August 9-11 at 2 and 7:30 p.m.

Ticket prices start at $26

Reynolds Hall

Heralded as one of the most moving musicals of all time, "LES MISERABLES" is an epic and uplifting story that captures the survival of the human spirit. Called "an unquestionably spectacular production from start to finish" by The New York Times, "LES MISERABLES" is the winner of eight Tony Awards and has been seen by nearly 60 million people worldwide. The musical features its original famed scores including "I Dreamed a Dream," "On My Own," "Stars," "Bring Him Home," "One Day More," "Empty Chairs at Empty Tables" and "Master of the House." Since opening at the Barbican Theatre in 1985, "LES MISERABLES" has been adapted into 21 different languages in more than 40 countries. Now celebrating its 25th anniversary, the musical features glorious new staging and spectacular reimagined scenery.

An Evening with Willie Nelson & Family

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 7:30 p.m.

Ticket prices start at $39

Reynolds Hall

With a career spanning more than six decades, country music star, American music legend, and ten-time Grammy-winner Willie Nelson comes to The Smith Center for the first time since opening night for a one-night-only performance. Nelson is one of the world's most famous troubadours and a unique interpreter of the Great American Songbook. Historic recordings include "Crazy," "Hello Walls," "Red Headed Stranger" and "Stardust."

Chris Isaak Tour 2013

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 7:30 p.m.

Ticket prices start at $29

Reynolds Hall

With a new set and new wardrobe, Chris Isaak's ever evolving show will be filled with an intimate mix of his classic hits, classic originals, and classic covers; from Elvis, Johnny Cash, to Jerry Lee from his latest album Beyond the Sun.

An Evening with Lyle Lovett & His Large Band

Friday, August 16, 2013 at 7:30 p.m.

Ticket prices start at $29

Reynolds Hall

A singer, composer and actor, Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums. His newest album "Release Me" is quintessential Lyle, mixing a smart collection of originals and songs written by some of his favorite songwriters. "An Evening with Lyle Lovett & His Large Band" will fuse storytelling and sly humor into legendary alt-country music with hints of blues, gospel, and swing for an unforgettable performance.

Buddy Guy with Special Guest Quinn Sullivan

Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 7:30 p.m.

Ticket prices start at $29

Reynolds Hall

For more than 50 years, Guy has been an invaluable American treasure, linking a proud but often underappreciated American musical past with a new generation of master musicians destined to keep the blues alive. The five-time Grammy Award Winner, Rock n' Roll Hall of Famer and 2012 Kennedy Honor Recipient belongs to an era that pioneered the blues, working alongside such legendary figures as Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Sonny Boy Williamson, koko Taylor, B.B. King and Little Walter. He's been a tremendous influence on virtually everyone who's picked up an electric guitar in the last half century, including Clapton, the Rolling Stones, Jimmy Hendrix, Jimmy Page, Slash, ZZ Top, Stevie Ray Vaughan and John Mayer.

Audi Speaker Series Presents Jimmy Connors: What It Takes

Friday, August 23, 2013 at 7:30 p.m.

Ticket prices start at $32

Reynolds Hall

Tennis icon, coach and author Jimmy Connors will take questions and tell the stories of his life both inside and outside of tennis. One of the most decorated athletes of all time, Jimmy will discuss how his mother, who taught him the game, instilled in him an "us-against-the-world" mentality that he embraced as his birthright. Learn how Jimmy had to be more focused than all the other players; how he had to outthink them. This is a story of rising out of a difficult situation to become the best of the best.

CABARET JAZZ

Clint Holmes

Friday, August 2, 2013 and Saturday, August 3, 2013 at 8:30 p.m.; Sunday, August 4, 2013 at 2 p.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 every single night, ranging from contemporary to jazz to Broadway. Showcasing the greatest songwriters from around the world, he creates a spellbinding evening of music that's both live and alive. August will be INSPIRED.

Billy Stritch sings The Mel Tormé Songbook

Friday, August 23, 2013 and Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 7 p.m.

Ticket prices start at $39

Cabaret Jazz

"Billy Stritch sings the Mel Tormé Songbook" is a tribute to one of the legendary jazz singers of all time, Mel Tormé, and features some of Tormé's greatest arrangements, including "Just One Of Those Things," "Lulu's Back In Town" and "A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square." Billy, backed by bass and drums, also swings his way through Mel's great hit songs including "Blue Moon" and "Mountain Greenery" in what Stephen Holden of The New York Times called "a loving tribute from one singer to another!"

TROESH STUDIO THEATER

Dixie's Tupperware Party

Thursday, August 1, 2013 through Sunday August 4, 2013 at 7 p.m.

Saturday, August 3, 2013 and Sunday, August 4, 2013 at 3 p.m.

Ticket prices start at $33

Troesh Studio

Dixie Longate, the fast-talking Tupperware Lady, packed up her catalogues, left her children in an Alabama trailer park and took Off-Broadway, London & Melbourne by storm. Now, Dixie travels the country throwing good old fashioned Tupperware Parties filled with outrageously funny tales, heartfelt accounts, giveaways, audience participation and an assortment of Tupperware sold on a theater stage. Loaded with the most up-to-date products available for purchase, see how Ms. Longate became a member of the illustrious "#1 Tupperware Seller in the World" Club, as she educates her guests on the many alternative uses she has discovered for her plastic products! "Not your grandmother's Tupperware Party!" - NBC's "The Today Show"

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, 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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