The Smith Center 2023 – 2024 Season
The Smith Center Las Vegas brings award-winning Broadway hits to Reynolds Hall every years. In addition to the Broadway season, the Smith Center offers performances from Nevada Ballet and the Las Vegas Philharmonic.
The Smith Center 2023 - 2024 Performances
Featured Family Shows at The Smith Center
Tuesday, February 27, 730pm
Tickets start at $35
Student tickets start at $25
This show is for ages 5 years and older.
DRUMLine Live, the show-stopping attraction created by the musical team behind the hit movies, “Drumline” and “Drumline: A New Beat,” embodies the soulful, high-stepping style of the Historically Black College and University (HBCU) marching band experience. With its riveting rhythms, bold beats, and ear-grabbing energy, DRUMLine Live is a high-octane musical roller coaster ride that is guaranteed to touch every emotion in your body. Incorporating original compositions and soul-infused interpretations of top 40 hits, group performances range from colorful, choreographed routines to heavy doses of drum riffs and cadences.
We’re back with a BRAND NEW show for the entire family and we promise… you will be on your feet by Halftime!!
Thursday, February 29 – Saturday, March 3, various show times
Experience China before communism
The moment the curtain opens, you enter a wondrous dream. Shen Yun takes you on an extraordinary journey through China’s 5,000 years of divinely inspired culture.
Exquisite beauty from the heavens, profound wisdom from dynasties past, timeless legends and ethnic traditions all spring to life through classical Chinese dance, enchanting live orchestral music, authentic costumes, and patented interactive backdrops. Revisit a time when scholars and artists sought harmony with the Tao, or the “Way” of the universe, and when divine beings walked upon the earth to inspire humanity.
Join us for a night filled with beauty and wisdom, courage and hope… it’s the experience of a lifetime! See Shen Yun—live on stage.
Tuesday, April 9, 7pm
Tickets start at $35
Student tickets start at $25
Drum Tao is approximately 120 minutes with a 20-minute intermission.
This show is for ages 5 and older.
Having recently celebrated its 30th anniversary, Drum Tao makes its anticipated return to The Smith Center to showcase the world’s foremost male and female performers in Japanese taiko drumming. Performing for over 800 million audience members across the globe, Drum Tao is hailed for its fiery and athletic drumming routines, performing with impeccable syncopation on a wide assortment of drums, spanning handheld snare drums to Odaiko drums that can weight 3 tons. Highlighting Japan’s many art forms, Drum Tao also features elegant performances on flute, marimba, harp and more. Blending drumming with energizing choreography, vibrant sets and contemporary costuming, the group presents a large-scale performance experience that captivates audiences’ eyes and ears.
Don’t miss this electrifying production celebrating the stunning culture of Japan.
Sunday, April 14, 2pm and 7pm
“Astronomy Bizarre” is all about the list of cool things in the universe, including the occasionally scary: Black Holes, Dark Matter, Dark Energy, Diamond stars, Gamma Ray bursts, White Holes, Worm Holes, Multiverses. Here we review all that bends the mind the most in the cosmos.
Saturday, April 20, 10am
Troesh Studio Theater
This show is 60 minutes with no intermission and is appropriate for children ages 4 years and older.
Silas is from a family of shepherds and has to do right by his mum and granddad as he reluctantly takes on the responsibility of watching their sheep up on the mountain over the winter. But he’s bored, lonely, and missing out on the fun of the annual knitting competition in town, so he cries – “Wolf!”
This is a beautiful wintery tale about a boy who learns that “nobody believes a liar, even when they’re telling the truth” and finds a place for himself (and his imagination) in his warm woolly community. Inspired by Aesop’s famous fable, a gifted ensemble of actor-musicians play instruments and sing live as they embody all the delightful characters, including hilarious sheep and perhaps a scary wolf or two…
♦ Sensory-Inclusive Performance ♦
Saturday, April 20, 1pm
Troesh Studio Theater
The Smith Center is thrilled to present a sensory-inclusive performance of The Boy Who Cried Wolf. Sensory inclusive performances are designed to serve any person with a physical, emotional, intellectual, or developmental disability as well as those without disabilities. This performance will be modified to address the sensory sensitivities that are often found in children, adolescents, and adults who have a variety of diagnoses including but not limited to: Autism spectrum disorder, Sensory Processing Disorder, ADD/ADHD, intellectual and developmental disabilities, post-traumatic stress disorder, dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease. Families are encouraged to attend together for an enjoyable visit to the theater.
Sunday, April 21, 2pm
The musical creations of John Williams have transcended our wildest imaginations, transporting us to uncharted realms and exhilarating adventures. It comes as no surprise that he is widely regarded as the greatest composer in the history of Hollywood, having made significant contributions to iconic films such as Star Wars, Harry Potter, Schindler’s List, Indiana Jones, E.T., Superman, and many others. Voted Best of Las Vegas Arts & Culture Event, the Young Artists Orchestra returns to The Smith Center for this special presentation. Attendees are encouraged to dress as their favorite characters, prepare for a mesmerizing musical journey, and join us for this enjoyable symphonic event suitable for the whole family.
Saturday, April 27 – Saturday, May 4, Various Performances
Timeless, iconic, and beloved, Swan Lake is arguably one of the greatest ballets of all time, an achingly beautiful fairytale that is a must-see for ballet aficionados and newcomers alike. Set to Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score, Ben Stevenson’s Swan Lake is classical ballet at its most heartbreaking and glorious, a love story that is both symbolic and intimate, filled with emotion and humanity. Transfixed from the opening bars of Tchaikovsky’s score, audiences will treasure every majestic moment before them, in a work that is as magnificent as it is unforgettable. NBT is honored to once again to bring this enchanted fable of ill-fated love to the stage for all of Las Vegas to enjoy.
Friday, June 14, 730pm
Yellowstone National Park’s two million acres of wilderness have many stories to tell, from the original native peoples who lived on the land to the epic supervolcano that powers the park’s iconic geysers. But Yellowstone is also a case study in wildlife conservation, from bison to wolves. Now, join Doug Smith on a behind-the-scenes look at the ecosystem and his decades-long quest to reintroduce wolves to the world’s first national park. Return to the wild and witness the beauty, wonder, and science behind America’s greatest wilderness.
Saturday, August 10 – Sunday, August 11, various times
This is an all-ages show. Children ages 2 years and older require a ticket to this performance.
This performance is 50 minutes with no intermission.
When Dad feels like a little bit of Sunday afternoon time out, Bluey and Bingo have other plans! Join them as they pull out all of the games and cleverness at their disposal to get Dad off that bean bag. Bluey’s Big Play is a brand-new theatrical adaptation of the Emmy® award-winning children’s television series, with an original story by Bluey creator Joe Brumm, and new music by Bluey composer, Joff Bush. Join the Heelers in their first live theatre show made just for you, featuring brilliantly created puppets, this is Bluey as you’ve never seen it before, brought to real life
June 4 – June 9, 2024
Tickets start at $30
Know Before You Go: Recommended for ages 12+; depicts on-stage smoking and mature language. This show’s special effects include; flashing lights and bursts of sound, including live gunshots.
June 18 – June 23, 2024
Tickets start at $30
Recommended for ages 5+
All guests entering the theater, regardless of age, must have a ticket. No babes in arms. Patrons aged 16 or older may attend the performance without an accompanying adult with their parent’s or guardian’s permission.
Theater Etiquette and Tips to Enjoy Your Visit
- Silence is golden. Please keep quiet during the performance.
- Turn off your phones so you and other can enjoy the magic of live theater.
- Be on time. Plan ahead for traffic and parking. Leave room in your dining plans to accommodate the show start time. If you’d like to enjoy snacks and drinks at The Smith Center, arrive with extra time for those purchase.
- Personal Space. Please sit within the boundaries of your ticketed seats and keep any personal items including bags, coats, drinks and snacks in your area.
- Plan for bathroom breaks.
- Prepare children for theater etiquette and be prepared to step outside if necessary.
- Every guest needs a ticket, includes babies in arms. There are no exceptions.
- Pay attention to the recommended age for each show to make the best decisions for your family and children.
- You can ask an usher for a booster seat for your child.
- If you encounter a problem with a patron, please alert an usher.
- Family restrooms are also available on all levels.
Plan Your Visit to The Smith Center
Know Before You Go – The Smith Center Las Vegas
Tickets: Every patron entering The Smith Center MUST HAVE A TICKET.
This includes babes in arms.
Bag Policy: Leave backpacks at home and keep purses smaller than 8″x 10″
Wifi: Free Wifi is available to patrons while in the building. Network name: Smith Center WiFi.
Parking: Parking can be purchased in advance. Valet is available.
We highly recommend Vic’s Las Vegas as a dining option before or after the show. Vic’s Las Vegas serves delicious Italian American food. Stop in for appetizers (try the crab cakes or Pop’s Meatballs) and cocktails or a meal for the entire family.
Located just around the corner from The Smith Center, Vic’s Las Vegas is the perfect spot to enjoy dinner or a post-show cocktail, while listening to live jazz from local and nationally acclaimed artists. Vic’s features an exceptional culinary experience blending classic Italian staples & American favorites, with new twists & eclectic flavors. An array of main courses, like Veal Piccatta and Rigatoni Carbonara are featured on the dinner menu along with a delectable selection of starters, flatbreads, salads and sides. Vic’s also features a separate 24/7 gaming bar & adjacent sports lounge.
Open daily for lunch 11 AM – 3 PM and dinner 5 PM to 10 PM | Bar, lounge, and gaming 24/7 | Happy Hours 2 PM – 5 PM
355 Promenade Place, Las Vegas, NV 89106