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Las Vegas Show – Putting it Together

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Las Vegas show putting it Together: This performance showcases a selection of some of the best compositions by Steven Sondheim.

Steven Sondheim amazes audiences with this Las Vegas show!

Las Vegas Show Putting It Together is not only a Las Vegas show. It was originally performed in England in 1992 and then in Broadway in 1999. The crowd stunner production is the work of Steven Sondheim and Julia McKenzie, an English actress, singer, and theatre director. The Las Vegas show does not disappoint. Putting it together highlights some of Sondheim’s best and most memorable musical works such as “Company,” “Sunday in The Park With George,” and “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.” The Las Vegas show if Putting it Together is performed by five Las Vegas performers and an eight-piece band. The five Las Vegas show performers are some of the best in the area.

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Las Vegas Show – Wicked

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Las Vegas show Wicked: Wicked tells the story of what happens before Dorothy arrives in Munchkinland.

One of the highest rated musicals in this century, the cast of Wicked makes a stop for a Las Vegas show! Las Vegas Show

Wicked is the winner of 35 major awards. This count includes a Grammy and 3 Tony awards. In addition, The New York Times has called Wicked “Broadway’s Biggest Blockbuster,” and Variety says that the show is “a cultural phenomenon.” Their Las Vegas show will be no exception.

Las Vegas show Wicked intrigues audiences with the back story of the witches of Oz. It provides Glinda, the good witch, and The Wicked Witch of the West with a chance to tell their stories. It helps the audience understand why each witch becomes who they are in the original story of the Wizard of Oz. The two witches are very different to begin with as one is born with emerald skin and is smart and fiery. Her peers misunderstand her. The other witch is popular and very beautiful.  The Las Vegas show Wicked illustrates the relationship between these two witches.  Audiences will not be disappointed when choosing to see this Las Vegas show. It is a treat and as Variety magazine says, “a cultural phenomenon.”

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Las Vegas Show – The Odd Couple

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Las Vegas show The Odd Couples: Everyone has had his or her share of roommate troubles. The plot of this play brings these troubles to center stage with an added twist of hilarity.

The humor found in The Odd Couple has transcended the ages and remains funny in this Las Vegas show.  Las Vegas Show

The Odd Couple is a comedic play written by Neil Simon and is now a Las Vegas show. The play first appeared on Broadway in 1965, followed by a film and television series. The play and Las Vegas show features the plot of two mismatched roommates. One roommate is uptight, while the other roommate is messy. It was originally written for a male cast, but Neil Simon also wrote a female version. This Las Vegas show is The Female Odd Couple.

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Las Vegas Show – 18th Annual Serenades of Life

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Las Vegas show 18th Annual Serenades of Life:  The Annual Serenades of Life concert benefits the Nathan Adelson Hospice’s Bonnie Schreck Memorial Complementary Therapies Program.

Physicians from the Las Vegas community will perform in the 18th Annual Serenades of Life and Las Vegas show!  

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This Las Vegas show is not what you would expect. Some of the valley’s most talented doctors will perform in this annual Las Vegas show, with proceeds benefitting the Nathan Adelson Hospice’s Bonnie Schreck Memorial Complementary Therapies Program.

The Nathan Adelson Hospice is the largest non-profit hospice in Southern Nevada and maintains a goal of being a quality healthcare provider. The Complementary Therapies Program aims to ease the pain and improve the quality of life of patients through practices such as pet therapy, reiki energy work, massage therapy, art therapy, reflexology, and aromatherapy.

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Las Vegas Show – Zoppe

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Las Vegas show Zoppe: Zoppe is a unique entertainment experience at The Smith Center in Las Vegas as it is an Italian family circus!

This Las Vegas show is truly one of a kind with circus acts that transport you into another world. Las Vegas Show

The Las Vegas show will be performed in a tent in Symphony Park, located next to The Smith Center.  The venue of this Las Vegas show will seat 600 people, with no audience member being farther than 25 feet from the ring.

The Zoppe family founded the Circo Zoppe in 1842 near Venice, Italy emulating the traditional one-ring European circus. The Las Vegas show will include acrobatics, equestrian acts, clowns, and much more! The circus performance will call for a lot of audience participation, making this a great Las Vegas show for kids. The Zoppe circus is entertaining and engaging making it a memorable experience.

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Las Vegas Show – George Balanchine’s Jewels

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Las Vegas show George Balanchine’s Jewels: George Balanchine’s Jewels will delight audiences of all ages.

Las Vegas show and performing arts center, The Smith Center, will host three talented companies for this masterpiece ballet. Las Vegas Show

Emeralds, rubies, and diamonds inspired George Balanchine to produce his ballet called Jewels. The Las Vegas show of it will feature three internationally recognized ballet companies that include the Nevada Ballet Theatre, Pacific Northwest Ballet, and Ballet West. The Las Vegas show will be accompanied by a live orchestra. This Las Vegas show performance was specially permitted by The George Balanchine Trust. It is sponsored by the jewelers that inspired Balanchine’s work.  Balanchine originally created Jewels for the New York City Ballet and premiered in 1967. The award-winning ballet is a three part production and one of the industry’s first abstract production.

 

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Las Vegas Show – The Composers Showcase of Las Vegas

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Las Vegas show The Composers Showcase of Las Vegas: Local talent will have their chance to shine on August 8, 2012 in the Cabaret Jazz room at the Smith Center.

This may not be a typical Las Vegas show, but it will be one to remember.Las Vegas Show

The Composers Showcase of Las Vegas is a forum in which local composers can debut original compositions and highlight their skills. Like many performances on the Strip, this Las Vegas show will include experienced professionals who already have incredible resumes underneath their belts. Bruce Ewing is a cast member of another Las Vegas show, Phantom of the Opera. He will perform in the showcase alongside other talents such as Rob Marnell, Ted Keegan, and Randal Keith. Keith Thompson and Michael Brennan founded this Las Vegas show. Keith Thompson is affiliated with Las Vegas show Jersey Boys. Michael Brennan works with the prestigious Cirque du Soleil company and Las Vegas show La Reve cast. Both Keith and Michael will also host The Composers Showcase of Las Vegas. They created the event with the aim of uniting the Las Vegas arts community. In doing so, they are giving aspiring artists the rare opportunity to perform in a Las Vegas show.

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Las Vegas Show – The Irish Tenors

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Las Vegas show The Irish Tenors: The Irish Tenors will be delighting audiences with their Premiere Irish Holiday Celebration Tour in November 2012.

Just in time for the holidays, The Irish Tenors will be in town to perform in their very own Las Vegas show!  Las Vegas show

Are you looking for an atypical Las Vegas show? Venture out to The Smith Center for a delightful holiday special presented by The Irish Tenors. Las Vegas show stars The Irish Tenors have been performing for 14 years together. During these 14 years, they have inspired adults and children alike to come together and delight under the music of Ireland.  The Irish Tenors are excited to continue their tradition of excellence in this Las Vegas show. Their Las Vegas show will highlight holiday melodies, which will have people smiling and tapping their feet to the beat. The Irish Tenors present a show that the whole family can enjoy together, a rarity for a Las Vegas show. Ronan Tynan, Finbar Wright, and Anthony Kearns comprise The Irish Tenors.

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Las Vegas Show – Pia Zadora

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Las Vegas show Pia Zadora: Pia Zadora is a woman of many talents as a dancer, singer, and actress, but in this Las Vegas show audiences will see Zadora in concert.

See Las Vegas show Pia Zadora, a woman who has performed everywhere from Broadway to Canada.

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Pia started performing at the age of six and before making her debut in a Las Vegas show at The Smith Center she has accomplished a great deal. Pia is a golden globe winner, Grammy nominee, and Broadway star. Now taking a stab at a Las Vegas show, Pia will highlight her singing talents. While Pia was discovered for her acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Art, she really loved singing. She acted on Broadway for two years as Tallullah Bankhead in Fiddler on the Roof. She then moved onto singing, releasing her first album Pia & Phil in 1985. This album launched her music career and opened the doors for appearances at Carnegie Hall.

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Las Vegas Show – Diana Krall

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Las Vegas show Diana Krall: Diana is undeniably talented and has many awards to prove it.

Jazz star Diana Krall will treat Sin City to a Las Vegas show at the Smith Center. Las Vegas Show

Todd-Avery Lenahan for Standard Textile Presents this Las Vegas show featuring Jazz extraordinaire Diana Krall. The Las Vegas show is a stop on her “Summer Nights 2012” tour. Diana Krall grew up in Vancouver, Canada. At the age of 15, she began to perform as a jazz pianist professionally. She moved to the United States to study the art of music and eventually began her career as a jazz artist. It was not long before Diana garnered attention as a talented jazz pianist and singer. Diana Krall has debuted nine #1 Billboard Jazz Chart Debuts, making her a leader in Jazz. Diana released her Grammy award-winning album called Quiet Nights in 2009. This release opened the doors to international travel and she has since traveled to four continents. Diana has had the opportunity to perform with some of the music industry’s most talented performers like Paul McCartney and Barbara Streisland.

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Las Vegas Show – Dave Koz Christmas

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Las Vegas show Dave Koz Christmas: The holiday season is here and what better way is there to celebrate than with a Las Vegas show?

Dave Koz brings his audiences the best of seasonal music in this Las Vegas show!Las Vegas Show

This event will mark the 15th anniversary for David Koz and his Christmas show. His Las Vegas show is a stop on the Dave Koz and Friends Christmas tour. This is an esteemed holiday event that people of all ages will enjoy. The Las Vegas show will include classic holiday hits that audiences will find uplifting. The Christmas themed Las Vegas show will include performers with top-notch talent. Leading the group will be Dave Koz, a multi-Grammy nominee. He is also known for his skill of playing the saxophone. Other performers in this Las Vegas show include Grammy nominee and pianist David Benoit, winner of NBC’s TV show “The Voice” Javier Colon, and Drummer Sheila E. Sheila E has had the opportunity to tour with other music legends such as Prince, Cyndi, and Ringo Starr.

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Las Vegas Show – Takin’ Over Me

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Las Vegas show Takin’ Over Me: Ashton Zyer, a local artist, performs in this special jazz showcase.

The Smith Center’s Cabaret Jazz room elevates the class and elegance of Las Vegas show Takin’ Over Me. 

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Ashton Zyer is a songwriter based in the Las Vegas area and now she is performing in her own Las Vegas show! Takin’ Over Me features some of the most loved Hollywood standards and Vegas love songs. People seeing this Las Vegas show will have a hard time not humming along to their jazz favorites. In addition to classical jazz, Ashton will also be performing some of her own pop jazz originals. Other local artists will join Ashton on stage for this Las Vegas show.

Bart Doerfler is the director of the Las Vegas show. Bart is an accomplished director and choreographer. He has had the opportunity to work with major entertainment companies like Disney, Universal Studios, and many Las Vegas casinos. Bart works as a stage director for Walt Disney Company and a creative consultant to the Disney Imagineers.

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Las Vegas Show – Esteban

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Las Vegas show Esteban: Audiences go crazy for Esteban in his show “Enchanted Moonlight.”  Esteban has performed throughout the country at live concerts.

 

This Las Vegas show is a place “where magic, romance and memories meet.” Don’t miss it!

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Esteban is a legendary flamenco/classical style guitarist. He has appeared live on TV and on stages across America. Now he will perform live in his Las Vegas show “Enchanted Moonlight” at the Smith Center. Las Vegas show “Enchanted Moonlight” will feature Esteban and his team of talented musicians. They will be playing some of Esteban’s most popular hits from his eight #1 Billboard albums. In his Las Vegas show, Esteban will be playing music that highlights the style of Spanish guitar. Audiences will be able to hear notes of atmospheric new age, love songs, and Latin pop influences.

Las Vegas Show – Doc Severinsen & The San Miguel Five

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Las Vegas show Doc Severinsen & The San Miguel Five: The Smith Center never really does disappoint and it does it again with Doc Severinsen & The San Miguel Five.

Can’t get enough jazz? You’re in luck because Doc Severinsen leads the San Miguel Five through Latin rhythms and jazz tunes in their Las Vegas show.Las Vegas Show

Las Vegas show Doc Severinsen & The San Miguel Five includes entirely musical compositions and ballads from two different cultures. The Las Vegas show features ballads of Latino and American origins. Other musical delights include movie music and gypsy jazz. Joining Doc Severinsen onstage will be Gil Gutierrez, a classical guitarist. Experienced violin, bass, and percussion players will also be complimenting the talent of Dov Severinsen in this Las Vegas show.

Doc Severinsen & The San Miguel Five will be performing their Las Vegas show October 12 and 13 at 7 & 9:30 p.m. at The Smith Center. Call the Box Office at 702.749.2000 for details.

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