The 2015/2016 Broadway Las Vegas Series is back for another fabulous season. How fabulous is it? It’s full of some of the biggest hits Broadway has ever seen, including Tony Award®-winning comedies, racy revivals, stage adaptations of blockbuster films, and a few shows that will be fun for the whole family. Plus, you’ll have an exclusive chance to see how a Broadway-bound musical comes to life when Idaho! The Comedy Musical debuts on our stage. You won’t want to miss this wonderful opportunity to get a first look at a new musical before its had a full production.
THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, one of the most romantic stories ever written, is now an irresistible, two-time Tony Award®-winning Broadway musical. Based on the best-selling novel by Robert James Waller, THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY tells the story of Iowa housewife Francesca Johnson and her life-changing, four-day whirlwind romance with traveling photographer Robert Kincaid. It’s an unforgettable story of two people caught between decision and desire, as a chance encounter becomes a second chance at so much more.
This stunning new production features gorgeous, soulful music by Tony Award®-winning composer Jason Robert Brown (Parade, The Last Five Years) that draws upon the rich textures of Americana and folk and the sweeping, expressive balladry of classic Broadway. The Daily News hails it as “one of Broadway’s best scores in the last decade.”
With a book by Pulitzer Prize Winner Marsha Norman (The Secret Garden, The Color Purple) and direction by Tony®-winner Bartlett Sher (South Pacific, The Light in the Piazza), THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY is“an evening you will cherish long after the show’s over!” (NPR)
Getting away with murder can be so much fun… and there’s no better proof than the knock-‘em-dead hit show that’s earned unanimous raves and won the 2014 Tony Award® for BEST MUSICAL—A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER!
Coming direct from New York, where a most gentlemanly NPR critic said he’d “NEVER LAUGHED SO HARD AT A BROADWAY MUSICAL,” GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE tells the uproarious story of Monty Navarro, a distant heir to a family fortune who sets out to jump the line of succession, by any means necessary. All the while, he’s got to juggle his mistress (she’s after more than just love), his fiancée (she’s his cousin but who’s keeping track?), and the constant threat of landing behind bars! Of course, it will all be worth it if he can slay his way to his inheritance… and be done in time for tea. The Hollywood Reporter raves, “GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE RESTORES OUR FAITH IN MUSICAL COMEDY” and The New York Times cheers, “IT WILL LIFT THE HEARTS OF ALL THOSE WHO’VE BEEN PINING FOR WHAT SOMETIMES SEEMS A LOST ART FORM.”
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As part of their 50th Anniversary Season, Roundabout Theatre Company is proud to present SAM MENDES (Skyfall, American Beauty) and ROB MARSHALL’S (Nine and Chicago, the films) Tony Award®-winning production of CABARET. Welcome to the infamous Kit Kat Klub, where the Emcee, Sally Bowles and a raucous ensemble take the stage nightly to tantalize the crowd — and to leave their troubles outside. But as life in pre-WWII Germany grows more and more uncertain, will the decadent allure of Berlin nightlife be enough to get them through their dangerous times? Come hear some of the most memorable songs in theatre history, including “Cabaret,” “Willkommen” and “Maybe This Time.” Leave your troubles outside — life is beautiful at CABARET, JOHN KANDER, FRED EBB and JOE MASTEROFF’s Tony®-winning musical about following your heart while the world loses its way.
This isn’t your grandmother’s prairie musical. In fact, it’s funny, irreverent and fresh. Born out of wedlock from the golden age of American musicals, IDAHO! The Comedy Musical is a great big tater sack of fun, whether you love musicals or absolutely hate them.
What’s it about? Three couples on the frontier and the comedy that ensues. This brand new show is still in development and it has everything you look for in a blockbuster musical. It has laughs, it has songs, it has romance and yes, it has potatoes. This musical comedy will leave you in stitches and political correctness flapping in the breeze.
The Smith Center is excited to give our audiences a chance to see a new production while it is in development and before it goes to Broadway. No fancy scenery or special effects, just a great script and music delivered by extraordinary performers. Consider this your opportunity to peek behind the curtain and see how Broadway shows are developed, and experience the creative process in action.
Written by Buddy Sheffield with music by Buddy Sheffield and Keith Thompson, IDAHO! The Comedy Musical will be produced by The Smith Center.
Hailed by The New York Times as “the best musical of this century” and the winner of nine Tony Awards®, THE BOOK OF MORMON is the blockbuster Broadway smash from South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, and the Oscar®-winning composer of Disney’s Frozen and Avenue Q, Bobby Lopez. This outrageous musical comedy follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word. Now with standing room only productions in London, on Broadway, and across North America, THE BOOK OF MORMON has truly become an international sensation. Contains explicit language.
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The smash hit Broadway musical brings the most beautiful love story ever told to life! Based on the Academy Award®-winning animated feature film, this eye-popping spectacle has won the hearts of over 35 million people worldwide. This classic musical love story is filled with unforgettable characters, lavish sets and costumes and dazzling production numbers including “Be Our Guest” and the beloved title song. Come experience the romance and enchantment for yourself!
DIRTY DANCING — THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE is an unprecedented live experience exploding with heart-pounding music, passionate romance and sensational dancing. Seen by millions across the globe, this worldwide smash hit tells the classic story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different worlds who come together in what will be the most challenging and triumphant summer of their lives. Featuring the hit songs, “Hungry Eyes,” “Hey Baby,” ” Do You Love Me?” and the heart-stopping “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life.” Don’t miss your chance to see this record-breaking live theatre sensation. You’ll have the time of your life!
AT THE DAWN OF A NEW CENTURY, everything is changing… and anything is possible. RAGTIME returns to the road in an all-new touring production Directed and Choreographed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge and Produced by the team that most recently brought you THE ADDAMS FAMILY, SPAMALOT, ROCK OF AGES, and THE COLOR PURPLE. The stories of an upper-class wife, a determined Jewish immigrant and a daring young Harlem musician unfold — set in turn-of-the-century New York — all three united by their desire and belief in a brighter tomorrow. Winning Tony Awards® for Best Book and Best Musical Score, this 13 time Tony Award® nominated musical is a timeless celebration of life — what it could and should be!
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ELF is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy’s enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father, discovers his true identity, and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas. This modern day Christmas classic is sure to make everyone embrace their inner ELF.
Based on the beloved 2003 New Line Cinema hit, ELF features songs by Tony Award nominees Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin (The Wedding Singer), with a book by Tony Award winners Thomas Meehan (Annie, The Producers, Hairspray) and Bob Martin (The Drowsy Chaperone).
The international Irish dance phenomenon is back by popular demand in Riverdance – The 20th Anniversary World Tour. Drawing on Irish traditions, the combined talents of the performers propel Irish dancing and music into the present day, capturing the imagination of audiences across all ages and cultures in an innovative and exciting blend of dance, music and song. Of all the performances to emerge from Ireland – in rock, music, theatre and film – nothing has carried the energy, the sensuality and the spectacle of Riverdance.
Riverdance – The 20th Anniversary World Tour is composed by Bill Whelan, produced by Moya Doherty and directed by John McColgan, and comes directly to North America from a sold out run across Europe and Asia.
KIDS’ NIGHT ON BROADWAY
Reconnect with your kids and spend a night with them that you’ll both enjoy—see a Broadway show together! Adults purchasing a full-priced Riverdance balcony seat to select performances will receive one FREE Riverdance ticket for a child under 16 years old.*
Kids Night On Broadway Tickets
*Adults purchasing a full-priced ticket will receive one free ticket for a child age 5-16 to the same show. Complimentary tickets MUST be used by children ages 5-16. Tickets must be purchased in multiples of two; each ticket prints at half-price. Theatre personnel may ask to see identification of child. Every individual attending must have a ticket. Offer subject to availability; not valid on prior purchase; cannot be combined with other discounts or promotions. Limit 8 tickets per order. No refunds or exchanges. All tickets subject to standard fees. ALL SALES FINAL.