Wayne Newton will share many of his favorite stories from the Rat Pack years, his feud with Johnny Carson to his long association with the USO. Norm Clarke’s one-hour interview with “Mr. Las Vegas” will be followed by a half-hour of questions from the audience.
Wednesday, December 31, 2014, 7:30p.m.
Ring out the old and ring in the new with Michael Feinstein, the multi-platinum-selling, two-time Emmy® and five-time Grammy® Award-nominated entertainer dubbed “The Ambassador of the Great American Songbook.”
Thursday, January 8, 2015, 7:00p.m., Friday, January 9, 2015, 7:00p.m.
Long regarded as one of Contemporary Jazz’s leading vocalists, Diane Schuur is as eclectic as she is brilliant. With a distinguished career that includes two Grammy awards, Schuur’s music has explored almost every corner of the 20th Century musical landscape.
Saturday, January 10, 2015, 7:30p.m.
Each season the Las Vegas Philharmonic showcases the talents of an internationally rising star. Acclaimed for her passionate performances, and compelling command of her instrument, violinist Bella Hristova will perform Max Bruch’s romantic First Violin Concerto.
Saturday, January 17, 2015, 7:30p.m.
This American Life host Ira Glass has been working with Monica Bill Barnes & Company to invent a show that combines two art forms that – as Glass puts it – “have no business being together – dance and radio.” The result is a funny, lively and very talky evening of dance and stories that brought down the house in its first test run at Carnegie Hall.
January 20-25, 2015
One of the most enduring shows of all time, Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is the irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel’s favorite son. Retelling the Biblical story of Joseph, his eleven brothers and the coat of many colors, this magical musical is full of unforgettable songs including Those Canaan Days, Any Dream Will Do and Close Every Door.
Friday, January 23, 2015, 7:00p.m., Saturday, January 24, 2015, 7:00p.m.
Acclaimed vocalist/pianist/composer Tony DeSare presents Night Life, a postmodern version of the classic, elegant New York night club show of the 1950s brought to life at The Smith Center’s Cabaret Jazz.
Friday, January 30, 2015, 7:30p.m.
One of the world’s most acclaimed, award-winning composer/songwriters, Burt Bacharach, helped define the music of the 20th and 21st centuries. Now the three-time Academy Award winner and eight-time Grammy winner will perform with his band of three singers and seven musicians some of his greatest hits.
Saturday, January 31, 2015, 7:30p.m.
Platinum-selling, 14-year-old vocal sensation Jackie Evancho returns with her her third studio album, Awakening, and coinciding international tour. Awakening signals some new directions for Evancho. Without foregoing the beautiful and lush classical-crossover compositions for which Evancho has become famous, she also extends her stylistic reach with contemporary material.