The Smith Center offers the perfect setting to make holiday memories with your family and friends. Whether you prefer a jazzy rendition of festive carols, the classic ballet “The Nutcracker” or a crowd-pleasing Broadway show, our stages have something for everyone to ring in the season right. So bring your loved ones, and have a seat for the holidays!
Gift cards can be purchased in any denomination, and can also be used for any show presented by The Smith Center.
November 7-25, 2018
$40 – $173
More than 90 million people around the world have experienced the phenomenon of Disney’s THE LION KING, and now you can, too, when Las Vegas’ best-loved musical premieres at The Smith Center. Winner of six Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, this landmark musical event brings together one of the most imaginative creative teams on Broadway. Tony Award®-winning director Julie Taymor brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning visuals. THE LION KING also features some of Broadway’s most recognizable music, crafted by Tony Award®-winning artists Elton John and Tim Rice. There is simply nothing else like THE LION KING….
Sat, December 1, 2018 at 2:00 PM
Sat, December 1, 2018 at 7:30 PM
$30 – $109
A festive musical celebration for the entire family featuring your favorite holiday classics. Vocalists Kristen Hertzenberg and Travis Cloer lend their considerable talents on Ave Maria, White Christmas and other melodies in addition to narrating ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas. We’ll close the show with our traditional audience sing-along….
Sun, December 2, 2018 at 7:30 PM
$24 – $99
Enjoy an unscripted evening of behind-the-scenes stories and powerhouse performances with Tony-winning Broadway star Kelli O’Hara, featured alongside Seth Rudetsky, the Sirius XM Radio host and accomplished Broadway performer….
Mon, December 3, 2018 at 7:00 PM
$20 – $35
Enjoy a night of jazz standards and American Songbook classics with world-class jazz vocalist Elisa Fiorillo and prolific recording artist Bruce Harper. Backed by a talented 19-piece big band of Las Vegas’ finest musicians, this high-energy show highlights the works of acclaimed composer Allen Imbach. Over his decades-long career, Harper has performed with celebrated entertainers such as Chuck Berry. Fiorillio has not only performed on Broadway, but also recorded with Prince for many years….
Thu, December 6, 2018 at 7:00 PM
Fri, December 7, 2018 at 7:00 PM
$39 – $59
Ring in the holiday season with critically acclaimed singing string quartet Well-Strung, as it performs traditional holiday favorites with a modern, pop twist! Featuring Edmund Bagnell and Christopher Marchant on violin, Daniel Shevlin on cello and Trevor Wadleigh on viola, this groundbreaking quartet has gained international renown for its energizing style of performing universally recognized classical pieces while singing electrifying harmonies of pop music hits, spanning tunes by Taylor Swift, Rihanna, Kelly Clarkson and more….
December 8 – 24, 2018
$29 – $179
Choreographed by James Canfield, NBT’s The Nutcracker is a magical journey through a larger than life world filled with waltzing flowers, nimble fairies, and moonlit snow. Glittering holiday cheer abounds as Clara and her handsome Prince travel from the warmth of her family home to a land of toy soldiers, mischievous rodents and exotic visitors from faraway lands. …
Sat, December 8, 2018 at 6:00 PM
Sat, December 8, 2018 at 8:30 PM
$39 – $55
With four Grammy wins and 21 total nominations, not to mention three Emmy Awards, composer and arranger Gordon Goodwin is the most decorated big-band leader of the 21st century. Goodwin has earned widespread acclaim for taking the big-band tradition into the new millennium with his chart-topping, 18-member Big Phat Band. Now, Goodwin condenses his approach to focus on show-stopping improvisation and spontaneity with his seven-member Little Phat Band, comprised of the most sought-after musicians in the world (all of whom also hail from the Big Phat Band)….
Mon, December 10, 2018 at 7:00 PM
Tue, December 11, 2018 at 7:00 PM
$39 – $59
At just 28 years old, Graham Dechter has cemented his place among today’s most celebrated contemporary jazz guitarists. An acclaimed master of straight-ahead jazz, he is a formidable soloist devoted to ballads, bossas, bebop and blues, and has performed and recorded with musical greats including Michael Bublé, Freddie Cole and Wynton Marsalis. He became the youngest musician to ever join the prestigious Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra at 19 years old, and has toured extensively across North America, Europe and Asia….
Fri, December 14, 2018 at 8:00 PM
Sat, December 15, 2018 at 3:00 PM
Sat, December 15, 2018 at 7:00 PM
Sun, December 16, 2018 at 3:00 PM
$30 – $42
Make this season bright by enjoying your favorite festive hits at Frankie Moreno’s special holiday show. Incorporating his classic showmanship flare and vintage flavor, Moreno will perform a fun mix of seasonal tunes with style in the intimate Myron’s Cabaret Jazz. Get in the holiday mood with this entertaining show!…
Fri, December 21, 2018 at 7:00 PM
Sat, December 22. 2018 at 3:00 PM
Sat, December 22, 2018 at 7:00 PM
$37 – $59
Groove into the holiday season with Las Vegas favorite Clint Holmes as he performs a variety of beloved holiday classics, refreshed with his signature classic charm.
A beloved regular at Myron’s Cabaret Jazz, Holmes has headlined across Las Vegas and the U.S., including leading venues such as Café Carlyle. Celebrated for his smooth vocals and finesse on stage, Holmes delivers masterful interpretations of cherished standards and classic popular hits. He earned an Emmy hosting his own variety show, and has received rave reviews for his newest release, “Rendezvous,” a star-studded jazz collective produced by eight-time Grammy-winner Gregg Field….
Sat, December 29, 2018 at 2:00 PM
Sat, December 29, 2018 at 7:00 PM
$29 – $69
Making its anticipated return to The Smith Center, “DRUMLine Live” showcases dazzling vocalists, high-octane musicians and energetic choreography all based on the marching band tradition of Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Created by the acclaimed musical team behind the hit “Drumline” films, this electrifying and festive show takes you on a musical journey through the most beloved, chart-topping holiday classics, coupled with spectacular lighting and beautiful holiday costumes….