Smith Center for the Performing Arts to Welcome Jackie Evancho to Las Vegas, 4/13
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by BWW News Desk
The Smith Center for the Performing Arts will host singing sensation Jackie Evancho's first headlining show in Las Vegas, presented in association with Danny Zelisko, on Saturday, April 13 inside Reynolds Hall.
Jackie Evancho debuted on The National stage on NBC's "America's Got Talent" and has since risen to an international classical crossover star. Evancho's current album, "Songs From The Silver Screen," out now on Syco/Columbia Records, debuted at number one on the Billboard Classical charts and number seven on the Billboard Top 200. At just 12 years old, Evancho was named to Billboard Magazine's "21 Under 21" list for a second consecutive year in 2012. In March, Evancho will make her feature film debut in Robert Redford's upcoming film, "The Company You Keep," Starring as Redford's Daughter alongside Susan Sarandon and Shia Labeouf.
With sell-out U.S. shows and a remarkable taped-for-broadcast special on PBS for the "Great Performances" series, Evancho's first PBS special, 2011's "Dream With Me In Concert," was one of the top pledge producing performances in PBS history. Following the success of her first PBS show, "Jackie Evancho: Music of the Movies" debuted in 2012 featuring classic songs from "South Pacific, "Cinema Paridiso" and the timeless hit "My Heart Will Go On" from "Titanic."
In two years, Evancho's unique soprano has won her millions of fans and her recordings have dominated the music and DVD charts. Her warmth, charm and poise have helped her gain the support of legendary producers like David Foster, filmmakers like Robert Redford and the entire music industry.
Tickets go on sale Feb. 15 at The Smith Center Box Office, located at 361 Symphony Park Avenue, by phone at 702-749-2000 or 808-326-6868 (TTY) and online at www.TheSmithCenter.com. For preferred seating and special rates for groups of 10 or more, contact 702-749-2348.
The hallmark of downtown Las Vegas' 61-acre urban development known as Symphony Park, The Smith Center For The Performing Arts is a public-private partnership that opened in March 2012. Heralded as the city's "heart of the arts," The Smith Center is an architectural triumph and long-awaited cultural achievement that educates and entertains the citizens of the Southern Nevada. The $470 million world-class Performing Arts Center offers a blend of performances by resident companies, first-run touring attractions, lectures and internationally acclaimed performers in music, theater and dance. The five-acre campus features four performance spaces including the 2,050-seat Reynolds Hall, a 258-seat Cabaret Jazz club, the 250-seat Troesh Studio Theater and the 1.7-acre Donald W. Reynolds Symphony Park for outdoor concerts. Additionally, the campus will be the new location of the Discovery Children's Museum, opening in March 2013. For more information about The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, visit www.TheSmithCenter.com. Keep up with news and events on Facebook and follow The Smith Center on Twitter at @SmithCenterLV.