NEW MASK/VAX POLICY! All patrons over 12 years of age at films or live performances at The Smith scheduled through Mar. 31, 2022 are required to wear a mask AND show proof of vaccination status or proof of a negative COVID test (within 72 hours)*. Children 12 years old or younger are required to wear a mask. Depending on the nature of the show, patrons may be allowed to remove their mask once seated in the theatre. Policies are subject to change at any time without notice; however, we will make every effort to contact ticketholders to alert them of changes to this policy. *We strongly recommend the use of the New York State Excelsior Pass Wallet app available from your app store. This app shows vaccine data and test results and will make admission to The Smith go smoothly.

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Live comedy at The Smith? It’s no joke! The Second City to perform October 6

GENEVA NY — There’s a reason the biggest names in laughter all catapulted their careers at The Second City…it’s been the funniest place on the planet since ‘59! Come witness the next generation of comedy superstars put their spin on the legendary comedy company’s greatest hits, re-booted and re-imagined for today. From sketch comedy to original songs to world-famous improv, The Second City will leave you rolling in the aisles! *Cue mic drop.*

Fresh, fast and always spectacularly funny​,​ The Second City is celebrating nearly 60 years of producing cutting-edge satirical revues and launching the careers of generation after generation of comedy’s best and brightest.  The Second City will be performing at the Smith Opera House on Sunday, October 6 at 7 p.m.

Reserved seating tickets for The Second City are $28.50 to $38.50 plus service fees and can be purchased at the Smith Box Office or online at www.thesmith.org.  For more information, please call 315-781-5483.

The Smith Center for the Arts, stewards of the historic Smith Opera House, provides diverse arts and educational enrichment opportunities year-round for Finger Lakes residents and visitors. The Smith Opera House is at 82 Seneca St. in Geneva, NY. Box Office hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. For more information, call 315-781-5483 during box office hours or visit www.thesmith.org.