NEW MASK/VAX POLICY! All patrons over 12 years of age at films or live performances at The Smith scheduled through Dec. 31, 2021 are required to wear a mask AND be vaccinated or show proof of a negative COVID test*. 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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Smith Opera House

The Smith Opera House


82 Seneca Street
Geneva, NY 14456 United States
Saturday - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Monday - Friday - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

The Smith Opera House is a perfect venue for watching a film or enjoying a live performance. Stage performances include rock concerts, children’s theater, community theater, opera, classical music, and live events and celebrations.

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Live Performances Cortadito

Friday, October 22 at 8:00 PM
Finger Lakes Community Arts Grants
Cortadito performs the traditional Cuban music of the early 20th century. From Son Montuno, Guaracha, Boleros, Nengon, and Bolero Son, this dynamic ensemble brings the listener back to a time when Trio Matamoros, or Ignacio Piniero ruled the…
Tickets:$20 + fees
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Step Afrika!

Live Performances Step Afrika!

Friday, October 29 at 7:30 PM, Doors open at 7:00 PM
Geneva Concerts
Step Afrika! is one of the top 5 African American dance companies in the United States. Founded in 1994 as an exchange program with the Soweto Dance Theatre…
Tickets:$30, $10 college students, Free K-12 and HWS students
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The Honey Dewdrops

Live Performances The Honey Dewdrops

Friday, November 5 at 8:00 PM
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
"Just one of the highlights from the outstanding Tangled Country, a collection of often sad but still hopeful songs, 'Same Old' mines some of the territory of Gillian Welch…
Tickets:$18 + fees
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Honey Dewdrop

Live Performances The Honey Dewdrops’ Songwriting Workshop

Saturday, November 6 at 2:00 PM
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
Does your songwriting need a boost? Take a Master Class from masterful songwriters, The Honey Dewdrops! Tickets are free but registration is required. Please review The Smith's COVID…
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Tango Red Shoes

Live Performances Buffalo Tango Orkestra

Saturday, November 6 at 8PM, DOORS OPEN AT 7PM
Finger Lakes Community Arts Grants
Presented by Geneva Tango. The traditions of the great tango masters are constantly renewed by the creativity and artistry of tango orchestras all over the world, including Buffalo…
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Kinetic Dance Collective

Live Performances Kinetic Dance Collective

Friday, November 12 at 7:30pm
Saturday, November 13 at 7:30pm
Hobart and William Smith College
Kinetic Dance Collective (formerly known as Koshare Dance Collective) is an all inclusive student run dance club at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Founded in 1971 as Koshare…
Tickets:Free for HWS students, $10 adults
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The Nutcracker

Live Performances The Nutcracker Ballet

Sunday, November 28 at 3pm, Doors open at 2:00pm
Ithaca Ballet
Fall in love with Tchaikovsky’s great ballet The Nutcracker, all over again with the Ithaca Ballet.  Cindy Reid serves as Artistic Director with Choreography by Lavinia Reid.  Experience…
Tickets:$22 Adults, $17 Student/Senior, $12 Kids 12 and under


Friday, December 3 at 8:00 PM
What’s the difference between a fiddle and a violin? In the hands of a celebrated guest soloist with over 50 Symphony Orchestras, who also shreds electric fiddle through…
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Choir! Choir! Choir!

Live Performances Choir! Choir! Choir!

Saturday, December 4 at 8:00 PM, Doors open at 7:00 PM
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
Daveed Goldman and Nobu Adilman (AKA “DaBu”) started Choir! Choir! Choir! as a weekly drop-in singing event in February 2011. Equal parts singing, comedy, and community-building, the night unfolds like a dream:…
Tickets:$25, $15
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ArtSmart Educational Theatre Freedom Riders

Friday, March 4 at 10:00 AM
Lyons National Bank
Freedom Riders is the latest addition to the canon of American history plays by Mad River Theater Works. It explores the valiant and courageous personalities behind one of…
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ArtSmart Educational Theatre Hot Peas ‘n Butter

Saturday, March 12 at 11:00 AM
Friday, March 11 at 10:00 AM
Lyons National Bank
Hot Peas 'n Butter is an award-winning, multicultural family music band that wows thousands of young audiences across the nation every year with their highly energetic and interactive…
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ArtSmart Educational Theatre A Raisin in the Sun

Monday, May 9 at 10:00 AM
Lyons National Bank
The members of the Younger family dream bigger than the small house where they live on the south side of Chicago in the 1950s. When their deceased father’s…
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ArtSmart Educational Theatre A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Sunday, May 9 at 7:00 PM
Lyons National Bank
Fairies, thespians, and runaway lovers all find themselves wandering the forest at night. With the fairy king and queen scheming, the lovers escaping, and the ragtag troupe of…
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Melissa Etheridge plays a guitar

Live Performances Melissa Etheridge 2022 Tour

Thursday, June 16 at 8pm, doors at 7pm
DSP Shows
The Melissa Etheridge show at the Smith Opera House in Geneva, NY has been rescheduled for Thursday, June 16th, 2022. All tickets will be honored for the new…
Tickets:VIP Tickets: $175, $250, $350 | Reserved Seating:$45, $55, $75 (plus additional fees)
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