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Smith Opera House

The Smith Opera House

Location

82 Seneca Street
Geneva, NY 14456 United States
315-781-5483 https://thesmith.org
866-355-5483
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 taking in a live performance of music, dance, theater or speech. The performances on stage range from modern rock concerts, children’s theater, community theater, and live presentations.

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Logo promoting the Smith's 125th anniversary

Live Performances Smith Opera House Tour

Weekly on Wednesdays from May 1 to Oct 30
While the historic Smith Opera House is a venue where fascinating stories unfold via film and the performing arts, the building itself has its own compelling stories that … Read more »
Tickets:Free but donations are welcome

Live Performances Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

Friday, October 18 at 7:30pm
Geneva Concerts
Geneva Concerts is pleased to bring the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra to the Finger Lakes. Beloved Conductor Laureate Christopher Seaman will lead the orchestra, and emerging violinist Simone Porter is … Read more »
Tickets:$30-$35, $10 college students, Free K-12 and HWS students
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Lake Street Dive poster

Live Performances Lake Street Dive

Saturday, October 19 at 8pm, Doors at 7pm
DSP Shows
LOW TICKET ALERT! ONLY A FEW SEATS LEFT! GET YOURS BEFORE THEY'RE GONE   Lake Street Dive Online/Socials: WEBSITE | Instagram | Twitter | YouTube | Read more »
Tickets:$49.50, $39.50, $29.50
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Live Performances Celebrate THE Smith: An Original, Theatrical Extravaganza!

Saturday, October 26 at 8pm
Happy Birthday to the Smith Opera House! To celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Smith Opera House, we will be creating an immersive, site-specific theatre event that will bring … Read more »
Tickets:$5 students, $15 adults, $37.50 VIP
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Live Performances Koshare Dance Collective 2019

Friday, November 15 at 7:30pm
Saturday, November 16 at 7:30pm
Hobart and William Smith College
Join us as the students of Hobart and William Smith Colleges take the stage for two nights of dance! Featuring a variety of dance styles, Koshare celebrates the … Read more »

Live Performances The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass

Sunday, November 17 at 3pm
Geneva Concerts
An ensemble of virtuoso brass players collected from the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Baltimore Symphony, and others, performs an eclectic program ranging from J.S. Bach's Contrapunctus IX to Leonard Bernstein's West Side … Read more »
Tickets:$30-$35, $10 college students, Free K-12 and HWS students
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Film Moby Dick (1956)

Thursday, November 21 at 7pm
HWS Year of Water
Set in 19th-century New England, the story follows the whaling ship Pequod and its crew. Leading them is Captain Ahab, who was almost killed in an encounter with … Read more »
Tickets:$10 for adults, $7 for students, HWS faculty and students are free! (note that fees will incur for online purchases)
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Live Performances Ithaca Ballet performs The Nutcracker

Sunday, December 1 at 3pm
Ithaca Ballet
Fall in love with Tchaikovsky’s great ballet, The Nutcracker, all over again with the Ithaca Ballet. Featuring classic pieces such as March of the Toy Soldiers, Dance of … Read more »
Tickets:$22 Adults, $17 Student/Senior, $12 Kids 12 and under
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The Blind Boys of Alabama.

Live Performances The Blind Boys of Alabama Christmas Show

Friday, December 6 at 7:30 PM
City of Geneva
The Blind Boys of Alabama The Blind Boys of Alabama are recognized worldwide as living legends of gospel music. Celebrated by The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and … Read more »
Tickets:$46.50, $26.50, $10.50 plus service fees
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Havana Hop

ArtSmart Educational Theatre Havana Hop

Sunday, December 8 at 2:00 PM
HAVANA HOP is a children’s tale of culture and confidence! Young Yeila dreams of being a superstar but her lack of confidence gives her awful stage fright. With advice … Read more »
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Havana Hop

ArtSmart Educational Theatre Havana Hop

Monday, December 9 at 10 AM
HAVANA HOP is a children’s tale of culture and confidence! Young Yeila dreams of being a superstar but her lack of confidence gives her awful stage fright. With advice … Read more »
Tickets:$6.50
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Film The Polar Express (2004)

Saturday, December 14 at 2:00 PM
On Christmas Eve, a young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express, while learning about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of … Read more »
Tickets:$10 Adults; $5 Children 12 and Under, Lap-sitters are free!
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Live Performances Keb’ Mo’s Jingle Bell Jamboree

Monday, December 16 at 8pm, 7pm Doors
DSP Shows
This year Keb’ Mo’ is celebrating his 25th Anniversary year of performing under the moniker, with the release of two albums, Oklahoma (June 14) and Moonlight, Mistletoe, And … Read more »
Tickets:$148.50 VIP, $58.50, $48.50, $38.50 (Plus service fees)
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Eric Carle Favourites

ArtSmart Educational Theatre The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Eric Carle Favorites

Friday, February 7 at 10:00 AM
Three beloved stories by Eric Carle, award-winning children’s book illustrator and author, are retold on stage through the magic of black light and fanciful puppets. The Very Hungry … Read more »
Tickets:$6.50
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Eric Carle Favourites

ArtSmart Educational Theatre The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Eric Carle Favorites

Saturday, February 8 at 11:00 AM
Three beloved stories by Eric Carle, award-winning children’s book illustrator and author, are retold on stage through the magic of black light and fanciful puppets. The Very Hungry … Read more »
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Live Performances Symphoria

Saturday, February 29 at 7:30pm
Geneva Concerts
Featuring: Lawrence Loh, conductor Peter Rovit, violin Arvilla Wendland, viola   Program BEETHOVEN Fidelio Overture MOZART Sinfonia concertante for violin, viola, and orchestra BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 4   The Smith will not be selling tickets for this event. Please go to Geneva Concerts website,  Read more »
Tickets:$30-$35, $10 college students, Free K-12 and HWS students
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Live Performances An Evening with The High Kings

Tuesday, March 3 at 8pm
DSP Shows
ABOUT THE HIGH KINGS Ten years ago, four Irish singers, performers and songwriters decided to take a calculated risk. The constituent parts of The High Kings each had a … Read more »
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Live Performances Red Hot Chilli Pipers

Thursday, March 12 at 8:00 PM
DSP Shows
They are back! Bagpipes with attitude. Drums with a Scottish accent. A blazing rock band and show so hot, it carries its own health warning! It’s Bagpipes. It’s Rock. … Read more »
Tickets:$38.50 to $28.50 plus service fees
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Live Performances Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

Friday, May 1 at 7:30pm
Geneva Concerts
Featuring: Ward Stare, conductor Isabel Leonard, mezzo-soprano   Program USTOVOLSKAYA Symphonic Poem No.2 BERLIOZ Les nuits d'été SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No.11 "The Year 1905"   Please visit Geneva Concerts website, genevaconcerts.orgfor more information. The Smith will be selling tickets for … Read more »
Tickets:$30-$35, $10 college students, Free K-12 and HWS students
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As You Like It

ArtSmart Educational Theatre As You Like It

Sunday, May 3 at 2:00 PM
National Players
Banished from the only home she’s ever known, Rosalind escapes to the Forest of Arden with her cousin Celia and their fool Touchstone. While disguised as a man, … Read more »
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As You Like It

ArtSmart Educational Theatre As You Like It

Monday, May 4 at 10:00 AM
National Players
Banished from the only home she’s ever known, Rosalind escapes to the Forest of Arden with her cousin Celia and their fool Touchstone. While disguised as a man, … Read more »
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