Smith Opera House

82 Seneca Street
Geneva, NY 14456
Phone: (315) 781-5483
Email: boxoffice@thesmith.org
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Since 1894, the Smith Opera House has thrived as the center stage of the Finger Lakes, offering quality performing arts and cultural opportunities for area residents and regional visitors. With a wide variety of programming that includes live concerts, plays, operas, lectures, films and community events, the theater is an ongoing symbol of historic preservation, non-profit perseverance and artistic excellence. The Smith is an architectural treasure in a fully restored theater that is air-conditioned in summer months. The Smith Opera House is a perfect venue for taking in a live performance of music, dance, theater or speech. The Smith boasts the largest indoor silver screen in the region and now features state-of-the-art digital projection. A wide variety of indie, classic and family films fill the calendar. For many live events, The Smith offers Finger Lakes wines and beer. 

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  • Theatre Capacity 1400
Smith Opera House
Nov 14 2018

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 have shaped the people and... more

Smith Opera House
Nov 13, 2018

A law firm brings in its “fixer” to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multibillion-dollar class action suit. This... more

Smith Opera House
Nov 13, 2018

A law firm brings in its “fixer” to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multibillion-dollar class action suit. This... more

Smith Opera House
Nov 13, 2018

A law firm brings in its “fixer” to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multibillion-dollar class action suit. This... more

Smith Opera House
Nov 15, 2018

Experience the film that launched the Academy Award-winning career of one of the most celebrated filmmakers in the history of animation, Hayao Miyazaki! After a global war, the seaside kingdom known... more

Smith Opera House
Nov 15, 2018

Experience the film that launched the Academy Award-winning career of one of the most celebrated filmmakers in the history of animation, Hayao Miyazaki! After a global war, the seaside kingdom known... more

Smith Opera House
Dec 2, 2018

Master musicians who made their names on the Windham Hill label, pianist Liz Story, guitarist Sean Harkness, and vocalist/mutli-instrumentalist (kalimba, marimba, litungu, and various flutes) Samite... more

Smith Opera House
Dec 10, 2018

Tomás loves stories and Papa Grande tells them to him todas las noches! One day while his family is in Iowa picking crops, Tomás meets the Library Lady and nothing is ever the same again. Soon his... more

Smith Opera House
Dec 15, 2018

A doubting 8-year-old boy is whisked to the North Pole on a magical train for a meeting with Santa. Meanwhile, the train’s conductor, along with the other young passengers, help turn the boy’s crisis... more

Smith Opera House
Dec 30, 2018

In Sweden at the turn of the century, members of the upper class and their servants find themselves in a romantic tangle that they try to work out amidst jealousy and heartbreak. This 1955 Swedish... more

Smith Opera House
Dec 30, 2018

oin us for Opera Ithaca’s second annual New Year’s Eve Weekend celebration performance at the Smith Opera House, this year Stephen Sondheim’s Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, “A Little Night... more

Smith Opera House
Jan 24, 2019

It’s hard to imagine a band just coming into their own after 20 years of success, but that’s exactly what makes a true anomaly. This multi-national, Celtic juggernaut grows stronger with each live... more

Smith Opera House
Feb 1, 2019

Ward Stare , Conductor Jon Nakamatsu , Piano Rachmaninoff: I sle of the Dead Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 19 Stravinsky: Rite of Spring Regular subscription prices are $110 for... more

Smith Opera House
Feb 20, 2019

Proving that everything new can be old again, pianist Scott Bradlee has become a viral pop sensation after creating a series of clips for YouTube that finds him and his ad hoc group Postmodern Jukebox... more

Smith Opera House
Mar 2, 2019

Join the champion Irish step dancers of Darrah Carr Dance for a whirlwind celebration of Irish music and dance. The Bessie-Award nominated company imbues the Ceilidh—a traditional social gathering of... more

Smith Opera House
Mar 7, 2019

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. It’s Bagrock. AC/DC meets the poet Robert Burns.... more

Smith Opera House
Mar 23, 2019

The legendary Patsy Cline comes to life once again in the national touring show, Memories of Patsy. This incredible tribute concert takes its audience on a trip back in time to the days when the... more

Smith Opera House
Mar 24-25, 2019

M. Haberdasher has crafted very peculiar earmuffs for his very particular daughter Cecilia Maria. Don’t shout about it but Cecilia Maria thinks they make her look fascinating and has whispered her... more

Smith Opera House
Apr 12, 2019

Michael Francis , Conductor Yekwon Sunwoo , Piano Walton: Symphony No. 1 in B-flat Minor Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 30 Regular subscription prices are $110 for adults, $100 for... more

Smith Opera House
May 5-6, 2019

No one is safe as a reign of terror rips through 1692 Salem. Led by Abigail Williams, a group of girls who claim to have seen the Devil hurl out charges of witchcraft, sending those who won’t confess... more