Smith Opera House

82 Seneca Street
Geneva, NY 14456
Phone: (315) 781-5483
Toll-Free: (866) 355-5483
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 theatre 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
Sep 26, Oct 6, Nov 3, Dec 1 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
Sep 27, 2018

Featured composers: Palestrina, Victoria, Byrd, Monteverdi, Padilla, Rodgers, Coltrane, Ellington, Shearer, Jarre, and more! Called “the world’s reigning male chorus” by The New Yorker, the San... more

Smith Opera House
Sep 28, 2018

The Jersey Tenors™ is the newest Opera/Rock Mash-up sensation that creates an explosive blend of the most iconic Opera classics alongside such Rock ‘N Roll industry greats as Queen, Journey, Elton... more

Smith Opera House
Sep 29, 2018

At a 1962 college, Dean Vernon Wormer is determined to expel the entire Delta Tau Chi Fraternity, but those troublemakers have other plans for him. National Lampoon’s Animal House celebrates its 40th... more

Smith Opera House
Oct 6, 2018

Bettye LaVette is no mere singer. She is not a songwriter, nor is she a “cover” artist. She is an interpreter of the highest order. Her gift is being able to take a song, whether well known or... more

Smith Opera House
Oct 15 2018

ombining stunning acrobatics, striking visual effects, physical comedy and inventive choreography, Galumpha brings to life a world of imagination, beauty, muscle, and merriment. The three performers... more

Smith Opera House
Oct 28, 2018

Black Violin is lead by classically trained string players Wil B. (viola) and Kev Marcus (violin), and joined onstage by DJ SPS and drummer Nat Stokes. The band uses their unique blend of classical... more

Smith Opera House
Nov 9, 2018

Carlos Kalmar , Conductor Ahrim Kim , Cello Kodaly: Galanta Dances Schumann: Cello Concerto in A Minor, Op. 129 Haydn: Symphony No. 98 in B-flat Major Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody #1 Regular subscription... 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
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
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 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