Smith Center September lineup to include Alan Alda, Carol Burnett and more

Pam Tillis

The Smith Center has revealed its September slate of shows, and there's a little something for everyone. The shows, which range from plays to comedy to educational talks, run in Reynolds Hall from September 6 through the 20th. >Cabaret Jazz will also feature a fresh roster of live music throughout the month.

The full schedule of the new Reynolds Hall lineup is as follows, with descriptions from the Smith Center:

The Symphonic Rockshow Featuring Brody Dolyniuk with Yellow Brick Road Friday, Sept. 6 at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $24. Rock and classical music collide to bring a one-of-a-kind concert experience with The Symphonic Rockshow featuring Brody Dolyniuk with Yellow Brick Road. Join Dolyniuk, a breathtaking band and 25 of the finest orchestral musicians as they take the audience on a two hour journey through rock's biggest anthems. Featuring the music of super groups like Led Zeppelin, Aerosmith, Queen, Pink Floyd and more, this is the ultimate symphonic rock experience. Music is only part of the show as the concert also features a state-of-the-art sound, lighting, laser and multimedia experience.

Pam Tillis and Lorrie Morgan: Grits and Glamour Saturday, Sept. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $29. Pam Tillis and Lorrie Morgan are currently delighting longtime and newfound fans across North America on their highly successful Grits and Glamour Tour. From the road to the red carpet, on center stage in the theater or under the spotlight in a honkytonk, these two women are comfortable in their high heels. Veteran recording artists and performers, they grace the country format with style, flair and undeniable talent that is captivating and timeless.

Trey McIntyre Project Friday, Sept. 20 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $29. Each year, Trey McIntyre Project tours to more than 30 cities in the U.S. and abroad to perform for thousands of people. TMP is committed to engaging audiences and communities, and believes in the power of art and dance to transform, heal and enlighten. TMP innovates the ballet genre by infusing its classical inheritance with freshness, vitality and depth.

Driving Miss Daisy Sunday, Sept. 22 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $24. Clarence Gilyard, best known as the co-star of television's Matlock and Walker, Texas Ranger stars in Alfred Uhry’s 1988 Pulitzer Prize winner Driving Miss Daisy. A warm-hearted, humorous and affecting study of the unlikely relationship between an aging, crotchety white Southern lady, and a proud, soft-spoken black man. A long-run off-Broadway success and an Academy Award-winning film.

Audi Speaker Series Presents Alan Alda: Things I Overheard While Talking to Myself Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $29. The well-known actor and writer takes a humorous look at a serious question: What’s been the meaning of my life? Having survived a near-death experience on a mountaintop in Chile and wanting to squeeze the most juice out of his second chance at life, he listens again to advice he's heard himself giving young people over the years and spins a story that holds on to laughter as it plunges down a few blind alleys—toward a surprising conclusion.

Laughter and Reflection with Carol Burnett Sunday, Sept. 29 at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $39. A unique open-ended conversation with Carol Burnett allows the audience to ask the questions. Patrons are encouraged to bring questions for a hilarious, impromptu, audience-interactive evening with the actress, comedienne and author. The six-time Emmy Award winner says, "I love the spontaneity of these evenings. I never know what anybody is going to say or do or ask."

For tickets, more information and the Cabaret Jazz schedule, visit the Smith Center website.

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