Luciana Paris and Marcelo Gomes in Twayla Tharp's Sinatra Suite at the Opening Gala of The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, Las Vegas, March 10, 2012, hosted by Emmy Award-winning actor Neil Patrick Harris.
PBS Special to Premiere on Friday, September 21 at 9PM ET/PT
Produced by George Stevens, Jr. & Directed and Produced by Michael Stevens, Winners of 19 EMMY Awards
LOS ANGELES, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — A legendary line-up of talent from the worlds of music, television, stage and screen join together for an unprecedented night of entertainment in “From Dust To Dreams: Opening Night at The Smith Center For The Performing Arts” in Las Vegas, set to air on PBS on Friday, September 21st at 9pm ET/PT.
This historic television event will be hosted by Emmy Award-winning actor Neil Patrick Harris and will feature performances by Academy Award winner Jennifer Hudson, country superstars Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Emmylou Harris and Martina McBride, iconic singer-songwriter Carole King, trumpeter Arturo Sandoval, world renowned classical violinist Joshua Bell, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Member John Fogerty, Gospel great Mavis Staples, Train lead singer Pat Monahan, and American Ballet Theater dancers Marcelo Gomes and Luciana Paris.