Smothers Brothers come to Beaver Creek Sunday
Beaver Creek, CO Colorado
BEAVER CREEK, Colorado ” Time has been an essential ingredient in The Smothers Brothers’ success. The duo, who play in Beaver Creek, Colorado Sunday, has been considered ahead of their time, masters of timing and comedy. Now, as they mark 50 years in show business, The Smothers Brothers are being saluted as time-honored legends whose lengthy career has surpassed all other comedy teams in history.
They bring their comedic tradition to the Vilar Performing Arts Center in Beaver Creek for a special performance on Sunday at 7:30 p.m., as part of their 50th Anniversary Tour, with special guest The Yo-Yo Man.
With their singular blend of comedic and musical talents, the irrepressible siblings have made a sweeping impact on diverse generations of fans. Such lasting power is a testament to their intuitive humor, natural warmth, superlative showmanship and the pure unadulterated joy they bring to audiences of all ages.
The Smothers Brothers have made an art form out of sibling rivalry. From San Francisco’s Purple Onion in 1959 to weekly television, from Las Vegas to the theatre stage, they have refined and elaborated on their special brand of fraternal putdown, provocation, one-upmanship and attention-getting misbehavior.
The contributions Tom and Dick Smothers have made to the entertainment world throughout their careers are so highly respected that the Museum of Television and Radio (New York) produced a retrospective and seminar on their work ” an honor that’s not taken lightly. The entertainment industry honored them with a star on the historic Hollywood Walk of Fame. “Smothered,” a film by award-winning director Maureen Muldaur, documents the Brothers’ struggle against censorship and their subsequent firing by the CBS Television Network.
The Smothers Brothers have been described as one of the most successful teams in history, comedic treasures, comic geniuses, rare, original and peerless. Justifiably, time has provided them another name: “American Classic.”
Tickets for The Smothers Brothers are $60/$70/$80 based on seating, and are available online at http://www.vilarpac.org, by phone at 888-920-ARTS(2787) or in person at the VPAC box office in Beaver Creek. Tickets are available online 24 hours a day; the box office is open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. MST, with additional hours on performance days.
What: The Smothers Brothers 50th Anniversary Tour
When: 7:30 p.m., Sunday
Where: Vilar Performing Arts Center, Beaver Creek
Cost: $60/$70/$80 based on seating
More information: Call 888-920-2787 or visit http://www.vilarpac.org