2017-18 Lunchtime Theatre Series lineup announced

Jazz, opera, Broadway and the classics are included in lineup for the West Valley Arts Council’s Lunchtime Theatre Series.

Unless otherwise noted, each 45- to 50-minute performance begins at noon at Arts HQ, 16126 North Civic Center Plaza in Surprise. You have the option to either bring your own lunch or order it in advance from City Café. To place an order, call 623-222-8900 and lunch will be waiting for you the day of the performance.

Call West Valley Arts Council at 

623-935-6384 to order tickets for the shows you would like to attend. Tickets are $10 per performance.

Los Tres Tenores | Nov. 9

Phoenix Opera presents an exciting program featuring Italian Neapolitan favorites, mariachi greats, Broadway ballads and more. This performance will begin at 2 p.m. at the Northwest Regional Library, 16089 North Bullard Avenue. No lunch service.

A Christmas Carol | Dec. 14

This is Charles Dickens’ well known holiday classic. Enjoy the ever popular characters of Ebenezer Scrooge, Bob Cratchit and Tiny Tim brought to life in live theater. A wonderful holiday treat.

Unforgettable | Jan. 18

Snap your fingers, tap your toes and experience the joys of Neapolitan songs, operetta, Broadway and grand opera with the Phoenix Opera.

Jam Session with Maestro Cal Stewart Kellogg & Friends | Feb. 8

The jazz world embraces spontaneous variations on given themes. The songs we play will last forever. Our improvisations last only in the moment they are created. Presented by the West Valley Symphony.

A Chorus Line | Feb. 22

Celebrate the unsung heroes of musical theater, the chorus dancers. They are dedicated, underpaid and talented. The show is based on real life characters and dedicated to anyone who has ever danced from high school to Broadway.

Forever Plaid | April 5

One of the most popular musicals in recent memory. It is chock full of classic barbershop and pitch-perfect harmony. It is about four guys who shared their love of music and how their story ended and then began.