1. ‘A Toast to the Rat Pack’
Enjoy Sinatra’s classics, Dino’s soothing sounds and Sammy Davis Jr.’s dynamic tunes during “A Toast to the Rat Pack” on Sunday, March 11, at 2 p.m. at Scranton Cultural Center at The Masonic Temple, 420 N. Washington Ave.
Sebastian Anzaldo portrays Frank Sinatra and was the runner-up on the reality television competition “The Next Best Thing” with his impersonation.
Andy DiMino, who was part of a comedy sketch with Jay Leno on “The Tonight Show,” embodies Dean Martin and has performed locally at La Festa Italiana.
Lambus Dean, who plays Sammy Davis Jr., sang doo-wop as a teen and has played theaters around the world.
Ticket prices range from $36.50 to $58.50 and can be purchased through the box office, 800-745-3000 and Ticketmaster outlets. For more information, visit scrantonculturalcenter.org.
2. ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’
Fans of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Jesus Christ Superstar” can enjoy dinner with the show at Music Box Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville.
The rock opera with lyrics by Tim Rice debuted on Broadway in 1971 and is loosely based on the gospels’ accounts of the last week of Jesus’ life.
Performances are March 9 to 11 and 16 to 18. On Fridays and Saturdays, the bar opens at 6 p.m., buffet begins at 6:30 and curtain opens at 8. On Sundays, the bar opens at 1 p.m., buffet begins at 1:30 and curtain rises at 3.
Tickets for dinner and the show are $35 for adults and $25 for children 12 and younger. Show-only tickets are $18 for adults and $14 for students, children and military personnel.
For more information and reservations, call 570-283-2195, email email@example.com, or visit musicbox.org or the playhouse’s Facebook page.
Enjoy a night of laughter with the cigar-smoking, Scotch-drinking funnyman Ron White from “Blue Collar Comedy” fame on Thursday, March 8, at 8 p.m. at F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre.
White’s resume boasts three Grammy nominations, a gold record, two of the top-rated one-hour specials in Comedy Central’s history, a New York Times’ bestselling book, and CD and DVD sales of over 10 million units.
Tickets start at $39.75 and can be purchased through the box office, online at kirbycenter.org or by calling 570-826-1100.
Bringing his own brand of rock psycho-drama, Alice Cooper returns for a night of musical showmanship Saturday, March 10, at 8 p.m. at F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre.
Cooper pioneered a theatrical brand of hard rock designed to shock and earned hits with songs such as “School’s Out,” “No More Mr. Nice Guy” and “I’m Eighteen.”
Tickets start at $54.50 and can be purchased online at kirbycenter.org or by calling 570-826-1100.
5. ‘The Menu’
Get inspired with fresh and exciting ideas from Wegmans during “The Menu” on Monday, March 12, at Scranton Cultural Center at The Masonic Temple, 420 N. Washington Ave.
Doors open for cocktail hour at 6 p.m., followed by the show at 7.
“The Menu” features food samples and covers topics as what to buy at the farmer’s market, tips for holiday meals, planning the perfect cocktail party and more.
Tickets are $12 and can be purchased at ticketmaster.com or by calling 570-344-1111.