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2018 Cruise Ship, Top Hat series tickets on sale

2018 Cruise Ship, Top Hat series tickets on sale

Set sail for another fun season of entertainment from the high seas as the Recreation Centers of Sun City West slate another season of the Cruise Ship Series.

All shows are Fridays at 7 p.m. with doors opening at 6:30 at Palm Ridge Recreation Center, 13800 Deer Valley Drive in Sun City West. These performances are open to the public. Subscriptions are expected to sell fast.

Ticket subscription sales are available for purchase at the R.H. Johnson Box Office and online at

With performances spanning January through March, the 2018 series offers a variety of music, comedy and other talent.


Jan. 5, 2018

Starring Karen Grainger, female vocal impressionist, with musical trio.

Enjoying a successful career impersonating such greats as “Reba,” “Celine Dion,” “Cher” and “Shania Twain,” Karen realized her talent had no boundaries. This led her to create a fresh new show, “Lasting Impressions”.

Audiences are always spellbound by Karen’s skill at recreating such diverse characters by capturing their voices as well as their mannerisms. Don’t miss her signature duet featuring “Michael McDonald” and “Patti LaBelle!”


Jan. 19, 2018

A Musical Extravaganza with Pianist/Vocalists Tom and Shondra are back by popular demand! Some of what you’ll enjoy will come from the American songbook of the ’40s era featuring Frank Sinatra and Cole Porter, cool ’50s favorites, rockin’ ’60s and ’70s with songs from Sonny and Cher, Nancy Sinatra, Neil Diamond and Tina Turner, just to name a few. Add in a bit of country with Johnny Cash, a few beloved show tunes from the Broadway stage and a sprinkle of comedy and you’ll have a complete fun and family friendly experience in “live” entertainment. It’ll leave you cheering for more!


Feb. 2, 2018

High-energy Country with a Cajun twist.

There is no one else like the Doo-Wah Riders. For more than 40 years they have been riding their own patch of the musical range throughout the west….well actually…..they can’t just say it’s only been the West Coast anymore as The Doo Wah Riders are no strangers to being apart of performing for audiences all over the country sharing their sincere enjoyment for connecting and having fun using the gift of music.


Feb. 16, 2018

World’s Cleanest Comedian

The only half-Indian, half-Japanese comedian in the world who offers diverse content and delivery. Clean comedy is next to impossible to find in today’s world. With special guest Priyanka “The Doc” Wali, who is not only hilarious she also is a practicing internist (yes, a real medical doctor) in the San Francisco area and truly believes that laughter is the best medicine.


March 2, 2018

Starring Deborah Offenhauser

Ready for clean humor and Piano with Pizzazz? When renowned pianist Deborah Offenhauser takes the stage, people take notice. Her talent, smile, stage personality and more than 20 years of experience, will keep you engaged throughout her show. You’ll be thoroughly entertained with her full range of musical styles – from classical to jazz, easy listening to country – all while taking a familiar tune and giving it new life.


March 16, 2018

3 Guys — 30 Instruments

Watching New Odyssey is an all-encompassing experience presenting outstanding arrangements of almost every style of music while performed on 30 different musical instruments. With a unique combination of great music, audience participation, sheer zaniness, mayhem you won’t find in most shows, along with a few surprises during this show – every audience member will walk away wanting more!

The six-show 2018 Cruise Ship Series is priced at $66. Individual tickets (if available) will go on sale in October. Box office hours are from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call the Box Office at 623-544-6093.



High-class musical and comedy acts return with the 2018 Top Hat Series at Palm Ridge, 13800 Deer Valley Drive, in Sun City West. The 2018 Top Hat Series will offer performances through mid-March.

Ticket subscription sales are available for purchase at the R.H. Johnson Box Office and online at

All shows are Thursdays at 3 and 7 p.m. with doors opening at 2:30 and 6:30 p.m. The series is open to the public.


Jan. 11, 2018

Those British Girls is a hit filled concert that takes you on a journey through the music of the UK’s Ready Steady Female Star vocalists of the 1960s through to the chart-topping and record-breaking superstars of today. Britain was the world’s undisputed pop culture hub of the 1960s, and although male groups dominated the UK charts, each of the top four recording labels had their own female superstars including: Petula Clark, Shirley Bassey, Dusty Springfield, The Spice Girls, Annie Lennox, Amy Winehouse and, of course, Adele. Get ready for a night out where the boys take a backseat, and the ladies take center stage!


Feb. 8, 2018

The Missouri Opry’s “Back to the Fifties” show’s goal is to generate spontaneous fun! They present great ‘50s and ‘60s rock ‘n’ roll hits with an energetic live performance featuring the music of Jerry Lee Lewis, Buddy Holly, Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Rick Nelson, Paul Anka, The Everly Brothers, Fats Domino, Chuck Berry, Carl Perkins, Bill Haley and The Comets, Bobby Darin, The Everly Brothers, The Ventures and many more.


Feb. 22, 2018

The 3 International Tenors is a tribute to some of the finest music in the world and features show-stopping performances celebrating the virtuoso and careers of Luciano Pavarotti, Andrea Bocelli, Enrico Caruso and others. This stirring show includes renditions of some of the most memorable songs ever written, like “Time to Say Goodbye,” “Ave Maria” and “Nessun Dorma.” Comprised of multiple genres and styles, including opera, musical theatre and pop opera, or as it’s sometimes called, POPERA, three singers from four very diverse backgrounds bring you an unforgettable experience.


March 8, 2018

Scott Record, a comedian and impressionist, is one of the most requested headliners on the world’s most elite cruises. Scott has toured with megastars, including: Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra, Perry Como, Ann-Margret, Rodney Dangerfield, Joan Rivers and many more. He has recently worked with Harry Connick Jr., Arturo Sandoval and Steve Tyrell. Legendary as a headliner in his own right, Scott has performed on all the major TV shows and his voiceover work can be heard worldwide.

The four-show2018 Top Hat Series is priced at $80. Individual tickets (if available) will go on sale in October. Those tickets will be available at the Rec Centers Box Office or at For information, call 623-544-6093.

  1. Purchasing went better than expected. kudos to those that set up the plan.

  2. RCSCW PR says:

    Thank you Ron. Glad it worked well for you.

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