Arizona Theatre Company presents New Year’s Eve dinner package

Mallory King, Beth DeVries, Ben Wynant, Jim DeSelm, and Tracy McDowell in Arizona Theatre Company’s Snapshots. (Photo by Tracy Martin.)

Mallory King, Beth DeVries, Ben Wynant, Jim DeSelm, and Tracy McDowell in Arizona Theatre Company’s Snapshots. (Photo by Tracy Martin.)

Bring in the new year with a full evening of entertainment that includes champagne and chocolate, Stephen Schwartz’s new musical comedy, “Snapshots,” and a dinner at one of two of downtown Phoenix’s most talked-about restaurants.

Arizona Theatre Company’s New Year’s Eve package at the Herberger Theater Center features the pre-show champagne and chocolate reception from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., tickets to “Snapshots” from the creator of “Wicked” and “Godspell,” and dinner before the show at either Bliss/ReBar, 905 N. 4th St., or Province Restaurant at the Westin Phoenix Downtown Hotel, 333 N. Central Ave.

Mallory King and Ben Wynant in Arizona Theatre Company’s Snapshots. (Photo by Mark Kitaoka.)

Mallory King and Ben Wynant in Arizona Theatre Company’s Snapshots. (Photo by Mark Kitaoka.)

Dinner seatings are scheduled at 5, 5:15 and 5:30 p.m. at Bliss ReBar and at 5 and 5:30 p.m. at Province.

Dinner packages start at $101.  Tickets for the performance and pre-show reception range from $71 to $87.  Add $30 per person for dinner at Bliss/ReBar or $35 for dinner at Province.

“Snapshots” is a new musical with a book by David Stern, conceived by Stern and Michael Scheman. A romantic comedy that tells the story of one couple’s changing relationship through the years, from their childhood friendship to their waning marriage decades later.

“Snapshots” is appropriate for all audiences. In an innovative new musical format, the show features a score comprised of the work of Schwartz, with 25 songs from 12 beloved shows throughout his career.

For reservations call the Arizona Theatre Company Box Office at 602-256-6995 or visit www.arizonatheatre.org.

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