Looking for holiday gift ideas? How about tickets to one of these shows in 2018

Sugar Pops Orchestra

The 50-member orchestra that calls Coconut Creek home presents its fifth season, conducted by maestro Peter Fuchs. January’s program, “Operetta Time,” features guest baritone William Stafford and soprano Alicia Branch. February’s show, “Around the World With Song,” includes guest soprano Mary Mancini and accordion virtuoso Mario Tacca, a husband-and-wife team. March brings “Broadway Classics” with brother and sister Marcel and Marcela Rasa.

When: Jan. 14, Feb 18 and March 18, 2 p.m.

Where: Township Center for Performing Arts, 2452 Lyons Road

Cost: $25; $60 three-concert package

Info: 954.970.0606; townshipcoconutcreek.com

 

Black Violin

The South Florida-raised duo fuses classical and hip-hop to create its signature “classical boom.” They’ve worked with artists such as Alicia Keys and Wyclef Jean and have appeared on “Ellen” and “The Tonight Show.”

When: Jan. 25, 8 p.m.

Where: Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale

Cost: $15-$59.50

Info: browardcenter.org

 

The Temptations and The Four Tops

These groups defined the 1960s Motown sound. From the Temptations, expect to hear hits such as “My Girl” and “Get Ready” combined with their usual smooth steps. The Four Tops serve up hits “Baby I Need Your Loving,” and “It’s the Same Old Song.”

When: Feb. 10, 8 p.m.

Where: The Center, 2855 Coral Springs Drive, Coral Springs

Cost: $61.48-$93.28

Info: thecentercs.com

 

“Wicked”

The Broadway hit explores the backstory of the witches of Oz and their relationship before Dorothy’s arrival. The green-skinned and talented Elphaba and the perky Glinda start as rivals and become friends.

When: Feb. 14-March 4

Where: Broward Center, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale

Cost: Starting at $34.50

Info: browardcenter.org

 

“Nice Work If You Can Get It”

In the 1920s, playboy Jimmy Winter meets female bootlegger Billie Bendix, whose gang complicates his wedding weekend.

When: March 2-April 15

Where: Stage Door Theatre, 8036 W. Sample Road, Margate

Cost: $48

Info: stagedoorfl.org

 

Red Hot Chilli Pipers

The Scottish bagpipe band performs high-energy “bagrock,” playing contemporary favorites such as “Clocks” by Coldplay and “We Will Rock You” by Queen and traditional Scottish tunes “Flower of Scotland” and “The Hills of Argyll.”

When: March 9, 7 p.m.

Where: The Center, 2855 Coral Springs Drive, Coral Springs

Cost: $33.92-$55.12

Info: thecentercs.com

 

“Jersey Boys”

Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons—Valli, with Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi—started out as blue-collar kids from New Jersey and became a successful pop music act, selling 175 million records in the 1960s. Telling the story behind the music, this Broadway hit has won multiple Tony and Grammy awards.

When: May 8-20

Where: Broward Center, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale

Cost: Starting at $30

Info: browardcenter.org