Orinda, CA. Live At the Orinda concert series, which presents world-renowned musical artists at the beautiful art-deco Orinda Theatre, announces the first half of their 2019 Season. This will also mark their One Year Anniversary Season. The season kicks off on Saturday, January 19, 2019, at 7:00 pm.with legendary actor/singer Rita Moreno in her first Bay Area concert in many years, followed by a matinee performance on Sunday, January 20, 2019, at 3:00 pm. Rita Moreno was recently signed by Steven Spielberg to co-star in and executive produce his remake of West Side Story, which will begin filming in the summer of 2019. Ms. Moreno currently stars in the Netflix reboot of One Day At A Time. The Live At the Orinda opening weekend performances will also serve as a fundraiser for the historic Orinda Movie Theatre to purchase permanent concert lighting for the venue to enhance the live music experience even further.
The season continues on Sunday, February 17, 2019, at 7:00 pm with three-time Tony-nominated Broadway star Carolee Carmello (Scandalous, Mamma Mia!, Finding Neverland) making her long-awaited Bay Area concert debut. On Thursday, March 14, 2019, at 7:30 pm Broadway and TV star Telly Leung (Aladdin, Wicked, Allegiance, GLEE) comes directly from his starring role in Disney’s Aladdin for his first Bay Area concert in many years. Platinum-selling singer/songwriter Ann Hampton Callaway (“At the Same Time”) will reunite with Broadway star Liz Callaway (Miss Saigon, Cats) on Thursday, April 4, 2019,7:30 pm for their award-winning show Sibling Revelry. This also marks the first Bay Area duo concert by the Tony-nominated sisters in several years. Live At the Orinda will celebrate the finale of the first half of the season, before a summer break, on Thursday, May 2, 2019, at 7:30 pm with Broadway and West End star Brent Barrett. This will also mark the Bay Area concert debut of the Olivier Award nominee and star of Phantom Of the Opera, Chicago and Kiss Me, Kate.
Information and tickets: www.lamorindatheatres.com or 925-254-9065