CONCERT SERIES

 

2022-2023 Season

All shows at 5 pm

For individual show tickets scroll down click on the artist's photo.


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We've managed to keep the subscriber per-show pricing about the same as last season. To help defray mounting costs and our new sound system, we're providing an opportunity to those who'd like to become a show underwriter. For a $1k donation per show, you can choose the artist(s) you'd like to underwrite and we will offer a complimentary ad in the show program - either for your business, a charity you'd like to support or even a tribute to a loved one. You'll also receive special recognition in the program and from the stage.

Live At the Orinda is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit performing arts organization. Donations can be tax deductible to the extent permissible by law.

 

Jimmie Herrod

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If you'd like to be on a waiting list, please email your name and number of tickets needed to: mdw500@gmail.com

JIMMIE HERROD - Nov 6, 2022  Rescheduled to February 19th America's Got Talent finalist and Pink Martini vocalist Jimmie Herrod makes his California solo concert debut at the Orinda Theatre. Since 2017, Jimmie has been touring the world and recording with internationally acclaimed group Pink Martini. In 2021, Jimmie created a sensation when he auditioned for NBC's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT, receiving a standing ovation, unanimous praise from the judges and the Golden Buzzer from Sofia Vergara, automatically putting him through to the live shows, where he blew the judges away all the way through the season finale.

"Props to Jimmie Herrod...I'm in awe of your talent...Just wow." - Idina Menzel

"Jimmie, that was a master class, what an amazing, amazing singer you are." - Simon Cowell

"What you do is perfection... you sing and hit those notes so effortlessly, I could listen to you day and night." - Howie Mandell

Jimmie Herrod "Tomorrow" AGT audition:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0sgk1sNUJR8&t=140s

Jimmie Herrod "What A Wonderful World":

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lB5V6pL64zI

Jimmie Herrod & Idina Menzel "Defying Gravity":

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LmgCE-KERuI

 

David Burnham

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DAVID BURNHAM - March 5, 2023  David Burnham was last seen on Broadway in the mega-hit musical, WICKED, playing Fiyero, a role that he originated in the developmental workshops of the show. He is an original Broadway cast member of the musical THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA, and went on to win the prestigious Helen Hayes Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Fabrizio in the national tour. Some of his other roles include Joseph in JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT (Dramalogue Award), Peter in JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR and Joe Gillis in SUNSET BOULEVARD. On film he's the voice of the Prince in Warner Bros. animated feature The King and I and can be heard on the soundtracks to Disney's Home On the Range and Comedy Central's South Park.

"Burnham's dazzling singing and acting combine to charm the pants off everyone on stage and in the audience." - Hollywood Reporter

David Burnham - "If I Loved You":

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2OtBPV8wQh8

David Burnham w/Pasadena Pops - "Bring Him Home":

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_w3yFTxvWsY

David Burnham - "Moon River":

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3qqjGK5EdXM&list=OLAK5uy_k5rcoSaYEhY3Mp6LWtHb9AhYC4mxO1zH0&index=1

 

Karen Mason

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Karen Mason - March 26, 2023 Broadway star and 13-time MAC Award winner Karen Mason returns to the Orinda Theatre with her brand new show, KANDER & EBB...AND ALL THAT JAZZ! As one of the original stars of AND THE WORLD GOES ROUND, Karen has a personal connection to legendary songwriters John Kander & Fred Ebb (CHICAGO, CABARET, NEW YORK, NEW YORK) and their music. Featuring uniquely show-stopping numbers, the show highlights Mason's vocal prowess, moving charisma and overall versatility. 

On Broadway, Karen originated the roles of Tanya in MAMMA MIA!, the Queen of Hearts in WONDERLAND and starred as Norma Desmond in SUNSET BOULEVARD and Thelma VonTussle in HAIRSPRAY. One of the stage's most dynamic and engaging live performers, Karen Mason is also regarded as one of the premier cabaret artists of our time, receiving 13 MAC Awards (Manhattan Association of Cabarets), including the Lifetime Achievement Award. On TV, Karen recently co-starred with Ewan McGregor in the Emmy Award winning mini-series HALSTON. Karen Mason has graced the stages of Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center and London's Royal Albert Hall and now we're thrilled to have her back on the Orinda Theatre stage!

"Fierce emotion...Intense and intimate, she creates a mood of wild expectation! The kind of person you could trust to be a loyal friend. A rarity!"  - NY Times

Karen Mason - "With One Look": 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UvpeDDzl2I8

Karen Mason - "This Nearly Was Mine": 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2nmO8WUano

Karen Mason - "All That Jazz":

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oKTpLeUZ16o

 

CHRISTINE ANDREAS

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CHRISTINE ANDREAS - April 23, 2023 Due to popular demand, two-time Tony nominated singer/actress Christine Andreas returns to the Orinda Theatre with a new show, along with her Grammy-nominated husband, producer/composer Martin Sylvestri. In concert, Ms. Andreas has performed everywhere from Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center, to London's West End. Her starring roles on Broadway include La Cage Aux Folles (with Kelsey Grammar), The Scarlet Pimpernel, Oklahoma! On Your Toes, My Fair Lady and Light In the Piazza.

"Ms Andreas's voice... is infused with a high-voltage current of electricity that rides on a quickend vibrato and gives everything a sense of urgency. Her engagement with lyrics is so intense...you feel you are her, living the song she is performing." - NY Times

Christine Andreas - "Fly Me To the Moon":

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j9m3wp80nTk

Christine Andreas - "The Music That Makes Me Dance" 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ksuTWOpshvI

Christine Andreas - "What Do I Have That I Don't Have":

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FwQxFBW6uWY

 

AVA NICOLE FRANCES

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If you'd like to be on a waiting list, please email your name and number of tickets needed to: mdw500@gmail.com

AVA NICOLE FRANCES - May 21, 2023 One of the most exciting young talents to emerge from the Bay Area, San Francisco native Ava Nicole Frances will return from New York for her Orinda Theatre debut. At the ripe age of 18, Ava is already an award winning singer, actress, and cabaret veteran. Singing professionally since age 10, Ava has wowed audiences in San Francisco, Los Angeles, NYC, and London. Her show Mutual Admiration with Charlo Crossley (HAIRSPRAY, SISTER ACT) premiered in NYC in May 2022 at 54Below, followed by her London debut 2 weeks later in Triple Threats at The Crazy Coqs.

"Ava Nicole Frances is, clearly, the future of the business.” Broadway World

 

Ava Nicole Frances - "Bridge Over Troubled Water":

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ml7721IiSH4

Ava Nicole Frances - "Let's Hear It For Me":

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WYh_4611lHs

Ava Nicole Frances - "Over The Rainbow/Home"

 

Want to be a Live At the Orinda subscriber?

Email Michael Williams at: mdw500@gmail.com

VIP:  Discounted ticket prices, center section reserved seats for the season rows 1-6 with your name on the seats + 1 drink token per show, pre-show champagne, one free CD from one of the artists in the season (as available). SOLD OUT

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Bronze:  Discounted ticket prices, side section reserved seats for the season rows 7-12 with your name on the seats + 1 drink token per season

All shows are presented on Sundays at 5 p.m. in our intimate 180-seat theatre. All seating is reserved, with most tickets from $55 - $95 and no drink minimums. Subscribers enjoy ticket discounts, reserved seats for the season and complimentary drinks. 

 

Thank you so much for your continued support! 

We look forward to seeing you at the shows!