Multi-platinum selling singer/songwriter, Tony nominee and jazz great Ann Hampton Callaway returns to the Orinda Theatre for the Bay Area debut of her brand new show and to celebrate the release of her new album! Finding Beauty: Inspired Classics and Originals is comprised of classics from her songwriting inspirations - Carole King, Joni Mitchell, James Taylor, Paul Simon, and many more. Recently inducted into The Women Songwriters Hall of Fame, Ann also shares songs from her new CD “Finding Beauty: Originals Vol. 1”. Expect AHC hits like Streisand's “At the Same Time” as well as new songs she's co-written with Oscar winner Alan Bergman, Grammy winner Melissa Manchester, and Golden Globe winner Amanda McBroom. Spoil yourself with a spellbinding show of rousing showstoppers and exquisite ballads, as we follow the arc of Ann’s musical inspiration!
“For sheer vocal beauty, no contemporary singer matches Ms. Callaway.” - The New York Times
“Is there anything she can’t do? Her impeccable intonation and perfect pitch take each song to untold heights. Her dynamism is contagious.” - Cabaret Scenes
“Ms. Callaway is gifted with an amazing low voice, a miraculous level of musicianship, ears that can hear around corners, a gift for both arranging familiar standards and composing new ones, all of which works hand-in-hand with her sense of humor.” - The Wall Street Journal