December 10, 2013 > Annual Christmas Concert
Annual Christmas Concert
Bay Area attorney, Las Vegas entertainer and Past World President of Rotary International, Richard King will perform his annual cabaret show at the Oakland Inter-Stake Center (Mormon Temple) on Tuesday, December 17. The show is part of a series of Christmas entertainment programs, held nightly in December, sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Mr. King has performed in the Bay Area, Las Vegas and in front of audiences all over the world. As a professional entertainer, he has starred in West Coast productions of many Broadway musicals such as ÒThe Music ManÓ, ÒCarouselÓ, ÒOklahomaÓ, ÒSouth PacificÓ, ÒBrigadoonÓ, ÒGuys and DollsÓ, ÒMameÓ, ÒNo StringÓ, ÒPlain and FancyÓ, ÒNo, No NanetteÓ, ÒThe Sound of MusicÓ, ÒOn A Clear Day You Can See ForeverÓ and ÒFinianÕs Rainbow.Ó A versatile entertainer, Mr. King has also been a cast in dramatic leading roles including Gore VidalÕs ÒThe Best ManÓ and ÒThe Night of the Iguana.Ó
Mr. KingÕs cabaret show includes Broadway Show tunes such as ÒOn a Wonderful Day Like Today (from ÒThe roar of the Greasepaint, the smell of the CrowdÓ), ÒGet Me to the Church on TimeÓ (from My Fair Lady) and ÒThey Call the Wind MariaÓ (from Paint Your Wagon). Of course, the show includes Christmas favorites as well. He will be accompanied by the president of the Fremont Symphony Orchestra, Steve Pietkiewicz.
Richard King resides in the Kimber Park area of Fremont. He is married to Cherie Kay, former Line Captain of the Corolene Duane Dancers; they have two sons and two grandchildren. Mr. King has been an attorney for 51 years and has traveled all over the world, 135 countries, in humanitarian causes. He has addressed audiences in every U.S. State and over 120 nations of the world. He serves on many boards, including the Bay Area Directors of the Boy Scouts of America, Fremont Symphony and the High Council of the LDS Church.
Tuesday, Dec 17
Oakland Interstake Center
4770 Lincoln Ave, Oakland
Free and open to the public