ATTRACTION: Bob Carr Performing Arts Center.
WHERE: 401 W. Livingston St., Orlando, FL 32801
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Tel: 407-849-2000. Parking is limited on site ($8)
The Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre is a major performing arts auditorium in Orlando, Florida and seats 2,518. It is part of the larger Orlando Centroplex organization which manages several facilities.
The site has been a center for performing arts since 1926, when the Orlando Municipal Auditorium was built. The auditorium was extensively modernized and enlarged between 1975 and 1977, at a cost of $2,300,000, and was renamed for former Orlando Mayor Bob Carr.
The auditorium is home to the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra and a variety of other shows, exhibits, and events.
Major touring shows such as Disney’s Lion King has shown here in the past. Grease, Fiddler on the Roof, Cats, The Color Purple etc were all on the show list for this past year.