From Cook Auditorium to Broadway, ’75 Grad Coming Home for Local Appearance

Anaheim High Class of ’75 graduate Bob Lauder will bring 30 years of experience as an actor and singer to his performance this weekend in the Fullerton Civic Light Opera (FCLO) 40th anniversary show at historic Plummer Auditorium.

Bob, who recently finished a national tour as Old Max in “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” will be among Broadway performers and FCLO veterans who will celebrate the theater company’s 40 years as one of the region’s major cultural resources.

The company will be presenting favorite Broadway musicals, from classic ballads to big dance spectaculars.  For tickets to the Jan. 28 show at 8 p.m. or the Sunday matinee at 2 p.m., visit or call 714-879-1732. Plummer Auditorium is located at 201 E. Chapman, Fullerton.

While at Anaheim High, Bob was a drama major and played in the band’s brass section with the marching, stage and pep bands. A Las Vegas resident, Bob is also famous for his role as a real bearded Santa:

See Bob in action at and support this Colonist by attending the FCLO 40th Anniversary celebration.