Fifth Anniversary Series Of KRAVIS ON BROADWAY

April 28
10:13 AM 2012

Fifth Anniversary Series Of KRAVIS ON BROADWAY(Constantine Maroulis Is Pictured)

Oh What A 5th Anniversary Season with JERSEY BOYS Working Its Way Back During the 2012-2013 Kravis On Broadway Season

Kravis On Broadway Announces the 2012-2013 Series

* CATCH ME IF YOU CAN (November 13-18)

* JERSEY BOYS (December 19-January 6)

* MARY POPPINS (January 29-February 3)


* JEKYLL & HYDE with Constantine Maroulis & Deborah Cox (March 26-31)


The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts announced the fifth anniversary series of Kravis On Broadway, which will present six smash hit musicals.

“The 2012-2013 5th Anniversary Kravis On Broadway season is a powerful line-up that includes four hit Broadway shows that were also award-winning films: CATCH ME IF YOU CAN, MARY POPPINS, BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL and PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT. The upcoming Kravis On Broadway season will also present the return of JERSEY BOYS, an audience favorite in West Palm Beach and around the world, and the musical JEKYLL & HYDE, starring American Idol standout Constantine Maroulis and Grammy® nominee and R&B superstar Deborah Cox, now on its pre-Broadway tour,” said Lee Bell, the Kravis Center’s Senior Director of Programming.

The 2012-2013 Kravis On Broadway series includes:

November 13-18, 2012


Based on the hit DreamWorks film and the incredible true story that inspired it, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN is the high-flying, splashy new Broadway musical that tells the story of Frank W. Abagnale, Jr., a teenager who runs away from home in search of the glamorous life. With nothing more than his boyish charm, a big imagination and millions of dollars in forgEd Checks, Frank successfully poses as a pilot, a doctor and a lawyer — living the high life and winning the girl of his dreams.

December 19, 2012 – January 6, 2013


JERSEY BOYS is “Working Its Way Back” to West Palm Beach. Close to 50,000 theatergoers cheered when JERSEY BOYS made its sell-out premiere at the Kravis Center in March 2010. This is the story about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Four Seasons, and how four blue-collar kids became one of the greatest successes in pop music history.

(Note: Contains adult language.)

January 29 –February 3, 2013


MARY POPPINS is bringing its own brand of Broadway magic to theaters across the country, which has the New York Daily News calling it a “roof-raising, toe-tapping, high-flying extravaganza!” So get swept up in the fun of this high-Flying Musical the New York Post gives 4 out of 4 stars and calls “a certifiable super hit.”

March 5-10, 2013


BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL is the joyous celebration of one boy’s journey to make his dreams come true. Set in a small town, the story follows Billy as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class, discovering a surprising talent that inspires his family and his whole community and changes his life forever.

(Note: Contains adult language.)

March 26-31, 2013


American Idol Star Constantine Maroulis is Dr. Henry Jekyll and Mr. Edward Hyde & Starring Grammy® Nominee and R&B Superstar Deborah Cox as Lucy

After four years on Broadway and multiple world-wide tours, this dark and dangerous love story from Tony® and Grammy® Award nominee Frank Wildhorn returns in a stunning new pre-Broadway production that first grabbed audiences and transformed JEKYLL& HYDE into a theatrical phenomenon. “It knocks the roof off the theatre,” hails Gannett Newspapers.

(Note: For mature audiences.)

April 23-28, 2013


Bette Midler proudly presents this uplifting story of a trio of friends who hop aboard a battered old bus searching for love and friendship in the middle of the Australian outback and end up finding more than they could ever have dreamed. The Hollywood Reporter describes PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT as “funny and fabulous!”

(Note: Recommended for ages 13+ due to mature language and situations.)

Subscribers for the Kravis On Broadway series will receive their renewals in the beginning of April. At that time, Kravis Center donors will also receive information on becoming a Kravis On Broadway subscriber for the 2012-13 series. For more information about becoming a donor, log on to, or call (561) 651-4320.

Subscriptions for all six Kravis On Broadway productions are $175 to $505 and go on sale July 13 at 10 a.m. to the general public. For information about purchasing a subscription to Kravis On Broadway, contact the Kravis Center box office at (561) 832-7469 or (800) 572-8471, or log on to

The Kravis Center is located at 701 Okeechobee Blvd. in West Palm Beach, FL. For more information, please call (561) 832-7469 or visit





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Beau Higgins Currently spending his time between New York and Florida, Beau was born to a theatrical family in Brooklyn. He studied drama at the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute and at HB Studios. He studied theater singing with Julia Sperratore and Helen Gallagher. Beau later taught drama at the Lincoln Center Square for the Arts. It was at this time Beau began working with the Theater Development Fund and helped found New York's famed HALF PRICE TICKET BOOTH. Early in his career, Beau was screen tested and contracted for Warner Brothers. He co-hosted, an early cable variety series on Manhattan's Teleprompter channel. At this time he directed the Johnny Specca musical, SEX IS..? at the Lincoln Center Library Theater. Beau has performed Off-Broadway in FAT FELL DOWN, The Comic Strip Theater's LITTLE LULU AND THE INVISIBLE INK and WILL THE REAL ZOOPERMAN PLEASE STAND UP. Around the country he has delighted audiences with his performances in ANYTHING GOES, THE APPLE TREE, GUYS & DOLLS, and HELLZAPOPPIN! He sang for New York audiences at such cabarets as The Duplex and Upstairs at the Downstairs. He has had numerous television appearances but is most proud to have been a winning contestant on the game shows JACKPOT and THE $20,000 PYRAMID.


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