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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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Florida Rep Announces The Opening Of PIPPIN
June 8, 2012

The original Broadway production of Pippin was an instant Broadway sensation and ran for over 1,900 performances. It won 5 Tony Awards and and 4 Drama Desk Awards in the early 1970s.

Palm Beach Dramaworks Presents Pulitzer Prize Winning PROOF
June 8, 2012

West Palm Beach's only resident professional theatre, Palm Beach Dramaworks, concludes its spring season with David Auburn's Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Proof" on Friday, May 25th (8PM) at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre(201 Clematis Street). Special priced preview performances are slated for May 23rd & 24th with regularly scheduled curtain times through June 17th.

KRAVIS Announces Four New Additions To 2012 Line-Up
June 7, 2012

Kravis Center for the Performing Arts Announces Four New Additions in 2012 * SESAME STREET LIVE ELMO MAKES MUSIC (October 12-14) * JAKE SHIMABUKURO (November 2) * BENISE EN FUEGO! (November 8) * DRUMLINE LIVE(November 9) Tickets Go On Sale to Public on July 6

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Resurrects The Count de Hoernle Theatre (The Caldwell) In Boca
June 7, 2012

In an effort to get the theatre's footlights shining again, two sister theatre companies - Entr'Acte Theatrix and Palm Beach Principal Players - are co-producing JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, which will run for 10 performances at the former Caldwell Theatre, July 5-15. The dynamic rock musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice is a musical interpretation of the final days of Jesus Christ that is not so much a story about religion as it is about the emergence of a charismatic rebel who surfaces among an oppressed people to pacifistically challenge the moral state of existing affairs - all told in the musical vernacular of rock 'n' roll, just like HAIR before it.

Tony Winning LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Comes To The Broward Center Starring GEORGE HAMILTON
June 6, 2012

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES recently made Tony Awards history as the first show to ever win the Tony Award three times for best production. The classic musical comedy by Jerry Herman and Harvey Fierstein originally won six Tony Awards in 1984, including Best Musical. A Broadway revival won two 2005 Tony Awards including the Best Revival of a Musical prize. The new, freshly reconceived LA CAGE won three 2010 Tony Awards including Best Revival of a Musical and Best Director of a Musical (Terry Johnson).

BOCA RATON THEATRE GUILD'S Upcoming Season
June 6, 2012

The Boca Raton Theatre Guild's 2012-2013 season will begin with a comedy, and end with a classic. A.R. Gurney's Sylvia, and Kander & Ebb's Chicago will run in September and March at the Willow Theatre in Sugar Sand Park.

DON'T RAIN ON OUR PARADE A Tribute To The Women Of Music
June 6, 2012

They are three of the most revered female singers of all time and now The Plaza Theatre, 262 S. Ocean Blvd, Manalapan, will pay tribute to these living legends in Don't Rain On Our Parade - A Tribute to Barbara Streisand, Bette Midler, and Carole King.

LOVE SCENES Florida Premiere At Empire Stage
June 6, 2012

Moe Bertran plays 6 characters including a twenty-year-old hustler falling for his kinky mentor; a Broadway producer in a locker room brawl with the starlet who's after his man; a sixty something martini drinker whose partner wants to have an open sexual relationship; and a drag diva ending her search for a rich husband to settle for true love.

Mosaic Theatre Announces 2012-2013 Season
June 5, 2012

Mosaic is pleased to be just the second theater in the United States to present The Birds by Tony Award nominee Conor McPherson. Kicking off this season will be the Southeastern Premiere of the recent New York sensation, The Diary of a Madman which featured Geoffrey Rush.

CAROLE J. BUFFORD Debuts At The Colony Hotel, Palm Beach
June 5, 2012

Carole J. Bufford made her entrance on the New York cabaret stage in the Metropolitan Room's MetroStar Talent Challenge. Immediately following, she was asked to perform at the 2009 Cabaret Convention at Jazz@Lincoln Center presented by the Mabel Mercer Foundation. In addition, Ms. Bufford has been featured in numerous Broadway By The Year concerts, both at The Town Hall and in California. She has also performed in All Singin', All Dancin' as well as the recent Tribute to Judy Garland and The Art of American Dance at The Town Hall where she shared the stage with Lorna Luft and Susan Stroman in an all-star cast.

Ira Levin's DEATHTRAP At Miami Beach Stage Door Theatre
June 5, 2012

Clayton Phillips makes his directorial debut at the Miami Beach Stage Door Theatre, leading a cast of accomplished actors in what promises to be a riveting production. Currently the Production Manager for Maltz Jupiter Theatre, Clayton has also directed local Florida productions of Music Man, Hairspray and Chicago for Lake Worth Playhouse and The Outgoing Tide for Arts Garage in Delray Beach. He is the recipient of the New Hampshire Theatre Award for Best Director for his production of John Pielmeier's Slow Dance With A Hot Pick-Up and was Harold Prince's assistant for the Broadway and touring productions of Kiss of the Spider Woman, Candide and Parade.

Emmy Winning Comedian LESLIE JORDAN In FRUIT FLY At The Waterfront
June 4, 2012

The Waterfront Playhouse presents Emmy Award-winner Leslie Jordan as part of Key West Pride Week. Mr. Jordan will be bringing his critically-acclaimed new show, "Fruit Fly" to the Waterfront stage on June 8th and 9th at 8 pm. Tickets are $45, and they are going fast. Mr. Jordan is best known for his performance in the stage and film versions of "Sordid Lives," and his Emmy-winning turn as Beverley Leslie, the comic foil to Megan Mullally's Karen Walker on "Will and Grace."

DISNEY'S THE LION KING Leaps To Miami's Arsht Center - Now Playing
June 4, 2012

In its 15th year, THE LION KING remains ascendant, recently becoming the highest-grossing Broadway show in history. Since its Broadway premiere on November 13, 1997, 19 productions around the globe have been seen by more than 64 million people, grossed over $4.8 billion and, cumulatively, run a staggering 91 years. Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions (under the direction of Thomas Schumacher), THE LION KING is the sixth longest running musical in Broadway history and only the second show to produce five productions running 10 or more years.

Out In The Tropics Presents Teatro El Publico's CALIGULA
June 4, 2012

FUNDarte's Out in the Tropics brings award-winning contemporary LBGTQ artists and arts events to South Florida annually. In its third year, the Festival presents Teatro El Publico's staging of Caligula from Havana, Cuba on June 14-16, 2012, at 8:00 p.m. at the Colony Theater, in Miami Beach. In this production (never before seen in the U.S.), the tyrannical Caligula is given a contemporary face, armed with a 'mask of gayness' and 'the glamour of illustrious uniforms,' inciting audiences to witness other forms of misconduct beyond the sexual.

I AM MY OWN WIFE - Pulitzer And Tony Winner At Gulfshore Playhouse
June 2, 2012

Gulfshore Playhouse announced the final show that will complete their 2012-2013 season: "I Am My Own Wife", the Tony Award-winning and Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Doug Hughes. The Playhouse will present this play that the New York Times called "both moving and intellectually absorbing" January 18-Feb 3, 2013, with a preview performance on January 17th.

TIME STANDS STILL Southeastern Premiere At GableStage Closes June 3rd
June 2, 2012

Sarah and James, a photojournalist and a foreign correspondent, have been together for nine years and share a passion for documenting the realities of war. When her battlefield injuries force them to return home to New York, they find their future together threatened by the prospect of a more conventional life. Penned by Pulitzer Prize Winning playwright Donald Margulies, Tony nominated Time Stands Still was hailed as one of the best new plays on Broadway!

A BICYCLE COUNTRY By Pulitzer Prize Winner Nilo Cruz
June 2, 2012

New Theatre (THE NEW) announced its last play of the 2011-2012 season, A Bicycle Country by Pulitzer Prize award winning playwright Nilo Cruz running from June 8 - 24, 2012. This stirring portrait of three Cuban exiles and their harrowing journey across the Caribbean Sea examines the universal themes of freedom and oppression, hope and survival.

Fifth Anniversary Series Of KRAVIS ON BROADWAY
June 1, 2012

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) * BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL (March 5-10) * JEKYLL & HYDE with Constantine Maroulis & Deborah Cox (March 26-31) * PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT (April 23-28)

JOYCE DEWITT In REMEMBER ME
June 1, 2012

Craig Smith, Managing Partner of the new Alhambra Theatre & Dining announced this morning that Joyce DeWitt will star in Sam Bobrick's romantic comedy, Remember Me. Miss DeWitt is most widely known to audiences for her starring role as 'Janet Wood' in the ABC Television hit series "Three's Company," but she is no stranger to live theater, working both as actress and director in a stage career which spans over forty years. She recently starred in A Scattered, Smothered and Covered Christmas Musical and the Canadian productions of the 2000 Pulitzer Prize-winning play Dinner With Friends and Alfred Uhry's Tony Award-winning play The Last Night of Ballyhoo.

SIRENS & STRINGS: AN ACOU-CHIX EXPERIENCE
June 1, 2012

On June 17, 2011, Conundrum presented its first Sirens & Strings in Hallandale spotlighting 11 acts. Genres provided were pop, folk, soul, R&B, and jazz. Two editions later, cabaret and world music were featured. Comedy and poetry were also implemented exposing local female performances.



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