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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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THE EDGE OF OUR BODIES Mosaic Theatre Presents Acclaimed Season Finale
June 1, 2012

Award-winning Mosaic Theatre continues its tradition of staging thought-provoking dramatic work with its production of 'The Edge of Our Bodies" by celebrated author Adam Rapp, the fifth and final show of Mosaic's landmark Eleventh Anniversary Season. Over the past year, Mosaic has staged some of the most memorable moments in theatre, including its sold-out production of Eric Simonson's hit play "Lombardi" and most recently, Mosaic's critically acclaimed World Premiere production of "A Measure of Cruelty" by Joe Calarco. As its season finale, Mosaic brings to the stage "The Edge of Our Bodies," a major hit at the 2011 Humana Festival.

TheatreZone Announces Season 8 Hot Seats Single Tix On SALE June 1st
May 31, 2012

TheatreZone opens Season 8 in December with A Funny Thing Happened On The Way to the Forum. Broadway's great farce is light, fast-paced, witty, irreverent and one of the funniest musicals ever written -- the perfect escape from life's troubles. With Book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, music and lyrics by the legendary Stephen Sondheim, Forum takes comedy back to its roots, combining situations from time-tested, 2000 year old comedies of Roman playwright Plautus with the infectious energy of classic vaudeville. The result is a non-stop laugh-fest in which a crafty slave (Pseudolus) struggles to win the hand of a beautiful but slow-witted courtesan (Philia) for his young master (Hero), in exchange for freedom.

Tony Winning LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Comes To The Broward Center Starring GEORGE HAMILTON
May 30, 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).

Summer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theatre Picks - Florida!
June 7, 2012

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County presents City Theatre's 17th annual SUMMER SHORTS FESTIVAL, South Florida's fast and furiously fun program of the nation's hottest short plays, staged in the intimate Carnival Studio Theater (Ziff Ballet Opera House) from June 1-17, 2012. Under the new direction of Producing Artistic Director John Manzelli, the sizzling 17th season of the company's acclaimed SUMMER SHORTS FESTIVAL features fifteen performances of ten original short plays - some raucous, others innovative and poignant, but with the ultimate goal to make audiences laugh.

BOCA RATON THEATRE GUILD'S Upcoming Season
May 30, 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
May 30, 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
May 30, 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.

SHORTCUTS 2 At Empire Stage
May 30, 2012

The Playgroup kicks off its second year with SHORTCUTS 2, a program of nine short plays by local playwrights. The show will play at The Empire Stage, 1140 North Flagler Drive, Fort Lauderdale, Saturday June 2nd, at 8pm and Sunday June 3rd at 3pm.

WILLY WONKA JR. At Florida Rep
May 29, 2012

Playing June 1 & 2, Willy Wonka Jr. is a whimsical musical that captures all of the scrumdidilyumptious magic of Roald Dahl's beloved classic book. Come follow Willy Wonka, the eccentric world-famous candy man on his quest to find an heir.

Florida Rep Announces The Opening Of PIPPIN
May 29, 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
May 29, 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.

Emmy Winning Comedian LESLIE JORDAN In FRUIT FLY At The Waterfront
May 29, 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
May 26, 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.

PALM BEACH POPS ANNOUNCE 2012-2013 Concert Season
May 26, 2012

Bob Lappin and The Palm Beach Pops, Florida's premier Pops orchestra, is offering another sensational season of sophisticated musical entertainment with the announcement of six signature concert series. Audiences are invited to hear "The Music You Love, Live" as the orchestra celebrates 21 years of outstanding music from The Great American Songbook with special guest artists including American Idol Finalist Tamyra Gray, pianist and vocalist, Tony DeSare, Broadway leading lady, Christine Andreas, and Vegas superstar Clint Holmes and more.

I AM MY OWN WIFE - Pulitzer And Tony Winner At Gulfshore Playhouse
May 26, 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.

Florida Studio Theatre Announces Summer Season
May 26, 2012

Florida Studio Theatre presents an exciting new Summer Season - with a hootin' n' hollerin' Ring Cycle-inspired musical, a Pulitzer Prize-winning love story, and a comedy full of mistaken identities and slamming doors.

JOYCE DEWITT In REMEMBER ME
May 25, 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.

LORETTA SWIT In LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE
May 25, 2012

Emmy® Award-winning actress Loretta Swit is the first cast member announced for Asolo Repertory Theatre's summer production of Love, Loss, and What I Wore. Swit is known by audiences for her quick-witted and impassioned portrayal of Major Margaret "Hot Lips" Houlihan on television's beloved series, M*A*S*H. Swit has been honored with two Emmy® Awards and ten nominations, a People's Choice Award, and eight Golden Globe® nominations.

TIME STANDS STILL Southeastern Premiere At GableStage
May 25, 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!

CATHY RIGBY As PETER PAN Flies To The Kravis
May 25, 2012

Audiences are invited to discover the magic all over again of the two-time Emmy Award winning, and two-time Tony® Award-nominated production: Cathy Rigby is PETER PAN. Families and fans alike have their chance to "fly"into the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts for this magical production running August 1-5, 2012. Tickets are on sale to the public this Saturday, May 19 at 10am. Tickets start at $25 and are available at the Kravis Center's official web site www.kravis.org/peterpan; the Kravis Center Box Office (561) 832-7469 or (800) 572-8471, and at all Ticketmaster outlets.



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