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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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SIRENS & STRINGS: AN ACOU-CHIX EXPERIENCE
May 24, 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.

THE EDGE OF OUR BODIES Mosaic Theatre Presents Acclaimed Season Finale
May 24, 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.

Mosaic Theatre Announces Winners In STOP! THE VIOLENCE Video Contest
May 23, 2012

Mosaic Theatre received numerous contest entries from area high schools, and finalists were chosen based on votes cast by Facebook friends and by a panel of celebrity judges including: Brett Loewenstern (semifinalist, American Idol Season 10), Emmy Award Winner Louis Aguirre (of WSVN's Deco Drive), and award-winning playwright Joe Calarco. The finalist videos were shown to audiences attending the World Premiere of Calarco's acclaimed play "A Measure of Cruelty" which ran for four weeks at Mosaic Theatre and garnered significant critical praise. During its run, audience members were invited to vote for their favorite student video.

BOCA RATON THEATRE GUILD'S Upcoming Season
May 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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.

Mark Della Ventura's SMALL MEMBERSHIP World Premiere At Alliance Theatre Lab
May 19, 2012

Meet Matt, a 26 year old seeking attention and guidance from a group of strangers.The show centers on male insecurity and through a series of flashbacks we see his childhood and adulthood struggles with puberty, sexual orientation, anxiety, true love, heartbreak and self-determined celibacy. 'Small Membership' is a one person show about a big boy with a small problem," says Della Ventura.

Florida Rep Announces The Opening Of PIPPIN
May 19, 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 19, 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.

Sizzling, Song Filled Summer At The Colony Hotel Palm Beach
May 19, 2012

Fast-Rising Cabaret Stars Will Dazzle Royal Room Fans from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day: Carole J. Bufford, Nicolas King, Jennifer Sheehan, Wayne Hosford & Ariana Savalas The Colony Hotel - which The Palm Beach Post has hailed as "probably the best place for cabaret on the planet" - plans another sizzling, song-filled summer with some really hot and fast-rising performers straight from Manhattan's leading cabarets - several of whom are making their Royal Room debut and other performers who are returning favorites for loyal fans of the Royal Room Supper Club. The Colony Hotel's world famous Royal Room is widely celebrated for presenting "immaculately staged cabaret performances" by well known Grammy- and Tony-winning stars (Conde Nast Traveler, February 2011).

A BICYCLE COUNTRY By Pulitzer Prize Winner Nilo Cruz
May 17, 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.

JOYCE DEWITT In REMEMBER ME
May 17, 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.

I AM MY OWN WIFE - Pulitzer And Tony Winner At Gulfshore Playhouse
May 17, 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.

WILLY WONKA JR. At Florida Rep
May 17, 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's Lunchbox Theatre Series Presents THOMAS EDISON: FIRE OF GENIUS
May 16, 2012

Commissioned specially for Florida Rep in 2006 by renowned children's theatre author, Kathryn Schultz Miller, Thomas Edison: Fire of Genius examines landmark events in the great inventor's life and shows us how he became a legend. Edison himself takes the audience on an inspirational journey through his childhood full of woes, the invention of the light bulb, and even chronicles his years spent in Southwest Florida on the banks of the Caloosahatchee River. A fast-paced and zany look at Edison and life at the turn of the 20th century, Fire of Genius gives audiences a rare glimpse into the life and times of 'The Wizard of Menlo Park.' Edison's journey teaches children that 'genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.'

I AM MUSIC - THE SONGS OF BARRY MANILOW
May 16, 2012

The Plaza Theatre will come to life with the sounds of favorites like Copacabana, Mandy, and American Bandstand, as they kick off their latest show, I Am Music - The Songs of Barry Manilow. The revue style show, directed by award-winning director Kevin Black, will feature ten vocalists and dynamic dancers who will captivate audiences as they perform hits from one of the world's most prolific and popular adult contemporary singers and songwriters.

Florida Studio Theatre Announces Summer Season
May 16, 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.

Florida Rep Announces The Opening Of PIPPIN
May 16, 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.

CATHY RIGBY As PETER PAN Flies To The Kravis
May 15, 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.

Mark Della Ventura's SMALL MEMBERSHIP World Premiere At Alliance Theatre Lab
May 15, 2012

Meet Matt, a 26 year old seeking attention and guidance from a group of strangers.The show centers on male insecurity and through a series of flashbacks we see his childhood and adulthood struggles with puberty, sexual orientation, anxiety, true love, heartbreak and self-determined celibacy. 'Small Membership' is a one person show about a big boy with a small problem," says Della Ventura.



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