Lynn Beaver

Lynn Beaver

Austin native Lynn Beaver has been active in local theatre for the past 28 years. She saw her first play in 1974 and fell completely in love with the performing arts. Lynn has been a director, actor and technician for more productions than she cares to count. Currently she Stage Manages for various companies across the city. 




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First Show:

The Time Of Your Life at St Edward’s Mary Moody Theatre - I was 14.

Favorite Show:

Sweeney Todd with Angela Lansbury and Len Cariou Broadway 1978

Favorite Stories:



MOST POPULAR ARTICLES


Review: AURORA - Bottle Alley Creates Pure Magic
Review: AURORA - Bottle Alley Creates Pure Magic
May 16, 2024

Bottle Alley Theatre is undoubtedly Austin’s most creative company. From their incredible scripts to their out-of-the-ordinary performance spaces, they can take a thread of thought and weave a singular moment in time for their audience.

Review: DISASTER! THE MUSICAL At Georgetown Palace Theatre
Review: DISASTER! THE MUSICAL At Georgetown Palace Theatre
April 12, 2024

The Georgetown Palace production is jammed full of talent and fun with a brilliant cast and crew. DISASTER! THE MUSICAL quite simply highlights what the Palace does best, technically difficult shows that make us roar with laughter.

Interview: Chatting With Jack Plotnick, Co-Writer Of DISASTER! THE MUSICAL
Interview: Chatting With Jack Plotnick, Co-Writer Of DISASTER! THE MUSICAL
March 21, 2024

I’m so happy to have the opportunity to chat with the co-writer of DISASTER! Jack Plotnick. DISASTER! runs March 22 - April 21 at The Georgetown Palace Theatre and Jack is attending opening night.

Review: WICKED - Musical Magic At Bass Concert Hall
Review: WICKED - Musical Magic At Bass Concert Hall
March 17, 2024

There’s a reason why WICKED has become one of the most beloved musicals in the history of theatre, it is quite simply fantastic in every aspect.

Review: UNDARK at Trouble Puppet Theatre Company
Review: UNDARK at Trouble Puppet Theatre Company
March 12, 2024

Trouble Puppet Theatre Company continues its superb storytelling tradition with UNDARK: A Radioactive Puppet Play at the Vortex.

Review: UNA NOCHE BUENA - ZACH Theatre Presents A Holiday Treat For The Whole Family
Review: UNA NOCHE BUENA - ZACH Theatre Presents A Holiday Treat For The Whole Family
December 17, 2023

UNA NOCHE BUENA at ZACH Theatre is a wonderful holiday musical that will become a holiday tradition.

Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON Rocks Bass Concert Hall
Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON Rocks Bass Concert Hall
November 15, 2023

Broadway in Austin brings the absolutely hysterical, very adult THE BOOK OF MORMON to Bass Concert Hall to an appreciative audience this week.

Review: Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Magnolia Musical Theatre
Review: Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Magnolia Musical Theatre
August 7, 2023

Magnolia Musical Theatre’s DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is an extraordinary experience.

Review: Shrewd Productions Presents SMALL STEPS
Review: Shrewd Productions Presents SMALL STEPS
August 3, 2023

Shrewd Productions has a reputation for producing amazing theatre and their return to the stage after the pandemic is no different. SMALL STEPS is touching, engaging, funny, and surprising.

Review: GOD OF CARNAGE - Beyond August Productions
Review: GOD OF CARNAGE - Beyond August Productions
July 24, 2023

Beyond August Productions and director Robyn Conner do an outstanding job in bringing this midnight dark comedy to life.

Review: Bottle Alley Weaves A Powerful Story With WRAITH RADIO
Review: Bottle Alley Weaves A Powerful Story With WRAITH RADIO
July 5, 2023

WRAITH RADIO, written by company founder Chris Fontanes is a truly amazing piece of theatre. The script is a finely crafted puzzle, leaving storytelling bread crumbs along the way, but reserving the last revelation for the final moments.

Review: CINDERELLA at Georgetown Palace Shines
Review: CINDERELLA at Georgetown Palace Shines
April 30, 2023

There are few things that make me happier than entering a theatre packed with smiling, joyful audience members of all ages. CINDERELLA elicited laughter, joy and a heartfelt standing ovation the evening I attended.

Review: MOTHER OF THE MAID at Jarrott Productions
Review: MOTHER OF THE MAID at Jarrott Productions
April 27, 2023

Jarrott Production's MOTHER OF THE MAID by Jane Anderson is currently playing at Ground Floor Theatre. Sadly this oddly clunky script is more puzzling than entertaining despite a valiant effort by the director, cast and crew.

Review: REVIEW: SELF PORTRAITS - Bottle Alley Theatre Wows With Wonderful Work
Review: REVIEW: SELF PORTRAITS - Bottle Alley Theatre Wows With Wonderful Work
April 13, 2023

Bottle Alley Theatre prides itself on being a DIY theatre company, and they do it incredibly well. For their current production, SELF PORTRAITS, the company has a couple of tables laden with props, a couple of folding chairs, two tall stools, a canvas backdrop, and a small space for the actors to work.

Review: SILENT SKY - The Stars Shine At The Palace Playhouse In Georgetown
Review: SILENT SKY - The Stars Shine At The Palace Playhouse In Georgetown
March 16, 2023

I can’t think of a better way to celebrate Women’s History Month than to see SILENT SKY, a sublimely beautiful play currently running at The Georgetown Palace Playhouse.

Review: Austin Opera - SWEENEY TODD: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street
Review: Austin Opera - SWEENEY TODD: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street
January 29, 2023

Austin Opera presents one of the most iconic musicals in Broadway history, SWEENEY TODD: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street by the late, great Stephen Sondheim. In a departure from their usual fare of Bizet, Puccini or Verdi, this particular production marks the first time Austin Opera has performed a musical.

Review: Jarrott Productions - THE SOUND INSIDE - A Stunning Narrative
Review: Jarrott Productions - THE SOUND INSIDE - A Stunning Narrative
January 18, 2023

Jarrott Productions begins 2023 with another hit, the suspenseful narrative THE SOUND INSIDE by Adam Rapp. This beautiful, sometimes jarring, play follows the company’s former work featuring amazing talent and outstanding production values.

Review: The Stage Austin's HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH - A Magnificent Triumph
Review: The Stage Austin's HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH - A Magnificent Triumph
August 22, 2022

I urge you to grab your tickets for the final weekend before it’s completely sold out, it will be. HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH made its debut Off Broadway in 1998, an in-your-face rock musical with a non-hetero-normative central character that shocked audiences with its raw narrative. Looking back at a show that's 24 years old, one would think that the material, once shocking, would be less impactful given the intervening time and

Review: PREVIEWS OF DEPARTING ATTRACTIONS - A Theatrical Breath Of Fresh Air At Austin Playhouse
Review: PREVIEWS OF DEPARTING ATTRACTIONS - A Theatrical Breath Of Fresh Air At Austin Playhouse
August 13, 2022

Lowell Bartholomee’s new work, PREVIEWS OF DEPARTING ATTRACTIONS is a theatrical breath of fresh air during our stifling August heat.

Review: SUNFLOWER Scottish Rite Musical Misses The Mark
Review: SUNFLOWER Scottish Rite Musical Misses The Mark
August 4, 2022

SUNFLOWER with book and lyrics by Laura Guli and music and orchestration by Premila Mistry tries so hard to reach its target audience that it lacks focus on any one topic.



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