Eight actor-musicians tell the story of Ace Baker, who spends the first decade of his life fatherless. At 12 years old, a phone call reveals that his “deceased” Grandpa Beau has been alive all his life, and his Mama knew. Family secrets unravel as Ace rushes to make up for the lost time with a man who changes his life, and puts a guitar in his hand.

Listen to WAMC Roundtable radio interview with the creatives and lead actor


Beau isn’t quite like anything else on any stage.” – Glens Falls Chronicle 

Beau is a profound, poignant tale.” – Post Star Review 

Beau has great depths of feeling and soul, for those on both sides of the footlights. A superb show.” – Times Union Review 

There are musicals that entertain you. There are other shows that touch you emotionally. And, there are those shows that demands discussion on the way home. Beau does all three.” – The Saratogian 


Joe’s Pub Concert

See Details

Adirondack Theatre Festival, August 3-9

Broadway’s Future Concert Series, March 25

Spotlights songs from the new musical Beau, penned by Douglas Lyons and Ethan D. Pakchar. At Lincoln Center’s Bruno Walter Auditorium, 111 Amsterdam Avenue at 64th Street, 6pm.  Doors open at 5:30 pm.  Free. See Details

Ethan D. Pakchar and Douglas Lyons (Photo: Christoper Boudewyns)