Civil War era Southern debutante Miss Magnolia Beatrice Devareux Beaumont has choked to death on the meat of a pork rib, only to find herself suddenly inhabiting the body of a thirty-something gay New Yorker (to whom she refers to as Master Joseph) on his way to Provincetown, Massachusetts for a birthday vacation.
Joe Hutcheson was born and raised in Sacramento, CA. He completed his undergraduate work in musical theatre performance at California State University, Fullerton. He then went on to complete his Master of Fine Arts in Acting at the University of Florida. Joe has also studied classical theatre at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. After moving to New York in 2005, Joe began working regularly with Cheryl King, owner/proprietor of Stage Left Studio. Together, they created the Left Out Festival for emerging LGBT theatre. Cheryl has directed several projects for Joe, including Miss Magnolia Beaumont Goes to Provincetown, The Geography of a Nervous Breakdown, and his latest solo endeavor, Son of a Hutch. Miss Magnolia Beaumont has appeared in several theaters both in New York City and regionally, including Stage Left Studio (2007, 2008, 2009), The Grand Central Arts Center (Santa Ana, CA 2007), The Cherry Lane Theatre (2010), The Triad (2011), The Times Square Performing Arts Center (2011), and the Know Theatre of Cincinnati (2012). Miss Magnolia will be appearing in the 2013 Fresh Fruit Festival at the Wild Project in NYC. The show has also received the FringeNYC Overall Excellence Award and the Critics' Pick of the Cincinnati Fringe Award.
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