Big stage. Big celebrities. Big story from James Beaumont.


A funny, touching, inspiring book that paints a Broadway performer’s rich artistic life with swift strokes. Famous celebrities enter and exit with sage advice, targeted inspiration and humor as James advances his way through a career path across Broadway and into TV’s glorious heyday variety shows. Revealing anecdotes. An engaging exploring of James’ life on and off stage.

Inside the Book

James Beaumont’s Journey Through The Stars, 2018 best Broadway memoir.

James Beaumont enjoyed many years from youth to maturity participating in the entertainment corps of hit Broadway musicals and TV variety shows—in minor and major roles. He wrote this book as a collection of vignettes that are entertaining, revealingly titillating and insightful. Yet, his book is meant to be potently inspiring as well. He calls it, “A wonderful read for anyone that is starting their journey and wishes to reach for the stars or anyone that wishes to celebrate their own” The book also captures an era of entertainment that is full of nostalgic wistfulness, speaking to a longing for more harmonious times.

A delicious best book about Broadway – James Beaumont’s Broadway memoir is wall to wall vignettes that entertain, reveal, and inspire today’s performers.

Books about Broadway come along fairly regularly, but only a few capture what it was like in the heyday of the 1980’s and 90’s for theatre performers working hard to get on stage, and stay on stage. James Beaumont’s memoir take on Broadway and the variety shows of TV (think Carol Burnette) reveals what it took for him to make the cut from young dancer/performer to a seasoned pro. Along his journey, there’s plenty of story-telling on the famous and sometimes notoriously famous entertainers of those brilliant times. He worked with the best, and shares for young performers today a certain esprit de corps that is telling and inspiring – a what it takes to succeed. Best actor memoir for the Broadway scene – check out this book.