About Schmidt

Beatrice Arthur: Astral Dame

South Florida Debut



photo by Kevin Hinkle Photography

  Jason B. Schmidt is a NYC based actor, Bea Arthur impersonator, voice over talent and member of the hilarious drag trio, The Golden Gays NYC! In addition to his extensive Off-Broadway, Off-Off and Regional credits, Jason B. has also traveled the US starring in numerous productions.


Previously Jason B. starred in Dog Opera by Constance Congdon which he also co-produced at The Little Times Square theatre opposite his performing and producing partner Darlene Rae Heller.  He is proud to have been one of the dynamic ensemble cast of Momentum Rep’s It’s Only Life, the theatrical revue of John Bucchino’s best musical numbers, featuring Mr. Bucchino at the piano. Other favorite credits include the German transvestite assassin Friedrich in Hit Girls: An Ass Kicking Musical in Heels as well as Dorothea in the Golden Girls Parody,  Thank You For Being a Friend: The Musical at The Kraine Theater. He also flaunted his “perfect comic timing” Off-Broadway in The Gayest Christmas Pageant Ever!  

       Jason’s voice over talents can be heard in The Red Dead Redemption by Rockstar Games. Bea Astral Dame is currently booking out of NYC.

Jason B. has a BFA in Acting from Adelphi University.

Beatrice Arthur: Astral Dame – Live at the Duplex NYC