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Crossover: A New Pop Musical

Green Light Group Productions (Producers: Chelsea Cylinder and Danielle Moore)


September 24-September 26

2020 Fringe Festival

120 minutes

$5 – $10

YouTube

Audio DescriptionOpen Captioning


Meet CROSSOVER, the newest singing competition to hit the airwaves with a streaming-era twist: the competing artists must prove that they’re adept at both writing and performing across different genres in order to claim the title of CROSSOVER Champion. When contestants 101 (Regina “Reggie” Carlyle, a soul-singing Stanford dropout), 13 (Hallie Harper, a country sweetheart on a mission), 69 (KC Parker, a wannabe rock goddess and the daughter of a famous guitarist), and 78 (Maxine “Max” Green, an electro-pop starlet on the rise) tie in the regional competition, they reluctantly opt to compete on the national broadcast as a group: Four-Way Tie. As they navigate the ups and downs of sudden fame, they learn more about themselves and each other than they ever thought possible. CROSSOVER’s megamix-style score, featuring influences from dance-pop, country, R&B, and rap, reinforces the show’s message: love between women, romantic or otherwise, is something to sing about.

Crossover: A New Pop Musical has an original book and score written by Danielle E. Moore and is directed by Amanda Pasquini. The show is produced by Chelsea Cylinder and Danielle E. Moore and presented by Green Light Group Productions (GLG), a production firm devoted to the creative development and production of new works across stage, screen, and new media. GLG specializes in the creation of new musical theatre and content that challenges the form.

This work will feature Audio Description and a Captioned version of the performance will be available online.

A link to the content will be sent to ticket buyers. Note: this show contains mild profanity and some suggestive language. Recommended for ages 13+.

For more information about the show’s creative team, please visit www.greenlightgroupproductions.com/aboutwww.chelseacylinder.com, and www.amandapasquini.com.

Showtimes

Thursday, Sept 24 at 8pm Friday, Sept 25 at 8pm Saturday, Sept 26 at 2pm & 8pm

Pricing

$10 general admission
$5 industry admission
To purchase an industry ticket, please email proof of industry to greenlightgroupproductions@gmail.com. You will then receive a promotional code that you can enter at checkout.

About the Artists

Danielle E. Moore (Co-Producer, Writer, Composer/Lyricist, Music Director) is an NYC-based writer and producer. She is the Executive Director of Green Light Group Productions (www.greenlightgroupproductions.com), whose other projects include GATSBY: A New Musical (University of Pennsylvania Year of Innovation Grant; NYSummerfest 2019) and Audrey, a new musical about the life of Audrey Hepburn (East Broadway Theater Project; Creative Cauldron Bold New Musical Voices Selection). Her work has been featured in Variety Media, Film Inquiry, Broadway World, and ShowTickets. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. 

Chelsea Cylinder (Co-Producer, Cast: KC Parker) is a Philadelphia-based actress and graduate of the University Of Pennsylvania, most recently seen live as Tinker Bell in Peter Pan at The Broadway Theatre Of Pitman, and most recently seen virtually in various readings with Coffee & A Play. Other favorite acting credits include Chess (Florence), How To Succeed In Business…Trying (Rosemary), Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead (Rosencrantz), and The 25th Annual…Spelling Bee (Logainne). She is also a theatre Teaching Artist with the Walnut Street Theatre, Theatre Horizon, Music Theatre Philly, and Child Drama Workshops. This is her seventh show with the Philadelphia Fringe Festival. Chelsea would like to thank Danie, Amanda, her parents, Peter, and the entire cast/crew. www.chelseacylinder.com

Amanda Pasquini (Director) is a Philadelphia based theatre director. Selected work: The Last Five Years, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Of Mice and Men (Penn State), Sylvia (UPenn), See Amid The Winter Snow (Philly Fringe, World Premiere). Junie B. Jones: The Musical (Walnut Street Theatre) Asst Directing: Civil War Voices (Walnut Street Theatre), ‘Tis Pity (PAC), The King/Moon (PWTF). Amanda works at the Walnut Street Theatre’s education department. www.amandapasquini.com

Taylor J. Mitchell (Cast: Regina “Reggie” Carlyle) is a Philadelphia actress, teaching artist, and choreographer. Her recent credits include All Lives Don’t Matter (KCAC) Finding Our Focus (TeacherCoach), Disenchanted (De Nova Theatre), F-Word (Bloom Radiant), Lysistrata: Cross Your Legs Sister, Cabaret (Frenchie) (Bucks County Performing Arts), (Walnut Street Theatre): Shrek (Dragon u/s) Fly Guy (Fly Girl), Civil War Voices (Elizabeth Keckley u/s) Pinkalicious (Allison) Christmas Carol (Belle). She is forever grateful for her friends and family for always pushing her to pursue her wildest dreams, and now she lives it. Instagram: @taymitch__, TaylorjMitchell.com

Boris Dansberry (they/them) (Cast: Maxine “Max” Green) is delighted to be making their Philly Fringe debut with Crossover. A recent graduate, Boris is excited about the future of theatre in Philadelphia and the incredible artists with brilliant visions of what our industry can be. You may have seen them last in the Arden Theatre Company’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream live stream alongside other incredible young artists raising money for the Philly Bail Fund. If you have the means Boris challenges you to find a charity supporting Black trans women, such as the Morris Home right here in Philly, and donate whatever you can. Love always to family and friends. Instagram: @borisdans

Ali Walker (Cast: Hallie Harper) is a Philadelphia-based teaching artist and actor. She is thrilled to be a part of her second Fringe Festival production. She is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Musical Theatre degree and has worked for Riverside Theatre (Vero Beach, FL), Bucks County Playhouse, and Walnut Street Theatre. Past credits include …Spelling Bee (Logainne), She Kills Monsters (Evil Gabbi), Das Barbecü (Actor 3), The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Extra), Boeing Boeing (Asst. Director), Legally Blonde JR. (Asst. Director), and Disney’s Beauty and the Beast JR. (Director/ Choreographer). Many thanks to the Crossover team for bringing her on-board!

Donovan Lockett (Cast: Shea Stone) proudly hails from New Orleans but has made Philly her artistic home! Selected credits: Significant Other (Mauckingbird Theatre Co); All’s Well That Ends Well (PAC); Troilus & Cressida (Revolution Shakespeare); Measure for Measure (Scranton Shakespeare); White (Theatre Horizon); A Christmas Carol (Walnut Street Theatre); Oedipus (Hangar Theatre); Trigger Warning (Prime Theatre Syndicate). Since quarantine began, Donovan has performed virtually with Revolution Shakespeare, Paper Doll Ensemble, Coffee & a Play, Artists in Place, and Jouska Playworks @ Simpatico. Thank YOU for supporting the arts during these wild times! BFA: Ithaca College. donovanlockett.com  

Annie Fang (Cast: Lila Selleck / Charli Parker) is thrilled to help bring Crossover to life. Previous credits include SHIP (Azuka Theatre), and Man of God (InterAct Theatre Company). She hopes to join Inis Nua Theatre Company for their postponed production of Folk once it is safe to do so. Wishing everyone good health and good spirits. 

Chris Murphy Smith (Cast: Jack Tyler) is thrilled to be a part of the Crossover: A New Pop Musical cast. Previous roles include: Gabe (Next To Normal, Players Club of Swarthmore), Will Bloom (Big Fish, Upper Darby Mainstage), and Happy Loman (Death of a Salesman, St. Joe’s Prep Cape & Sword). Instagram: @chris.murphy.smith

Hannah Spear (she/her) (Stage Manager/Assistant Music Director) is a Philadelphia-based stage manager, actor, singer, and director. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2019 with a B.A. in Theatre Arts and was a Season Apprentice at Lantern Theater Company for the 2019/20 season. She is now the Artistic Associate at the Lantern and has also worked with ArcheDream for Humankind, the Philadelphia Women’s Theatre Festival, and White Box Theatre.

Jeff Buterbaugh (Graphics Designer) is a visual designer and actor residing in State College, PA. He has helped to create media content for shows such as Hamilton as well as been awarded for his work in publications such as Graphis. You can keep up with his antics at www.jeffbuterbaugh.me.

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