About this project
Natasha Mail Order Bride Escape America: The Musical, The Hollywood Fringe Festival
Natasha Mail Order Bride Escape to America: The Musical, is based on a half-hour comedy that follows the adventures of Natasha, a citizen of the 4th world of Crapistan, who has come to America, desperate to be a “True American”. Natasha is a cross between a Lucille Ball and a female Borat. This musical is an adapted stage version of the pilot. A theatrical show including multi-media, original music, live percussionists, belly dancers from Crapistan and a cast of 15 actors!
While we are pitching to the Networks, I was asked to do the Hollywood Fringe Festival! The Hollywood Fringe Festival is an annual Theater festival showcasing new cutting edge Hollywood projects. It is viewed by over 10,000 theater goers annually and is reviewed and received globally. To embark on this project I needed an incredible Production Team.
Meet the Team!
DAVID SVENGALIS: Producer
Theater Manager, Complex Theaters, Hollywood California. David has Produced and Managed many theater shows and is "hands on" with our project at his venue. He is Producing, Casting, and Managing all aspects of Natasha the Musical.
KRISTEN BOULÉ: Director
KRISTEN BOULÉ: A filmmaker and musical theatre director from Baltimore, Kristen is excited to be making her Hollywood Fringe debut! Most recently, her new musical “Dreams in Variation” premiered last fall at the Hudson Backstage, with hopes of a regional run coming soon. (visit www.dreamsinvariation.com) Next, Kristen is directing for Above the Curve Theatre Company for their upcoming one act festival, while also beginning to workshop new material, primarily for film. Other film and theatre credits are listed on www.kboulepictures.com and IMDB. GO NATASHA GO!!!
KATE BOWMAN: Co-Producer, Writer, Actor
Kate Bowman is originally from Baltimore, MD. She received a BFA in Musical Theater from The Boston Conservatory. You may have seen her on the Special Features of the “True Blood: Season One” DVD, in “Shedding Light on Vampires in America”, a pre-quil to the series. She has also done several indie films, like “Darwin’s Privy”, “The Life and Times of Andrew Quinn”, and recently starred in a short called “Acknowledge”. She starred in a world premiere at the Hudson Theater, of the new musical, “Dreams in Variation”, created and directed by Kristen Boulé, who she’s excited to be joining forces with, once again, on this project. She also recently played Catherine in David Auburn’s “Proof”, with the MET, at the Mesa Arts Center, in Arizona. Kate has worked alongside Brooke Forbes, and seen Natasha develop from the very beginning. She is grateful to the Hollywood Fringe Festival, and David Svengalis, for having us, and supporting our show!
Looking over a budget we decided to start a Kickstarter Program.
Kickstarter is the world's largest funding platform for creative projects.
The way Kickstarter works is, we will have 30 days to reach our goal of $5,000. If it is not reached in 30 days we do not receive any of the pledges. If it is attained we can realize our vision!
What your pledge will mean;
No one will have to reach into their pockets for funding and go in debt!
We will be able to put on a spectacular multimedia show!
We will have a musical to be performed anywhere, everywhere, during and after the run!
With your help we can bring Natasha the Mail Order Bride, The Musical to Hollywood and beyond.
You will give opportunity to create!!!
And.... For your Pledge, we Give Back! Natasha memorabilia, performances by Natasha and the cast! etc. etc.!
Please help us reach our goal and realize our dream!!!
"You never know what you can do until you try"
Much Gratitude and Blessings.
Team Natasha the Musical
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