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Are you ready for the Danger Zone LIVE?

Music Update!

Check out some early samples of our album - we've been learning and recording the score and felt the need to share!

We're Training - Full Cast

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We're Going to Top Gun (Reprise) - Full Cast

Welcome!

Top Gun: The Musical is a World Premiere booked at the 2014 Minnesota Fringe Festival this August!

The production is a labor of love from everyone on the creative team: Windy Bowlsby (Concept & Choreographer), Tim Wick (Bookwriter/Lyricist), Chad Dutton (Composer) and John Newstrom (Director), and we can use your help to make it happen!

With your generosity we will be able to bring Top Gun to new heights on The Illusion Stage. Every dollar raised will go to polishing the production and making it accessible to as many people as possible. We have a laundry list of things we'd like to do including a live band, sequined flightsuits, the ability to rent a dance studio for rehearsals, incredible puppets, and inverted F-14 and so much more!

Every single contribution will help make a huge difference to our show and we greatly appreciate all of your support.

Illusion Stage
Illusion Stage

TOP GUN: THE MUSICAL retells the story from the classic 1986 film starring Tom Cruise as Maverick. When he encounters a pair of MiGs over the Persian Gulf, his wingman is clearly outflown and freaks. On almost no fuel, Maverick is able to talk him back down to the carrier. When his wingman turns in his wings, Maverick is moved up in the standings and sent to the Top Gun Naval Flying School.

Can you just imagine how much better that's going to be with all new music and choreography? We sure can't. Going to be Epic.

Dawn Krosnowski & Samuel Poppen
Dawn Krosnowski & Samuel Poppen

Risks and challenges

Live theater can be a risk - it's always full of challenges and you discover news ways of thinking and solving in the process. To us that's part of the fun!

Our production team has put together successful and well received productions of Highlander: The Musical!, The Complete Works of William Shatner (abridged), Boogie-ography, and many more at the MN Fringe Festival for years. This is a natural evolution for us and we look forward to translating this classic story to the stage.

As for rewards - We've already begun recording parts for our soundtrack and have all the music written, so we will be able to make all our estimated delivery dates. We look forward to sharing our story with everyone.

Lastly, here is some important legal information:

· Please read the rewards carefully to determine those which are location or date specific. Travel, lodging and transportation are NOT included.

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    Along with special thanks in the program - You'll receive an Digital Download of the opening number from our Cast Album!

    Make your friends insanely jealous!

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    we'll include a Digital Download of the World Premiere of the show! Recorded with multiple cameras it's the perfect way to relive the performance!

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    A Top Gun: The Musical logo'ed t-shirt! Unavailable anywhere else this classic will have your friends begging to head into the Danger Zone with you!

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    The entire Cast and Production Team will sign a pair of Top Gun: The Musical T-shirts for you and the Maverick in your life! In addition, we'll credit you as a producer on the filmed version so you can show off to your friends!

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    Come to opening night and we'll dress you up in Goose's flightsuit and take your picture with Maverick and the rest of the cast! The perfect keepsake for being part of an amazing project!
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    An Executive Producer Credit in the Program and Video production! Plus we'll provide a dinner for two with the Production Team (Author, Composer, Choreographer, and Director) after one of the shows. (Travel not provided) Join us and pick the minds of the people behind the show!

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