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SIX THE MUSICAL

Alex serves as music director ("Joan") for the cruise line premiere of the Broadway-bound production, SIX, under the direction of musical supervisor Joe Beighton, orchestrator Tom Curran, and directors Lucy Moss and Jamie Armitage. She is currently traveling North and Central America with the 1.0 cast on the Norwegian Bliss.

M A Y

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WAGON WHEEL CENTER FOR THE ARTS, WARSAW, IN

Alex spent the summer as Associate Music Director at Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts in Warsaw, Indiana, serving as Music Director for Singin' in the Rain, and Assoc. MD for Matilda the Musical, Oklahoma!, and Mamma Mia!. More info about Wagon Wheel here.

M A R

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CONTACT HIGH STUDIO CAST RECORDING RELEASE

Alex contributed arrangements to Hass & Swanton's Contact High (formerly known as Science Fair) studio cast recording. The album is available on Spotify, iTunes/Apple Music, Amazon Music, and Google Play.

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CELEBRITY CRUISES

Alex spent 6 months sailing through Europe, the Middle East, and Asia on the Celebrity Constellation as the bandmaster & musical director, conducting guest entertainer shows in the theater and overseeing scheduling for 7 other music acts around the vessel. 

J U N

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NEW LONDON BARN PLAYHOUSE, NEW LONDON, NH

Alex joined the Education Staff at the New London Barn Playhouse in New London, NH as Music Director for the 2018 Junior Intern Company. This summer’s season included Play Ball (an original music revue), Puss in Boots, Love’s Labour’s Lost, Giants in the Sky (regional premiere), and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

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SUMMERSTUCK at THE WEST END LOUNGE, NYC

Alex music directed the debut performance of Summerstuck: Songs from the Shows I Should Have Booked, produced by Ian Connor, which enjoyed a monthly residency at the West End Lounge.

A P R

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ONWARD at NYU KIMMEL'S EISNER & LUBIN AUDITORIUM, NYC

Alex music directed ONWARD, a one-night-only concert to benefit Good Chance Theatre. The core work of Good Chance is to create “new kinds of communities to empower artists from across the world and connect people, stories, and cultures.” Check out the incredible work they’re doing here.

M A R

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FULL CAPACITY: THE WORK OF HASS & SWANTON at FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, NYC

Alex had the pleasure of writing arrangements and music directing Full Capacity, an evening of music by writing duo Kyle Reid Hass and Jeremy Swanton. The night featured songs from their upcoming shows, as well as favorites from Science Fair, which Alex music directed during its July 2017 Off-Bway premiere.

F E B

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SEUSSICAL at GALLERY PLAYERS, NYC

Alex played keys for a month-long run of Seussical at the Gallery Players in Brooklyn, music directed by Josh Bartley.

J A N

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SAINTS OR SINNERS READING, NYC

Alex music directed a reading of Saints or Sinners, a new musical in development by composer Andrew Baumer. The reading took place at Tisch School of the Arts’ 2nd Avenue theatre space.

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URINETOWN: THE MUSICAL at NYU PLAYWRIGHTS HORIZONS THEATER SCHOOL, NYC

Alex had the pleasure of music directing a hilarious and intimate production of Urinetown alongside fellow MD Beth Golison.

© 2018 by Alex Crosby

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