Dare To Explore.
Meet Your Mountain is a musical which tells the story of the Donner Party, a group of American pioneers who journeyed westward in 1846. When they came to a fork in the road, they chose to turn left. That choice would ultimately lead to extreme hardship, and would forever after identify the name of their company with failure, heartbreak, and the unspeakable act of cannibalism.
Who were those pioneers, and what is their story?
In such a depressing story, is there any hope? Is there anything joyful to sing about?
How would such a dramatic musical play on stage, in front of a paying audience?
What was the process of developing this daring new musical for the stage? What’s the latest news?
How could such a dark and gruesome tale be the subject of a musical?! Who would find inspiration in the story of the Donner Party?