A HARROWING EPISODE IN THE HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN WEST IS NOW
A Soaring New Musical
Dare to Explore.
The Donner Party tells the story of a group of pioneers who journeyed westward in 1846, and then were trapped in the Sierra mountains without food during the harsh winter of 1847.
Before landing on Broadway, where will this bold new musical begin its journey?
Travelling west, the Donner Party came to a fork in the road and chose to turn left. That choice would ultimately lead to unspeakable horror.
Who would choose to turn such a dark chapter of history into a musical drama?
From Despair to Hope.
The Donner Party history includes one of the most gruesome events in the settling of California. But is there also hope and inspiration in this story?
Is there anything to sing about?