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Where the Mountain Meets the Moon: A Musical Adaptation

Book, Music & Lyrics by Min Kahng
Directed by Mina Morita
Based on the novel by Grace Lin
World Premiere: February 22, 2014

Winner* of 3 and Finalist** for 7 Theatre Bay Area Awards!

The Story
In this new musical adaptation of Grace Lin’s Newbery Honor Book, Where the Mountain Meets the Moon, a spunky young girl in an ancient mythical China sets out on an adventure-filled quest to improve her family’sfortune, with help along the way from a friendly dragon.

The Production
The world premiere of Where the Mountain Meets the Moon was produced by Bay Area Children's Theatre and ran from February 22nd thru March 16th, 2014 at the Osher Studio in Berkeley, CA. The production received recognition as a Theatre Bay Area Awards Recommended Production.

The Original Cast Album
The cast recording for Where the Mountain Meets the Moon is now available through Bay Area Children's Theatre for a donation of $30 ($25 of which is tax-deductible). With your donation, not only will you get to re-experience the music from the show, but you'll be directly supporting the development of new work for young audiences and their families! To get your CD, send an e-mail to BACT's Development Director Derek Collard (derek@bactheatre.org).

*TBA Awards Winner Categories: Direction - Mina Morita, Ensemble, Featured Actor - Sean Fenton
**TBA Awards Finalist Categories: Overall Production of a Musical (Tier 2), Costume Design - Maggie Yule, Scenic Design - Martin Flynn, Lighting Design - Sean McStravick, Sound Design - Colin Trevor, Music Direction - Tania Johnson, & Lead Actor - Will Dao.

Photography by Joshua Posamentier

PRODUCTION HISTORY
World Premiere: The Osher Studio in Berkeley, CA - Bay Area Children's Theatre, Feb-Mar 2014

DEVELOPMENT HISTORY
Workshop & Staged Reading: Studio A in Berkeley, CA - Bay Area Children's Theatre, Nov 2013
Developmental Workshop: Studio A in Berkeley, CA - Bay Area Children's Theatre, Aug 2013

AWARDS & HONORS
Winner of 3 and Finalist for 7 Theatre Bay Area Awards