Bay Area Children’s Theatre world premiere
Photography by Joshua Posamentier
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon: A Musical Adaptation
Theatre for Young Audiences
Book, Music & Lyrics by Min Kahng
Based on the novel by Grace Lin
A commission by Bay Area Children's Theatre
Playing Sep 21-Oct 27, 2019 at Bay Area Children’s Theatre
Playing Feb 7-23, 2020 at South Coast Repertory
In this 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’s fortune, with help along the way from a friendly dragon.
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Cast: 8 actors (4 Female, 4 Male)
Music: 2-piece score (Piano, Erhu or Violin)
Duration: 75 minutes (can be performed as a 2-act show)
Feb-Mar 2014, World Premiere: Bay Area Children's Theatre at The Osher Studio in Berkeley, CA
Nov 2013, Workshop & Staged Reading: Bay Area Children's Theatre at Studio A in Berkeley, CA
Aug 2013, Developmental Workshop: Bay Area Children's Theatre at Studio A in Berkeley, CA
AWARDS & HONORS
Winner of 3 Theatre Bay Area Awards: Direction - Mina Morita, Featured Actor - Sean Fenton, Ensemble
Finalist for 7 Theatre Bay Area Awards: 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.