Book and lyrics by Zoe Howard
Music by Chris Gierymski

Teenagers Erin and Ben are the sole survivors of a plane crash in the Rocky Mountains. Injured, disoriented, and stranded in the forest with dwindling resources, they search for what they need in the plane wreckage, trying to stay optimistic, and trying to stay alive.

Developed as a thesis project for NYU’s Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program. Still in progress. “The Way To Go” was performed by Dani Apple and Steven Sawan on May 22, 2023, at Joe’s Pub.