‘Chomolungma’ opens Thursday in Lander

(Lander, WY) – The International Climbers’ Festival is happening July 15th-18th and includes numerous climbing clinics, gear swaps, trade fairs, etc..during that time, there are also three performances of Chomolungma by Molly Jones.

This free 15-minute performance shares a real-time conversation between two close friends that discusses death and grief after a tragedy on Mount Everest. The event is taking place at the Bhava Shala at 6 pm on July 15th-17th.

Chomolungma is being produced with support from the LOR Foundation and the Lander Art Center, Bhava Shala, Second Wind Productions, Boycott…the Production, Communal Pancake, International Climbers Festival, and the Todd Skinner Legacy.

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“Our goal for bringing this piece to Lander is to begin conversations regarding the importance of mental health, including how to foster resiliency in the face of trauma and how to support others who may be going through this,” shared Communal Pancake Performing Arts. “After each performance, there will be a community talkback with mental health professionals to help cultivate a space for conversation.”

Chomolungma initially premiered in 2019 during Shrillfest at MCS Theatre in New York City.

The performance is free, however, Bhava Shala is an intimate space and seating is limited. Please RSVP by visiting communalpancake.com/tickets.

COVID-19 guidelines will also be in place for all performances and noted that this show not only discusses death and grief, but has strong language.

Follow the links to learn more about the organizations bringing this performance to Lander: The LOR Foundation, The Lander Art Center, Second Wind Productions, Boycott…The Production and Communal Pancake Performing Arts.

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