Shall We Gather is a "one-man musical"... about a family and the land they lived on for more than 150 years in the heart of Texas. Each character and event is discovered in an old trunk and brought to life through immersive prose and song.
Why the name Shall We Gather? For untold centuries man has gathered on this land and all for the same reasons... to eat, to give birth to young and to bury their dead. For those of us who came late in this cycle, there were many a "gatherings" as we brought our families, flocks and herds together. Also, the Pecan Bayou of the Texas Colorado river served as the waters for many an old-style baptisim - of course, "Shall We Gather" was the most sung song of the day... And finally, during the telling of Shall We Gather, there is a gathering of hearts and spirits about the stories - so much so that the audience is as much a part of the story as the story itself.