The Trail to Oregon

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Join our All-American family as they journey down the The Trail to Oregon! 

The Trail to Oregon! is an original musical produced by Starkid Productions and was performed in Chicago in the summer of 2014. It is also the most historically accurate musical portraying the Oregon Trail to date; featuring 12 educational songs, a set precisely replicating the trail’s landscape, and appearances from famous historical figures, such as: Henry McDoon, Cletus Jones, and Cornwallis.  Watch it if you want.



Jeff Blim - Father
Rachael Soglin - Mother
Jaime Lyn Beatty - Daughter
Lauren Lopez - Son
Corey Dorris - Grandpa, Cletus Jones
Joey Richter - McDoon, Everyone Else


Book - Jeff Blim, Nick Lang, Matt Lang
Additional Writing - Brian Holden
Music - Jeff Blim
Additional Music - Drew DeFour
Director - Nick Lang
Music Direction - Clark Baxtresser, Pierce Siebers, Jeff Blim
Choreography - Katie Spellman
Set - Jen Lang, Teia Smith
Costumes - Matt Lang
Light - Sarah Petty
Sound Design - Mark Swiderski
Stage Manager - Ruby Summers
Asst. Stage Manager - Jess Dumbroff


Keyboard 1, Vocals - Clark Baxtresser
Keyboard 2, Vocals - Pierce Siebers
Keyboard 3, Banjo - Max Evrard
Guitar - Corey Richardson
Bass - Mason Cormie
Drums - Nick Kabat