Presented by Mercury Momentum’s All the Earth’s A Stage Program
Written/Music By Thomas Dutton
Lyrics By Thomas Dutton & Paul Dutton
Directed By Castle Paige
Castle Paige has an over 20 year long history with theater, from dance performances to being a journeyman with Motherlode Stage Company. She has written original shows that have been performed at festivals and won awards for her original writing. She has been involved in every aspect of theater through her career, including directing, costume & set design, dance and acting. She has worked with Mercury Momentum previously as the Stage Manager for Dorothy in Wonderland and is the Theater Director for the All The Earth’s a Stage Program. Razia’s Shadow holds a special place in her heart and has been a dream of hers for nearly a decade.
Musical Director Rene Kirk
René Kirk has a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from Point Loma Nazarene University. She’s been involved in choirs from an early age including school honor choir to the California Regional and All State Honor Choirs. She received a piano scholarship to Point Loma. Since graduating, she taught music in a Washoe County charter school and has been involved in the music ministry of her church. She has also teaches piano, and has been a part of Music Teachers National Association.
Stage Manager Jessica McCoy
Dance Director/Choreographer Hannah Hoobyar
Ms. Hoobyar is the owner of Paradise Dance Company and instructor at SURVE Dance Studio as well as the host of Teen Talk, a national radio show/blog and Amazon bestselling author for “Yoga for Kidz”. She has choreographed thousands of routines for local and national acts and productions with projects including The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Academy of Country Music Awards, Charity Music Tours and local projects for Roller Kingdom, the Nevada State Fair, Reno Earth Day and musical productions with All the Earth’s a Stage.
Assistant Choreography Lizzy Long
Costume and Make Up Emmy Pennington
Emmy Pennington has been designing and creating her own cosplay since 2010, and has won awards for her past designs in fashion. For the last 7 years she has been honing he craft, putting her hard earned skill set and love of sewing to use for Mercury Momentum’s production of Dorothy in Wonderland. Creating for the show brought out something in her, a new found passion for theater. She is currently attending the University of Nevada and studying art.
Production Manager Heather Howell
Heather Howell is a Reno native and is the founding board member of Mercury Momentum. She has extensive education & training in Marketing and Business Management and has most recently acted as the director and production manager for “Dorothy in Wonderland the Musical” at Cargo Concert Hall. She has also produced several projects at The Grand Sierra Resort, Harrah’s Showroom, The Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival Stage at Sand Harbor, Wingfield Park, Idlewild Park and Reno Little Theater. Productions have included “Into the Woods”, “Oliver!”, “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella”, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, “Disney’s The Little Mermaid” as well as Le Cirque Vagabond’s “Dreamaire” the Forte Awards and Red Hot Productions “Tassel”.
Production Consultant Mikayla Davis
Set Construction Ethan Pendragon, Jessica McCoy
Prop Master Jessica McCoy
O the Scientist – Cheyenne Leigh
Ahrima/Adakias – E. J Zuniga
Nidria – Quinn Jamal Jackson
Barayas the Spider – Kay Caudell
Toba the Tura – Casey Lee Folda
Gargul the Oracles – Dani Squier, Elizabeth Kirk, Elizabeth Fisher
Sangara – Gracie Squier
Pallis – Ethan Pendragon
Princess Anhura – Hannah Sloan
King Malka – Kevin Kirk
Baba Bawaba – Quinn Jamal Jackson
Baruka Bawaba – Tabitha Trillo
Doctor Dumaya – Lisa Ellison
Narrators – Robert Kirk, Dani Squier, Elizabeth Kirk, Elizabeth Fisher
Angels – Tabitha Trillo, Gracie Squier, Hannah Sloan, Ethan Pendragon, Kevin Kirk, Lisa Ellison, Lizzy Long
Spider Dancers – Lisa Ellison, Hannah Sloan, Lizzy Long, Hannah Hoobyar
Fire Dancers – Hannah Sloan, Lisa Ellison
Dark/Light Villagers – Casey Lee Folda, Cheyenne Leigh, Kay Caudell, Lizzy Long, Tabitha Trillo, Quinn Jamal Jackson, Timothy Kirk, Hannah Hoobyar
King’s Minions – Casey Lee Folda, Lizzy Long, Kay Caudell, Cheyenne Leigh
Razia’s Shadow A Musical has been made possible in part by a grant from Nevada Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor