The Wizard of Oz Emerald City Cast - May 24 - May 28, 2018

Riverdale Children's Theatre

 Who's Who 

  • Denni Schwartz head shot

    Denni Schwartz

    as Dorothy Gale

    Denni is a sixth grader at S.A.R Academy. She has been in 8 previous RCT seasonal shows. Recent shows include Peter pan, Aladdin and Lion King. She would like to thank Becky, Derek, Tyler, Paul, Shana and the whole cast that made it possible.

  • Irene Papakanakis head shot

    Irene Papakanakis

    as Aunt Em

    Irene is a 7th grader at St. Margaret of Cortona School. This is her second performance with RCT. Irene loves the experience of RCT and would like to thank the entire staff for making this show possible!

  • Ava Wanko head shot

    Ava Wanko

    as Glinda

    Ava Wanko is a 5th grader at PS24 and so happy to be performing in her 12th show with RCT. She is super excited to be starting at PPAS in September.  She loves to perform and make new friends at RCT.  Ava would like to thank all the staff who have helped with this show and all the RCT staff that encourage the love of the arts.

  • Sean Joseph Farrelly head shot

    Sean Joseph Farrelly

    as Uncle Henry/Nikko

    Sean attends De La Salle Academy and is happy to appear in his 2nd RCT show, after having a great time playing Gaston in Beauty and the Beast.He plays traditional Irish music and has competed in Ireland at the World Champion level.  Sean was inspired by his sisters, Ellen and Clare, to explore musical theatre.He thanks Becky, Justina and the entire RCT staff for making this show possible.

  • Kiara Monteiro head shot

    Kiara Monteiro

    as Zeke/Cowardly Lion

    Kiara Monteiro is an 8th grader at Icahn Charter School 2. She enjoys volleyball, swimming and most of all singing and acting. She is ecstatic to be performing in another show with Riverdale Children’s Theater as the lion. She thanks all of the hard work and dedication of everyone working on this show and her parents for supporting her through it all.

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