The June 18th, 2022 performance at The Cutting Room in NYC
was a world premiere in the form of an old-fashioned radio drama,
with live sound effects, voice actors,
singers, musicians and narration.
Cast for the Magic Hummingbird LIVE production On June 18.
Lauren Haughton-Gillis, Director
Richard Dueñez Morrison, Music Director, Conductor
Barb Macz, stage manager
David Smith - sound effects, live foley
Rudy Alexander Giron, counter tenor, “Francisco”
Karen Garcia, soprano, “Apolonia”, “Ixazaluoh,”
and Francisco’s mother, Spanish translation
Cat Rojo, alto, “Clara”
Leonard Patton, tenor, “Franklin”
Gustavo Alcoser, tenor, “Elias”, co-writer
Scene one, composer of mariachi music
Charles Coleman, baritone, “The Preacher
Philip Gomez, countertenor, plant spirit, refugee
Geoffrey Burleson, piano and accordion
Daniel Castro, guitar and mandolin, additional Spanish translation
and additional audio editing and recording.
Michael Jones, electric guitar
Andrew Michel, bass
Daniel Pate, percussion and drums
Todd Rewoldt, saxophone
Antotina Styczen, piccolo, alto flute, bass flute, nose flute
Joseph Waters, narrator, composer, librettist, lyricist, sound design.
Book by Joseph Martin Waters, Gustavo Alcoser and Michael Gillis
Story by Joseph Martin Waters