The Creative Team



Rachel Garnet


A graduate of Vancouver Film School's Writing For Film and Television program, produced works include  Shadows on the Hill (Musical), and Starcrossed (play) and The God Machine (Web series),. Rachel made her NYC debut as a playwright with the FringeNYC 2018 production of Starcrossed. Rachel is also an accomplished performer and director, and recently completed her Royal Academy of Dance Intermediate Exam, with which she passed with Merit.

Kayleigh Shuler 


Kayleigh Shuler is truly honored and thrilled to be making her producing debut with shadowplay. Kayleigh met writer/director Rachel Garnet two years ago, and has always admired Rachel’s impressive and wildly imaginative writing. Kayleigh lives in Brooklyn with her boyfriend, Noah, who she thanks for all of his support. Thank you to our awesome team, and of course Rachel for bringing her along on this journey through Neverland and the mind of JM Barrie. Kayleigh enjoys acting and being outdoors when she is not busy producing!



Dale Shrader 

Executive Producer 

Has been a performer, producer, and lover of theater and performing for many years. Favorite productions include Magical Adventures of Merlin, Yeston and Kopit's Phantom, Shennandoah, and The Sound of Music. Dale is the Chairman of the Board of Ticking Clock Theatre, he is also an accomplished musician playing six instruments and having written over thirty songs. Dale is excited to be bringing shadowplay from its roots in Virginia, to its New York City premiere. 

Hannah Shrader

Production Stage Manager

Hannah is excited to bring her years of theater and film experience to the world of J.M Barrie. Theater Credits: Stage Managing for Boston University's BU on Broadway, Technician at the Riverside Center for Performing Arts, Props on the national tour of Paw Patrol Live: Race to the Rescue. Film/Television: Blacklist,  The Predator, Ice, Sweet Virginia, Juggernaut.