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Tuesday
Sep112018

All for One! Ensemble Member – Meghan Rose

Meghan Rose joins Delicious for the 3rd time in All for One! The Three Musketeers Musical, September 27-28-29 and October 4-5-6 at 7:30 pm at Broom Street Theater. Go to http://arewedelicious.com/tickets to purchase advance tickets ($11).

Meghan Rose is a songwriter and performer living in New York City. She performs in two rock bands; The Loud Soft Loud in NYC and Damsel Trash in Madison. She moved to New York just over 2 years ago to pursue music, and is lucky to be able to still perform and collaborate with Madison artists regularly. During her time living in Madison, she was awarded multiple Madison Area Music Awards for her work as a writer, vocalist, bassist, and record producer, as well as two Bartell Theater Awards for best music director.

Meghan has written music for 4 full length musicals, including one that started out as an Are We Delicious musical short ("Held", book & lyrics by Kelly Maxwell) that was produced at the New York Musicals Festival (NYMF) this past summer. You can learn more about all of her exploits by visiting www.meghanrosemusic.com.

Thursday
Sep062018

All for One! Ensemble Member – J. Adam Shelton

J. Adam Shelton joins Delicious for the 1st time in All for One! The Three Musketeers Musical, September 27-28-29 and October 4-5-6 at 7:30 pm at Broom Street Theater. Go to http://arewedelicious.com/tickets to purchase advance tickets ($11).

Dr. J. Adam Shelton is a lyric tenor based in Madison, WI.  Hailed for his lyric sound and command of comedy, Dr. Shelton has performed with Madison Opera, Des Moines Metro Opera, Madison Savoyards, Music Theatre of Madison, Four Seasons, MidColumbia Mastersingers & Orchestra, La Musica Lirica, Arizona Opera, Knoxville Opera, and Opera For the Young.  He served as the tenor studio artist in the inaugural year of the Madison Opera Studio Artist program performing in Un ballo in Maschera as “Il Giudice”, “Damon” in Acis and Galatea, and covering “Don Ottavio” in Don Giovanni.  He also originated the role of “Prince Charming” for Opera for the Young’s adaptation of Massenet’s Cendrillion in English.  He apprenticed two seasons with Des Moines Metro Opera where he performed “Elder Gleaton” in Susannah with composer, Carlisle Floyd, in attendance and “Rinuccio” in Gianni Schicchi for the one-act festival.  He is a three-time recipient of the Ratcliffe award at the Southern Arizona Opera Guild's Quest for the Best competition as well as the grand prizewinner of the Amelia Reiman Opera Competition, and the second prizewinner at the Battle of the Tucson Tenors.

He has performed such roles as:  “Frederic” in The Pirates of Penzance, “The Magician” in The Consul, “Ferrando” in Così fan tutte, “Lyric Tenor” in Argento’s Postcard from Morocco, the title role in Mascagni’s L’amico Fritz, “Leicester” in Maria Stuarda, and “Nemorino” in Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore.  Audiences have also heard Dr. Shelton perform the tenor solos in oratorio and concert settings including: Handel’s Messiah, Handel’s Esther, Haydn’s The Creation, Britten’s St. Nicolas, and Britten’s The Company of Heaven.

Dr. Shelton completed his doctorate at the University of Wisconsin where his dissertation, “The Singing Dream:  A 21st Century Critical Edition of Tauberlieder”, explored the compositions of the great Austrian tenor, Richard Tauber.  Additionally, Dr. Shelton teaches at the University of WI-Whitewater while maintaining his career as a performer.

Thursday
Sep062018

All for One! Ensemble Member – Claire Kannapell

Claire Kannapell joins Delicious for the 5th time in All for One! The Three Musketeers Musical, September 27-28-29 and October 4-5-6 at 7:30 pm at Broom Street Theater. Go to http://arewedelicious.com/tickets to purchase advance tickets ($11).

Claire Kannapell plays bass with the inde-pop band Woodrow, and is a member of the Monkey Business Institute improv comedy troupe. She was a member of the Are We Delicious Xmas '15 cast, and participated in the 2017 Sounds Delicious radio plays.  

Thursday
Sep062018

All for One! Ensemble Member – Elayne Juten

Elayne Juten joins Delicious for the 2nd time in All for One! The Three Musketeers Musical, September 27-28-29 and October 4-5-6 at 7:30 pm at Broom Street Theater. Go to http://arewedelicious.com/tickets to purchase advance tickets ($11).

Elayne Juten is excited to be returning to Are We Delicious? Previous Madison credits include Maggie in A Mormon in Milwaukee with Broom Street Theatre and Tiresius in Bacchae! the Dionysus Disco Musical with Are We Delicious? Elayne received her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Vocal Performance and was a professional opera singer in the San Francisco Bay area. Previous credits include Tisbe in La Cenerentola with Opera on Tap San Francisco, Stephano in Romeo and Juliet with the Univeristy of Iowa, Nicklausse in Les Contes d'Hoffmann with the Franco-American Vocal Academy in France and Astrud in the world premiere of Sunshine at the University of Iowa.

Thursday
Sep062018

All for One! Ensemble Member – Kelly Maxwell

Kelly Maxwell joins Delicious for the 15th time in All for One! The Three Musketeers Musical, September 27-28-29 and October 4-5-6 at 7:30 pm at Broom Street Theater. Go to http://arewedelicious.com/tickets to purchase advance tickets ($11).

Kelly Maxwell has been working with Are We Delicious? since its inception and also serves as the company's graphic artist.  She was the writer/director of Held: A Musical Fantasy and Playscapes at Broom Street Theater, sings with local indie/folk/rock band The Fauxtons, and performs improvised comedy with the Monkey Business Institute.