Join us for the WOLVES AND ROSES book launch tour! You can get your copy of WOLVES AND ROSES signed and meet these characters from the book…

The Character Of Madame

Madame is also a member of the Denarii League and as such, she is positively committed to preserving magic wherever she can. In fact, Madame runs a teen support group for young girls who have some magical power, but have failed to live up to their fairy tale life template. If you’re lucky, perhaps you would like to become a member, too. Madame is always only too eager to help.

Played By Jennifer Elias (Manhattan & Boston Company)

Jennifer Elias is a stage and film actor in Boston. She began her studies at the Capachione School for Performing Arts in East Bridgewater, MA. Past works include Blanche in Brighton Beach Memoirs, M’lynn in Steel Magnolias, and a member of the ensemble in Cabaret. While most of her experience has been in stage work, she is also very passionate about acting for film and has recently wrapped on a number of independent short film projects. She is currently finishing her undergraduate degree in Theatre at the University of Massachusetts Boston. She is passionate about acting, talking about film, dancing, traveling and trying to find time in her busy schedule to enjoy all of the wonders of life.

Played By Madeline Bernhard (Chicago Company)

Madeline Bernhard is a local Chicago actor and beyond ecstatic to embody the characters of Wolves and Roses! Recent Chicago credits include Nightfall (Theatre-Hikes), Save Ferris!(Under the Gun Theater), Romeo and JulietGetting Out, and Elephant’s Graveyard(Loyola University Chicago). Aside from performing, Madeline recently graduated from the Loyola Quinlan School of Business with a degree in Finance.

Played By Zanna Weigant (San Francisco Company)

Zanna lives in the San Francisco Bay Area and works as a musical theatre actress. When she is not performing, she forges custom jewelry for her clients and spends her days watching Stranger Things with her man and two cats.

The Character of Blanche

Blanche began her adventure as a young girl with magical power and a fairy tale life template. in her case, Blanche’s template was Snow White. She’s since been able to live her dream, marry her prince, and become a full member of the Denarii. Ask her what she likes best about saving magic for everyone…perhaps she’ll invite you to join the Denarii too!

Played by Rebecca Elowe (Manhattan & Boston Company)

Rebecca Elowe is an actor and teaching artist from Chicago. She recently graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in Theatre and a concentration in Theatre for Young Audiences. Recent acting credits include A Midsummer Night’s Day-Dream, Little Shop of Horrors, and Elephant and Piggie’s “We are in a Play!” In addition to acting and teaching, Rebecca loves to play her violin, practice circus/aerial arts, and read – she is so excited to be a part of this book tour!

Played By  Lindsey Weiss (Chicago Company)

Lindsey Weiss is an undergraduate actor at Northwestern University, double majoring in Theatre and Gender & Sexuality Studies. In addition to performing at Northwestern, they are the Activism Director of Lipstick Theatre, which is dedicated to producing feminist works, and a Teaching Artist with Seesaw Theatre, which creates accessible theatre experiences for young autistic people. They split time between Chicago and their hometown, New York.

Played By Emily Kistner (San Francisco Company)

Emily Kistner is a recent graduate from Cal State East Bay where she recieved a degree in Theatre Arts with an emphasis in acting. She has been in various plays and musicals such as Cabaret, Cymbeline, 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Our Town And Little Shop of Horrors. She currently works for an entertainment company called My Once Upon A Time as a princess and fairy and is excited to join the Monster House team as well!

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