Tom Shelton is an accomplished writer, composer, musical director, teacher and actor. He is the author along with long-time collaborator Susan Hunter, of the award winning musical Caddie Woodlawn and The Boy Who Ruled the Moon and the Sun, commissioned by the San Diego Opera. He has also written a series of successful murder mysteries produced by The Gourmet Detective throughout Southern California, including Darling, You Slay Me! andStay Tund for Murder. Other original works include The Man Who Shot the Man Who Shot Jesse James, The Disciples Undoing, Speakeasy, and a long string of classic fairy tales musically adapted for the Barnsdall Theater in Hollywood. Silueta is his most recent work, written with Diana Burbano and Chris Shelton, about Ana Mendieta and Carl Andre. Silueta was a selection of the Great Plains Theatre Conference 2013 and a finalist for the Ashland New Plays festival.