(Bio as of April 2003)
Dwight Andrews most recently collaborated with the Goodman on Gem of the Ocean during the 2002/2003 Season. He received his bachelor and master's degrees from the University of Michigan and the Master of Divinity degree and a Ph.D. in music theory from Yale University. While at Yale, he served as resident music director (1979-1986) at the Yale Repertory Theater under Lloyd Richards. Theater credits include the Broadway productions of August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Joe Turner's Come and Gone, The Piano Lesson and Seven Guitars. Most recently, he served as music director for the Broadway revival production of Ma Rainey's Black Bottom starring Charles S. Dutton and Whoopi Goldberg. His film credits include The Old Settler, directed by Debbie Allen and starring Phylicia Rashad; Louis Massiah's documentary films, W.E.B. DuBois: A Biography in Four Voices and Louise Alone Thompson: In Her Own Words; Charlene Gilbert's Homecoming; the Hallmark Hall of Fame television movie The Piano Lesson; HBO's Miss Evers' Boys; and the theme for the PBS documentary I'll Make Me A World.
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