Theater Credits

Anderson "Sonny" Edwards

Theatrical Resume

 

Nina Simone-Between the Keys-(Music Supervisor )

Fleetwood-Jourdain Theater Evanston, Illinois 8/08

Ain’t Misbehavin-(Acoustic Bass) Goodman Theater Chicago, Illinois 7/08

Ella-(Conductor/Piano/Actor) Dallas Theater Center Dallas, Texas 2/08

Ella- (Conductor/Piano/Actor) Northlight Theater Skokie, Illinois 11/07

Those Sensational 70’s-(Keyboards) Black Ensemble Theater Chicago, Illinois 8/07

Memphis Soul-(Electric Bass) Black Ensemble Theater Chicago, Illinois 6/07

Don’t Make Me Over-The story of Dionne Warwick-(Electric Bass)

Black Ensemble Theater Chicago, Illinois 1/07

Don’t Shed A Tear-The story of Billie Holliday-(Acoustic Bass)

Black Ensemble Theater Chicago, Illinois 6/06

Nina Simone-The High Priestess Speaks-(Acoustic/Electric Bass)

Black Ensemble Theater Chicago, Illinois 1/06

Thunder Knocking on the Door-(Composer/Electric Bass)

Minetta Lane New York, NY (Off-Broadway) 6/02,

 Geva Theater, Rochester, NY 

Thunder Knocking on the Door-(Composer)Old Globe Theater San Diego, Ca, Stanford Theater Stanford, Conn 4/00 

Thunder Knocking on the Door-(Composer/Musical Director/ Electric Bass)

Northlight Theater Skokie, Il, Gutherie Theater Minneapolis, Min, Arena Stage Theater Washington, DC., Great Lakes

Theater Festival Cleveland Oh, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Cincinnati, Oh.  7/97-6/99

 

Gospel at Colonus-(Audition Pianist)

Goodman Theater 6/87

The Other Cinderella-(Keyboards)

The Black Ensemble Theater 4/87

 

Awards

1999 Helen Hayes Awards winner

 for Best Musical Direction of Thunder Knocking on the Door


2002 OBIE Awards Nominee(Off-Broadway) Thunder Knocking on the Door

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