Harold Wheeler

Composer, Arranger, Orchestrator, Musical Director, Musical Supervisor, Musician
( b. Jun 14, 1943 St. Louis, Missouri, USA ) Male
Relations:Husband of Hattie Winston

Broadway Production Credits

Ain't Too Proud
Musical, Original
Mar 21, 2019 - ?
Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler

Side Show
Musical, Revival
Nov 17, 2014 - Jan 04, 2015
Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler

Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway
Special, Concert, Original
Nov 10, 2011 - Jan 01, 2012
Arrangements and orchestrations by Harold Wheeler

Lennon
Musical, Original
Aug 14, 2005 - Sep 24, 2005
Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Musical, Comedy, Original
Mar 03, 2005 - Sep 03, 2006
Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler

Never Gonna Dance
Musical, Comedy, Original
Dec 04, 2003 - Feb 15, 2004
Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler

Hairspray
Musical, Comedy, Original
Aug 15, 2002 - Jan 04, 2009
Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler

The Full Monty
Musical, Comedy, Original
Oct 26, 2000 - Sep 01, 2002
Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler

Swing!
Musical, Dance, Revue, Original
Dec 09, 1999 - Jan 14, 2001
Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler

Little Me
Musical, Comedy, Revival
Nov 12, 1998 - Feb 07, 1999
Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler

Side Show
Musical, Original
Oct 16, 1997 - Jan 03, 1998
Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler

The Life
Musical, Original
Apr 26, 1997 - Jun 07, 1998
Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler

Tommy Tune Tonite!
Special, Revue, Original
Dec 28, 1992 - Jan 03, 1993
Arrangements and/or orchestrations by Harold Wheeler

Carrie
Musical, Original
May 12, 1988 - May 15, 1988
Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler
Musical Supervisor: Harold Wheeler

Dreamgirls
Musical, Revival
Jun 28, 1987 - Nov 29, 1987
Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler
Musical Supervisor: Harold Wheeler

Grind
Musical, Original
Apr 16, 1985 - Jun 22, 1985
Additional orchestrations by Harold Wheeler

Leader of the Pack
Musical, Revue, Original
Apr 08, 1985 - Jul 21, 1985
Opening dance sequence composed by Harold Wheeler
Opening dance sequence orchestrated by Harold Wheeler

The Three Musketeers
Musical, Revival
Nov 11, 1984 - Nov 18, 1984
Additional orchestrations by Harold Wheeler

The Wiz
Musical, Comedy, Revival
May 24, 1984 - Jun 03, 1984
Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler

The Tap Dance Kid
Musical, Original
Dec 21, 1983 - Aug 11, 1985
Music arranged by Harold Wheeler
Musical Supervisor: Harold Wheeler
Vocal arrangements by Harold Wheeler

Little Me
Musical, Comedy, Revival
Jan 21, 1982 - Feb 21, 1982
Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler

Dreamgirls
Musical, Original
Dec 20, 1981 - Aug 11, 1985
Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler
Musical Supervisor: Harold Wheeler

Lena Horne: "The Lady and Her Music"
Special, Concert, Original
May 12, 1981 - Jun 30, 1982
Musical Director: Harold Wheeler

The Wiz
Musical, Comedy, Original
Jan 05, 1975 - Jan 28, 1979
Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler

Love for Love
Play, Revival
Nov 11, 1974 - Nov 30, 1974
Featuring songs by Harold Wheeler

Don't Play Us Cheap!
Musical, Fantasy, Original
May 16, 1972 - Sep 30, 1972
Musical Supervisor: Harold Wheeler

Two Gentlemen of Verona
Musical, Comedy, Original
Dec 01, 1971 - May 20, 1973
Musical Supervisor: Harold Wheeler

Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death
Musical, Original
Oct 20, 1971 - Jul 30, 1972
Musical direction and supervision: Harold Wheeler
Musician: Harold Wheeler

Coco
Musical, Original
Dec 18, 1969 - Oct 03, 1970
Dance arrangements by Harold Wheeler

Promises, Promises
Musical, Comedy, Original
Dec 01, 1968 - Jan 01, 1972
Dance arrangements by Harold Wheeler
Musical Director: Harold Wheeler

Benefits and Special Events

Dreamgirls
Sep 24, 2001 - Sep 24, 2001
Special, Benefit, Concert, Revival
Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler

Awards and Nominations

2005 Tony Award® Best Orchestrations

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels [nominee]
Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler

2005 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Orchestrations

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels [nominee]
Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler

2004 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Orchestrations

Never Gonna Dance [nominee]
Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler

2003 Tony Award® Best Orchestrations

Hairspray [nominee]
Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler

2003 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Orchestrations

nomineeHairspray [winner]
Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler

2001 Tony Award® Best Orchestrations

The Full Monty [nominee]
Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler

2001 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Orchestrations

The Full Monty [nominee]
Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler

2000 Tony Award® Best Orchestrations

Swing! [nominee]
Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler

2000 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Orchestrations

Swing! [nominee]
Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler

1999 Tony Award® Best Orchestrations

Little Me [nominee]
Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler

1997 Tony Award® Best Orchestrations

The Life [nominee]
Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler

1997 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Orchestrations

The Life [nominee]
Music orchestrated by Harold Wheeler

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