Abdul Hamid Royal

People’s Light debut. Theatre Includes: Broadway/International/National: Tony award-nominated Five Guys Named Moe; Twist, Sophisticated Ladies, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Jelly’s Last Jam, The Wiz, Truly Blessed, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Sound of Music, Fiddler on the Roof, Betsy Brown, Concerts for the Earth, Colors of Christmas, Smokey Joe’s Cafe, The Life. Regional: A Chorus Line, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill, Dreamgirls, Songs For Nobodies, Big River, Black Pearl Sings, Blues In The Night and Sirens of Song. Composer/Arranger: Five Guys Named Moe, Truly Blessed, Body and Soul, Twist, Cole Porter Festival, Colors of Christmas. Recording Artists: Chaka Khan, Natalie Cole, Peabo Bryson, Melissa Manchester, Liza Minelli, Ashford & Simpson, Jennifer Holliday, Patti LaBelle, Christina Aguilera, Jason Mraz, Stevie Wonder, Ty Herndon, David Foster, LA Philharmonic and Phil Collins. Awards: The Ovation Award and The LA Drama Critics Circle Award - Best Music Direction for The Gospel at Colonus. NAACP Image Award for Broadway musical Five Guys Named Moe. NAACP Image & Stage Scene LA Award - Outstanding MD on the LA production of Recorded In Hollywood.