Louis Rosen

LCT: Northeast Local. Albums: Time Was (solo), The Ache of Possibility, One Ounce of Truth (The Nikki Giovanni Songs), South Side Stories (with vocalist Capathia Jenkins). Musicals: Book of the Night (Goodman Theatre), A Child's Garden (Off-Broadway), The Ugly Duckling (Ann Arbor Arts Festival). Books: The memoir/oral narrative The South Side: The Racial Transformation of an American Neighborhood (Ivan R. Dee, Chicago). Music for plays: Thirty productions on and off Broadway and major regional theaters around the country. Awards: Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship in Music Composition, NEA New American Works Grant, Gilman/Gonzalez-Falla 2nd Annual Musical Theatre Award. Additional compositions include Dream Suite (words by Langston Hughes), Twelve Songs on poems by Maya Angelou. Current: musical adaptation of Steinbeck's The Pearl; recording of second solo album, Dust to Dust Blues. www.louisrosen.com