Harold Wheeler is nominated for a 1999 Tony Award for his orchestrations for Little Me. From the time Wheeler conducted the Broadway musical Promises, Promises to the year Dreamgirls won six Tony Awards, he has been in the front ranks of entertainment as conductor, composer, arranger and performer. His additional theatre credits as orchestrator and music supervisor include Coco, Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Wiz, Little Me, A Chorus Line, The Tap Dance Kid, Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music, Fame, The Life and Side Show. Recently he acted as musical director for the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta. He also composed the score for the film Love! Valour! Compassion! He is married to actress-singer Hattie Winston.