Andrea Jones-Sojola was recently seen in the Broadway hit The Music Man, starring Hugh Jackman. She played Strawberry Woman on Broadway in The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, starring Audra McDonald. Off-Broadway, she was seen in the critically acclaimed Carmen Jones. Other NYC highlights include Dear World, A Little Night Music, Brigadoon, Cabin in the Sky, The Most Happy Fella, Annie Get Your Gun, Parade, and Candide. She recently made her debut at the Muny as Sister Berthe in The Sound of Music and reprised the role at Virginia Opera. She won the “Outstanding Performance in a Leading Role” Award for Newton’s Cradle (New York Music Festival). This summer Andrea performs in Light in the Piazza (Encores!). Film and TV credits include For Colored Girls, Generation Lockdown, The Sound of Music Live! (NBC), Show Boat (PBS), Sweeney Todd, (PBS), Monsterland (Hulu), FBI (CBS), The Blacklist (NBC), Mozart in the Jungle (Amazon), and Fire Shut Up in My Bones (Metropolitan Opera/PBS). Andrea, originally from Louisville, KY, currently resides in Harlem with her family. When she is not on stage, she enjoys voice acting. She can be heard on several episodes of the podcast Strange and Unexplained.