Bostic has written for Broadway, most notably collaborating with the award-winning playwright August Wilson on GEM OF THE OCEAN and various productions of his last play RADIO GOLF as well as the Mark Taper production of JOE TURNER’S COME AND GONE directed by Phylicia Rashad. Because of her collaboration with Mr. Wilson, Bostic was asked to score the PBS American Masters program “August Wilson – The Ground on Which I Stand.” Reflecting on Mr. Wilson’s career, this documentary inspired her to compose “The August Wilson Symphony”.
In addition to her work with August Wilson, Bostic’s work on Broadway includes BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO with Robin Williams, by Pulitzer Prize finalist Rajiv Joseph. Her score of music and ambient textures in BENGAL TIGER garnered a Drama Desk win in the Sound Design category for this collaboration. She has been nominated for several additional awards including the Ovation Award, NAACP Theater Award, and a Drama Desk nominee for “Outstanding Music in a Play.”
As a solo artist, Bostic toured extensively in festivals and venues including The Copenhagen Jazz Festival, Ronnie Scott’s, Birdland,Tokyo and Osaka Blue Note, and The Pori Jazz Festival. Also a vocalist, Bostic recorded and performed with many renowned artists including Nas, Ryuichi Sakamoto, and David Byrne.
The August Wilson Symphony was supported by a grant from the Sundance Institute Film Music Program with additional support from the Sundance Institute Time Warner Fellowship Program.
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