Peter recently directed 1776 starring Brooks Ashmanskas & Robert Cuccioli for Ford’s Theater in Washington, DC. As the Artistic Director of the Hangar Theatre in Ithaca, New York, he directed Lend Me A Tenor starring Michael McCormick, & Emily Skinner, the world premiere of Tim Pinckney’s play Ever So Humble starring Andréa Burns; Natascia Diaz as Aldonza in Man of LaMancha; and Wally Dunn in David Mamet’s November. Broadway credits: Actors’ Fund concerts of On the 20th Century with Douglas Sills & Marin Mazzie, Chess with Josh Groban & Adam Pascal, and Funny Girl with Whoopi Goldberg, Andrea Martin, & Jane Krakowski. Off-Broadway credits: Lee Blessing’s Two Rooms – Lion Theatre, Skippyjon Jones, & Junie B. Jones (nominated for two Lucille Lortel Awards including Best Musical), and Rhapsody in Seth – Actors’ Playhouse starring Seth Rudetsky. Regional credits: Barrio Grrrl! – Kennedy Center, Sleuth & Man of LaMancha (Carbonell Award, best director) – Maltz-Jupiter Theatre, Guys and Dolls – Engeman Theater, Gypsy – St. Louis MUNY (starring Karen Mason), The Piano Lesson and The Crucible – Tampa Performing Arts Center, A Child’s Christmas in Wales – National Theatre of the Deaf. As a writer, Peter is the author of Lily, a musical adaptation of Edith Wharton’s The House of Mirth written with writing partner, composer/lyricist Brooks Ashmanskas. They are currently under commission at the Huntington Theatre writing the musical adaptation of For Love of the Game. Peter is on faculty at the Stella Adler Studio for Acting and is a graduate of Northwestern University.
PROS Class, Musical Theatre Intensive Coordinator