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Peter Stone News

Date of Birth: February 27, 1930
Date of Death: April 25, 2003 (73)
Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA, USA
Gender: Male
PHOTO FLASHBACK: White House Historical Association Posts Pics of 1776 Cast Performing For President NixonPHOTO FLASHBACK: White House Historical Association Posts Pics of 1776 Cast Performing For President Nixon
by Michael Dale - Jan 21, 2016

In 1970, the Broadway company of 1776 played a special performance at The White House. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES at Maltz Jupiter TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES at Maltz Jupiter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Get ready to celebrate the life of beloved American entertainer Will Rogers at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre with THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES: A LIFE IN REVUE! BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Maltz Jupiter Theatre to Present THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIESMaltz Jupiter Theatre to Present THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2015

Get ready to celebrate the life of beloved American entertainer Will Rogers at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre with The Will Rogers Follies: A Life in Revue! (more...)

 McLean Community Players to Stage Tony-Winning Musical 1776 McLean Community Players to Stage Tony-Winning Musical 1776
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

?The McLean Community Players' production of the musical 1776, based on the events surrounding the drafting and signing of the Declaration of Independence, opens Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, and runs weekends through Feb. 21 at McLean's Alden Theatre.† With music by Sherman Edwards and a book by Peter Stone, 1776 became an improbable hit and won three Tony Awards, including Best Musical in 1969.† Director Annie O'Neill Galvin leads an award-winning cast and crew for this production. (more...)

South Bend Civic Theatre Sets 2016 SeasonSouth Bend Civic Theatre Sets 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

From the cobblestone streets of London and the islands off the Irish coast, to the halls of Harvard and clamor of the second Continental Congress, Artistic Director, Mark Abram-Copenhaver, is proud to announce the 2016 season at the South Bend Civic Theatre. (more...)

Dramatists Guild President Doug Wright Releases Statement Regarding Recent Casting ControversiesDramatists Guild President Doug Wright Releases Statement Regarding Recent Casting Controversies
by Michael Dale - Nov 18, 2015

The Dramatists Guild defends playwrights against changes made to their work without expressed permission. (more...)

Len Cariou, James Earl Jones and More Honor Angela Lansbury Tonight at York's 2015 GalaLen Cariou, James Earl Jones and More Honor Angela Lansbury Tonight at York's 2015 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

The York Theatre Company†honors†Broadway and Hollywood legend Angela Lansbury with the 2015 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre tonight, November 16, 2015 at Guastavino's (409 East 59th Street). (more...)

Erin Davie, Klea Blackhurst & More Added to York's Gala Honoring Angela LansburyErin Davie, Klea Blackhurst & More Added to York's Gala Honoring Angela Lansbury
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

The York Theatre Company†has announced today Broadway's Klea Blackhurst (York's Call Me Madame) Mario Cantone (Assassins), Erin Davie (York's Silk Stockings, Side Show), Matt McGrath (Nice Work If You Can Get It), and Mary Louise Wilson (On the Twentieth Century), along with the acclaimed Yale Wiffenpoofs, have joined the roster of illustrious special guest performers who will gather to honor Broadway and Hollywood legend Angela Lansbury at 2015 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre on Monday, November 16, 2015 at Guastavino's (409 East 59th Street).† (more...)

Len Cariou, James Earl Jones & More Will Honor Angela Lansbury at York's Awards Gala in NovemberLen Cariou, James Earl Jones & More Will Honor Angela Lansbury at York's Awards Gala in November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2015

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director) will honor Broadway and Hollywood legend Angela Lansbury with the 2015 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre on Monday, November 16, 2015 at Guastavino's (409 East 59th Street).† (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Vermont - Week of 9/27/2015Now Playing Onstage in Vermont - Week of 9/27/2015
by BWW - Sep 27, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/27/2015 for Vermont (more...)

BWW Review: CURTAINS at Vintage TheatreBWW Review: CURTAINS at Vintage Theatre
by Chris Arneson - Sep 25, 2015

One must take his criticisms into careful consideration when there's an entire number in a show dedicated to critic-hate...but don't worry cast of Vintage's Curtains, I was just as thrilled as the guy screaming 'BRAVA!' next to me after every number.† (more...)

Encores! Takes Inspiration from Broadway's HAMILTON, Seeks 'Multi-Ethnic' Cast for 1776Encores! Takes Inspiration from Broadway's HAMILTON, Seeks 'Multi-Ethnic' Cast for 1776
by Jessica Khan - Sep 22, 2015

Encores! is taking some forward-thinking inspiration from Lin-Manuel Miranda's HAMILTON for its upcoming production of the Tony-winning musical 1776. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Vermont - Week of 9/20/2015Now Playing Onstage in Vermont - Week of 9/20/2015
by BWW - Sep 20, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/20/2015 for Vermont (more...)

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER, CHARLOTTE'S WEB and More Set for Arvada Center's 2015-16 SeasonSATURDAY NIGHT FEVER, CHARLOTTE'S WEB and More Set for Arvada Center's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2015

The Arvada Center has announced its six-play theatre season, an impressive line-up of plays and musicals that spread across several generations of the human experience. (more...)

INTO THE WOODS to Kick Off The Center for the Arts' 20th Anniversary SeasonINTO THE WOODS to Kick Off The Center for the Arts' 20th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

The Center for the Arts is pleased to announce its 2016 Season - a†'Season of Celebration' as the company celebrates its†20th Anniversary. The season is comprised of eight Main Stage shows and three Gallery shows. (more...)

BWW Feature: Escape the Dog Days of Summer w/ Our Favorite Animal ShowtunesBWW Feature: Escape the Dog Days of Summer w/ Our Favorite Animal Showtunes
by Matt Tamanini - Aug 23, 2015

While August is quickly winding down, much of the country is still engulfed in an oppressive summer heat. Whether or not it's global warming (it's global warming), there is no escaping the Dog Days of Summer. So, for our monthly feature, Jeff Walker and I made the only tangentially related leap to take a look at our favorite showtunes about animals, dogs or otherwise. Take a look at what we came up with, and share yours in the comments below. (more...)

Tom Wopat to Lead THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES at the Barn TheatreTom Wopat to Lead THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES at the Barn Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2015

Tom Wopat returns to the Barn to star as Will Rogers in the musical comedy THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES - A Life in Revue, playing August 25 - September 6. Set in the glitz and glamour of Rogers' Ziegfeld Follies days, the musical tells the life story of the cowboy rope trick artist turned political satirist, philosopher, write, movie star, humanitarian, champion of the underdog and friend of kings and presidents. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/14/15- 1776STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/14/15- 1776
by Stage Tube - Aug 13, 2015

Today in 1997, the first Broadway revival of 1776 opened at Criterion Center Stage Right, where it ran for 333 performances. 1776 is a musical with music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards and a book by Peter Stone. The story is based on the events surrounding the signing of the Declaration of Independence. It focuses on, and partly fictionalizes, the efforts of John Adams to persuade his colleagues to vote for American independence and to sign the document. The production was nominated for five Tony Awards and won three, including the Tony Award for Best Musical. The musical was made into a film of the same name in 1972. (more...)

BWW Reviews: CURTAINS at Irving Arts CenterBWW Reviews: CURTAINS at Irving Arts Center
by Kyle West - Aug 6, 2015

Often, we enter the theatre hoping to be moved, inspired, or educated. Other times, we go simply for the entertainment, and why not? Over at the Irving Arts Center, Mainstage Irving-Las Colinas and their cast of CURTAINS offers exactly that: a fantastic night of pure fun! (more...)

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER, CHARLOTTE'S WEB and More Set for Arvada Center's 2015-16 SeasonSATURDAY NIGHT FEVER, CHARLOTTE'S WEB and More Set for Arvada Center's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

The Arvada Center has announced its six-play theatre season, an impressive line-up of plays and musicals that spread across several generations of the human experience. (more...)

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