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Clarke Peters

 

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Lincoln Center Theatre Off-Broadway Production, 2016
Wynton
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park, 2014
Gloucester
  [West End]
London Revival, 2006
Porgy
  [West End]
Original London Production, 2000
Darryl Van Horne [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1999
Joe Mott
  [US Tour]
2nd National Tour, 1997
Billy Flynn [Replacement]
  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 1997
Billy Flynn [Replacement]
  [West End]
Royal National Theatre Production, 1996
Sky Masterson
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Billy Flynn [Replacement]
Billy Flynn [Replacement]
  [Regional (UK)]
World Premiere, 1992
Performer
  [West End]
West End Transfer, 1990
Performer
  [West End]
Concert [West End], 1988
Performer
  [West End]
London Revival, 1987
Performer
  [West End]
Royal National Theatre Production, 1984
Performer
  [West End]
London Production, 1977
Performer
  [West End]
London Revival, 1976
Performer

Productions

 
[West End, 2020]
Director
 
[West End, 2017]
Director

Writing

Bookwriter
Playwright

Photos

Clarke Peters Photo

Clarke Peters

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Date:
02/14/2019
Clarke Peters  Photo

Clarke Peters

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Date:
01/20/2017
Clarke Peters, McKinley Belcher III and John Lavelle Photo

Clarke Peters, McKinley Belcher III and John Lavelle

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Date:
03/08/2016
McKinley Belcher III, Khris Davis, John Lavelle, Montego Glover and Clarke Peters Photo

McKinley Belcher III, Khris Davis, John Lavelle, Montego Glover and Clarke Peters

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Date:
03/08/2016

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Lincoln Center Theatre Off-Broadway Production, 2016
Wynton

  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park, 2014
Gloucester

  [West End]
London Revival, 2006
Porgy

  [West End]
Original London Production, 2000
Darryl Van Horne [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1999
Joe Mott

  [US Tour]
2nd National Tour, 1997
Billy Flynn [Replacement]

  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 1997
Billy Flynn [Replacement]

  [West End]
Royal National Theatre Production, 1996
Sky Masterson

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Billy Flynn [Replacement]

Billy Flynn [Replacement]

  [Regional (UK)]
World Premiere, 1992
Performer

  [West End]
West End Transfer, 1990
Performer

  [West End]
Concert [West End], 1988
Performer

  [West End]
London Revival, 1987
Performer

  [West End]
Royal National Theatre Production, 1984
Performer

  [West End]
London Production, 1977
Performer

  [West End]
London Revival, 1976
Performer

Productions

[West End, 2020]
Director

[West End, 2017]
Director

Writing
Bookwriter
Playwright

Clarke Peters Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2007 - Best Actor In A Musical
Clarke PetersGershwins' Porgy And Bess
 
Olivier Awards - 1999 - Best Actor in a Musical
Clarke Peters, Chicago
 
Theatre World Awards - 1999 - Performance Gold Star
Clarke Peters, The Iceman Cometh
 
Olivier Awards - 1996 - Best Actor in a Musical
Clarke PetersUnforgettable
 
Tony Awards - 1992 - Best Book of a Musical
Clarke Peters , Five Guys Named Moe
 
Olivier Awards - 1991 - Best Entertainment Gold Star
Clarke Peters, Five Guys Named Moe

Clarke Peters News

Fulton Theatre Presents FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE Photo Fulton Theatre Presents FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 1, 2022

The Fulton Theatre will close out the 2021/22 Season's Ellen Arnold Groff Studio Series with Five Guys Named Moe, a swinging musical tribute celebrating the exuberant sounds of rhythm and blues pioneer, Louis Jordan. The title song, Five Guys Named Moe, was written in 1942 and performed by Jordan and his Tympani Five. The Harlem Renaissance is alive and well with zoot suits, upright bass, swinging beats, and soulful jazz. This musical fantasy is filled with high-energy dancing and incredible vocals that are sure to bring sheer joy and entertainment to all.

Read Excerpts from Troy David Johnston's 'Going Dark' Photo Read Excerpts from Troy David Johnston's 'Going Dark'
by Team BWW - May 16, 2022

Just last month, Matcham Books released Troy David Johnston's Going Dark- a new book featuring a series of photographs that document the closure of theatres across the West End and Greater London during the 2020/21 Covid-19 pandemic.

VIDEO: Showtime Releases First Five Minutes of THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH for Free Photo VIDEO: Showtime Releases First Five Minutes of THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH for Free
by Michael Major - Mar 14, 2022

SHOWTIME has released the first five minutes of upcoming drama series THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH, following its SXSW¬ģ world premiere today. The new series stars Oscar nominees Chiwetel Ejiofor and Naomie Harris, along with Jimmi Simpson, Rob Delaney, Sonya Cassidy, Joana Ribeiro, Annelle Olaleye, Kate Mulgrew, Clarke Peters and Bill Nighy.

VIDEO: Showtime Debuts THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH Series Trailer Photo VIDEO: Showtime Debuts THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH Series Trailer
by Michael Major - Feb 22, 2022

Inspired by the Walter Tevis novel of the same name and the iconic David Bowie film, THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH series stars Oscar nominees Chiwetel Ejiofor and Naomie Harris, along with Jimmi Simpson, Rob Delaney, Sonya Cassidy, Joana Ribeiro, Annelle Olaleye, Kate Mulgrew, Clarke Peters and Bill Nighy.

New Date and Final Casting Announced For WHODUNNIT [UNREHEARSED] 2 At Park Theatre Photo New Date and Final Casting Announced For WHODUNNIT [UNREHEARSED] 2 At Park Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Feb 11, 2022

By popular demand an extra date has been added to the run of Whodunnit [Unrehearsed] 2 at Park Theatre. A 3pm matinee on Tuesday 8th March was put on sale this morning and is the only date now available in the otherwise sold out run (except for £10 day seats released at 10am on show days).

Bill Nighy Joins Showtime's THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH Photo Bill Nighy Joins Showtime's THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH
by Michael Major - Feb 3, 2022

Nighy will reunite with stars Oscar and Emmy¬ģ nominee and BAFTA Award winner Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) and Oscar, BAFTA¬ģ and Screen Actors Guild¬ģ Award nominee Naomie Harris (Moonlight), both of whom he worked with on previous projects. The series also stars Jimmi Simpson, Rob Delaney, Sonya Cassidy, Joana Ribeiro, and Kate Mulgrew.

Photos: First Look at FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE at Playhouse on Park Photo Photos: First Look at FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE at Playhouse on Park
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 30, 2022

FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE, written by Clarke Peters, with music and lyrics by Louis Jordan, will runs at Playhouse on Park from now until February 27, 2022. The show is directed and choreographed by Brittney Griffin. The associate choreographer is Darius Barnes, and the show features music direction by Dexter Pettaway.

Guests For WHODUNNIT [UNREHEARSED] 2 Include Ian McKellen, Emma Thompson, Simon Callo Photo Guests For WHODUNNIT [UNREHEARSED] 2 Include Ian McKellen, Emma Thompson, Simon Callow, and More
by Stephi Wild - Jan 13, 2022

Park Theatre has today announced the full line up of almost 40 celebrities who will take to the Park200 stage this February and March ‚Äď completely unrehearsed ‚Äď to play the Inspector in a farcical whodunnit.

Cast Announced for FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE at Playhouse on Park Photo Cast Announced for FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE at Playhouse on Park
by Stephi Wild - Jan 12, 2022

FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE, written by Clarke Peters, with music and lyrics by Louis Jordan, will run at Playhouse on Park from January 26 - February 27, 2022. Directed and Choreographed by Brittney Griffin. Associate Choreographer: Darius Barnes. Music Direction by Dexter Pettaway.

Sky Arts to Broadcast CAMERON MACKINTOSH - THE FIRST 50 YEARS Documentary Photo Sky Arts to Broadcast CAMERON MACKINTOSH - THE FIRST 50 YEARS Documentary
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 20, 2021

Sky Arts will broadcast a new documentary Cameron Mackintosh - The First 50 Years on Monday 27 December 2021 at 7pm, a two-hour programme featuring Mackintosh’s life as a producer told through his own eyes and those of his friends and colleagues including his most famous writer collaborators.

Clarke Peters Videos

VIDEO: Watch the New Trailer for THE IRREGULARS on Netflix VideoVIDEO: Watch the New Trailer for THE IRREGULARS on Netflix
by Stage Tube - Mar 15, 2021

Get a first look at the new series which premiers on March 26 and brings a spooky Dr. Watson and Sherlock Holmes to Victorian London?

VIDEO: 150 Performers Record 'Make Them Hear You' to Raise Runds for StopWatch VideoVIDEO: 150 Performers Record 'Make Them Hear You' to Raise Runds for StopWatch
by Stage Tube - Jul 27, 2020

Danielle Tarento has brought together more than 150 Black and Black mixed race actors from the UK and the US, along with a 38-piece orchestra, to record a??Make Them Hear You,a?? from the Broadway musical Ragtime.

LISTEN: Cynthia Erivo Sings Original Song 'Stand Up' from HARRIET VideoLISTEN: Cynthia Erivo Sings Original Song 'Stand Up' from HARRIET
by Kaitlin Milligan - Oct 25, 2019

Stand Up, the original song written by Joshuah Brian Campbell & Cynthia Erivo for Harriet, is now available with the full soundtrack releasing on November 1st. 

VIDEO: Watch a New Digital Spot for HARRIET Starring Cynthia Erivo VideoVIDEO: Watch a New Digital Spot for HARRIET Starring Cynthia Erivo
by Stage Tube - Oct 10, 2019

Focus Features has released a new trailer for Harriet, starring Tony, Emmy, and Grammy winner Cynthia Erivo. Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, HARRIET tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.

HIS DARK MATERIALS Starring Lin-Manuel Miranda Will Premiere on November 4 on HBO VideoHIS DARK MATERIALS Starring Lin-Manuel Miranda Will Premiere on November 4 on HBO
by Kaitlin Milligan - Sep 12, 2019

HIS DARK MATERIALS premieres MONDAY, NOV. 4 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.

VIDEO: Get a First Listen of Ian McKellen in WHODUNNIT (UNREHEARSED); Additional Cast VideoVIDEO: Get a First Listen of Ian McKellen in WHODUNNIT (UNREHEARSED); Additional Casting Announced!
by Stage Tube - May 30, 2019

Further performers have been revealed for Park Theatre's World Premiere murder mystery Whodunnit [Unrehearsed], as Adam Hills, Jason Manford, Neil Morrissey, Clarke Peters and Sandi Toksvig - with the voice of Miriam Margolyes - join the stellar list of participants. Every night, a different guest performer will step onstage to join the rehearsed ensemble of a scripted murder mystery play, having attended no rehearsals, read no script, nor received any direction. Armed only with a hidden earpiece to receive instructions, they will endeavour to solve the crime in real time.

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of the Trailer for FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Underbelly Productions have released a behind the scenes look at the trailer for a brand new production of Clarke Peters' Olivier Award-winning and Tony-Award nominated musical, Five Guys Named Moe. The production will open on 14 September 2017 in a new temporary theatre in Marble Arch, London. Check out the video below!

Ebony Repertory Theatre presents FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE Starring Obba Babatundé
by A.A. Cristi - May 19, 2017

Ebony Repertory Theatre (ERT - Producing Artistic Director, Wren T. Brown) presents FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE starring Emmy Award-winner Obba Babatunde (Dreamgirls - Tony Award nomination, Broadway's Chicago, CBS's The Bold and the Beautiful) as 'Nomax.'

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Khris Davis, Montego Glover & More in THE ROYALE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 4, 2016

Lincoln Center Theater welcomes McKinley Belcher III, Khris Davis, Montego Glover, John Lavelle, and Clarke Peters to the stage in its production of The Royale, a new play by Marco Ramirez, directed by Rachel Chavkin, currently in previews at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). Opening night is Monday, March 7, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below!

BWW TV: First Look at John Lithgow, Annette Bening & More in Public Theater's KING LEAR in the Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 31, 2014

The Public Theater presents King Lear, the second show of The Public's free Shakespeare in the Park season at the Delacorte. Featuring John Lithgow as Lear, this enduring tragedy is currently in previews and runs through Sunday, August 17, with an official press opening on Tuesday, August 5. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action!


Clarke Peters Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Clarke Peters been in?
Clarke Peters has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Clarke Peters been in?
Clarke Peters has appeared on London's West End in 9 shows.

What was Clarke Peters's first West End show?
Clarke Peters's first West End show was I Gotta Shoe which opened in

What awards has Clarke Peters been nominated for?
Best Actor In A Musical (Olivier Awards) for Gershwins' Porgy And Bess , Best Actor in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Chicago , Performance (Theatre World Awards) for The Iceman Cometh , Best Actor in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Unforgettable Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Five Guys Named Moe and Best Entertainment (Olivier Awards) for Five Guys Named Moe .

What awards has Clarke Peters won?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for The Iceman Comethand Best Entertainment (Olivier Awards) for Five Guys Named Moe.

How many shows has Clarke Peters written?
Clarke Peters has written 1 shows including Five Guys Named Moe (Bookwriter).