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Lisa Peterson

 

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Productions

 
[Broadway, 2023]
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[Off-Broadway, 2023]
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[Off-Broadway, 2017]
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[Off-Broadway, 2015]
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[Off-Broadway, 2015]
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[Off-Broadway, 2013]
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[Off-Broadway, 2013]
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[Off-Broadway, 2011]
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Lisa Peterson Awards and Nominations

 
Obie Awards - 2012 - Special Citation Gold Star
Lisa PetersonAn Iliad
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Director, Resident Play
Lisa PetersonThe Quality of Life
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1990 - Outstanding Director - Musical
Lisa Peterson, The Waves

Lisa Peterson News

66th Annual Obie Awards to Return Live and in Person in February Photo 66th Annual Obie Awards to Return Live and in Person in February
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 27, 2023

The 66th Annual Obie Awards, celebrating and honoring Off- and Off-Off-Broadway will take place on Monday, February 27, 2023 at Terminal 5.

Up on the Marquee: GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR Photo Up on the Marquee: GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 19, 2023

Check out photos of the new Broadway marquee for Good Night, Oscar, which begins performances on April 7, 2023, and opens on April 24, 2023. The 20-week limited engagement will end on August 27, 2023. 

Inaugural Mid-Career Director Grant Awarded to Mina Morita Photo Inaugural Mid-Career Director Grant Awarded to Mina Morita
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 4, 2023

TheFrontOffice Foundation is awarding a $25,000 mid-career grant to Mina Morita, the Director of Artistic & Artist Development at Crowded Fire Theater Company, that will serve as one of the largest financial awards to an individual director. 

South Coast Repertory Presents VOICES OF AMERICA This Month Photo South Coast Repertory Presents VOICES OF AMERICA This Month
by Stephi Wild - Jan 3, 2023

The centerpiece of SCR's 2022-23 season, 'Voices of America,' runs Jan. 28-Feb. 26 on the Segerstrom Stage. It encompasses both plays. Each play will take the stage four times a week, alternating performances. On Saturdays and Sundays, both plays will run-one in the afternoon, the other in the evening. That means theatregoers can see both in the same day. Tickets are available at scr.org.

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by BWW - Dec 27, 2022

South Coast Repertory Presents The Theatrical Event Of The Season: VOICES OF AMERICA Photo South Coast Repertory Presents The Theatrical Event Of The Season: VOICES OF AMERICA
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 20, 2022

South Coast Repertory Artistic Director David Ivers described ‚ÄúVoices of America‚ÄĚ as ‚Äúan experience nobody's ever had before.‚ÄĚ Managing Director Paula Tomei called it ‚Äúadventurous theatre.‚ÄĚ And the rotating repertory of Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes and Appropriate by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins‚ÄĒfits both descriptions as they explore shared themes of family, history and legacy.

12 Days Left To Vote For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards; The Little Theatre On Photo 12 Days Left To Vote For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards; The Little Theatre On The Square Leads Favorite Local Theatre!
by BWW - Dec 19, 2022

The latest standings as of Monday, December 19th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Donald Byrd to be Presented With Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Gordon Photo Donald Byrd to be Presented With Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Gordon Davidson Award
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 14, 2022

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation has named choreographer Donald Byrd as the recipient of its annual Gordon Davidson Award.

Latest Stats Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards;  at The Little Theat Photo Latest Stats Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards; at The Little Theatre On The Square Leads Best Ensemble Performance!
by BWW - Dec 12, 2022

The latest standings as of Monday, December 12th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

March√°nt Davis, Alex Wyse & More Join Sean Hayes Led GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR; Full Cast An Photo March√°nt Davis, Alex Wyse & More Join Sean Hayes Led GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR; Full Cast Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 7, 2022

Good Night, Oscar starring Sean Hayes, announced that Marchánt Davis (Ain’t No Mo’), Alex Wyse (Waitress), Sam Bell-Gurwitz (Good Night, Oscar in Chicago), Postell Pringle (A Free Man of Color), and Max Roll (Mrs. Warren’s Profession) will be joining the company on Broadway.

Lisa Peterson Videos

Photo/Video: First Look at Sean Hayes, Ben Rappaport & More in GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR Videoplay
Photo/Video: First Look at Sean Hayes, Ben Rappaport & More in GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR

by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2022

Over the course of a four-hour release from a mental ward, and in front of thousands on live TV, the irrepressible and witty Oscar Levant, played by Emmy Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated actor Sean Hayes, lays bare the necessity of insanity in the making of brilliant work and the cost he is willing to pay to entertain the masses.

VIDEO: First Look at Alice Ripley, Raul Esparza, and More in Berkeley Rep's THE WAVES Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at Alice Ripley, Raul Esparza, and More in Berkeley Rep's THE WAVES IN QUARANTINE

by Stage Tube - Apr 24, 2021

Berkeley Repertory Theatre will presented The Waves in Quarantine, a project consisting of six short films that meditates on friendship, loss, and the making of art in this world-changing year, inspired by Virginia Woolf's 1931 masterpiece.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At THE GOOD BOOK At Berkeley Rep Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At THE GOOD BOOK At Berkeley Rep

by Stage Tube - May 3, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Berkeley Repertory Theatre's The Good Book. After bringing the successful production of An Iliad to theatres around the country including Berkeley Rep, Tony Award-winner Denis O'Hare and Obie Award-winner and Associate Director Lisa Peterson are teaming up once again to unearth the all-too-human formation of the most influential book in Western history - the Bible. In addition to collaborating with O'Hare on the script, Petersen will also direct The Good Book.

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals for THE GOOD BOOK at Berkeley Rep Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals for THE GOOD BOOK at Berkeley Rep

by Stage Tube - Apr 22, 2019

Berkeley Repertory Theatre presents The Good Book. After bringing the successful production of An Iliad to theatres around the country including Berkeley Rep, Tony Award-winner Denis O'Hare and Obie Award-winner and Associate Director Lisa Peterson are teaming up once again to unearth the all-too-human formation of the most influential book in Western history - the Bible. In addition to collaborating with O'Hare on the script, Petersen will also direct The Good Book.

VIDEO: Hear Director Lisa Peterson Give Her Thoughts on OFFICE HOUR at Berkeley Rep! Videoplay
VIDEO: Hear Director Lisa Peterson Give Her Thoughts on OFFICE HOUR at Berkeley Rep!

by Leah Windahl - Feb 16, 2018

Berkeley Rep presents Julia Cho's OFFICE HOUR. This touching and timely play examines what happens when a teacher is tasked with reaching out to the withdrawn, intimidating student that has the rest of the school incredibly nervous. Though difficult, gaining his trust leads to shocking revelations.

BWW TV: Julie Taymor & More Talk Sundance Institute at Robert Redford-Hosted NYC Benefit
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 13, 2012

Last night, March 12, Robert Redford hosted the first-ever New York benefit celebrating the Sundance Institute Theatre Program at The Bowery Hotel. Participants included Sundance Institute Theatre Program alumni Denis O'Hare (Performance of An Iliad, at New York Theatre Workshop), Lisa Peterson Scott Frankel, Jeanine Tesori, Georgi James and Christine Ebersole, who recreated 'Little Edie Beale' from Grey Gardens. BroadwayWorld was on hand to speak to the guests and takes you inside the event below.

BWW TV: Stephen Spinella, Denis O'Hare in AN ILIAD- Performance Highlights
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 13, 2012

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director William Russo present the New York premiere of An Iliad, by Denis O'Hare and Lisa Peterson, based on Homer's Iliad translated by Robert Fagles, directed by Ms. Peterson. Performances began on Wednesday, February 15, 2012, at NYTW, 79 East 4 Street, between Bowery and Second Avenue. Mr. O'Hare and Stephen Spinella will alternate performances of the play. BroadwayWorld brings you performance highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of O'Hare, Spinella in AN ILIAD
by Stage Tube - Mar 2, 2012

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director William Russo present the New York premiere of An Iliad, by Denis O'Hare and Lisa Peterson, based on Homer's Iliad translated by Robert Fagles, directed by Ms. Peterson. Performances began on Wednesday, February 15, 2012, at NYTW, 79 East 4 Street, between Bowery and Second Avenue. Mr. O'Hare and Stephen Spinella will alternate performances of the play. Opening nights are Tuesday, March 6, 2012 (Mr. O'Hare) and Wednesday, March 7, 2012 (Mr. Spinella). Check out a preview below!

STAGE TUBE: MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD Company Talks New Primary Stages Production
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 29, 2011

Primary Stages will present the New York premiere of Motherhood Out Loud, conceived by Susan R. Rose and Joan Stein. Directed by Lisa Peterson, the cast will feature Mary Bacon, Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Randy Graff and James Lecesne. On press day, August 23, the cast spoke to Givenik about the new show. Hear what they have to say below!

BWW TV: OLIVE AND THE BITTER HERBS Celebrates Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 23, 2011

Primary Stages launched its 27th season last week, August 16, with the World Premiere of a work commissioned by the company, the new comedy, Olive and the Bitter Herbs by Charles Busch directed by Mark Brokaw.The five-me mber cast features Dan Butler as Trey, David Garrison as Robert, Julie Halston as Wendy, Marcia Jean Kurtz as Olive and Richard Masur as Sylvan. Performances run through Saturday, September 3, 2011 at Primary Stages at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). BroadwayBeat was there for the big opening and brings you interviews with the cast below!


Lisa Peterson Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Lisa Peterson been nominated for?
Special Citation (Obie Awards) for An Iliad Outstanding Director, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for The Quality of Life and Outstanding Director - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Waves .

What awards has Lisa Peterson won?
Special Citation (Obie Awards) for An Iliad.