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Peter Ackroyd

 
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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1980
Richard Crawford
  [Broadway]
1975
Rosencrantz
  [Broadway]
1973
Performer

Writing

Playwright

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1980
Richard Crawford

  [Broadway]
1975
Rosencrantz

  [Broadway]
1973
Performer

Writing
Playwright





Peter Ackroyd News

Full Cast Announced For HABEAS CORPUS at the Menier Chocolate Factory Photo Full Cast Announced For HABEAS CORPUS at the Menier Chocolate Factory
by Stephi Wild - Nov 1, 2021

Joining the previously announced Kirsty Besterman (Constance Wicksteed), Jasper Britton (Arthur Wicksteed), Matthew Cottle (Canon Throbbing), Ria Jones (Mrs Swabb), Thomas Josling (Dennis Wicksteed), Caroline Langrishe (Lady Rumpers), Catherine Russell (Muriel Wicksteed) and Abdul Salis (Mr Shanks), are Katie Bernstein (Felicity Rumpers), Kelvin O'Mard (Mr Purdue) and Dan Starkey (Sir Percy).

Menier Chocolate Factory Announces Initial Casting Announced For Alan Bennett's HABEA Photo Menier Chocolate Factory Announces Initial Casting Announced For Alan Bennett's HABEAS CORPUS
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2021

The antics of the Wicksteed home are a darkly satirical merry-go-round in Alan Bennett's Habeas Corpus.  Family, friends and the quest for sexual pleasures of the body (“corpus”) are the ruling passions in this farcical comedy of ill-manners. Through an escapade of mistaken identities and carnal encounters, one motto holds fast: “He whose lust lasts, lasts longest.”

Tennessee Shakespeare Co. Brings A CHRISTMAS CAROL: CHARLES DICKENS' DRAMATIC PREMIER Photo Tennessee Shakespeare Co. Brings A CHRISTMAS CAROL: CHARLES DICKENS' DRAMATIC PREMIER READING IN BOSTON
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 19, 2020

Tennessee Shakespeare Company Founder and Producing Artistic Director Dan McCleary plays the most popular writer of the 19th Century on stage in the theatre's next Dr. Greta McCormick Coger Literary Salon, A Christmas Carol: Charles Dickens' Dramatic Premier Reading in Boston. 

Chicago Opera Theater to Bring ELIZABETH CREE World Premiere to the Windy City Photo Chicago Opera Theater to Bring ELIZABETH CREE World Premiere to the Windy City
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017

Chicago Opera Theater (COT) presents 'Elizabeth Cree,' a suspenseful and thrilling tale set in Victorian London, based on the novel 'The Trial of Elizabeth Cree' by Peter Ackroyd.

BWW Interview: Julian Grant's NEFARIOUS New Opera with Mark Campbell's Libretto Opens Photo BWW Interview: Julian Grant's NEFARIOUS New Opera with Mark Campbell's Libretto Opens at Boston Lyric Opera, 11/8
by Richard Sasanow - Nov 6, 2017

It's Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1828 and the city's world-renowned anatomy schools are suffering from a cadaver shortage. Enter two immoral and highly industrious men--William Burke and William Hare--who pick up the slack by murdering disenfranchised citizens and selling their corpses to one of these schools, Dr. Knox's Academy. Perfect story for a chamber opera, eh? Well, yes, actually, says composer Julian Grant (even if it's opening a bit late for Halloween).

THE CONSUL Coming to Chicago Opera Theater This Fall Photo THE CONSUL Coming to Chicago Opera Theater This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2017

Chicago Opera Theater (COT) presents 'The Consul,' a Pulitzer Prize-winning opera by Gian Carlo Menotti. 'The Consul' is a modern opera whose subject matter has proven to have lasting relevance since its premiere in 1950.

Patricia Racette Returns to Chicago Opera Theater in THE CONSUL Photo Patricia Racette Returns to Chicago Opera Theater in THE CONSUL
by Julie Musbach - Oct 7, 2017

Chicago Opera Theater (COT) presents The Consul, a Pulitzer Prize-winning opera by Gian Carlo Menotti. Hailed by the New York Times as an opera of eloquence, momentousness, and intensity of expression written from the heart, The Consul is a modern opera whose subject matter has proven to have lasting relevance since its premiere in 1950. This show features direction by former COT Artistic Director Andreas Mitisek, music direction by internationally renowned conductor Kristof van Grysperre, and stars legendary soprano Patricia Racette as Magda Sorel.

THE CONSUL Coming to Chicago Opera Theater This Fall Photo THE CONSUL Coming to Chicago Opera Theater This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Chicago Opera Theater (COT) presents 'The Consul,' a Pulitzer Prize-winning opera by Gian Carlo Menotti. 'The Consul' is a modern opera whose subject matter has proven to have lasting relevance since its premiere in 1950.

BWW Review: A Whirlwind Named ELIZABETH CREE by Puts and Campbell Blows into Opera Ph Photo BWW Review: A Whirlwind Named ELIZABETH CREE by Puts and Campbell Blows into Opera Philadelphia
by Richard Sasanow - Sep 29, 2017

Winston Churchill called Russia 'a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.' Well, Mother Russia had nothing on ELIZABETH CREE, the new chamber opera by Kevin Puts and Mark Campbell, based on Peter Ackroyd's novel--having all those traits plus a brilliant score and a smart libretto that raced forward with cinematic speed.

Opera Philadelphia to Premiere Chamber Opera ELIZABETH CREE at O17 Photo Opera Philadelphia to Premiere Chamber Opera ELIZABETH CREE at O17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

This September, highlighting O17 - the first edition of its game-changing new annual season-opening festival - Opera Philadelphia presents the world premiere of Elizabeth Cree in collaboration with London's Hackney Empire (Sep 14-23).


Peter Ackroyd Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Peter Ackroyd been in?
Peter Ackroyd has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Peter Ackroyd been in?
Peter Ackroyd has not appeared in the West End

How many shows has Peter Ackroyd written?
Peter Ackroyd has written 1 shows including The Mystery of Charles Dickens (Playwright).