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Peter Becker

 
Bio:
Although growing up to large extent in England, Peter Becker first emerges on the stage at age 15 in Germany at the renowned Bad Hersfeld theatre festival. At the same time he begins building a background in journalism, rising to editor of the ‘Hersfelder Zeitung’ newspaper’s weekly youth ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Although growing up to large extent in England, Peter Becker first emerges on the stage at age 15 in Germany at the renowned Bad Hersfeld theatre festival. At the same time he begins building a background in journalism, rising to editor of the ‘Hersfelder Zeitung’ newspaper’s weekly youth ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1999
Young Roman Cycowski/Baritone
Roman Cycowski

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1999
Young Roman Cycowski/Baritone

Roman Cycowski

Peter Becker Biography

Although growing up to large extent in England, Peter Becker first emerges on the stage at age 15 in Germany at the renowned Bad Hersfeld theatre festival.
At the same time he begins building a background in journalism, rising to editor of the ‘Hersfelder Zeitung’ newspaper’s weekly youth page and managing content for a radio station.
After completing his formal education, he moves to Berlin, where he becomes a reputable production assistant and casting director for commercials and music videos.
In 2002 he begins studying at the prestigious Academy of Dramatic Arts ‘Ernst Busch’ in Berlin. During this time the film and theatre industry begins to recognize his talents and he is recruited for his first film roles (including ‘Der Untergang der Pamir’, directed by Kaspar Heidelbach), and theatre engagements (at Deutsches Theater Berlin and Thalia Theater Hamburg).
The short film ‘Es geht uns gut | We’re fine’ by Thomas Stuber, on which he worked both as lead actor as well as co-author, wins the Advancement Award of the film industry of Baden-Wuerttemberg in 2006 and receives the title “valuable” by the Film Review Board Wiesbaden in 2007.
In addition to working in front of the camera (including ‘Babylon Berlin’, ‘Unknown’, 'Bas Banks' ans ‘Mission To Murder Hitler’,) he starts utilizing his wit to write scripts and produce content.
From 2006 to 2007, Peter is a cast member at Volkstheater in Vienna, where he meets director Nuran David Calis, with whom he collaborates again in 2008 at the Schauspielhaus Cologne.
In 2009, he returns to Berlin, and performs HAU, Ballhaus Naunynstrasse, Heimathafen Neukölln, Ballhaus Ost and Maxim Gorki Theater.
In 2017 he makes his successful international theatre debut as 'Friedrich Müller' in the National Theatre's UK tour of 'War Horse'




Peter Becker News

Parthenia Viol Consort Presents Al Naharot Bavel " By The Waters Of Babylon Photo Parthenia Viol Consort Presents Al Naharot Bavel " By The Waters Of Babylon
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2019

Parthenia, New York's premiere viol consort, will be in concert on Thursday, November 14 at 7:30 PM, presenting Al Naharot Bavel - By the Waters of Babylon - A Concert with ARTEK Early Music Ensemble at Temple Ansche Chesed, 251 W. 100th St. in Manhattan.

Parthenia Viol Consort Presents BY THE WATERS OF BABYLON Photo Parthenia Viol Consort Presents BY THE WATERS OF BABYLON
by Julie Musbach - Feb 18, 2019

Parthenia, New York's premiere viol consort, will be in concert on Sunday, March 10 at 4:00 PM, performing By the Waters of Babylon (Al Naharot Bavel), with ARTEK vocal and instrumental ensemble at The Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street in Manhattan. Al Naharot Bavel is a co-presentation of Yeshiva University Museum and Stern College for Women. 

BWW Review: WAR HORSE, The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury Photo BWW Review: WAR HORSE, The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
by Liz Cearns - Jan 10, 2019

One of the most instantly noticeable things about War Horse is the diversity of its audience's ages: a children's book if enjoyed by many a parent or independent adult turned into a play and attended by schoolchildren, twenty-somethings and those, like Michael Morpurgo himself, who spent childhoods playing in the bomb sites created by the Second World War.

The National Theatre Announces More Season Details, Including FOLLIES Casting Photo The National Theatre Announces More Season Details, Including FOLLIES Casting
by Stephi Wild - Jun 19, 2018

The National Theatre announces new information, and recaps its upcoming season.

War Horse Returns to the National Theatre Marking the Centenary of Armistice Day Photo War Horse Returns to the National Theatre Marking the Centenary of Armistice Day
by Stephi Wild - Feb 21, 2018

War Horse, based on Michael Morpurgo's beloved novel, a remarkable story of courage, loyalty and friendship, will return to the National Theatre 11 years after its NT debut for a limited run in November 2018. War Horse at the NT marks the centenary of the Armistice which brought World War I to an end.

National Theatre Announces New Casting for Upcoming Season Photo National Theatre Announces New Casting for Upcoming Season
by Stephi Wild - Feb 21, 2018

New casting announced for the new National Theatre season. Full cast has been announced for Brian Friel's Translations including Colin Morgan and Ciaran Hinds, part of the Travelex season with thousands of tickets available at £15. Eric Kofi Abrefa and Thalissa Teixeira join Vanessa Kirby in the cast of Julie, part of the Travelex season with thousands of tickets available at £15. Sam Mendes directs The Lehman Trilogy, a co-production with Neal Street Productions, cast includes Adam Godley, Ben Miles and Simon Russell Beale. Full casting is announced for the award winning An Octoroon by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, transferring to the National Theatre in a co-production with the Orange Tree Theatre. The NT will tour to 30 venues in 27 towns and cities across the UK and Ireland, for a total of 83 playing weeks over the next year. Rufus Norris' Macbeth to tour to 18 venues across the UK and Ireland from autumn 2018. War Horse returns to the National Theatre marking the centenary of Armistice Day.

BWW Review: WAR HORSE, Bristol Hippodrome Photo BWW Review: WAR HORSE, Bristol Hippodrome
by Tim Wright - Oct 19, 2017

War Horse is nothing short of phenomenon. What started as an unlikely idea in the bowels of the National Theatre has become a worldwide hit. Last night, it celebrated its 10-year anniversary at the Bristol Hippodrome and on this evidence, is as fresh and vibrant as when it first galloped over the NT Olivier stage over a decade ago.

National Theatre's WAR HORSE UK Tour Launches Next Week Photo National Theatre's WAR HORSE UK Tour Launches Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Rehearsals began this week for the 34-strong cast of a major tour UK tour of the National Theatre's internationally acclaimed production of War Horse, which begins performances on 15 September 2017 (with press night on 3 October) at the Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury and continues on a 15 city tour until February 2019.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the Touring Company of WAR HORSE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Rehearsals began this week for the 34-strong cast of a major tour UK tour of the National Theatre's internationally acclaimed production of War Horse, which begins performances on 15 September 2017 (with press night on 3 October) at the Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury and continues on a 15 city tour until February 2019. Scroll down for photos of the cast at their first day of rehearsals!

Thomas Dennis, Bob Fox, and More Announced for UK Tour of WAR HORSE
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

The National Theatre's today (17 May 2017 ) announced the 34 strong cast for its acclaimed production of War Horse which begins a major tour of the UK on 15 September 2017.


Peter Becker Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Peter Becker been in?
Peter Becker has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

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