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Peter Cook

Date of Death: January 09, 1995 (57)

Birth Place: Torquay, Devon, ENGLAND

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Original London Production, 1977

Broadway Production, 1973

Broadway Production, 1962

[West End]
Original London Production, 1961

Peter Cook Productions

[Off-Broadway, 1966]
[Off-Broadway, 1966]
[Off-Broadway, 1965]



Peter Cook Awards and Nominations

Tony Awards - 1974 - Special Tony Award

Peter Cook, Good Evening

Tony Awards - 1963 - Special Tony Award

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Peter Cook News

Have There Been Many Two-Person Broadway Musicals Before GUTENBERG?

This time, the reader question was: Have there been many Broadway musicals starring only two actors, before Gutenberg! The Musical!?
BREAKING THE CASTLE Comes to London Following Fringe Run

After a critically acclaimed Fringe run, Breaking the Castle is heading to London with its moving true story of addiction, brought to life in a hilarious, uplifting and poignant one-man show.  Learn more about the upcoming performances here!
EDINBURGH 2023: Review: BREAKING THE CASTLE, Assembly Rooms

Captivating writing is matched by a tireless performance that transports you in time with a complex breakdown of drug abuse. He admits that he makes it sound too good for comfort: the chemsex, the dissociation from his problems, the unbridled fun of it. On the opposite side, he places the drug-induced psychosis that landed him in a psych ward, his erratic behaviour, and the continuous benders that followed. There isn’t any preachiness or superiority in his delivery. Breaking the Castle introduces a humble, charismatic performer whose lived experience makes him an emotionally intelligent and profound man.
Review: SOMETHING ROTTEN at Falmouth Theatre Guild

The Falmouth Theatre Guild's production of 'Something Rotten' is a riotous and energetic musical comedy that offers a hilarious peek into the Elizabethan era. From catchy musical numbers to unforgettable characters, you won't want to miss this Broadway-style performance.
Centerstage Theatre Presents THE HATMAKER'S WIFE This Month

Centerstage Theatre leaps into 2023 with the third show of their season lineup; The Hatmaker’s Wife runs from January 27 - February 19, 2023. This surreal time-bending modern fable is set in a home where walls talk and words magically appear. It’s a sweet unexplainable love triangle between Hetchman (a retired hatmaker), his beloved wife, and (of course) his hat! When both the wife and hat go missing, Hetchman vows to find them. But first he needs to muster the strength to leave the comforts of his beloved armchair. 
A CLOCKWORK ORANGE Producer Si Litvinoff Passes Away at 93

Si Litvinoff, the visionary producer whose foresight in cinema art led to perennial classics such as Stanley Kubrick's “A Clockwork Orange,” Nicolas Roeg's “Walkabout”, 'The Man Who Fell to Earth,' starring David Bowie, and more passed away peacefully on Monday, December 26, 2022, in Los Angeles, California. He was 93.    
American Sign Language Artist Peter Cook Brings Stories To Life In A FEAST FOR YOUR OWN EYES

Storytelling Arts of Indiana kicks off the new year with internationally renowned deaf performing artist Peter Cook, who will bring stories to life in “A Feast for Your Own Eyes” on January 14, 2023.

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) in association with Oombarra Productions have announced the Queensland premiere of Peter Cook's compelling and uplifting one-man play, Breaking the Castle, from 24 February to 4 March 2023 in the Cremorne Theatre. 
Photos: First Look at York Theatre Royal's GUY FAWKES in Rehearsal

York-born Guy Fawkes is sick of being on the losing team. It's time for revolution! And so begins Guy Fawkes, an explosive new comedy that offers York actor, comedian and writer David Reed’s often-hilarious take on the gunpowder plot. This explosive comedy premieres at York Theatre Royal from 28 October-12 November. Check out photos here.
THE GHOST TRAIN Opens At Centerstage Theatre in October

Centerstage Theatre launches their 2022-2023 season with the creepy thriller, The Ghost Train.  Just in time for Halloween, it runs from October 7-30, 2022 with three weekly performances at the Knutzen Family Theater on Dumas Bay in Federal Way, WA.  This long-running comedy-mystery has delighted audiences for almost 100 years.
RSC to Screen the State Funeral of Her Majesty The Queen

The Royal Shakespeare Company will screen the state funeral of Her Majesty The Queen on Monday 19 September in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon. 
Photos: Inside Rehearsal For UK Tour of SPIKE

All new rehearsal photos have been released for the UK tour of Spike. Check out the photos here!
Full Cast Announced For SPIKE, Touring to Theatre Royal Brighton This October

​​​​​​​Full casting has been announced for SPIKE - the comedy by Ian Hislop and Nick Newman that will be visiting Theatre Royal Brighton from Tuesday 11 to Saturday 15 October 2022 as part of a UK tour. 
Cast Announced For SPIKE at the Darlington Hippodrome

Ian Hislop and Nick Newman’s new comedy, ‘Spike’, is coming to Darlington Hippodrome with a cast including Gavin and Stacey star Robert Wilfort alongside Mischief Theatre’s Patrick Warner and Jeremy Lloyd. 
Full Casting Announced For SPIKE, Touring The UK This Autumn

Full casting has been announced for SPIKE - the comedy by Ian Hislop and Nick Newman that had its world premiere at The Watermill Theatre Newbury in January, and will be touring the UK from 6 September.
TCG Appoints Lisa L. Patterson as Director of Individual Giving

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, has announced the appointment of Lisa L. Patterson as its new director of individual giving. Patterson will partner with TCG’s executive-leadership team to create, implement, and measure a development plan to grow a million-dollar annual fundraising budget.
Biden to Replace Several Trump-Appointed Members of the Federal Commission of Fine Arts

Four of the seven members of the federal Commission of Fine Arts have been told to resign by the Biden, or face termination. The commission's chairman, Justin Shubow, architect Steven Spandle, artist Chas Fagan and landscape architect Perry Guillot - had been asked to resign.
Canberra's The Street Theatre Will Show Helen Machalias' New Play BARREN GROUND Online

Helen Machalias returns to Canberraa??s The Street Theatre with a showing online of her new play Barren Ground on Friday 4 September 2020.
100 Playwrights Will Join Forces For DEAR AUSTRALIA Livestream Event

50 fearless and inspiring short works from some of Australia's best playwrights will be simultaneously livestreamed by more than 30 performing arts organisations from across Australia between the 2-5 July.
Rhys Ifans Is Atticus Finch In West End's TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Producers Scott Rudin, Barry Diller and Sonia Friedman Productions today announced that Rhys Ifans will play the iconic role of Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird, the new play by Aaron Sorkin based on Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, directed by Bartlett Sher, which will open in London's West End in 2020. Further casting will be announced.


How many Broadway shows has Peter Cook been in?

Peter Cook has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Peter Cook been in?

Peter Cook has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Peter Cook's first West End show?

Peter Cook's first West End show was Beyond the Fringe which opened in 1961

What awards has Peter Cook been nominated for?

Peter Cook has been nominated for the Special Tony Award for his work in the Broadway show "Good Evening." He has also been nominated for another Special Tony Award.

What awards has Peter Cook won?

Peter Cook has won the Special Tony Award for his work in the show "Good Evening" at the Tony Awards. He has also received another Special Tony Award at the Tony Awards.

How many shows has Peter Cook written?

Peter Cook has written 4 shows including One Over the Eight (Sketches), Beyond the Fringe (Bookwriter), The Establishment (Bookwriter), Good Evening (Sketches/Composer/Lyricist).

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