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Peter Darling

 
Bio:
Peter Darling is an award-winning choreographer. His work for theatre in the UK includes Groundhog Day, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (West End), Billy Elliott (West End), Merrily We Roll Along (Donmar Warehouse), Candide and Oh! What a Lovely War (National Theatre), Sunset Boulevard (Really ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Peter Darling is an award-winning choreographer. His work for theatre in the UK includes Groundhog Day, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (West End), Billy Elliott (West End), Merrily We Roll Along (Donmar Warehouse), Candide and Oh! What a Lovely War (National Theatre), Sunset Boulevard (Really ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
London Revival, 1994
Perchik

Productions

 
[West End, 2021]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Choreography
 
[West End, 2016]
Choreographer
 
[West End, 2013]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Choreographer
 
[West End, 2011]
Choreographer
 
[US Tour, 2010]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Choreographer
 
[West End, 2007]
Choreographer
 
[Toronto, 2006]
Choreographer
 
[West End, 2005]
Choreographer
 
[London Fringe, 2001]
Choreographer
 
[West End, 2000]
Choreographer
 
[West End, 1998]
Choreographer

Photos

Will Young and Peter Darling Photo

Will Young and Peter Darling

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04/15/2012


Peter Darling

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06/08/2009


Peter Darling

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05/06/2009


Peter Darling

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11/14/2008

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
London Revival, 1994
Perchik

Productions

[West End, 2021]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 2017]
Choreography

[West End, 2016]
Choreographer

[West End, 2013]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 2013]
Choreographer

[West End, 2011]
Choreographer

[US Tour, 2010]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 2008]
Choreographer

[West End, 2007]
Choreographer

[Toronto, 2006]
Choreographer

[West End, 2005]
Choreographer

[London Fringe, 2001]
Choreographer

[West End, 2000]
Choreographer

[West End, 1998]
Choreographer

Peter Darling Biography

Peter Darling is an award-winning choreographer. His work for theatre in the UK includes Groundhog Day, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (West End), Billy Elliott (West End), Merrily We Roll Along (Donmar Warehouse), Candide and Oh! What a Lovely War (National Theatre), Sunset Boulevard (Really Useful Group), The Tempest (Royal Shakespeare Company) and Edward II, The Country Wife, As You Like It, and Twelfth Night, all for Michael Grandage. He choreographed Matilda The Musical, Our House and The Lord of the Rings for Matthew Warchus. His film work includes Billy Elliott and The Phantom of the Opera.

Peter Darling Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2017 - Best Theatre Choreographer
Peter Darling, Groundhog Day
 
Tony Awards - 2017 - Best Choreography
Peter DarlingGroundhog Day
 
Olivier Awards - 2014 - Best Theatre Choreographer
Peter DarlingCharlie And The Chocolate Factory
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Choreography
Peter Darling, Matilda the Musical
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Choreographer
Peter Darling, Matilda the Musical
 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Choreography
Peter Darling, Matilda the Musical
 
Olivier Awards - 2012 - Best Theatre Choreographer Gold Star
Peter Darling, Matilda The Musical
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2009 - Best Choreography Gold Star
Peter Darling, Billy Elliot
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Choreography Gold Star
Peter Darling, Billy Elliot the Musical
 
Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Choreography Gold Star
Peter Darling, Billy Elliot, The Musical
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Choreography Gold Star
Peter Darling, Billy Elliot
 
Olivier Awards - 2006 - Best Theatre Choreographer Gold Star
Peter Darling, Billy Elliot
 
Olivier Awards - 2003 - Best Theatre Choreographer
Peter DarlingOur House
 
Olivier Awards - 2001 - Best Theatre Choreographer
Peter Darling, Merrily We Roll Along
 
Olivier Awards - 2000 - Best Theatre Choreographer
Peter Darling, Candide

Peter Darling News

Slow Burn Theatre Presents MATILDA THE MUSICAL Photo Slow Burn Theatre Presents MATILDA THE MUSICAL
by Stephi Wild - Mar 18, 2022

Slow Burn Theatre Company and the Broward Center for the Performing Arts invite audiences to the Tony and Olivier Award-winning Matilda: The Musical presented by American National Bank, Friday, March 25 through Sunday, April 10, 2022.

MATILDA THE MUSICAL Extends Booking Period And Announces A Relaxed Performance and Ne Photo MATILDA THE MUSICAL Extends Booking Period And Announces A Relaxed Performance and New Children's Cast
by Stephi Wild - Mar 14, 2022

The Royal Shakespeare Company's Matilda The Musical has confirmed an extension to the booking period to Sunday 28 May 2023 with tickets for the new dates now on sale.

MATILDA Cancels Today's Performances Due to COVID-19 Photo MATILDA Cancels Today's Performances Due to COVID-19
by Stephi Wild - Dec 15, 2021

The West End production of Matilda has cancelled today's performances due to COVID-19.

BWW Feature: KEES BOOT SPEELT JUF BULSTRONK IN INTERNATIONAAL BEKROONDE MATILDA DE MU Photo BWW Feature: KEES BOOT SPEELT JUF BULSTRONK IN INTERNATIONAAL BEKROONDE MATILDA DE MUSICAL!
by Chantal Kunst - Nov 15, 2021

Kees Boot: 'Roald Dahl is één van mijn favoriete schrijvers aller tijden met zijn donkere humor en scherpe pen. Bulstronk wordt sowieso een rol waarin ik mij helemaal kan uitleven op een manier zoals niemand mij ooit heeft gezien. Ik heb er enorm veel zin in!'

VIDEO: MATILDA Celebrates 10 Years in the West End Photo VIDEO: MATILDA Celebrates 10 Years in the West End
by Stephi Wild - Nov 12, 2021

A new behind-the-scenes video from the 10th birthday press day was released, featuring interviews with Tim Minchin (music and lyrics), Dennis Kelly (writer), Catherine Mallyon (Executive Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company), Elliot Harper (Miss Trunchbull) and Landi Oshinowo (Mrs Phelps).

Photos: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Celebrates its 10th Birthday; All New Production Photos R Photo Photos: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Celebrates its 10th Birthday; All New Production Photos Released!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 27, 2021

As part of the 10th birthday celebrations for the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Matilda The Musical at the Cambridge Theatre, the show has released new production photography of the London cast.

PHOTO/VIDEO: Exclusive Look Behind the Scenes of MATILDA THE MUSICAL Photo PHOTO/VIDEO: Exclusive Look Behind the Scenes of MATILDA THE MUSICAL
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 17, 2021

To celebrate the reopening of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Matilda The Musical last night at the Cambridge Theatre, the show has released a photograph from the curtain call as well as a new video which gives audiences an exclusive look behind-the-scenes at the preparations in the lead up to reopening the multi-award winning musical in the West End.

VIDEO: The Cast of MATILDA Performs 'When I Grow Up' in Rehearsals; Booking Extension Photo VIDEO: The Cast of MATILDA Performs 'When I Grow Up' in Rehearsals; Booking Extension Announced
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 10, 2021

The cast of Matilda is celebrating their upcoming opening night with a new video from the rehearsal room.

VIDEO: Get a Glimpse Into First Day of Rehearsals for MATILDA Photo VIDEO: Get a Glimpse Into First Day of Rehearsals for MATILDA
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Aug 26, 2021

The cast of the RSC's Matilda the Musical is preparing for a West End return at the Cambridge Theatre ‚Äď and cameras were in place to mark their first day back in rehearsals! Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Matilda The Musical reopens on 16 September at the Cambridge Theatre in the West End.

VIDEO: Meet the Child Stars of Royal Shakespeare Company's MATILDA THE MUSICAL Photo VIDEO: Meet the Child Stars of Royal Shakespeare Company's MATILDA THE MUSICAL
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 18, 2021

In the video, Imogen Cole, Alyssa D’Souza, Alex Munden and Zoe Simon can be seen getting to grips with their gymnastic ribbon skills under the watchful eye of Elliot Harper (Miss Trunchbull).

Peter Darling Videos

VIDEO: MATILDA Celebrates 10 Years in the West End VideoVIDEO: MATILDA Celebrates 10 Years in the West End
by Stephi Wild - Nov 12, 2021

A new behind-the-scenes video from the 10th birthday press day was released, featuring interviews with Tim Minchin (music and lyrics), Dennis Kelly (writer), Catherine Mallyon (Executive Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company), Elliot Harper (Miss Trunchbull) and Landi Oshinowo (Mrs Phelps).

PHOTO/VIDEO: Exclusive Look Behind the Scenes of MATILDA THE MUSICAL VideoPHOTO/VIDEO: Exclusive Look Behind the Scenes of MATILDA THE MUSICAL
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 17, 2021

To celebrate the reopening of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Matilda The Musical last night at the Cambridge Theatre, the show has released a photograph from the curtain call as well as a new video which gives audiences an exclusive look behind-the-scenes at the preparations in the lead up to reopening the multi-award winning musical in the West End.

VIDEO: The Cast of MATILDA Performs 'When I Grow Up' in Rehearsals; Booking Extension VideoVIDEO: The Cast of MATILDA Performs 'When I Grow Up' in Rehearsals; Booking Extension Announced
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 10, 2021

The cast of Matilda is celebrating their upcoming opening night with a new video from the rehearsal room.

VIDEO: Meet the Child Stars of Royal Shakespeare Company's MATILDA THE MUSICAL VideoVIDEO: Meet the Child Stars of Royal Shakespeare Company's MATILDA THE MUSICAL
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 18, 2021

In the video, Imogen Cole, Alyssa D’Souza, Alex Munden and Zoe Simon can be seen getting to grips with their gymnastic ribbon skills under the watchful eye of Elliot Harper (Miss Trunchbull).

Broadway Rewind: GROUNDHOG DAY Gets Ready for Broadway with Andy Karl & More! VideoBroadway Rewind: GROUNDHOG DAY Gets Ready for Broadway with Andy Karl & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 27, 2020

Today we rewind to 2017, when Groundhog Day was getting ready for Broadway. Groundhog Day opened on April 17 at the August Wilson Theatre, where it played for 176 performances.

Broadway Rewind: GROUNDHOG DAY Finds Its Time at Bryant Park in 2017 VideoBroadway Rewind: GROUNDHOG DAY Finds Its Time at Bryant Park in 2017
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 27, 2020

Today we flashback to 2017, when Groundhog Day performed on the Bryant Park stage. Groundhog Day opened on April 17 at the August Wilson Theatre, where it played for 176 performances. Directed by Matthew Warchus and choreographed by Peter Darling, it featured music and lyrics by Tim Minchin and starred Andy Karl, Barrett Doss, and more.

VIDEO: West End MATILDA Kids Perform 'When I Grow Up' VideoVIDEO: West End MATILDA Kids Perform 'When I Grow Up'
by Stage Tube - May 23, 2020

The Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Matilda The Musical has released a video of some of the current young performers along with Miss Honey (Gina Beck) singing 'When I Grow Up' from their homes during theatreland shutdown. 

Broadway Rewind: BILLY ELLIOT Pirouettes to Broadway in 2008! VideoBroadway Rewind: BILLY ELLIOT Pirouettes to Broadway in 2008!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 14, 2020

Billy Elliot made a huge splash in London in 2005 before it crossed the Atlantic. The Broadway production opened at the Imperial Theatre on November 13, 2008, where it remained for over three years and 1312 performances. The show made Tony winners of its three pint-sized leading men (David √Ālvarez, Trent Kowalik and Kiril Kulish) and picked up nine other Tonys that season. The production also notabley starred Haydn Gwynne, Gregory Jbara and a young, future Tony-winner, Santino Fontana.

Summer Flashback: BILLY ELLIOT Opens on Broadway! VideoSummer Flashback: BILLY ELLIOT Opens on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 12, 2019

We're feeling electricity because we're looking back at the 2009 Tony Award winner for Best Musical, Billy Elliot! Take a look at the show's opening night at Broadway's Imperial Theatre with the show's stars David Alvarez, Gregory Jbara, Santino Fontana, and more! Be sure to check out all the footage!

Lily-Mae Evans, Kitty Peterkin and Savannah Read Join MATILDA THE MUSICAL VideoLily-Mae Evans, Kitty Peterkin and Savannah Read Join MATILDA THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

The Royal Shakespeare Company's Matilda The Musical has announced that Lily-Mae Evans, Kitty Peterkin and Savannah Read will join Emma Moore in the title role of Matilda from 12 September 2017. The multi award-winning production is about to enter its seventh year in the West End and is booking at the Cambridge Theatre until 27 May 2018.


Peter Darling Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Peter Darling been in?
Peter Darling has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Peter Darling been in?
Peter Darling has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Peter Darling's first West End show?
Peter Darling's first West End show was Fiddler on the Roof which opened in 1994

What awards has Peter Darling been nominated for?
Best Theatre Choreographer (Olivier Awards) for Groundhog Day , Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Groundhog Day , Best Theatre Choreographer (Olivier Awards) for Charlie And The Chocolate Factory , Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Matilda the Musical , Outstanding Choreographer (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Matilda the Musical , Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Matilda the Musical , Best Theatre Choreographer (Olivier Awards) for Matilda The Musical , Best Choreography (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Billy Elliot , Outstanding Choreography (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Billy Elliot the Musical , Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Billy Elliot, The Musical , Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Billy Elliot , Best Theatre Choreographer (Olivier Awards) for Billy Elliot , Best Theatre Choreographer (Olivier Awards) for Our House Best Theatre Choreographer (Olivier Awards) for Merrily We Roll Along and Best Theatre Choreographer (Olivier Awards) for Candide .

What awards has Peter Darling won?
Best Theatre Choreographer (Olivier Awards) for Matilda The Musical, Best Choreography (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Billy Elliot, Outstanding Choreography (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Billy Elliot the Musical, Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Billy Elliot, The Musical Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Billy Elliotand Best Theatre Choreographer (Olivier Awards) for Billy Elliot.