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Peter England

 
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Bio:
Bachelor of Performing Arts in Design from the National Institute of Dramatic Art. Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (Hons.) from the University of New South Wales. Helpmann Award for Best Set Design in 2001, 2002, 2004 and 2013. Green Room Award for Best Opera Design in 1998 and 2002. Green Room ... (read complete bio)
 
Peter England Headshot

Bio:
Bachelor of Performing Arts in Design from the National Institute of Dramatic Art. Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (Hons.) from the University of New South Wales. Helpmann Award for Best Set Design in 2001, 2002, 2004 and 2013. Green Room Award for Best Opera Design in 1998 and 2002. Green Room ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2018]
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Dori Berinstein, Drew McOnie, Peter England, Sonny Tilders, Babara Darwall Collins Photo

Dori Berinstein, Drew McOnie, Peter England, Sonny Tilders, Babara Darwall Collins

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Date:
08/23/2018
Dori Berinstein, Drew McOnie, Peter England, Sonny Tilders, Babara Darwall Collins Photo

Dori Berinstein, Drew McOnie, Peter England, Sonny Tilders, Babara Darwall Collins

From: 
Date:
08/23/2018
Dori Berinstein, Drew McOnie, Peter England, Sonny Tilders, Babara Darwall Collins Photo

Dori Berinstein, Drew McOnie, Peter England, Sonny Tilders, Babara Darwall Collins

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Date:
08/23/2018

 

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Peter England Biography

Bachelor of Performing Arts in Design from the National Institute of Dramatic Art. Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (Hons.) from the University of New South Wales. Helpmann Award for Best Set Design in 2001, 2002, 2004 and 2013. Green Room Award for Best Opera Design in 1998 and 2002. Green Room Award for Best Dance Design in 2005. Mike Walsh Travelling Fellowship in 1997. Pentagon Memorial Design Competition; finalist (with Room 4.1.3) in 2002. Theatre credits include Global Creatures: King Kong (Helpmann Award, 2013). Opera Australia: Sweeney Todd (Helpmann Award, 2002, Green Room Award, 2002), Simon Boccanegra, La Bohème and Madama Butterfly (Green Room Award, 1998). Victorian Opera credits include Orpheus and Eurydice. Sydney Theatre Company: Bloodland, Tot Mom, Woman in Mind, Victory, The Virgin Mim, The School for Scandal, Betrayal and The Jungle. The Shakespeare Theatre Company, Washington DC: Hamlet, Richard III and Titus Andronicus. Bell Shakespeare Theatre Company: Antony and Cleopatra. Bangarra Dance Theatre: Fire, Mathinna, Boomerang (Green Room Award, 2005), Unaipon (Helpmann, Award 2004), Bush, Walkabout, Skin, and Fish. The Australian Ballet: Aesthetic Arrest, Amalgamate and Rite of Spring. Sydney Dance Company and Shanghai City Dance (China): Mulan. Gordon Frost Organisation+SEL: Man of La Mancha and Footloose. Installation and Arena: Global Creatures and BBC: Walking with Dinosaurs – The Arena Spectacular (THEA Award for Outstanding Achievement, 2008. Billboard Award for Creative Content, 2008. Pollstar Concert Industry Award – Most Creative Stage Production, 2009). Global Creatures and DreamWorks Animation: How to Train Your Dragon – The Arena Spectacular. Sydney Theatre Company and IWC Geneva: Notes on a Separation. Adelaide Festival of Arts 2004: Universal Playground. Asia Pacific Triennial festival of Contemporary Art 2007: Kin. 1996 Atlanta Olympics Closing Ceremony: Sydney Handover (Co-designer). Sydney 2000 Olympic Opening Ceremony: Awakenings (Helpmann Award, 2001). Sydney 2003 Rugby World Cup: Avenue of Nations (Installation design). Sisters of St Joseph and Wintergreen Productions: Mary McKillop Museum (Exhibition design). The City of Sydney: Production designer of three New Year's Eve Celebrations on and around the Harbour, including Millennium.

Peter England Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Projection Design Gold Star
Peter England, King Kong
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Projection Design Gold Star
Peter England, King Kong
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2019 - Special Achievement Awards Gold Star
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Tony Awards - 2019 - Best Scenic Design of a Musical
Peter England, King Kong

Peter England News

BWW Flashback: KING KONG Takes Final Broadway Bow Photo BWW Flashback: KING KONG Takes Final Broadway Bow
by Paul Smith - Aug 18, 2019

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, King Kong will play its final performance today, August 18, 2019 following 324 performances and 29 previews at the Broadway Theatre. Before he climbs the Empire State Building for the final time, take a look at the Broadway journey of King Kong.

Photo Coverage: KING KONG Celebrates 300th Performance on Broadway Photo Photo Coverage: KING KONG Celebrates 300th Performance on Broadway
by Jennifer Broski - Aug 1, 2019

The award-winning new musical King Kong played its 300th performance on Broadway on Wednesday, July 31 at the matinee. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out the photos below!

Breaking: KING KONG Will Close on Broadway This Summer Photo Breaking: KING KONG Will Close on Broadway This Summer
by Alan Henry - Jun 25, 2019

The award-winning new musical King Kong will play its final Broadway performance on August 18, 2019 following 324 performances and 29 previews at the Broadway Theatre.

KING KONG To Take Over Shanghai In Asian Premiere Production Photo KING KONG To Take Over Shanghai In Asian Premiere Production
by Julie Musbach - Jun 17, 2019

King Kong is taking the show to new heights with an upcoming run in Shanghai opening in 2021.

2019 TONY AWARDS: Full Winners List for the 73rd Annual Tony Awards Photo 2019 TONY AWARDS: Full Winners List for the 73rd Annual Tony Awards
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 9, 2019

This is the moment! The American Theatre Wing's 73rd Annual Tony Awards, hosted by James Corden, air live from Radio City Music Hall on the CBS Television Network tonight, honoring theatre professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway.

2019 TONY AWARDS: BroadwayWorld's Complete Guide to Tonys Coverage Photo 2019 TONY AWARDS: BroadwayWorld's Complete Guide to Tonys Coverage
by BWW Special - Jun 9, 2019

The 73rd Annual Tony Awards will air on CBS Sunday, June 9th at 8pm and as usual, BroadwayWorld will be your one-stop shop for all things Tonys on Tonys Day, Night and Beyond!

2019 TONY AWARDS: A Complete Guide to Tonys Coverage Photo 2019 TONY AWARDS: A Complete Guide to Tonys Coverage
by BWW Special - Jun 9, 2019

One day more! The 73rd Annual Tony Awards will air on CBS tomorrow (tomorrow, we love ya tomorrow!), June 9 at 8pm and as usual, BroadwayWorld will be your one-stop shop for all things Tonys on Tonys Day, Night and Beyond!

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Peter Nigrini Photo WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Peter Nigrini
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 5, 2019

The Tony Awards are like Christmas in June for theatre lovers, and that makes this year's nominees the reason for the season. This year's Tony nominees transported us with the magic of theatre, and we're saluting their work by taking a closer look at their extraordinary accomplishments. Today we're studying up on Peter Nigrini!

HADESTOWN, TOOTSIE, THE PROM, and More Win 2019 Drama Desk Awards - Full List! Photo HADESTOWN, TOOTSIE, THE PROM, and More Win 2019 Drama Desk Awards - Full List!
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 2, 2019

In the past few weeks, we've watched the nominations roll in. Today the final crop of nominees have been revealed, all leading to next week's ultimate announcement- the 2019 Tony nominations.

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by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2019

Peter England Videos

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Peter Nigrini VideoWATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Peter Nigrini
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 5, 2019

The Tony Awards are like Christmas in June for theatre lovers, and that makes this year's nominees the reason for the season. This year's Tony nominees transported us with the magic of theatre, and we're saluting their work by taking a closer look at their extraordinary accomplishments. Today we're studying up on Peter Nigrini!

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: David Korins VideoWATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: David Korins
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 25, 2019

We're counting down to the 2019 Tony Awards by studying up on all of the nominees. Today we learn more about scenic designer David Korins!

VIDEO: Watch the All New TV Spot For KING KONG VideoVIDEO: Watch the All New TV Spot For KING KONG
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 19, 2019

King Kong has just dropped an all new TV spot! The commercial features footage from the show, including, of course, the iconic puppet.

VIDEO: Going Behind the Scenes With The Talented Team of KING KONG VideoVIDEO: Going Behind the Scenes With The Talented Team of KING KONG
by Stage Tube - Mar 6, 2018

The classic story King Kong, will open at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway) on November 8, 2018. Check out the talented team of professionals in the video below and see how they brought the most famous primate in cinema history to life on the stage.

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes with the Cast and Creative Team of the WALKING WITH DINOSAURS Arena Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

WALKING WITH DINOSAURS is featured in USA Today, now on stands nationwide. Go behind the scenes with creative director Sonny Tilders, director Scott Faris, performer Daniel Fanning, and the dinosaurs themselves to learn more about the new national tour of the Arena Spectacular, launching this weekend at Brooklyn's Barclays Center (through July 20), next week at New Jersey's Prudential Center (July 23-27), and traveling to more than 20 cities across North America. Click below to watch the interview!

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes - Men of KING KONG's Photo Shoot with DNA Magazine
by Stage Tube - Sep 20, 2013

There are 35 male aerialists, circus performers, puppeteers, actors, singers and dancers in KING KONG's massive cast of 51 - and now, audiences can see a whole lot more of them in DNA Magazine's issue #166 (on sale worldwide 24 October 2013). Check out a behind the scenes video of the shoot below!

STAGE TUBE: KING KONG's Esther Hannaford Performs 'A Simple Prayer'
by Stage Tube - Jul 30, 2013

Esther Hannaford, who plays Ann Darrow in Australia's musical spectacular KING KONG, performed one of the original songs from the show on Australian TV on Monday. 'A Simple Prayer' has not been seen outside the show before. Get a first listen below!

STAGE TUBE: Marriner Group Announce KING KING for June 2013 - Behind the Scenes Video
by Stage Tube - May 31, 2012

The Marriner Group and Global Creatures have announced that their adaptation of KING KONG will open in June 2013 at the Regent Theatre, Melbourne. Check out the behind-the-scenes video below, which features pictures of the set and a hint at what to expect from King Kong himself.

BWW TV Special Video: Walking With Dinosaurs Sneak Peek!
by Broadway Beat - May 22, 2008

Dinosaurs return to the earth in a live theatrical arena show, WALKING WITH DINOSAURS - The Live Experience, based on the award-winning BBC Television Series. WALKING WITH DINOSAURS - The Live Experience is now on tour in North America for two years and will perform 12 performances MADISON SQUARE GARDEN in New York City.


Peter England Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Peter England been nominated for?
Outstanding Projection Design (Drama Desk Awards) for King Kong , Outstanding Projection Design (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for King Kong Special Achievement Awards (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for King Kong and Best Scenic Design of a Musical (Tony Awards) for King Kong .

What awards has Peter England won?
Outstanding Projection Design (Drama Desk Awards) for King Kong Outstanding Projection Design (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for King Kongand Special Achievement Awards (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for King Kong.