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Peter Evans is a British actor with a career spanning over three decades. Born in London in 1961, Evans began his acting career in the late 1980s, appearing in various stage productions in the UK. He made his Broadway debut in 1995 in the play "The Herbal Bed," which earned him critical acclaim and a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Play.
Evans continued to work in theater, both in the UK and the US, appearing in productions such as "The Caretaker," "The Price," and "The Judas Kiss." He also made appearances in television shows such as "Foyle's War," "Midsomer Murders," and "The Bill."
In 2007, Evans appeared in the film "The Queen," directed by Stephen Frears, which chronicled the events surrounding the death of Princess Diana. Evans played the role of Alastair Campbell, the former Director of Communications and Strategy for Tony Blair. The film was a critical and commercial success, earning numerous awards and nominations, including an Academy Award for Best Actress for Helen Mirren.
Evans returned to Broadway in 2012, appearing in the play "The Lyons" alongside Linda Lavin. The play, written by Nicky Silver, centers around a dysfunctional family dealing with the impending death of their patriarch. Evans received positive reviews for his performance, with The New York Times calling him "terrifically funny."
In recent years, Evans has continued to work in theater, appearing in productions such as "The Father" and "Sweat." He also made a guest appearance in the television series "The Crown," playing the role of Sir Anthony Eden, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1955 to 1957.

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Ars Nova Workshop Reveals Fall 2023 Season Lineup

 Ars Nova Workshop has announced its fall 2023 season, featuring more than two dozen acclaimed artists spanning the broad spectrum of exploratory and experimental music. Learn more about the upcoming lineup of events here!

Yarn/Wire Unveils 2023-2024 International Season

Discover the exciting lineup of Yarn/Wire's 2023/2024 season, featuring experimental percussion and piano performances at renowned festivals and venues around the world.

Broadway Casting Director Mark B Simon Has Passed Away

According to various sources, casting director Mark B Simon, known for his work on the original productions of Parade, The Last 5 Years, and many more, has passed away.

Yarn/Wire Announces Schedule For 2023 International Institute And Festival

Yarn/Wire hosts its eighth annual International Institute, an incubator for sonic collaborations between performers, ensembles, composers, and creators, serving as an ecosystem for emerging and world-class artists to collectively push the boundaries of music, performance and sound.


Elizabeth McGovern gets downright gritty in a gutsy, full-blown exploration of one of Hollywood’s most meta-femmes fatales in AVA: THE SECRET CONVERSATIONS.

Photos: First Look at Elizabeth McGovern in AVA: THE SECRET CONVERSATIONS

Get a first look at photos of Geffen Playhouse's U.S. premiere of Ava: The Secret Conversations.

Elizabeth McGovern Will Lead AVA: THE SECRET CONVERSATIONS At Geffen Playhouse; Full Cast Announced!

Geffen Playhouse has announced the full cast for the U.S. premiere of Ava: The Secret Conversations, written by and featuring Academy Award, Golden Globe and Emmy Award-nominated Elizabeth McGovern (Once Upon a Time in America, Downton Abbey) as Ava Gardner, and directed by Tony Award-nominated Moritz von Stuelpnagel (Bernhardt/Hamlet, Present Laughter).

Miller Theatre Presents A Composer Portrait Of ØYVIND TORVUND, March 2

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts continues its 2022-23 Composer Portraits series with Øyvind Torvund.

Album DAVE LIEBMAN: LIVE AT SMALLS to be Released in February

Cellar Music Group has announced the February 3rd release of Dave Liebman: Live at Smalls. A thrilling free jazz outing, this 75-minute set finds the boundless soprano saxophonist in the company of four modern musical masters: trumpeter Peter Evans, pianist Leo Genovese, bassist John Hébert and drummer Tyshawn Sorey.

Bell Shakespeare Announces Further Casting For ROMEO AND JULIET

Bell Shakespeare has announced further cast members for its upcoming production of Romeo and Juliet, the first full production to be presented in the company's theatre The Neilson Nutshell at Pier 2/3 at Walsh Bay Arts Precinct from 23 June – 27 August 2023, with a two-week season at the Arts Centre Melbourne in the middle, from 14 – 29 July 2023.

Kareem Fahmy, Shariffa Ali and More to be Featured in Hermitage Artist Retreat January 2023 Programming

The Hermitage Artist Retreat has announced the first several programs for the new calendar year. These events will be presented on the Hermitage’s historic beachfront campus on Manasota Key and throughout Sarasota County.

Bowerbird Presents Yarn/Wire In Philadelphia Premiere Performance Of CURVO TOTALITAS, December 2

​​​​​​​Bowerbird, the Philadelphia based non-profit organization that shares music, dance, film, and related art forms with audiences at locations across the region, presents New York percussion and piano quartet Yarn/Wire in the Philadelphia premiere performance of curvo totalitas by Catherine Lamb at University Lutheran Church on Friday, December 2, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. 

Bell Shakespeare Announces Cast For MACBETH

Bell Shakespeare has announced further cast members for its upcoming production of Macbeth, showing next year at Sydney Opera House from 25 February – 2 April, Canberra Theatre Centre from 14 – 22 April and Arts Centre Melbourne from 27 April – 14 May 2023.

How Many Tom Stoppard Plays Have Been Performed on Broadway?

Leopoldstadt marks the 19th production of a Tom Stoppard play to open on Broadway since Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead opened 55 years ago. Stoppard has won four Best Play Tony Awards, more than any other playwright in history. What are the 18 other productions of Tom Stoppard plays to open on Broadway? Let's take a look back!

Walsh Bay Arts Precinct Announces Full Program for public Open Day

Walsh Bay Arts Precinct, Australia’s newest cultural precinct, has announced the full public program of over 40 free events for its first precinct-wide Open Day, presented across Pier 2/3 and Wharf 4/5 on Saturday 8 October from 10am - 4pm.

Yarn/Wire Performs World Premiere Of PARALLEL PRINTS By Marcel Zaes At The Stone On October 22

New York-based percussion and piano quartet Yarn/Wire gives the world premiere performance of Parallel Prints by Marcel Zaes at The Stone on Saturday, October 22, 2022 at 8:30pm.

Bell Shakespeare Announces 2023 Season

Bell Shakespeare has announced its 2023 season, with three new productions touring throughout the country. To mark 2023 as the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's First Folio, the company will stage new contemporary retellings of plays from the Folio, Macbeth and Twelfth Night, the latter featuring all new music by Sarah Blasko.

Wet Ink Ensemble Announces 2022-23 Artists-In-Residence

NYC-based new music group Wet Ink Ensemble announces its three new Artists-in-Residence: Obie award-winning theater artist Rick Burkhardt, composer and drummer Vicente Hansen Atria, and saxophonist and composer Ingrid Laubrock.

AVA: THE SECRET CONVERSATIONS Joins Geffen Playhouse's 2022/23 Season

Ava: The Secret Conversations will join the Geffen Playhouse 2022/2023 season lineup to complete the full season.


Peter Evans has been nominated for the Outstanding Actor - Play award at the Drama Desk Awards for his performance in the play "Streamers".

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