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Peter Fenton is a playwright based in Toronto Canada. His produced work includes the play "Relatively Speaking", the book for the hit musical "The Giant's Garden" (with music and lyrics by Scott White), and co-writing on the screwball comedy "Bemused" (with Scott White) which had its word premiere last year at Theatre North West.

His newest work "Newfoundland Mary" will tour Eastern Canada this fall with Smile Theatre.

When not writing, Mr. Fenton can be found at the Royal Ontario Museum working in the paleontology collections.



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ABANDON ALL HOPE Sells Out Initial Engagement At Theatre Row

First-time producing partners Peter Fenton and Avery Kellington have sold out the limited engagement world premiere of dramedy play, Abandon All Hope, which serves as the Off-Broadway debut for Fenton, Kellington, the entire rest of the cast, and many of the other artists involved with the show.

Rogue Theater Festival is Making a Wave

Rogue Theater Festival is back making waves for emerging playwrights in its fifth annual theater festival. Its hybrid theater festival was born out of necessity in 2020, but now it’s here to stay.

Entire Cast To Make Off-Broadway Debut With ABANDON ALL HOPE At Theatre Row in June

Peter Fenton's dramedy play, Abandon All Hope, will mark his Off-Broadway debut as writer and producer, platforming four actors who will also be making their Off-Broadway debuts: Avery Kellington, Yuliana Sleme, Jonathan P. Chen, and Michael De Los Angeles.

Playwright Peter Fenton To Make Off-Broadway Debut With ABANDON ALL HOPE World Premiere At Theatre Row

Bucks County, Pennsylvania playwright Peter Fenton will make his Off-Broadway debut with the world premiere of his dramedy play, Abandon All Hope. See performance dates and learn how to purchase tickets.

Selections Revealed For 5th Annual Rogue Theater Festival In Association With Abingdon Theatre Company

Abingdon Theatre Company has announced their partnership with Rogue Theater Festival in their fifth year of bringing new work to the stage. 

San Francisco Opera Releases New Free Episode of Award-Winning Video Portrait Series

San Francisco Opera's Webby Award-winning In Song video portrait series continues with the release of In Song: Pretty Yende. Filmed on location in Piet Retief and Cape Town, this new episode features the enthralling South African soprano Pretty Yende, who makes her Company debut as Violetta in a new production of Verdi's La Traviata opening November 11.

San Francisco Opera Announces Casting Update For Gluck's ORPHEUS AND EURYDICE

San Francisco Opera announced a cast change for its upcoming new production of Christoph Willibald Gluck's Orpheus and Eurydice (Orfeo ed Euridice), opening November 15. Soprano Meigui Zhang will make her role debut as Eurydice, replacing Christina Gansch who is expecting her second child and has withdrawn from the production.

Grand Teton Music Festival Livestreams Concerts This Month

This summer season, the Grand Teton Music Festival (GTMF) is thrilled to offer two livestreamed concerts, led by Music Director Sir Donald Runnicles on August 20 and 27, 2022. On August 20, the Festival Orchestra gives the U.S. Premiere of living composer Detlev Glanert's homage to Brahms, Idyllium, and Ingrid Fliter performs Robert Schumann's popular Piano Concerto. Brahms' Symphony No. 1 closes this grand program.

San Francisco Opera Releases 'In Song: Meigui Zhang' This Week

San Francisco Opera announces the release of In Song: Meigui Zhang, the newest episode in its free, Webby Award-winning In Song video portrait series.

San Francisco Opera Announces INSTIGATORS

As the Company is poised to celebrate its 2022–23 Centennial Season, San Francisco Opera today unveiled Instigators, a bold new multidisciplinary program that brings a group of remarkable thinkers and artists into the world of opera.

San Francisco Opera Announces Casting Update For Mozart's DON GIOVANNI in June

San Francisco Opera today announced a cast change for its new production of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Don Giovanni, opening June 4. Soprano Nicole Car will make her San Francisco Opera debut as Donna Elvira, replacing Carmen Giannattasio who has withdrawn from the production.

San Francisco Opera's IN SONG Wins 2022 Webby People's Voice Award

The Webby Awards announced today that San Francisco Opera’s intimate video portrait series In Song, produced with Lumahai Productions, won the 2022 “Webby People’s Voice Award” for best music “Video Series & Channel.” In a competitive category of five nominees including NPR, Pitchfork and Soundcloud, In Song received the most online votes cast between April 5 and April 21 for “the Internet’s highest honor” (New York Times). In Song was also nominated for the 2022 Webby Award for best music “Video Series & Channel,” for which the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences selected In The Know x Complex: Making it.

Grand Teton Music Festival Celebrates Successful 60th Season

Grand Teton Music Festival's 60th Season, which boasted 20 sold-out concerts and an audience of 16,000 people both in-person and online, marked a monumental season. Over one thousand people attended GTMF's community outreach events and the Donald Runnicles Musical Arts Scholarship Competition Finals.

Reggae Angels Announce New Album 'Remember Our Creator'

The multi-talented renown musicians, producers, songwriters, and arrangers Sly Dunbar on drums and Robbie Shakespeare on bass, are widely acknowledged as the world's greatest rhythm section.

Reggae Angels Announces New Album Release

Featuring the renowned production duo Sly and Robbie, Remember Our Creator delivers conscious, uplifting roots reggae music. This release is a double disc CD featuring vocal and dub versions.

Local Theatre Artists Produce World Premiere Of Witty Christmas Comedy For 2019 Philadelphia Fringe

It's Christmastime in September! Join our lovable snowman for a drink as he narrates the Yuletide pandemonium that is the tale of Mitchell Claus and Daisy Scarlett. Their love story is threatened when a blackmail scandal emerges in Santa's Workshop amid Mrs. Claus' critical re-election bid for mayor of the North Pole.

Stages Theatre Festival Comes to Scotiabank Stage

The 26th annual Stages Theatre Festival will introduce Halifax audiences to many new and exciting scripts by playwrights from Atlantic Canada and beyond. Beginning May 28 from the comfort of the Scotiabank Stage, audiences will be offered the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of programming which will include new plays by local writers, musicals in various stages of development, and touring productions from outside the province. This year, STAGES will also offer Professional Development classes to local artists, as well as, two community events; "Singing with Parkinson's" and "Crossroads," a workshop for newly arrived immigrants to Halifax.

Fenton & White Read From THE GIANT'S GARDEN At The Stages Theatre Festival

Halifax audiences will get a chance to hear playwright Peter Fenton and composer Scott White act out and sing songs from their hit family musical, The Giant's Garden on June 1st.

Passes On Sale for COMPULSION The New Musical At The Toronto Fringe

Compulsion the latest musical by Dora and Canadian Comedy Award nominee Scott White (Top Gun! The Musical, The Giant's Garden, Bemused)  will premiere on the main stage of Factory Theatre on July 4th, the opening night of the Toronto Fringe.  

Latest Fenton & White Comedy THE HAPPINESS EQUATION Gets First Reading At Lunchbox Theatre In Calgary

On May 25th, Calgary theatregoers will get a sneak peek at The Happiness Equation, a new comedy written by Peter Fenton (Bemused, The Giant's Garden) and Scott White (Bosco & Jones, Top Gun! The Musical). This reading is part of the Suncor Stage One Festival of New Canadian Work at Lunchbox Theatre.


Peter Fenton has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

Peter Fenton has not appeared in the West End

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