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Peter Hall

Date of Birth: November 22, 1930 (92)

Birth Place: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, ENGLAND

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Peter Hall Productions

[Broadway, 1999]
[Broadway, 1996]
[West End, 1993]
[Broadway, 1992]
[Broadway, 1989]
[Broadway, 1989]
[Broadway, 1986]
[Broadway, 1980]
[Broadway, 1980]
[Broadway, 1979]
[Broadway, 1976]
[Broadway, 1972]
[Broadway, 1971]
[Broadway, 1957]



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Chicago Shakespeare Theater Reveals Lineup For 2023-24 Season

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces its 2023/2024 productions and programming, featuring bold interpretations of Shakespeare’s plays in conversation with visionary artists of today, world premiere productions, theater from across the globe through the WorldStage series, and much more.

THE BODYGUARD Comes To Milton Keynes Theatre This May

Smash-Hit show The Bodyguard will visit Milton Keynes Theatre on 29 May - 03 June

Sir Simon Rattle Attacks 'Political Ignorance' of Arts Cuts

Sir Simon Rattle has attacked the 'political ignorance' of current arts' funding cuts in a speech given at the London Symphony Orchestra concert at the Barbican Centre on Sunday 23 April 2023.

PACIFIC OVERTURES, CLOSE UP - THE TWIGGY MUSICAL, and More Set For Menier Chocolate Factory 2023 Season

With Marjorie Prime currently running at the company's home base in South London and Funny Girl on Broadway, the Menier Chocolate Factory announced forthcoming programming for 2023. Learn more about the lineup here!

Chicago Shakespeare Theater Marks Shakespeare's Birthday This Month

As the world commemorates William Shakespeare's 459th birthday this April, Chicago Shakespeare Theater will celebrate the Bard with multiple events throughout the month. The Theater will honor the legacy of Founding Artistic Director Barbara Gaines with the Spirit of Shakespeare Award, which will be presented at a fundraising event at the Theater's home on Navy Pier on Monday, April 24, 2023.

Photos: First Look at the Olivier Awards 2023 Winners

The winners have been unveiled for this year’s Olivier Awards with Mastercard, British theatre’s biggest night, which took place on Sunday 2 April at the Royal Albert Hall in London, hosted by Hannah Waddingham. Check out the photos of the winners here.

Olivier Awards 2023: See All Award Winners!

The biggest night in theatre, the Olivier Awards, was celebrated at the Royal Albert Hall on 2 April. Hosted by renowned stage and screen actor Hannah Waddingham, a three-time Olivier Award nominee herself, the Olivier Awards celebrate the world-class status of London theatre, and are Britain's most prestigious stage honours. Here are this year's award winners!

FUENTA OVEJUNA to be Presented at Theatre for a New Audience in April

Theatre for a New Audience will present the Off-Broadway premiere in English of the great Spanish author Lope de Vega’s Fuente Ovejuna (1612), translated by the late British poet, novelist, and playwright Adrian Mitchell.

Cast Announced For Shakespeare's Globe's SHAKESPEARE IN THE ABBEY

As celebrations continue for the 400th Anniversary of the First Folio across 2023, Shakespeare’s Globe will return to Westminster Abbey for the hugely popular Shakespeare in the Abbey for six special performances beginning this evening and running until Friday 31 March.

BroadwayWorld's Olivier Awards 2023 Predictions

The biggest night in theatre, the Olivier Awards, is nearly upon us. BroadwayWorld UK's editor Aliya Al-Hassan and reviewers Kerrie Nicholson and Cheryl Markosky discuss the main nominations: who should win, who will win and who missed out!

Geraldine James to Make Her RSC Debut in AS YOU LIKE IT

Geraldine James makes her RSC debut to play Rosalind in director Omar Elerian’s new production of As You Like It which runs in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon between 17 June – 5 August.  

Nottingham Playhouse Announces Autumn Season Programming

Nottingham Playhouse has announced its autumn 2023 season, which includes the European premiere of an acclaimed new play, the return of a popular seasonal classic, more summer Shakespeare outdoors and, of course, the legendary Nottingham Playhouse pantomime.

Cast Announced for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Shakespeare's Globe

Shakespeare's Globe has announced the cast of A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Elle While (The Merry Wives of Windsor, 2019; As You Like It, Hamlet, 2018).


On Friday 17 March, the Olivier Awards 2023 with Mastercard hosted their Nominees’ Celebration, in partnership with Cunard at The Londoner hotel, the world's first super boutique hotel in the heart of London's theatre district. Notable nominees such as Rose Ayling-Ellis, Beverley Knight, Rob Madge, Rafe Spall and Giles Terera were in attendance, among many of the other nominated theatre makers. Check out the photos here!

Full Cast Announced and Extra Week of Performances Added For the West End Transfer of A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE

Due to demand, the first release of tickets for Streetcar sold out in record time, however the current run has been extended by one week and further tickets will be released for sale from 11am on Monday 13 March.

Olivier Awards 2023 Industry Recognition Winners Announced

The Olivier Awards with Mastercard 2023 have formally announced the recipients for this year's Industry Recognition Award. The event is organised annually by the Society of London Theatre to recognise excellence in professional theatre.

The 2023 Olivier Award Nominations Are Announced

The biggest night in theatre, the Olivier Awards, celebrates the brightest and best of London's world-leading theatre industry with a starry ceremony at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday 2 April. Check out a full list of nominations!

Jane Asher Leads the Cast of THE CIRCLE at Orange Tree Theatre

The Orange Tree Theatre today announces the full cast for Somerset Maugham's The Circle, directed by Tom Littler in his Orange Tree debut as Artistic Director since taking up the role in January this year.

English Touring Theatre Announces MACBETH & More for 2023

ETT (English Touring Theatre) has announced their new production of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, and further programming for 2023.

Griff Rhys Jones' THE CAT'S PYJAMAS Will Tour to Bradford Upon Avon

Multi award-winning comedian, writer, actor, and television presenter Griff Rhys Jones is set to embark on his next national stand-up tour this summer with his much-anticipated, brand-new show 'The Cat's Pyjamas'. 


Peter Hall has written 1 shows including Animal Farm (Bookwriter).

Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Amadeus , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for An Ideal Husband , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Four Baboons Adoring the Sun , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Merchant of Venice , Best Revival (Tony Awards) for The Merchant of Venice , Outstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Amadeus , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Amadeus , Director of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Amadeus , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Betrayal , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Bedroom Farce , Outstanding Director (Drama Desk Awards) for Old Times , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Old Times Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Homecoming and Best Direction (Tony Awards) for The Rope Dancers .

Outstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Amadeus, Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Amadeus, Outstanding Director (Drama Desk Awards) for Old Times Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Old Timesand Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Homecoming.

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