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Peter Melnick (music), Andy Sandberg (director) and Bill Russell (book & lyrics) Photo

Peter Melnick (music), Andy Sandberg (director) and Bill Russell (book & lyrics)

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06/14/2013
Bill Russell (book & lyrics) and Peter Melnick (music) Photo

Bill Russell (book & lyrics) and Peter Melnick (music)

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06/14/2013
Cast & Creative Team:  Peter Melnick, John Bolton, Farah Alvin, Natalie Venetia Belco Photo

Cast & Creative Team: Peter Melnick, John Bolton, Farah Alvin, Natalie Venetia Belcon, Jake Boyd, Andy Sandberg, Bill Russell and Fred Lassen

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06/14/2013
Peter Melnick, Andy Sandberg, John Bolton, Farah Alvin, Natalie Venetia Belcon, Jake  Photo

Peter Melnick, Andy Sandberg, John Bolton, Farah Alvin, Natalie Venetia Belcon, Jake Boyd and Bill Russell

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08/03/2012
Christopher Durang, Peter Melnick Photo

Christopher Durang, Peter Melnick

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08/03/2012
 
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Peter Melnick Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Music
Peter Melnick, Adrift in Macao

Peter Melnick News

World Premiere Musical BLISS Joins The Lineup For The 5th's 19/20 Season Photo World Premiere Musical BLISS Joins The Lineup For The 5th's 19/20 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 11, 2019

The 5th Avenue Theatre is announcing a change in its 2019/20 season lineup. The world premiere of an original new musical, Bliss, will replace the previously announced Stu for Silverton in early 2020. Producing Artistic Director Bill Berry said, "Even though we do not like to make changes after we have announced our season, we are very proud of the hundreds of thousands of audience members who come to The 5th each year and understand that this is sometimes part of the process of being one of the leading theaters in the country producing new musicals."

Eclipse Theatre Company Announces 2019 Christopher Durang Season Photo Eclipse Theatre Company Announces 2019 Christopher Durang Season
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 12, 2018

Eclipse Theatre Company announces 2019 season will feature the comedic works of playwright Christopher Durang

LITTLE WOMEN Hits an Emotional Note at Villanova Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Villanova Theatre proudly presents Little Women: The Broadway Musical, book by Allan Knee, music by Jason Howland, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, and directed by Valerie Joyce. Based on Louisa May Alcott's American classic, this beloved Civil War story of love, family, and independence stands the test of time, coming to life at Villanova Theatre March 28 - April 9, 2017.  

Melissa Errico, LAST SMOKER IN AMERICA Concert and More Coming Up at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Original Stars of THE LAST SMOKER IN AMERICA to Reunite at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

The Original Cast of the musical The Last Smoker in America will reunite on for a One-Night-Only Reunion Concert, Sunday, September 25th at 9:30 p.m. at Feinstein's/54 Below (254 West 54th Street).

VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE to Run 6/10-7/3 at International City Theatre
by Tyler Peterson - May 11, 2016

International City Theatre presents a send-up of Chekhov's plays that is so completely hilarious, it doesn't even matter if you think Chekhov is just the name of that Russian guy on Star Trek. Mary Jo DuPrey helms a new production of the deliciously wacky, Tony Award-winning comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang for a June 10 opening, with two low-priced previews taking place on June 8 and June 9.

BWW Interview: Director Andy Sandberg Discusses Bringing STRAIGHT to Life Off-Broadway
by Nora Dominick - Feb 26, 2016

Veteran director Andy Sandberg's newest project is the play STRAIGHT, which he is bringing to life Off-Broadway. Straight tells the story of Ben, a 26 year old investment banker, and his relationships with his longtime girlfriend Emily and a new young guy named Chris. The new play is turning heads Off-Broadway and is proving to be quite the conversation starter.

Cape Playhouse's VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

The Cape Playhouse follows its sold-out run of My Fair Lady with the 2013 Tony Award winner for Best Play, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Christopher Durang's laugh-out-loud comedy, directed by Shear Madness director and co-writer, Bruce Jordan, opens tonight, August 11, and runs through August 22 only.

Cape Playhouse's VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Begins 8/11
by Tyler Peterson - Aug 4, 2015

The Cape Playhouse follows its sold-out run of My Fair Lady with the 2013 Tony Award winner for Best Play, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Christopher Durang's laugh-out-loud comedy, directed by Shear Madness director and co-writer, Bruce Jordan, opens on August 11 and runs through August 22 only.

Brandon Andrus & More Set for Prospect Theater Company's BY THE NUMBERS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2015

Prospect Theater Company presents By The Numbers, a part of the company's new IGNITE Series at The Times Center, featuring today's new voices shaping the future of musical theater. This one-night-only concert event will be tonight, June 27th at 8pm.

Peter Melnick Videos

BWW TV: Sneak Peek of THE LAST SMOKER IN AMERICA- Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 30, 2012

The raucous, irreverent, and unfiltered new Off-Broadway musical comedy The Last Smoker in America, with book and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Bill Russell (Side Show) and music by Drama Desk Nominee Peter Melnick (Adrift in Macao), with direction by Tony Award winning producer and director Andy Sandberg (Hair; Gore Vidal's The Best Man), choreography by Tony Award nominee AC Ciulla (Footloose) and music supervision, arrangements and orchestrations by Fred Lassen (The Gershwin's Porgy & Bess), began performances Wednesday, July 11, 2012 upstairs at The Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street). Opening Night is Thursday, August 2, 2012. BoadwayWorld brings you highlights from the show below!

BWW TV: First Look at THE LAST SMOKER IN AMERICA - Meet The Cast, Performance Preview & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 22, 2012

The company of THE LAST SMOKER IN AMERICA, which opens August 2 upstairs at The Westside Theatre, met the press yesterday, June 21, and treated the audience to a performace preview. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the show and to speak with the exciting team. Click below to go inside the press day!

BWW TV: NYMF 2009 - THE LAST SMOKER IN AMERICA - Part 2
by Eddie Varley - Oct 3, 2009

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) and Andy Sandberg (Hair) present The Last Smoker in America with Book & Lyrics by Bill Russell (Side Show, Tony Award Nominee), and Music by Peter Melnick (Adrift in Macao, Drama Desk Nominee).

BWW TV: NYMF 2009 - THE LAST SMOKER IN AMERICA
by Eddie Varley - Sep 28, 2009

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) and Andy Sandberg (Hair) present The Last Smoker in America with Book & Lyrics by Bill Russell (Side Show, Tony Award Nominee), and Music by Peter Melnick (Adrift in Macao, Drama Desk Nominee).

BWW TV: That's Kentertainment - Adrift In Macao & Big Voice!
by That's Kentertainment! - Mar 2, 2007

This week's 'That's Kentertainment!' brings you the casts of the new Christopher Durang/Peter Melnick musical ADRIFT IN MACAO plus a special sneak preview of next week's interview with THE BIG VOICE: GOD OR MERMAN writers/stars Jim Brochu and Steve Schalchlin!

BWW TV: Broadway Beat - Journey's End, Adrift in Macao, etc
by Broadway Beat - Jan 27, 2007

This week Broadway Beat takes you behind the scenes and into the rehearsal rooms of two shows previewing soon - Primary Stages' Adrift in Macao, and the revival of Journey's End. Also a trip back into the archives for 'Don't Quit While You're Ahead' from The Mystery of Edwin Drood!


Peter Melnick Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Peter Melnick written?
Peter Melnick has written 2 shows including Adrift in Macao (Composer), The Last Smoker in America (Composer).

What awards has Peter Melnick been nominated for?
Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for Adrift in Macao .