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Peter Sellars Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1986 - Outstanding Director, Resident Production
Peter SellarsThe Count of Monte Cristo

Peter Sellars News

Michel Van De Aa's UPLOAD Wins International Opera Award Photo Michel Van De Aa's UPLOAD Wins International Opera Award
by Stephi Wild - Nov 29, 2022

Michel van der Aa's Upload, which originated at Dutch National Opera's Opera Forward Festival, has been awarded as Best Digital Opera at the International Opera Awards ceremony in Madrid.

Photos: First Look At Dickie Beau In ¡SHOWMANISM! At the Ustinov Studio in Bath Photo Photos: First Look At Dickie Beau In ¡SHOWMANISM! At the Ustinov Studio in Bath
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 17, 2022

See photos of ¡SHOWMANISM! A Concise Histrionic of Performance, devised and performed by Dickie Beau at the Ustinov Studio in Bath, 11 November to 10 December 2022.

VIDEO: The Cast of DEADLINE at the Loft Theatre Takes Opening Night Bows Photo VIDEO: The Cast of DEADLINE at the Loft Theatre Takes Opening Night Bows
by Stephi Wild - Nov 11, 2022

Deadline, a comedy thriller, hits the stage for the first time in its World Premiere production at The Human Race Theatre Company. Check out video from the opening night curtain call here!

WNYC Studios and Brown Arts Institute Present the Fifth Season of HELGA Photo WNYC Studios and Brown Arts Institute Present the Fifth Season of HELGA
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 7, 2022

​​​​​​​WNYC Studios and Brown Arts Institute at Brown University announce the November 15 launch of the fifth season of HELGA, a podcast hosted by critically acclaimed performing artist Helga Davis.

American Modern Opera Company With The Cathedral Of St. John The Divine Presents John Photo American Modern Opera Company With The Cathedral Of St. John The Divine Presents John Adams' EL NIĂ‘O: NATIVITY RECONSIDERED
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 1, 2022

American Modern Opera Company (AMOC) and The Cathedral of St. John the Divine present contemporary composer John Adams' El Niño: Nativity Reconsidered with libretto by Peter Sellars and concept by Julia Bullock on Wednesday, December 21, 2022 at 7:30pm at The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Avenue, (at 112th Street) in Manhattan.

Dickie Beau's !SHOWMANISM! Comes to Theatre Royal Bath Next Month Photo Dickie Beau's !SHOWMANISM! Comes to Theatre Royal Bath Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Oct 28, 2022

The final commission by Deborah Warner in her inaugural season as Artistic Director of Ustinov Studio will be ¡SHOWMANISM! A Concise Histrionic of Performance, devised and performed by Dickie Beau which will play the Ustinov Studio, Bath from 11 November to 10 December 2022.

Human Race Theatre Company Announces Performances Schedule Change For DEADLINE Photo Human Race Theatre Company Announces Performances Schedule Change For DEADLINE
by Stephi Wild - Oct 25, 2022

Due to actor illnesses, and in an abundance of caution, The Human Race Theatre Company has postponed the opening of DEADLINE.  This World Premiere production by Marcia Kash and Douglas E. Hughes, directed by Jason Podplesky, will now begin with a preview on Thursday, November 3rd and official opening on Friday November 4, 2022.  The murder-mystery comedy will now run through November 20th.

PETER & THE WOLF Starring Isaac Mizrahi is Coming to Works & Process At The Guggenhei Photo PETER & THE WOLF Starring Isaac Mizrahi is Coming to Works & Process At The Guggenheim
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 21, 2022

Works & Process at the Guggenheim has announced the long await return of Peter & the Wolf by Sergei Prokofiev with Isaac Mizrahi on Saturday, December 10 & Sunday, December 11, 2022 at 1 pm, 2:30 pm & 4 pm.

DEADLINE Comes to The Human Race Theatre Company This Month Photo DEADLINE Comes to The Human Race Theatre Company This Month
by Stephi Wild - Oct 19, 2022

Deadline, a comedy thriller, hits the stage for the first time in its World Premiere production at The Human Race Theatre Company. Canadian playwrights Marcia Kash and Douglas E. Hughes pen this witty and surprising homage to the murder-mystery genre made great by Agatha Christie and Peter Sellars with performances from October 27 – November 13, 2022 at the Loft Theatre.  

92NY Presents Eric Owens, Bass-baritone, And Singers From The Curtis Opera Theatre Photo 92NY Presents Eric Owens, Bass-baritone, And Singers From The Curtis Opera Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 3, 2022

The 92nd Street Y, New York (92NY), one of New York's leading cultural venues, presents Eric Owens, bass-baritone, and singers from the Curtis Opera Theatre, on October 25, 2022 at 7:30pm ET at the Kaufmann Concert Hall.

Peter Sellars Videos

VIDEO: The Cast of DEADLINE at the Loft Theatre Takes Opening Night Bows Videoplay
VIDEO: The Cast of DEADLINE at the Loft Theatre Takes Opening Night Bows

by Stephi Wild - Nov 11, 2022

Deadline, a comedy thriller, hits the stage for the first time in its World Premiere production at The Human Race Theatre Company. Check out video from the opening night curtain call here!

VIDEO: First Look at WEST SIDE STORY At The Guthrie Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at WEST SIDE STORY At The Guthrie

by Stage Tube - Jul 2, 2018

The Guthrie Theater presents West Side Story. Directed by Haj, this major revival of a timeless classic will play June 16 - August 26, 2018, on the Wurtele Thrust Stage. Single tickets for West Side Story start at $15 for preview performances (June 16-21) and are on sale now through the Box Office at 612.377.2224, 877.44.STAGE (toll-free), 612.225.6244 (group sales) and online at guthrietheater.org.

VIDEO: Preview WEST SIDE STORY At The Guthrie With Marc Koeck Videoplay
VIDEO: Preview WEST SIDE STORY At The Guthrie With Marc Koeck

by Alan Henry - Jun 29, 2018

The Guthrie Theater presents West Side Story. Directed by Haj, this major revival of a timeless classic will play June 16 - August 26, 2018, on the Wurtele Thrust Stage. Single tickets for West Side Story start at $15 for preview performances (June 16-21) and are on sale now through the Box Office at 612.377.2224, 877.44.STAGE (toll-free), 612.225.6244 (group sales) and online at guthrietheater.org.

VIDEO: PBS NewsHour Goes Inside John Adams' New Opera GIRLS OF THE GOLDEN WEST Videoplay
VIDEO: PBS NewsHour Goes Inside John Adams' New Opera GIRLS OF THE GOLDEN WEST

by Stage Tube - Nov 24, 2017

On November 21, San Francisco Opera opened the world premiere of Girls of the Golden West, the newest opera by American composer John Adams. With a libretto drawn from historical sources by director Peter Sellars, Girls of the Golden West explores the true stories of pioneers on California's Gold Rush frontier during the 1850s. PBS News Hour went inside the new work this week. Check out their segment below, including footage from the show as well as an interview with composer, John Adams.

VIDEO: First Look at Cambodia's First LGBTQ Dance Company
by Stage Tube - Apr 3, 2017

Prumsodun Ok (b. 1987) is an artist, teacher, writer, and cultural activist committed to the positive transformation of our world. His interdisciplinary performances contemplate “the avant-garde in antiquity,” mining the tradition of Khmer classical dance to explore the intersection of contemporary social issues with new possibilities for performance. His original works have been presented at REDCAT (Los Angeles), CounterPULSE (San Francisco), OUTSider Festival (Austin), Teatro Benito Juárez (Mexico), Khmer Arts Theater (Cambodia), bhive (Greece), and at an international conference co-hosted by the Society of Dance History Scholars and the Congress on Research in Dance. In addition, he has performed in salon-style contexts for friends and select guests in Los Angeles and San Francisco, Rio de Janeiro and Santiago de Chile.

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Trailer for Paris Opera's 'Virtual Third Stage'
by Stage Tube - Sep 15, 2015

Today, the Paris Opera will expand on to a third 'virtual' stage called 3e Scène.  Stéphane Lissner, the director of the Paris Opera, called it “an autonomous venue for digital creation.”  Check out the trailer below!

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Canadian Opera Company's 2013-'14 Season; LA BOHEME, COSI FAN TUTTE & More!
by Stage Tube - Mar 27, 2013

The Canadian Opera Company has recently announced its upcoming season which will include a new production of LA BOHEME, the Atom Egoyan-helmed COSI FAN TUTTE and Peter Sellars' production of Handel's HERCULES. Watch the trailer below to hear from the cast and creative forces behind these works!

BWW TV: Sneak Peek of Tina Benko in JACKIE!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 28, 2013

Previews began Sunday (February 24) for Tina Benko starring in Jackie, the North American premiere of the play by Nobel Prize winning Austrian Elfriede Jelinek, best known in the United States for her novel The Piano Teacher and the 2001 film based on it. Directed by Tea Alagic from the English translation by Gitta Honegger, Jackie opens Tuesday, March 5, at 7:30pm at Women's Project Theater's new home, New York City Center Stage II, 131 West 55th Street. Check out highlights of Benko in action below!

STAGE TUBE: Bristol Riverside Theatre Presents 25th Anniversary Season-Closer RENT
by Stage Tube - May 24, 2012

Bristol Riverside Theatre concludes its 25th Anniversary Season with the Broadway mega-hit Rent by Jonathan Larsonplaying at Bristol Riverside Theatre now through June 3. Directed by Jose Zayas, the cast features Julian Alvarez, Mark Willis Borum, Tracie Franklin, James LaRosa, Meera Mohan, Brendan Norton, Tyrone Roberson, Jamila Sabares-Klemm, Tara Tagliaferro, Brit West, and Nadine Zahr with local actors Michael Hogan, Joseph Michael O'Brien, and Carl Nathaniel Smith. Check out a video reel with footage from the production set to its best known song, 'Seasons of Love' below!

STAGE TUBE: The Public Theater's OTHELLO Preview Video
by Eddie Varley - Sep 11, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will begin previews Saturday, September 12 for the first production of the 2009-2010 Season, OTHELLO, directed by Peter Sellars. This highly-anticipated contemporary production, featuring John Ortiz as Othello and Philip Seymour Hoffman as Iago, will play for 23 performances only at NYU Skirball Center. Single tickets are on sale now.


Peter Sellars Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Peter Sellars been nominated for?
Outstanding Director, Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for The Count of Monte Cristo .