Peter Shaffer

Birth Place: Liverpool, ENGLAND

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[1962]Five Finger Exercise writer

[1966]The Pad (and How to Use It) writer

[1969]The Royal Hunt of the Sun writer

[1972]The Public Eye writer

[1984]Amadeus supervisor - 2002 director's cut

[1995]Mavri komodia writer

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Nottingham Playhouse Announces Cast And Creatives For LIBERATION SQUARES, 17 April

Discover the cast and creatives for Liberation Squares at Nottingham Playhouse. Get a sneak peek before the first performance on 17 April.

AMADEUS Series Adaptation to Star Will Sharpe as Mozart; Joe Barton to Adapt Peter Shaffer's Play

The White Lotus star Will Sharpe is set to take on the role of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in a series adaptation of Amadeus. The series will be a reimagined verison of Peter Shaffer’s award-winning stage play, adapted by Joe Barton and directed by Julian Farino.

Review: EQUUS at Fulton Theatre

Horses. They're powerful animals most often associated with freedom in metaphysical circles. For 17-year-old Alan Strang, however, horses symbolize so much more than that...

Review: EQUUS at Fulton Theatre

The Fulton’s Equus is a master class of acting. Anger, hatred, fear, love shame, and more are all conveyed inches away from you.  Playing on the fourth floor, now through March 3rd.  

Video: Get A First Look At Fulton Theatre's EQUUS

Get a first look at Fulton Theatre's production of Equus in an all-new trailer. Equus tears open the human psyche, exposing primal urges and the thin line between love and destruction. Not for the faint of heart and not for anyone under the age of 17, this is a piece that will challenge its viewers.

Fulton Theatre Presents EQUUS By Peter Shaffer

Equus brings the power of passion to Fulton Theatre. Fulton Theatre brings this story about the power of passion to its 4th Floor Tell Studio Theatre as part of the Ellen Arnold Groff Studio Series. Peter Shaffer's controversial play Equus opened on Broadway in 1975 to critical acclaim.

Full Cast Set for PLAYER KINGS Starring Ian McKellen, Toheeb Jimoh & Richard Coyle

IAN MCKELLEN, TOHEEB JIMOH & RICHARD COYLE star in Robert Icke's production of PLAYER KINGS, adapted from Shakespeare's Henry IV, Parts 1 & 2.

Larah Simpson Joins Music Theatre International as Head Of Plays

Larah Simpson has joined Music Theatre International's London office as Head of Plays, Managing Director Seán Gray announced. In this role, Larah will be responsible for all aspects of licensing plays from the Josef Weinberger Ltd. and MTI catalogues, engaging with current and new authors, and leading on the acquisition of new titles.

AMADEUS Comes to Zorlu PSM This Week

Peter Shaffer tarafından kaleme alınan, dünya müzik tarihinin unutulmaz bestecileri Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ile Antonio Salieri’nin eşsiz hikayesi AMADEUS sahnede!

Review: AMADEUS LIVE, Royal Albert Hall

“There are simply too many notes, that's all. Just cut a few and it will be perfect.” Peter Shaffer’s irreverent, yet at times poignant and thought-provoking, take on the relationship between Mozart and Salieri began life as a National Theatre production – its big screen adaptation garnered accolades following its 1984 release, and retains its popularity almost 40 years later.

KÜHEYLAN Comes to Zorlu PSM This Week

Amadeus’un oyun yazarı Peter Shaffer’ın gerçek bir olaydan esinlenerek kurgulayıp kaleme aldığı , Broadway’de 1200 kez sahnelenen Tony ödüllü başyapıtı Küheylan, Barış Erdenk rejisi ile sahnede!

Review: BEFOK (OR THE DESPERATE ATTEMPT TO IMPRESS IÑÁRRITU) at Odyssey Theatre

Gutsy and gonzo, this wild ride runs through November 5th at Odyssey Theatre

Palm Beach Dramaworks Names Anne Mundell Resident Scenic Designer

Palm Beach Dramaworks names Anne Mundell as Resident Scenic Designer. Get the details on this exciting appointment.

Playwrights Horizons Commissions New Work by Jordan E. Cooper, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins & More

Find out the latest news from Playwrights Horizons as they announce new commissions from acclaimed playwrights Jordan E. Cooper and Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. Discover what these talented writers have in store for audiences at Playwrights Horizons and get ready to be captivated by their upcoming productions.

SWEENEY TODD, A History- Part 2: The Demon Barber Slashes His Way From Page To Stage And Beyond

Learn how Sondheim made Sweeney sing and how Mr. Todd made his mark on mass media in Part 2 of SWEENEY TODD, A History.

Cleveland Play House to Present THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, AMADEUS, and More in 108th Season

Check out the lineup for Cleveland Play House's 108th Season here!

Daniel Radcliffe and Girlfriend Erin Darke Welcome First Baby

Congratulations to Daniel Radcliffe and his girlfriend Erin Darke on welcoming their first baby! No further details have been released at this time.

Yale Repertory Theatre Commissions New Work by Guadalís Del Carmen, Dave Harris, Rachel Lynett & Sanaz Toossi

Yale Repertory Theatre has announced the commissioning of new work by Guadalís Del Carmen (Bees and Honey), Dave Harris (Tambo & Bones), Rachel Lynett [Apologies to Lorraine Hansberry (You Too August Wilson)], and Sanaz Toossi (English).

KUHEYLAN Comes to Zorlu PSM This Week

Amadeus’un oyun yazarı Peter Shaffer’ın gerçek bir olaydan esinlenerek kurgulayıp kaleme aldığı , Broadway’de 1200 kez sahnelenen Tony ödüllü başyapıtı Küheylan, Barış Erdenk rejisi ile sahnede!

Videos: Daniel Radcliffe Joins The Trevor Project For LGBTQ+ Chat Series SHARING SPACE

Actor Daniel Radcliffe joins The Trevor Project on the first episode of their new web series, Sharing Space, featuring candid conversations with LGBTQ young people. The talks will illuminate their unique personal journeys and explore what genuine allyship looks like. See a video preview of the first episode of 'Sharing Space'!

Peter Shaffer FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Peter Shaffer has written 6 shows including Five Finger Exercise (Playwright), The Royal Hunt of the Sun (Bookwriter), Amadeus (Playwright), Lettice and Lovage (Playwright), Black Comedy / White Lies (Playwright), Equus (Playwright).

Peter Shaffer has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. Some of the notable nominations include: - Best Play (Tony Awards) for Lettice and Lovage - Best Comedy (Evening Standard Awards) for Lettice and Lovage - BBC Award for the Play of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Lettice And Lovage - Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Amadeus - Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Amadeus - Best Play (Tony Awards) for Amadeus - Best Play (Evening Standard Awards) for Amadeus - Outstanding New Foreign Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Equus - Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Equus - Best Play (Tony Awards) for Equus - Best Play (Tony Awards) for Black Comedy - Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for The Royal Hunt of the Sun - Best Foreign Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Five Finger Exercise - Charles Wintour Award for Most Promising Playwright (Evening Standard Awards) for Five Finger Exercise These nominations showcase the recognition and acclaim Peter Shaffer has received for his work in the theater industry.

Peter Shaffer has won several awards throughout his career. Some of his notable wins include the Best Comedy at the Evening Standard Awards for Lettice and Lovage, the Outstanding Play at the Drama Desk Awards for Amadeus, the Best Play at the Tony Awards for Amadeus, the Best Play at the Evening Standard Awards for Amadeus, the Outstanding New Foreign Play at the Drama Desk Awards for Equus, the Best Play at the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards for Equus, the Best Play at the Tony Awards for Equus, the Best Foreign Play at the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards for Five Finger Exercise, and the Charles Wintour Award for Most Promising Playwright at the Evening Standard Awards for Five Finger Exercise.

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