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Peter Stone

 
Peter Stone Headshot
Date of Birth: February 27, 1930
Date of Death: April 25, 2003 (73)

Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA, USA

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[US Tour, 1999]
Book Revisions
 
[New York, 1999]
Book Revisions
 
[Broadway, 1999]
Book Revisions

Writing

Bookwriter
Conceiver
Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Author
Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Sketches
Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Bookwriter

Photos

Richard Rodgers, Joe Layton, Peter Stone Martin Charnin, Danny Kaye Photo

Richard Rodgers, Joe Layton, Peter Stone Martin Charnin, Danny Kaye

From: 
Date:
11/10/2020
Peter Stone and Jordan Moore Photo

Peter Stone and Jordan Moore

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Date:
01/06/2017
Peter Stone and Rachel Hartley Photo

Peter Stone and Rachel Hartley

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Date:
01/06/2017

 

Stage

Productions

[US Tour, 1999]
Book Revisions

[New York, 1999]
Book Revisions

[Broadway, 1999]
Book Revisions

Writing
Bookwriter
Conceiver
Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Author
Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Sketches
Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Bookwriter

Peter Stone Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Book of a Musical
Peter Stone, Death Takes a Holidays
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Book of a Musica Gold Star
Peter Stone, Curtains
 
Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Book of a Musical
Peter Stone, Curtains
 
Tony Awards - 1997 - Best Book of a Musical Gold Star
Peter Stone, Titanic
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1991 - Best Musical Gold Star
Peter Stone, The Will Rogers Follies
 
Tony Awards - 1991 - Best Book of a Musical
Peter Stone, The Will Rogers Follies
 
Tony Awards - 1983 - Best Book of a Musical
Peter Stone, My One and Only
 
Tony Awards - 1981 - Best Book of a Musical Gold Star
Peter Stone, Woman of the Year
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1969 - Outstanding Book Gold Star
Peter Stone, 1776
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1969 - Best Musical Gold Star
Peter Stone, 1776

Peter Stone News

Review Roundup: Broadway-Bound 1776 at A.R.T.; What Did the Critics Think? Photo Review Roundup: Broadway-Bound 1776 at A.R.T.; What Did the Critics Think?
by Review Roundups - Jun 6, 2022

The Broadway-bound production of 1776 began performances last month at American Repertory Theater at Harvard University. Let's see what the critics are saying!

Hale Centre Theatre's 2023 Season Includes TITANIC, World Premiere of New Frank Loess Photo Hale Centre Theatre's 2023 Season Includes TITANIC, World Premiere of New Frank Loesser Musical, and Much More!
by Tyler Hinton - May 31, 2022

Hale Centre Theatre in Sandy has announced its 2023 season of entertainment, including its highly anticipated production of TITANIC (postponed from 2020 due to the pandemic), the world premiere of a unique new Frank Loesser musical, HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN IN NEW YORK & more. View the complete schedule and how to get tickets here.

A.R.T. Announces 1776-Related Programming Photo A.R.T. Announces 1776-Related Programming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University announced today additional programming associated with its upcoming production of 1776 directed by Jeffrey L. Page and A.R.T. Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic Director Diane Paulus.

Roundabout Underground's EXCEPTION TO THE RULE by Dave Harris Opens Tomorrow Photo Roundabout Underground's EXCEPTION TO THE RULE by Dave Harris Opens Tomorrow
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2022

Roundabout Theatre Company is presenting the Roundabout Underground world premiere of Exception to the Rule by Dave Harris (2022 Outer Critics Circle awards nominee, Tambo & Bones), directed by Roundabout Resident Director Miranda Haymon which opens tomorrow, May 18.

BIRTHDAY CANDLES Starring Debra Messing Begins Final Two Weeks on Broadway Photo BIRTHDAY CANDLES Starring Debra Messing Begins Final Two Weeks on Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022

Roundabout Theatre Company will conclude the New York premiere of Birthday Candles by Noah Haidle, starring Emmy Award winner Debra Messing, directed by Vivienne Benesch on Sunday, May 29.

Photos: First Look Inside Rehearsal For Broadway-Bound 1776 at A.R.T. Photo Photos: First Look Inside Rehearsal For Broadway-Bound 1776 at A.R.T.
by Stephi Wild - May 16, 2022

The A.R.T./Roundabout Theatre Company revival of 1776 begins at A.R.T. on Tuesday, May 17 and plays through Sunday, July 24. Following its premiere at A.R.T., 1776 will begin performances in September 2022 at Roundabout’s American Airlines Theatre in New York City before embarking on a 16-city national tour in February 2023.

BWW Review: A Soaring, Powerful TITANIC THE MUSICAL at the Manatee Players Photo BWW Review: A Soaring, Powerful TITANIC THE MUSICAL at the Manatee Players
by Peter Nason - May 15, 2022

No matter how much you know about the Titanic disaster, the musical grounds the story, humanizes it, and you leave the theatre an emotional wreck.

Roundabout's ...WHAT THE END WILL BE by Mansa Ra Begins Previews Tomorrow Photo Roundabout's ...WHAT THE END WILL BE by Mansa Ra Begins Previews Tomorrow
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2022

Roundabout Theatre Company is presenting the world premiere of …what the end will be by Mansa Ra, directed by Margot Bordelon.

Sustainable Producer Antonio Saillant Sets Sail With TITANIC at The Manatee Performin Photo Sustainable Producer Antonio Saillant Sets Sail With TITANIC at The Manatee Performing Art Center
by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2022

Last Wednesday, Sustainable Film/TV Producer Antonio Saillant set sail with the Titanic at the Manatee Performing Arts Center with friends.

Roundabout Underground's World Premiere of EXCEPTION TO THE RULE Begins Previews Tomo Photo Roundabout Underground's World Premiere of EXCEPTION TO THE RULE Begins Previews Tomorrow
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 27, 2022

Roundabout Theatre Company will present the Roundabout Underground world premiere of Exception to the Rule by Dave Harris (2022 Outer Critics Circle awards nominee, Tambo & Bones), directed by Roundabout Resident Director Miranda Haymon.

Peter Stone Videos

VIDEO: Goodspeed Musicals Talks 1776 on New Episode of GREATSPEED VideoVIDEO: Goodspeed Musicals Talks 1776 on New Episode of GREATSPEED
by Stage Tube - Feb 12, 2021

Goodspeed Musicals has released its latest episode of the Greatspeed series, centered around 1776. This episode features two of the stars of Goodspeed's 2007 production of 1776, Ronn Carroll (Benjamin Franklin) and Peter A. Carey (John Adams), who will relive their favorite memories and share some clips from the show. Originally aired on April 28, 2020.

Broadway Rewind: TITANIC Sails On Again in Concert! VideoBroadway Rewind: TITANIC Sails On Again in Concert!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 9, 2020

Today we rewind to 2014, when Manhattan Concert Productions brought back Titanic. Titanic made its Broadway debut in 1997 to critical acclaim, winning five Tony Awards including the award for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, with music and lyrics by Maury Yeston and book by Peter Stone.

Broadway Rewind: Celebrate Independence Day with Scenes from Encores! 1776 VideoBroadway Rewind: Celebrate Independence Day with Scenes from Encores! 1776
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 4, 2020

Today we rewind to 2016, when Encores! Off Center presented Sherman Edwards and Peter Stone's 1776, starring Santino Fontana, John Larroquette, John Behlmann, Christianne Noll, Nikki Renée Daniels, and Bryce Pinkham.

VIDEO: Casts of TITANIC Perform 'We'll Meet Tomorrow' VideoVIDEO: Casts of TITANIC Perform 'We'll Meet Tomorrow'
by Stage Tube - Apr 29, 2020

Across 6 productions, from Southwark Playhouse in 2013 through to last year's tour of China, TITANIC THE MUSICAL has featured 70 actors.

VIDEO: In Rehearsal with 42nd Street Moon's TITANIC VideoVIDEO: In Rehearsal with 42nd Street Moon's TITANIC
by Stage Tube - Aug 28, 2019

San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon presents TITANIC, showcasing 70 of the Bay Area's best singers and musicians.

BWW Review: 1776 at The Muny Shows Scuffles and Snags to Independence VideoBWW Review: 1776 at The Muny Shows Scuffles and Snags to Independence
by Tanya Seale - Jul 1, 2019

Three-time Tony Award-winning 1776 with music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards and book by Peter Stone is based on the events in Philadelphia leading up to the creation of the United States of America's Declaration of Independence, by making real people of historical giants like John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Jefferson. It is with drama and comedy that this dialogue-heavy musical invites us to enter the chamber of the Second Continental Congress and sit for a while with our country's forefathers as they struggle to figure out how to give birth to a new...

VIDEO: Get A First Look at 1776 at The Muny! VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look at 1776 at The Muny!
by Alan Henry - Jun 28, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Muny's production of 1776, the third show of its second century - not on stage through July 3. Check out the video!

VIDEO: On This Day, March 4- ANNIE GET YOUR GUN Returns To Broadway With A Bang VideoVIDEO: On This Day, March 4- ANNIE GET YOUR GUN Returns To Broadway With A Bang
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 4, 2019

On this day in 1999, an updated revival of the the classic musical Annie Get Your Gun opened at the Marquis Theatre!

Exclusive: Get A First Look At THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES at Goodspeed Musicals VideoExclusive: Get A First Look At THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES at Goodspeed Musicals
by Alan Henry - Apr 19, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Goodspeed's THE Will Rogers FOLLIES! Telling the life story of humorist Will Rogers, the Tony-Award winning musical features a book by Peter Stone, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, and music by Cy Coleman.THE Will Rogers FOLLIES begins performances on April 13th and will run through June 21st.

VIDEO: Cast and Creative Talk THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES at Goodspeed VideoVIDEO: Cast and Creative Talk THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES at Goodspeed
by Alan Henry - Apr 3, 2018

Goodspeed presents THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES! Telling the life story of humorist Will Rogers, the Tony-Award winning musical features a book by Peter Stone, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, and music by Cy Coleman.THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES begins performances on April 13th and will run through June 21st.


Peter Stone Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Peter Stone written?
Peter Stone has written 12 shows including Kean (Bookwriter), Skyscraper (Bookwriter), 1776 (Bookwriter), Two By Two (Bookwriter), Straws in the Wind (Sketches), Woman of the Year (Bookwriter), My One and Only (Bookwriter), The Will Rogers Follies (Bookwriter), Some Like It Hot (Bookwriter), Titanic (Bookwriter), Death Takes a Holiday (Bookwriter), Curtains (Bookwriter).

What awards has Peter Stone been nominated for?
Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Death Takes a Holidays , Outstanding Book of a Musica (Drama Desk Awards) for Curtains , Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Curtains , Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Titanic , Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for The Will Rogers Follies , Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Will Rogers Follies , Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for My One and Only , Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Woman of the Year Outstanding Book (Drama Desk Awards) for 1776 and Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for 1776 .

What awards has Peter Stone won?
Outstanding Book of a Musica (Drama Desk Awards) for Curtains, Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Titanic, Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for The Will Rogers Follies, Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Woman of the Year Outstanding Book (Drama Desk Awards) for 1776and Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for 1776.