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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


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

World Premiere of Roundabout Underground's THE BANDAGED PLACE Opens Tomorrow Photo World Premiere of Roundabout Underground's THE BANDAGED PLACE Opens Tomorrow
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 14, 2022

Roundabout Theatre Company will celebrate the 15th anniversary of Roundabout Underground with the world premiere of the bandaged place by Harrison David Rivers, directed by David Mendizábal.

Cast and Creative Team Announced For Porchlight Music Theatre's THE APPLE TREE Photo Cast and Creative Team Announced For Porchlight Music Theatre's THE APPLE TREE
by Stephi Wild - Nov 11, 2022

Porchlight Music Theatre begins its ninth season of Chicago's ‚Äúlost‚ÄĚ musicals series with Porchlight Revisits The Apple Tree, book and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, book and music by Jerry Bock with additional material by James Coopersmith.

Shoshana Bean, Lilli Cooper, Jared Grimes & Christine Pedi Join Lineup for 30th Oscar Photo Shoshana Bean, Lilli Cooper, Jared Grimes & Christine Pedi Join Lineup for 30th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 7, 2022

Shoshana Bean, Lilli Cooper, Jared Grimes and Christine Pedi have joined the roster of performers for a concert celebration at the 30th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala, which will honor musical theater legend Leslie Uggams with the 2022 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Outstanding Achievement in Musical Theater, which will be presented by Dionne Warwick. 

Curtains Up On 1st Street Players' New Season, With The Musical CURTAINS Photo Curtains Up On 1st Street Players' New Season, With The Musical CURTAINS
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 3, 2022

1st Street Players 2022-2023 season, 'Breaking Free' officially begins this November with their production of 'Curtains,' a musical with book by Rupert Holmes, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and original book and concept by Peter Stone.

Words From The Wings: Shawna Hamic of 1776 Talks Pre-Show Rituals, Backstage Must-Hav Photo Words From The Wings: Shawna Hamic of 1776 Talks Pre-Show Rituals, Backstage Must-Haves, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 27, 2022

BroadwayWorld is bringing you Words From the Wings, a new series of interviews that take fans behind the scenes of some of their favorite Broadway stars' backstage routines! Today we're chatting with Shawna Hamic who plays ‚ÄúRichard Henry Lee‚Ä̬†in 1776! She¬†told us all about her pre-show rituals, backstage must-haves, and more!

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 27, 2022

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For TITANIC THE MUSICAL: IN CONCERT, In Melbourne Next Week Photo Photos: Inside Rehearsal For TITANIC THE MUSICAL: IN CONCERT, In Melbourne Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Oct 27, 2022

The energy in the rehearsal room continues to intensify as the 23-strong company count down towards the exclusive limited Melbourne season of Titanic The Musical: In Concert. Check out photos here!

Broadway Inspirational Voices, Dionne Warwick & More to Join 2022 Oscar Hammerstein A Photo Broadway Inspirational Voices, Dionne Warwick & More to Join 2022 Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 26, 2022

The York Theatre Company has announced the roster of performers for a concert celebration at the 30th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala, which will take place on Monday evening, November 14, 2022 at The Edison Rooftop.

Kristolyn Lloyd Joins 1776 as John Adams Beginning Tonight Photo Kristolyn Lloyd Joins 1776 as John Adams Beginning Tonight
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 25, 2022

Kristolyn Lloyd¬†(Dear Evan Hansen) is joining Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of¬†1776¬†as ‚ÄúJohn Adams,‚Ä̬†directed by¬†Jeffrey L. Page¬†and¬†Diane Paulus, and co-produced with the¬†American Repertory Theater¬†(ART), beginning tonight, October 25.

THE BANDAGED PLACE World Premiere Begins Previews Tonight at Roundabout Underground Photo THE BANDAGED PLACE World Premiere Begins Previews Tonight at Roundabout Underground
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 20, 2022

Roundabout Theatre Company is presenting the Roundabout Underground world premiere of the bandaged place by Harrison David Rivers, directed by David Mendizábal. the bandaged place begins preview performances Thursday, October 20, 2022, and opens officially on Tuesday, November 15, 2022.

Peter Stone Videos

VIDEO: 1776 Cast Performs 'Sit Down, John' on GOOD MORNING AMERICA Videoplay
VIDEO: 1776 Cast Performs 'Sit Down, John' on GOOD MORNING AMERICA

by Michael Major - Sep 29, 2022

The cast of 1776 appeared on Good Morning America to perform 'Sit Down, John.' The performance included Crystal Lucas-Perry as 'John Adams,' Gisela Adisa as 'Robert Livingston,' Nancy Anderson as 'George Read,' Becca Ayers as 'Col. Thomas McKean,' Carolee Carmello as 'John Dickinson, and more. Watch the video of their performance now!

VIDEO: Crystal Lucas-Perry Releases 'With A Me' Inspired by Her Journey as John Adams Videoplay
VIDEO: Crystal Lucas-Perry Releases 'With A Me' Inspired by Her Journey as John Adams in 1776

by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 20, 2022

Crystal Lucas-Perry has released a heartfelt, empowering music video and original song, ‚ÄúWith A Me‚ÄĚ, inspired by her journey as John Adams in the musical 1776, currently in previews on Broadway.¬†Watch here!

VIDEO: Goodspeed Musicals Talks 1776 on New Episode of GREATSPEED Videoplay
VIDEO: 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! Videoplay
Broadway 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 Videoplay
Broadway 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' Videoplay
VIDEO: 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 Videoplay
VIDEO: 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 Videoplay
BWW 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! Videoplay
VIDEO: 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 Videoplay
VIDEO: 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!


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.