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Peter Weiss, Faye Maughan Photo

Peter Weiss, Faye Maughan

From: 
Date:
03/10/2019
Peter Weiss, Faye Maughan Photo

Peter Weiss, Faye Maughan

From: 
Date:
03/10/2019

 

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Peter Weiss Awards and Nominations

 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1966 - Best Play Gold Star
Peter WeissMarat/Sade
 
Tony Awards - 1966 - Best Play Gold Star
Peter Weiss, Marat/Sade

Peter Weiss News

BWW Interview: Dustin Britt of St. John's Metropolitan Church's MARAT/SADE Photo BWW Interview: Dustin Britt of St. John's Metropolitan Church's MARAT/SADE
by Jeffrey Kare - Jul 20, 2021

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MARAT/SADE to Open at St. John's Metropolitan Community Church in July Photo MARAT/SADE to Open at St. John's Metropolitan Community Church in July
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2021

You will now have the chance to see the Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade by Peter Weiss.

Anne Sofie von Otter och Pierre Wilkner ‚Ä" √•rets Gunn W√•llgren-stipendiater Photo Anne Sofie von Otter och Pierre Wilkner ‚Ä" √•rets Gunn W√•llgren-stipendiater
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 11, 2020

Från Kungliga Operan går stipendiet i år till hovsångerskan Anne Sofie von Otter: Anne Sofie von Otter tilldelas årets Gunn Wållgren stipendium 2020 utifrån följande motivering:

BWW Exclusive: The 101 GREATEST PLAYS of the Past 100 Years (1920-2020) Photo BWW Exclusive: The 101 GREATEST PLAYS of the Past 100 Years (1920-2020)
by Peter Nason - Apr 7, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the greatest theatrical works (non-musical) from 1920-2020; see if your favorites made the list!

Jesse Eisenberg to Star in THE INVESTIGATION at the Museum of Jewish Heritage Photo Jesse Eisenberg to Star in THE INVESTIGATION at the Museum of Jewish Heritage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 9, 2020

Theater of War Productions and the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, in partnership with National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, will present a reading of scenes from Peter Weiss' play The Investigation, a searing piece of documentary theater adapted from the Frankfurt Auschwitz Trials of 1963-65 when 22 mid- and lower-level Nazi officials were tried for crimes against humanity in the Auschwitz-Birkenau complex.

Coney Island Ritual Cabaret Festival calls For Proposals Photo Coney Island Ritual Cabaret Festival calls For Proposals
by Stephi Wild - Dec 14, 2019

International Culture Lab is calling for proposals from performance artists, actors, musicians, dancers, performers from the variety arts, and beyond... to present an original performance piece between 5 and 15 minutes in length. Deadline for applications: Sunday March 1, 2020 with Performances, Fri-Sun, April 24-26, 2020.

Theater Of War Productions Premieres THE INVESTIGATION Photo Theater Of War Productions Premieres THE INVESTIGATION
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 7, 2019

  Theater of War Productions and the Museum of Jewish Heritage a?" A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, in partnership with the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, will present readings of scenes from Peter Weiss' play The Investigation, a piece of documentary theater adapted from the Frankfurt Auschwitz Trials of 1963-65 when 22 mid- and lower-level Nazi officials were tried for crimes against humanity in the Auschwitz-Birkenau complex. The project will center on guided audience discussions about mass murder and its lasting impact upon individuals, families, communities, and countries throughout the world.

Theater Of War Productions Presents Premiere Of THE INVESTIGATION Photo Theater Of War Productions Presents Premiere Of THE INVESTIGATION
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 22, 2019

Theater of War Productions and the Museum of Jewish Heritage a?" A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, in partnership with National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene , will present readings of scenes from Peter Weiss' play The Investigation, a piece of documentary theater adapted from the Frankfurt Auschwitz Trials of 1963-65 when 22 mid- and lower-level Nazi officials were tried for crimes against humanity in the Auschwitz-Birkenau complex.

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Names Dominick Balletta Executive Director Photo National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Names Dominick Balletta Executive Director
by Julie Musbach - Oct 3, 2019

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) today announced the appointment of Dominick Balletta as the renowned theatre company's new Executive Director effective November 1.

Announcing PETER BROOK/NY, A Citywide Recognition Of A Theater Icon Photo Announcing PETER BROOK/NY, A Citywide Recognition Of A Theater Icon
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 29, 2019

Today a consortium of New York City cultural, educational, and media institutions announce Peter Brook/NY (Karen Brooks Hopkins, Executive Producer), a citywide recognition of Brook's work and his collaborations with Marie-Hélène Estienne from 1953 to the present. In addition to the U.S. Premiere of Brook and Estienne's Why? which Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA) presents September 21 a?" October 6 at Polonsky Shakespeare Center, Peter Brook/NY features programing from BAM, The Center for Fiction, Columbia University, French Institute Alliance Française's Crossing the Line Festival, Hunter College, The Juilliard School, TFANA, and WNET.  A booklet produced by BAM Hamm Archivesa?"featuring historic photographs, a timeline of Brook's productions and New York presence, an essay by writer Violaine Huisman, and information about Peter Brook/NY eventsa?"will be available to all attendees and online at BAM.org and TFANA.org.


Peter Weiss Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Peter Weiss written?
Peter Weiss has written 1 shows including The Persecution and Assassination of Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade (Bookwriter/Lyricist).

What awards has Peter Weiss been nominated for?
Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Marat/Sade and Best Play (Tony Awards) for Marat/Sade .

What awards has Peter Weiss won?
Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Marat/Sadeand Best Play (Tony Awards) for Marat/Sade.