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Bio:
Peter’s work has been produced in major theatres throughout the world, playing in 34 countries and translated into 22 languages. He has had three shows in London’s West End and has twice been nominated for the Olivier Award: Best Comedy 2006 and Best Play 2011. End of the Rainbow premiered at ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Peter’s work has been produced in major theatres throughout the world, playing in 34 countries and translated into 22 languages. He has had three shows in London’s West End and has twice been nominated for the Olivier Award: Best Comedy 2006 and Best Play 2011. End of the Rainbow premiered at ... (read complete bio)
THE ACTRESS Comes to Stirling Theatre Photo THE ACTRESS Comes to Stirling Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020

Stirling Theatre is starting its 50th year with a farewell performance, as seen in the play The Actress, with a famous stage performer deciding to retire.

Tacoma Little Theatre Presents 4000 DAYS - An Off The Shelf Reading Photo Tacoma Little Theatre Presents 4000 DAYS - An Off The Shelf Reading
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2019

Tacoma Little Theatre's Off the Shelf program is excited to present Peter Quilter's heartfelt story, 4000 Days, directed by Jeffery Swiney-Weaver and featuring some of the Pacific Northwest's finest actors.  This production will play Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 7:30pm.

BWW Interview: Playwright Peter Quilter On His Global Paths To World Premiering His L Photo BWW Interview: Playwright Peter Quilter On His Global Paths To World Premiering His Latest BESTSELLER
by Gil Kaan - Jun 6, 2019

Internationally renowned playwright Peter Quilter will have his latest theatrical accomplishment BESTSELLER world premiering at the International City Theatre (ICT) in Long Beach beginning June 12, 2019. Writer of such successful shows as END OF THE RAINBOW on Judy Garland and GLORIOUS! on Florence Foster Jenkins, amongst others, BESTSELLER centers on a writers retreat housing an eclectic bunch of writers with writers block. Peter agreed to correspond with me from his home in the Canary Islands.

Peter Quilter's BESTSELLER Gets World Premiere at ICT Photo Peter Quilter's BESTSELLER Gets World Premiere at ICT
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2019

 International City Theatre presents a zany comic romp about writers, how they write, the stories they tell and the secrets they keep. Jane Page directs the world premiere of Bestseller by internationally renowned playwright Peter Quilter (End of the Rainbow, Glorious!) for a three-week run, June 14through June 30, atInternational City Theatre in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. Two low-priced previews are set for June 12 and June 13.

International City Theatre Announces 2019 Season of Music, Merriment and More Photo International City Theatre Announces 2019 Season of Music, Merriment and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

International City Theatre has announced its 2019 season of five plays at the Long Beach Performing Arts Center, where ICT is the resident professional theater company. 

BWW Review: Ingersoll's Garland Reincarnated in An Excruciatingly Raw END OF THE RAIN Photo BWW Review: Ingersoll's Garland Reincarnated in An Excruciatingly Raw END OF THE RAINBOW
by Gil Kaan - Aug 14, 2018

Playwright Peter Quilter's END OF THE RAINBOW packs a powerful punch in the gut under director Michael Matthews sure-handed guidance of his talented cast. Two moments of RAINBOW rate as the must, MUST-see moments for any Judy Garland aficionados - when the astonishing Angela Ingersoll totally morphs into Judy Garland singing 'The Man That Got Away' and, when Ingersoll channels Judy Garland in 'Over the Rainbow.' Ingersoll has Judy Garland down pat.

Laguna Playhouse Presents Angela Ingersoll As Judy Garland In END OF THE RAINBOW Photo Laguna Playhouse Presents Angela Ingersoll As Judy Garland In END OF THE RAINBOW
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2018

LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE is thrilled to present the second show in its 98th season, Angela Ingersoll starring as Judy Garland in the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts/McCoy Rigby Entertainment production of the critically acclaimed END OF THE RAINBOW, written by Peter Quilter, with musical direction by Jon Steinhagen and directed by Ovation Award winner Michael Matthews.  

John Stahl And Cathy Tyson Join Charles Lawson In The World Premiere UK Tour Of REBUS Photo John Stahl And Cathy Tyson Join Charles Lawson In The World Premiere UK Tour Of REBUS: LONG SHADOWS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2018

Daniel Schumann, Lee Dean and Cambridge Arts Theatre in association with Birmingham Repertory Theatre today announce John Stahl (Big Ger Cafferty) and Cathy Tyson (Siobhan Clarke) will join Charles Lawson (John Rebus) in Rebus: Long Shadows, a brand new Rebus story written exclusively for the stage by author of the original novels, Ian Rankin and playwright Rona Munro. Further casting to be announced shortly.

Laguna Playhouse Presents Angela Ingersoll As Judy Garland In END OF THE RAINBOW Photo Laguna Playhouse Presents Angela Ingersoll As Judy Garland In END OF THE RAINBOW
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE is thrilled to present the second show in its 98th season, Angela Ingersoll starring as Judy Garland in the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts/McCoy Rigby Entertainment production of the critically acclaimed END OF THE RAINBOW, written by Peter Quilter, with musical direction by Jon Steinhagen and directed by Ovation Award winner Michael Matthews.  

Max & Louie Productions Presents The STL Premiere Of END OF THE RAINBOW Photo Max & Louie Productions Presents The STL Premiere Of END OF THE RAINBOW
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2018

Max & Louie Productions present the St. Louis premiere End of the Rainbow written by Peter Quilter, starring Angela Ingersoll as Judy Garland, directed by David New, with music direction by Thomas Conroy. It will run at The Grandel in the Grand Center Arts District, June 21 through July 1, 2018. Individual reserved seating is now available. To purchase tickets call MetroTix at (314) 534-1111 or visit www.maxandlouie.com

Laguna Playhouse Announces New Season: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, HEISENBERG, HARVEY and Photo Laguna Playhouse Announces New Season: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, HEISENBERG, HARVEY and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE is thrilled to announce its 2018-2019 season of shows. Executive Director Ellen Richard comments, "This is a sensational 98th season. We are happy to give our audiences a diverse array of musicals and plays that they will find moving, compelling and entertaining."

BWW Review: The Lady Has Her Day at Creative Cauldron's LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR AND Photo BWW Review: The Lady Has Her Day at Creative Cauldron's LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR AND GRILL
by Benjamin Tomchik - Feb 12, 2018

It is wrong to keep a lady waiting, and in this case, a mistake to miss her altogether.

BWW Review: GLORIOUS at ARTS Theatre Photo BWW Review: GLORIOUS at ARTS Theatre
by Barry Lenny - Feb 9, 2018

Be sure to catch this extremely funny production.

Max & Louie Announce Casting for END OF THE RAINBOW Photo Max & Louie Announce Casting for END OF THE RAINBOW
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2018

Max & Louie Productions presents the St. Louis premiere "End of the Rainbow" written by Peter Quilter, starring Angela Ingersoll as Judy Garland, directed by David New, with music direction by Thomas Conroy. It will run at The Grandel in the Grand Center Arts District, June 21 through July 1, 2018. Individual tickets are now on sale. To purchase, call MetroTix at (314) 534-1111 or visit maxandlouie.com

Review Roundup: Angela Ingersoll Led END OF THE RAINBOW at La Mirada - What Did The C Photo Review Roundup: Angela Ingersoll Led END OF THE RAINBOW at La Mirada - What Did The Critics Think?
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2017

END OF THE RAINBOW runs through November 12 at La Mirada Theatre.

BWW Review: Powerful Lead Performance Elevates END OF THE RAINBOW at La Mirada Theatr Photo BWW Review: Powerful Lead Performance Elevates END OF THE RAINBOW at La Mirada Theatre
by Michael Quintos - Nov 2, 2017

Peter Quilter's unfiltered, devastatingly intense play, END OF THE RAINBOW, recounts the final months leading up to the death of one of the world's most iconic, treasured stars, Judy Garland, in her lowest depths of despair as she attempts a 'comeback' on the London stage. Now back in Southern California in a thrilling new regional production at the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts through November 12, this 'play with music' under the excellent direction of Michael Matthews and featuring a powerful, breathtaking performance from Angela Ingersoll showcases a can't-look-away implosion of a beloved icon whose battles with her personal demons make her a relatable human being with real, tangible problems.

Photo Flash: Angela Ingersoll Leads La Mirada Audiences to THE END OF THE RAINBOW Photo Photo Flash: Angela Ingersoll Leads La Mirada Audiences to THE END OF THE RAINBOW
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2017

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT present the second show of its 2017-2018 season, and the 40th anniversary of the iconic theatre with

Angela Ingersoll to Star as 'Judy Garland' in END OF THE RAINBOW at La Mirada Theatre Photo Angela Ingersoll to Star as 'Judy Garland' in END OF THE RAINBOW at La Mirada Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2017

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and Mccoy Rigby Entertainment present the second show of its 2017-2018 season, and the 40th anniversary of the iconic theatre, with Angela Ingersoll starring as Judy Garland in END OF THE RAINBOW by Peter Quilter, featuring musical direction by Jon Steinhagen and directed by Michael Matthews.

Leigh Barrett to Lead SOUVENIR at the Lyric Stage; Cast, Creatives Set! Photo Leigh Barrett to Lead SOUVENIR at the Lyric Stage; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Spiro Veloudos remounts one of his favorite productions in celebration of his 20 years as Producing Artistic Director.

Angela Ingersoll to Star as 'Judy Garland' in END OF THE RAINBOW at La Mirada Theatre Photo Angela Ingersoll to Star as 'Judy Garland' in END OF THE RAINBOW at La Mirada Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and Mccoy Rigby Entertainment present the second show of its 2017-2018 season, and the 40th anniversary of the iconic theatre, with Angela Ingersoll starring as Judy Garland in END OF THE RAINBOW by Peter Quilter, featuring musical direction by Jon Steinhagen and directed by Michael Matthews.

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