Peer Gynt

Director John Doyle (Passion, Allegro) brings to the stage his own adaptation of Ibsen’s tale of the misadventures of Peer Gynt. Follow young Peer from childhood renegade to outcast, adventurer, industrialist and provocateur as he searches for a life that will live up to his impossible and irrepressible expectations.


Classic Stage Company

(New York City, NY)
136 East 13th Street
New York City, NY 10003

Peer Gynt Off-Broadway Cast


by Barry Lenny - Sep 8, 2019
There are other Velvet Chase works coming up that you really should attend.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2019
Philharmonic Orchestra have announced that their relationship with Chief Conductor Edward Gardner is to continue until summer 2023, extending his current contract by two years.
by Behind the Curtain - Sep 18, 2019
One of Broadway's most legendary sopranos, Tony nominee Inga Swenson, joins Rob and Kevin via phone to look back on her incredible career which includes films like The Miracle Worker, television like Benson and The Golden Girls, and theater credits including New Faces of 1956, Peer Gynt, Camelot, 110 in the Shade, Baker Street and many others!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019
Tony and Emmy nominee Dylan Baker (La Bête, Happiness, The Good Wife) has joined the cast of Medea, Simon Stone's contemporary rewrite of Euripides' tragedy. The production makes its US premiere at the Harvey Theater at BAM Strong. Previews begin on January 12 with opening set for Jan 30.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019
Hackney Showroom today announce the full cast for the world première of for all the women who thought they were Mad by Zawe Ashton. Associate Director of Hackney Showroom's Jo McInnes directs Layo-Christina Akinlude (Angela), Mina Andala (Joy), Jennifer Dixon (Kim), Joy Elias-Rilwan (Margaret), Jumoké Fashola (Ruth), Michael Fitzgerald (Boss/Doctor), Janet Kumah (Rose), with Elena Coleman, Chiamara Nwosu and Rae Ann Quayle sharing the role of Nambi. The production opens at Stoke Newington Town Hall on 17 October, with previews from 14 October, and runs until 9 November a?" marking Hackney Showroom's a new partnership with the London Borough of Hackney to bring theatre to Stoke Newington Town Hall.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019
Arcola Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company today announce the full cast for the London première of Pippa Hill and Sophie Ivatts' adaptation of #WeAreArrested by Can Dündar, a vital story about the cost of reporting the truth in the age of fake news. Ivatts directs Jamie Cameron (Son), Peter Hamilton Dyer (Can) and Indra Ové (Wife). The production opens on 18 November, with previews from 13 November and runs until 7 December.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
The Houston Symphony returns to its regular summertime outdoor performance venue at Miller Outdoor Theatre for a free fall concert, Symphonic Spooktacular, on Sunday, Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. Everyone is encouraged to wear a favorite Halloween costume and enjoy a spooky, family-friendly evening with the Houston Symphony.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019
On announcing the season Gregory Doran, RSC Artistic Director, said: a?oeCreated in Stratford-upon-Avon, shared around the world, crossing borders of creativity, community, culture and technology, our new season celebrates Shakespeare's unique contribution to world culture, whilst at the same time asking us to consider our own place within society, our families and community. Whether experiencing our work on stage in Stratford-upon-Avon, on nationwide tours, in schools and local communities, through live cinema screenings or via the latest digital innovations, the shared experiences and emotional connections forged through live theatre feel as urgent and necessary today as they ever havea??.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2019
The Sacred Fools Theater Company continues its 23rd season with the existential comedy Waiting for Waiting for Godot, by Dave Hanson, directed by Jacob Sidney. Opening Friday, November 8 and running through December 14 in the Broadwater Second Stage, the show will run Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, with Sunday performances on November 17, December 1 & 8 at 5:00 pm and one performance on Monday, November 18 at 8pm. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019
According to The Stage, actor Stephen Moore has died at age 81.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019
The Montclair Orchestra will present their annual child-friendly concert 'Carnival of the Animals' on November 3, 2019 at 3pm (Central Presbyterian Church, Montclair). Complete with an instrument 'petting zoo' to help introduce kids of all ages to the instruments that make up the orchestra, the children's program for the season, led by Music Director David Chan, is a delight for young listeners.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2019
How do we trust what we see or feel? How do we know which voices are truly our own? THE THEATRE CENTRE and THE ECT COLLECTIVE are proud to Co-produce HERE ARE THE FRAGMENTS., an immersive work of theatre written by Suvendrini Lena, Theatre Centre Residency artist and CAMH Neurologist. Based on the psychiatric writing of famed political theorist Frantz Fanon and combining narratives, sensory exploration, and scientific and historical analysis, HERE ARE THE FRAGMENTS. reflects on the relationships between identity, history, racism, and mental health. FRAGMENTS. will run November 19 to December 1 at The Theatre Centre (Opening Night November 21).
by Vicki Trask - Nov 5, 2019
'Cultural Rocketfuel' Vivek Shraya (Vanity Fair), legendary Canadian theatre artist Daniel MacIvor, and the rare return of a One Yellow Rabbit hit to be included in 34th Annual International Festival of the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2019
The Emojiland kingdom is now complete! Arborhouse Productions & Visceral Entertainment (Michael Chase Gosselin and Tim Sulka) today announced that Max Crumm (Grease, Disaster) will take on the role of the Man In Business Suit Levitating emoji, along with Jacob Dickey (Aladdin Broadway as Aladdin) as Smiling Face with Sunglasses, (aka a?oeSunnya??), Dwelvan David (Finding Neverland & The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess Tours) as Guardsman, Heather Makalani (Aladdin) as Kissy Face, Tanisha Moore (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Tour) as Woman Dancing and Jordan Fife Hunt (A Chorus Line First Revival Tour) as Man Dancing.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2019
Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen is as relevant today as 140 years ago. a?oeWhen A Doll House was staged in 1879 it generated lot of controversy. Europe's male-dominated society was still unable to comprehend a woman walking away from her husband and children, but Nora does. Ibsen's women are in a search of their own voice, just as women in India are trying to assert their own voice today,a?? says Indian theatre director Ila Arun. She counts Ibsen among the most relevant playwrights of all time.
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2019
Three-time Olivier Award winner Alex Jennings (Netflix's The Crown), in Chicago rehearsing for his upcoming role in the Tony Award-winning musical, The Light in the Piazza, at the Lyric Opera House Dec. 14-29, will make a special appearance at the Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (164 N. State Street) following the National Theatre Live screening of the engrossing new work, Hansard, in which he co-stars with Olivier and Tony Award-winning actress Lindsay Duncan (Private Lives), Friday evening, December 6, at 7:45pm.  Jennings will be on hand afterwards to answer questions about his acclaimed Broadway, West End, and TV career.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
The first wave of casting has been announced for Jonathan Harvey's Our Lady of Blundellsands, as the Everyman & Playhouse announce their full 2020 spring summer season filled with new works, big titles, family fun and re-imagined stories.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019
Oracles & Miracles, written by Norelle Scott, based on the best-selling novel by Stevan Eldred-Grigg, will make its North American debut at the Hollywood Fringe Festival in June.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2019
La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its world-premiere production of The Luckiest, by Melissa Ross, directed by former Playhouse Associate Artistic Director Jaime Castañeda, running June 30 - July 28 (press opening: Sunday, July 8 at 7:00pm). in the Playhouse's Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Jun 26, 2019
Great Scott! His recent turn as Fleabag's Hot Priest made him a global sex symbol. Now, Andrew Scott reminds audiences that he's just as irresistible on stage, leading Matthew Warchus's absolute romp of Noel Coward revival with the kind of panache that makes this the comic performance of the year so far - and yet one also shot through with aching melancholy.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019
Theatre for a New Audience founding artistic director Jeffrey Horowitz, having just received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 OBIEs, today announces TFANA's 40th anniversary season. The 2019-2020 programming exemplifies what makes TFANA, in the words of the OBIE committee, one of the city's most vital institutions championing adventurous and urgent productions of Shakespeare alongside other writers.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2019
This July, Carnegie Hall will bring together more than 200 of the finest teen musicians from across the country to perform as part of its three acclaimed national youth ensembles: the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA), NYO2, and NYO Jazz. All three ensembles will take part in an intensive training residency at Purchase College, SUNY before performing at Carnegie Hall and embarking on tours across the country and around the world, serving as America's dynamic musical ambassadors. In total, 222 musicians will take part in this year's program, representing 39 US states plus Puerto Rico.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2019
Having successful presentations at The Tank and The Gallery Players, Rebecca Lee Lerman (Book, Music and Lyrics) and Matt Park (Orchestration) will present THE HEARTBREAK HOTEL, a new rock musical IN CONCERT @ The Parkside Lounge Friday, August 2nd at 9pm
by Gary Naylor - Jul 10, 2019
David Hare's updating of Ibsen's Peer Gynt has plenty to say about the world in 2019 - perhaps a little too much - but James McArdle's central performance and the sheer chutzpah of the concept and direction pulls it through.
by Review Roundups - Jul 10, 2019
Ibsen's classic is reinvented as a riotous adventure for the 21st century. Let's see what the critics had to say.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019
The London premiere of Philip King's 1970 play Go Bang Your Tambourine opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season on Tuesday, 6 August 2019 (Press Nights: Thursday, 8 August 2019 and Friday, 9 August 2019 at 7.30pm).
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019
It's November 1998 on the World's End Estate in Chelsea. Energetic single mum Viv (Patricia Potter; Holby City) has just moved in with her shy, troubled son Ben (Tom Milligan; Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, West End), eager to start afresh and escape economic precarity. Next door, single father and painter-cum-security guard Ylli and his confident, yet enigmatic son Besnik are also negotiating their horizons, against the televised backdrop of catastrophe in their native Kosovo.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020
Ila Arun, the singer, producer, actress who has starred in such films as Thugs of Hindustan and Manto and produces Plays with Surnai Theater,  has cast Sheena Chohan, an actress who was nominated as Best Actress at the Shanghai and Dubai Film Festivals, to play the role of Laila in the play Peer Ghani, by Henrik Ibsen, which will be showcased at the Royal Opera House Mumbai and also staged at Prithvi Theatre this January 2020. The play is directed by KK Raina. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020
Raven Theatre will continue its 2019-20 season with a revival of Henrik Ibsen's masterpiece A DOLL'S HOUSE, in a vibrant and progressive new adaptation making its Chicago premiere. Directed by Lauren Shouse, the new work features translation by Anne-Charlotte Hanes Harvey and adaptation by Hanes Harvey and Kirsten Brandt. A DOLL'S HOUSE will play February 6 - March 22, 2020 on Raven's 85-seat East Stage, 6157 N. Clark St. (at Granville) in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at or by calling (773) 338-2177. The press opening is Monday, February 10, 2020 at 7:30 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
The full cast is today announced for the return of Tim Cowbury's The Claim at Shoreditch Town Hall following its debut sell-out run in 2018. Mark Maughan directs Nick Blakeley (A), Tonderai Munyevu (Serge) and Indra Ové (B). The production opens on 20 February, with previews from 18 February and runs until 7 March.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
Bringing to life their late co-founder Philip Osment's final play, Playing ON will present the world premiere of Can I Help You? at The North Wall and Omnibus Theatre this spring. Susan Aderin (Guerrilla, Sky Atlantic; Peer Gynt, National Theatre) will appear as Fifi alongside Gabriel Vick (Les Misérables, BBC; Once, West End) as Francis in this poetic and uplifting examination of how race and gender intersect with issues of mental health.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
Oren Safdie, a nationally celebrated playwright of contemporary architecture culture, will have his play, Color Blind, presented as a staged performance at the Center for Architecture in New York. The play was featured at the 2019 Symposium on Race & Architecture at the University at Buffalo, SUNY, and recently won the Kevin Tierney Prize for best new English language play in Quebec.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
CTC has announced a partnership with the iconic DeLuxe Theater in the historic Fifth Ward. All three Mainstage productions in the 2019-2020 season will be housed in this hidden gem of a facility.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020
BroadwayWorld got an inside look at the new Off-Broadway musical Emojiand this weekend as George Abud took over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story at the new Off-Broadway musical Emojiand! So in case you missed it (or just want to relive all of the fun and excitement), we compiled clips for you to enjoy. Check it all out!
by Linnae Medeiros - Jan 10, 2020
Get ready because George Abud is taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story at the new Off-Broadway musical Emojiand this Saturday, January 11th! Be sure to tune in throughout the day for a behind-the-scenes look at a two-show day with Lesli Margherita, Josh Lamon, Ann Harada, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2020
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and Music Director Louis Langrée have unveiled details of the Orchestra's 2020-21 season, encompassing a wide range of artistic experiences and a diverse roster of artists.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) will present the New York premiere of celebrated American playwright Will Eno's Gnit, inspired by Henrik Ibsen's Peer Gynt (originally published in 1867). Directed by Eno's frequent collaborator, the Obie and Lortel Award-Winner Oliver Butler (Eno's 2014 The Open House and the 2018 revival of Thom Paine (based on nothing), starring Michael C. Hall, both at Signature Theater, and 2019's The Plot at Yale Rep; Heidi Schreck's Tony Award-nominated What the Constitution Means to Me).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2020
Bringing to life their late co-founder Philip Osment's final play, Playing ON will present the world premiere of Can I Help You? at The North Wall and Omnibus Theatre this spring. Susan Aderin (Guerrilla, Sky Atlantic; Peer Gynt, National Theatre) will appear as Fifi alongside Gabriel Vick (Les Misérables, BBC; Once, West End) as Francis in this poetic and uplifting examination of how race and gender intersect with issues of mental health.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020
Casting details are announced for Europeana, Peer Gynt and Blindness and Seeing, three productions that are part of PROJEKT EUROPA, a season of work at the RSC in Stratford-upon-Avon, exploring, celebrating and interrogating our relationship with Europe.
by Gil Kaan - Feb 12, 2020
The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and Four Larks have teamed up to present their world premiere of Four Lark's adaptation of Mary Shelley's classic FRANKENSTEIN, beginning February 12, 2020. In conjunction with the novel's 200th anniversary, the collaborative creative forces of Four Larks, headed by its co-founders Mat Sweeney and Sebastian Peters-Lazaro, re-imagine Shelley's FRANKENSTEIN to question the moral responsibility of each new generation. Mat managed to squeeze a few spare moments between rehearsals and being honored with his latest award to respond to my quizzical questions.
by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2020
From the Top, the nationally-distributed NPR program and podcast that celebrates the voices and talents of America's brightest young classical musicians, will bring its next live recording event to the Center for the Arts on Saturday, February 29 at 8 p.m. Guest hosts Greg Anderson (a From the Top alum himself) and Elizabeth Joy Roe of the acclaimed piano duo Anderson & Roe will interview and perform with each of the exceptional young artists, ages 12 - 18, showcasing not just their inspiring talent, but also giving insight into the lives of these young, aspirational artists. 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019
The Philadelphia Young Artists Orchestra will open their 2019/2020 season on Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at the Perelman Theater at The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. Maestra Rosalind Erwin, PYAO conductor, will lead this talented young orchestra in a program of music taken from the Romantic period lexicon of orchestral music.
by Walter McBride - Dec 22, 2019
Today we're flashing back to 1980 with this photo of Rosemary Murphy from 1980!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019
Sydney Symphony Orchestra's Chief Executive Officer, Emma Dunch is delighted to announce another innovative program and lead Australia's premier orchestra in a historically-defining chapter of the Orchestra's journey.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2019
The Adelphi Orchestra, now in its 65th season of Music for All, presents 'The Great Romantics' on Saturday, May 11th at 7 PM, Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church in NYC.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2019
London's international festival of contemporary dance takes place across the capital from 8 - 27 October 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2019
The Adelphi Orchestra concludes its 2018-19 season with two performances at RiverDell Middle School Auditorium 230 Woodland Ave River Edge, NJ and at the historic Good Shepherd Faith Presbyterian Church 152 W 66th St, New York, NY 10023
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019
BroadwayWorld has learned that The Muny announced today 25 principal cast members for the first season of its second century. Complete company casting will be announced throughout April and May. The 101st season opens on a brand new, state-of-the-art stage with Muny favorite Guys and Dolls followed by the U.S. regional premiere of Kinky Boots. The season continues with 1776, Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, Footloose and a newly-reimagined Lerner and Loewe's Paint Your Wagon. Season 101 closes with the highly-anticipated Muny debut of Roald Dahl's Matilda.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2019
With shows such as Robert Askins' Hand to God, Caryl Churchill's Cloud 9, Albee's The Goat or, Who Is Sylvia?, and Ibsen's Peer Gynt, Black Box Performing Arts Center is quickly making a name for itself as the area's premiere destination for immersive and cutting-edge plays. How to Transcend a Happy Marriage is the third main stage show of 2019, following the NJ premiere of Significant Other by Joshua Harmon and How to Transcend a Happy Marriage by Sarah Ruhl.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2019
Las dos funciones que la Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional (OSN) ofreció este domingo de El patito feo y otras fantasías, primer programa familiar de su temporada 2019 en la Sala Principal del Palacio de Bellas Artes, cerraron el 35 Festival del Centro Histórico de la Ciudad de México.