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About Me

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Peter Charney is a generative director for the stage & screen. His work is meant to ask the big questions, spark the imagination, and honor the collective experience of sharing a narrative with others.


Some of Peter's stage directing credits include the off-Broadway premiere of A Eulogy for Roman (59E59 Theaters & 75th Edinburgh Festival Fringe), an actor-musician reimagining of Spring Awakening (Irondale Center), and a collegiate touring production of Seussical (Hofstra University). He is the director and composer of Bright and Brave: a new musical, which received a co-production at Dixon Place. Select assisting credits include NYMF Benefit Concert: Honoring Steven Schwartz at Signature Theatre, The Big Bang Theory Musical Parody off-Broadway, and Whitney White's Three Sisters at Joe's Pub.


Peter works seasonally in production management for The Tony Awards, The Oscars, Sleep No More, and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and was recently the Assistant to the Artistic Director at Playwrights Horizons. Peter is a freelance film journalist for multiple online publications and covers the New York Film Festival and Tribeca Film Festival. He holds a BFA in Theatre Directing from Hofstra University, is a proud alum of the 24 Hour Plays: Nationals and the Yale Summer Directing Intensive, and is an associate member of SDC. 

Photo by Jake White

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