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About Me


Peter Charney is a generative director for the stage & screen. His work is meant to ask big questions, spark the imagination, and unite viewers on a shared narrative experience.


Some of Peter's stage directing credits include the Off-Broadway premiere of A Eulogy for Roman (Edinburgh Festival Fringe & 59E59 Theaters), 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 was commissioned by Dixon Place in 2019. Select assisting credits include NYMF Benefit Concert: Honoring Steven Schwartz at Signature Theatre, The Big Bang Theory Musical Parody, 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 is currently the Assistant to the Artistic Director at Playwrights Horizons. He 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. 

Upcoming: A Eulogy for Roman at 59E59 Theaters, Off Broadway

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