Peter Stone

Peter Stone

Librettist, Lyricist


Biography



Shows by Peter Stone

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Synopsis

It is a long hot summer in Philadelphia, and the Continental Congress is an exhausted, annoyed, quarrelsome collection of men, at each other’s throats over the burning question of independence from Great Britain. John Adams,... read more

The show concerns the adventures of Sir Edmund Kean, considered the greatest Shakespearean actor of the 18th century. The show focuses mainly on his wild behavior offstage. Trouble ensues as Kean desperately tries to juggle t... read more

The plot centers on Captain Billy Buck Chandler, a transatlantic aviator who flies around the world in pursuit of the championship swimmer Edith, whom he loves. Edith is the current star attraction of Prince Nicolai Erraclyov... read more

The plot concerns Joe and Jerry, unemployed musicians in 1929 Chicago, who inadvertently witness a gangland shootout and have to run for their lives. The only way out of town they can find is to shave their legs, put on wigs,... read more

April 10, 1912: the RMS Titanic sets out from London on her maiden voyage, across the Atlantic. Billed as “The Largest Floating Object in The World,” the Titanic is already big news. April 15, 1912: Titanic, the “unsinkable”... read more

‘Two by Two’ is the story of Noah’s preparations for the Great Flood and its aftermath. Besides having trouble convincing people of the upcoming flood, Noah struggles trying to keep his chaotic family together.... read more

Claiming to have never met a man he didn't like, Rogers was America's first international multimedia sensation, whose wit and homespun wisdom went straight to the nation's heart. The character of Will Rogers narrates his life... read more

The show focuses on the relationship between busy TV personality, Tess Harding, and her relationship with the handsome cartoonist, Sam Craig. As Tess is about win a ‘Woman of the Year’ award, she realizes that sh... read more

Overview

Nationality
American
Born
2/27/1930
Died
4/26/2003
Show Categories
Musical
Genres
Drama, Comedy, Historical/Biographical, Romance