Peter Howard

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Children: Jason. Education: Graduated from Juilliard.

Career: Dance music arranger, vocal arranger, music director, composer, conductor, and musician.


Film Work:

Dance and vocal arrangements, Annie, Columbia, 1982.

Dance sequence playback arranger, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, 1984.

Dance music arranger, Stepping Out, Paramount, 1991.

Also worked on Mame, Zelig, and 1776.

Stage Work:

Assistant to Mr. Allers, My Fair Lady, Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, 19561962, then Broadhurst Theatre, New York City, 1962, later Broadway Theatre, New York City, 1962.

Assistant to Mr. Blackton, Oh Captain!, Alvin Theatre, New York City, 1958.

Dance arranger and performer, Say, Darling, ANTA Playhouse, New York City, 1958, then Martin Beck Theatre, New York City, 19581959.

Pianist, A Party with Betty Comden & Adolph Green, John Golden Theatre, New York City, 19581959.

Assistant conductor, The Sound of Music, LuntFontanne Theatre, New York City, 19591962, then Mark Hellinger Theatre, 19621963.

Dance arranger, Subways Are for Sleeping, St. James Theatre, New York City, 19611962.

Dance arranger, Carnival!, Imperial Theatre, New York City, 19611962, then Winter Garden Theatre, New York City, 19621963.

Dance and incidental music arranger, I Can Get It for You Wholesale, Shubert Theatre, New York City, 1962, then Broadway Theatre, 1962.

Dance arranger, Here's Love, Shubert Theatre, 19631964.

Dance and incidental music arranger, Hello, Dolly!, St. James Theatre, 19641970.

Dance and vocal arranger, The Roar of Greasepaint The Smell of the Crowd, Shubert Theatre, 1965.

Music director and vocal arranger, How Now, Dow Jones, LuntFontanne Theatre, 19671968.

Conductor, Her First Roman, 1968.

Music director and dance arranger, 1776, 46th Street Theatre, New York City, 19691972.

Dance arranger, Minnie's Boys, Imperial Theatre, 1970.

Dance arranger, Ari, Mark Hellinger Theatre, 1971.

Music direction and incidental music arrangement, Prettybelle, 1971.

Dance and incidental arranger, Tricks, Alvin Theatre, 1973.

Dance music arranger, Chicago, 46th Street Theatre, 19751977.

Music director and dance music arranger, Annie, Alvin Theatre, 1977.

Dance and incidental arranger, Hello, Dolly!, LuntFontanne Theatre, 1978.

Dance music arranger, The Grand Tour, Palace Theater, New York City, 1979.

Music director, Barnum, St. James Theatre, 19801982.

Music director, Dance a Little Closer, Minskoff Theatre, New York City, 1983.

Music director, Baby, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York City, 19831984.

Dance music arranger, The Tap Dance Kid, Broadhurst Theatre, 19831985.

Music director, Harrigan 'n Hart, Longacre Theatre, New York City, 1985.

Music supervisor and arranger, Tatterdemalion, Douglas Fairbanks Theatre, New York City, 1985.

Musical Director and piano, Elisabeth Welch: Time to Start Living, Lucille Lortel Theatre, New York City, 1986.

Musical director, Jerome Kern Goes to Hollywood, Ritz Theatre, New York City, 1986.

Music director, Into the Light, Neil Simon Theatre, New York City, 1986.

Music supervisor and arranger, Stepping Out, John Golden Theatre, 1987.

Conductor, The Pajama Game, New York State Theater, New York City, 1989.

Orchestrator, Liza Minelli: Stepping Out at Radio City, Radio City Music Hall, New York City, 1991.

Dance and incidental arranger, Crazy for You, Sam S. Schubert Theatre, 19921996.

Additional dance music arranger, 110 in the Shade, New York State Theater, 1992.

Music director, Comedy Tonight, LuntFontanne Theatre, 1994.

Dance arranger, Hello, Dolly!, LuntFontanne Theatre, 19951996.

Dance arranger, Swinging on a Star, Music Box Theatre, New York City, 19951996.

Dance music arranger, Chicago, Richard Rogers Theatre, New York City, 1996.

Dance arranger, 1776, Roundabout Theatre, New York City, 19971998.

(With David Crane) Dance arranger, Minelli on Minelli, Palace Theatre, New York City, 19992000.

Music director, Thank You Broadway!, Alice Tully Hall, New York City, 2002.

Dance music arranger, Chicago, National Theatre, Washington, DC, 2003.

Major Tours:

Dance and vocal arranger, The Wizard of Oz, U.S. and Canadian cities, 20012003.


Stage Music:

Incidental music, A Desert Incident, John Golden Theatre, New York City, 1959.

Incidental music, Ari, Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, 1971.

Television Music; Specials:

Dance and incidental music, Crazy for You, PBS, 1992.

Television Music; Episodic:

Wrote for Sesame Street, PBS.

Television Writing; Series:

Wrote Wolf Tales, a children's puppet show.

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Born in Massachusetts. Education: Harvard University, B.A., English literature; University of Virginia, M.F.A., drama.

Addresses: Office Cornerstone Theater Company, 708 Traction Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90013.

Career: Actor, director, and writer. Cornerstone Theater Company, Los Angeles, CA, founding member; National Conference for Community and Justice, youth arts program worker in Los Angeles area; National Conference for Community and Justice, Community Arts Camp, resident playwright.

Awards, Honors: L.A. Weekly Theater Award (with others), best ensemble, 1999, for Medea/Macbeth/Cinderella; L.A. Ovation Award nomination (with others), world premiere play, 2002, for Crossings: Journeys of Catholic Immigrants.


Film Appearances:

Sal the Geep, Requiem for a Dream (also known as Delusion over Addiction ), Artisan Entertainment, 2000.

Stage Appearances:

Father Lawrence, Romeo and Juliet, Cornerstone Theater Company, Port Gibson, MS, 1989.

Broken Hearts: A B. H. Mystery, Cornerstone Theater Company, Los Angeles Theatre Center, Los Angeles, 1999.

Greek Korus, An Antigone Story (A Hijack), Cornerstone Theater Company, Subway Terminal Building, Los Angeles, 2000.

The Good Person of New Haven, Long Wharf Theater, New Haven, CT, 2000.

Macduff and Prince Charming, Medea/Mabeth/Cinderella, University Theater, New Haven, 2002.

Creature, Mary Shelley's Santa Claus, Cornerstone Theater Company, Armory Northwest, Pasadena, CA, 2002.

Also appeared as Mr. Humphrey, For Here or to Go?, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles.

Stage Director:

Directed Romeo and Juliet, Julius Caesar, Hamlet, and Twelfth Night, all Willpower to Youth program productions.


Stage Plays:

"Zones, or Where does your soul live and is there sufficient parking?," Festival of Faith, produced by Cornerstone Theater Company, Los Angeles, 2001.

Wrote Wheels, Kick, and Horizon Line, all for National Conference for Community and Justice's InterACTtions program.

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