Director, Producer, Teacher
Peter Flynn is a New York City-based director, producer, and teacher. His most recent directing credits include the off-Broadway musical Curvy Widow at the Westside Theatre; Ragtime for Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C., where he is also an Associate Artist; and Kiss Me, Kate! for the Maltz-Jupiter Theatre.
New York credits include Actors’ Fund concerts of the 75th Anniversary of Thornton Wilder’s Our Town with Adriane Lenox, B.D. Wong, and S. Epatha Merkerson, and concerts of On the 20th Century with Douglas Sills & Marin Mazzie, Chess with Josh Groban & Julia Murney, and Funny Girl with Whoopi Goldberg & Andrea Martin; Skippyjon Jones, & Junie B. Jones (nominated for two Lucille Lortel Awards, including Best Musical), and Rhapsody in Seth, starring Seth Rudetsky.
Other credits include Andrea Martin’s one woman show, Andrea Martin: Final Days Everything Must Go, the world premiere of Willy Holtzman’s Smart Blonde at Pittsburgh’s City Theatre starring Andréa Burns; Katori Hall’s The Mountaintop; Gypsy at the St. Louis MUNY; 1776 & The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee for Ford’s Theatre; and Man of La Mancha for the Maltz-Jupiter Theatre, which earned him the South Florida Carbonell Award for Best Direction.
Peter has also created and directed completely new shows for Carnival Cruise Lines, with music ranging from Motown, rock, disco, and Cuban/Miami fusion.
As a producer, Peter is a partner in Mainspring Arts Cooperative, a not-for-profit organization that produces and presents national tours to regional theatres. M.A.C. premiered Tectonic Theatre Project’s newest production, Uncommon Sense, at the Sheen Center in New York with a subsequent tour in the 2018/19 Season. Other projects in development with M.A.C. include Wait Wait Don’t Kill Me by Alan Schmuckler & David Holstein, and a new adaptation of Anne of Green Gables by Matte O’Brien and Matt Vinson.
Peter was the Artistic Director of the Hangar Theatre for five seasons, overseeing a variety of large scale productions, intimate plays, and the development of new work. He is also the Founding Artistic Director of the Perry-Mansfield New Works Festival in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. He is a graduate of Northwestern University, and a member of SDC.