Peter A Carey is a professional actor, director and performing arts educator. Stage director credits for Lyric First Stage include A Midsummer Nights Dream & Joseph/Technicolor Coat (co-directed with Corinne M. Mason), Lucky Stiff, Berlin’s As Thousands Cheer, Shakespeare’s As You Like It, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, The Tempest. Peter is very proud to have been recently inducted into the Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild Hall of Fame for his contribution to the arts in Massachusetts. Recent teaching and Guest Lecturer credits include Salem State University, Massasoit Community College, Boston Conservatory, and the New England Conservatory. He is the recipient of the Connecticut Circle Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his role as John Adams in 1776 at the Goodspeed Opera House. He also earned the IRNE award for Best Actor in a musical as John Adams in 1776 at the Lyric Stage Company of Boston. Also at the Lyric, Peter has performed in Big River, The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, parts I and II (and IRNE nomination for his role as Newman Noggs), Follies and Side Show (both of which he received IRNE nominations), Arms and the Man, The Lisbon Traviata, Shakespeare in Hollywood and When Pigs Fly. At Wheelock Family Theatre, Hairspray, Honk and Seussical, The Musical. Peter also has performed with American Classics, The Hanover Theatre, New Repertory Theatre, Northshore Music Theatre, Merrimack Repertory Theatre and Speakeasy Stage. Favorite directing credits include The Spitfire Grill, Das Barbeque (Stonehill College) Much Ado About Nothing (Wellesley Summer Theatre), Die Fledermaus, The New Moon and The Merry Widow (New England Light Opera), Deathtrap, Arsenic and Old Lace, Dirty Blonde (The Company Theatre).
* Notes a member of Actor's Equity Association