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Peter Van Norden

Peter Van Norden has appeared in Antaeus productions of Hamlet (Drama Critics Circle, The Hothouse (2019 Ovation Award for Best Actor), Macbeth, The Liar, American Tales, The Man Who Had All The Luck, and The Zip Code Plays. Other recent appearances include: The Tempest, An Interactive Production at Shakespeare Center LA (where he also covered and performed for Tom Hanks as ‘Falstaff’ in Henry IV, Parts I and II); Red Ink at Playwrights Arena (2020 Ovation Award nomination); 1776 and Singin’ in the Rain at La Mirada Theater; and for three years as ‘Ebeneezer Scrooge’ in A Christmas Carol at the Rubicon Theatre Company. In his native NYC he appeared in Little Johnny Jones (with Donny Osmond), Hamlet (with both Kevin Kline and Sam Waterston), Jungle of Cities (with Al Pacino), Henry V (with Meryl Streep), and Saint Joan (with Lynn Redgrave). His many regional theater appearances include the lead roles in both George Bernard Shaw’s Major Barbara (at San Jose Rep) and Misalliance (at Center Stage, Baltimore). Peter was the first American actor to appear in the title role of Mike Bartlett’s King Charles III at Arizona Theatre Company (where he also appeared in Neil Simon’s The Sunshine Boys). Film and TV roles include leads in The Accused (opposite Oscar winner, Jodie Foster), Police Academy (as Steve Guttenberg’s inept partner), The Naked Gun 2 ½, and the Stephen King mini-series, The Stand. Petervannorden.com

Digital Programming with Antaeus

Release Date: December 2, 2021
Sponsored by: Karen Frederiksen
June 11 - July 30, 2023
May 15 - June 20, 2022
Website Artwork v5 Hamlet
January 18 – March 11, 2018
October 3 – December 1, 2013
July 5 – August 26, 2012
Rob Nagle - Macbeth
June 19 – August 10, 2008
AMERICAN TALES - Raphael Sbarge; Peter Van Norden - __
April 15 – June 25, 2000

Past Readings with Antaeus

March 17, 2019 6:30 pm
October 21, 2018 6:30 pm
January 10, 2016 7:00 pm
January 11, 2016 7:00 pm

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