PETER BENNETT (Director) New York City credits include the original production of Passion of Dracula, which ran for two years, earned a Drama Desk nomination for "Outstanding Direction," and won the Soho News Annual Arts Award for "Best Direction". He also staged the national tour of that play and the television production, which won the Ace Award for "Best Dramatic Production." Other New York credits include Hillbilly Women (Actors' Studio), Promised Land (Lambs Theatre), Angel Levine (Jewish Repertory Theatre), With Love and Laughter (starring Celeste Holm), The Last Will and Testament of St. Jack Kerouac (with Andre De Shields), and for Queens Theatre in the Park, Driving Miss Daisy (starring Kim Hunter) and Princess Grace and the Fazzaris (starring Lois Nettleton). Regional theatres for which he has directed include the Long Wharf Theatre, Pittsburgh Public Theater, Actors' Theatre of Louisville, Missouri Repertory Theatre, Adelphi Festival Theatre, George Street Playhouse ("Best Direction" and "Best Production" for Steambath — New York Daily News), North Carolina Shakespeare Festival, Theatre by the Sea, Playmakers Repertory Company, New Globe Theatre, Carolina Theatre Company, New Jersey Theatre Forum, Barter Theatre, Riverside Theatre, American Stage Festival, Pope Theatre Company, Two River Theatre Company, Florida Studio Theatre, Northern Stage Company, Florida Repertory Company, and Unicorn Theatre. Mr. Bennett is also an educator (State University of New York at Albany, North Carolina School of the Arts, University of Connecticut, University of Delaware, and University of Wisconsin), an actor (favorite roles Dysart in Equus, Salieri in Amadeus, and most recently Merlyn in Camelot), and an administrator (formerly Managing Director of Vinnette Carroll's Urban Arts Corps, Artistic Director of Stages Repertory Theatre and Artistic Director of Miniature Theatre of Chester).

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