Peter Friedman

TWO HOLIDAYS AND A BLIZZARDThe Miracle of Chanukah by Sheri Wilner

Peter FriedmanPeter was most recently seen in both the musical The Shaggs: Philosophy of the World and Amy Herzog’s After the Revolution at Playwrights Horizons.  He originated the role of Tateh in the musical Ragtime in its world premiere in Toronto, as well as on Broadway, receiving an Outer Critics Circle Award and Tony and Drama Desk Award nominations. He has appeared in the Ben Katchor/Mark Mulcahy musical The Slug Bearers of Kayrol Island, Deborah Zoe Laufer’s End Days and Annie Baker’s Body Awareness and Circle Mirror Transformation. He was in the original New York productions ofThe Heidi Chronicles by Wendy Wasserstein and Simon Gray’s The Common Pursuit (earning Drama Desk nominations for both), A Soldier’s Play by Charles Fuller, C. P. Taylor’s …and a Nightingale Sang, and Execution of Justice by Emily Mann. He also appeared in New York in The Tenth Man by Paddy Chayefsky, Donald Margulies’ The Loman Family Picnic, Israel Horovitz’ My Old Lady and the Broadway revival of Reginald Rose’s Twelve Angry Men. His films include The Savages; I’m Not There; Freedomland; Safe; The Seventh Sign; Single White Female, Blink; Paycheck; The Messenger; Synecdoche, New York; Breaking Upwards; Love and Other Drugs; Harvest; The Bitter Pill and Coming Up Roses. On television he was a performer on “The Muppet Show,” and a regular on the series “Brooklyn Bridge.”

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