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Peter Sellars

Peter Sellars was born on September 27, 1957 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He is known for his work on The Cabinet of Dr. Ramirez (1991), Great Performances (1971) and Doctor Atomic (2007). See full bio »

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Great Performances
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Doctor Atomic
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 2012 Iolanta/Perséphone (TV Series) (opera director)
 2011 The Metropolitan Opera HD Live (TV Series) (production - 1 episode)
- John Adams: Nixon in China (2011) ... (production)
 2007 Doctor Atomic (TV Movie) (staged by)
 2000 El niño (TV Movie) (opera director)
 1996 Theodora (TV Movie) (directed for stage)
 1993 The Seven Deadly Sins (TV Movie) (directed for stage)
 1992 Letter to Peter, on Saint François d'Assise by Olivier Messiaen (TV Movie documentary) (staged by: "Saint François d'Assise")
 1990 Don Giovanni (TV Movie) (opera director)
 1990 Giulio Cesare in Egitto (TV Movie) (opera director)
  Great Performances (TV Series) (directed for stage - 2 episodes, 1988 - 1990) (stage director - 1 episode, 1990)
- Le nozze di Figaro (1990) ... (stage director: opera)
- Così fan tutte (1990) ... (directed for stage)
- Nixon in China (1988) ... (directed for stage: opera production)
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Other Works:

: Directed "The Children of Herakles" play by Euripides in an English translation by Ralph Gladstone (Loeb Drama Center, Cambridge, Massachussets, USA). See more »

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Highly controversial stage director known for re-staging operas in ultramodern settings, such as Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro" in the Trump Towers Building.

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