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(1972 to 1973 season) His play, "The Royal Hunt of the Sun," was performed at the Trinity Repertory Company Theatre in Providence, Rhode Island. Adrian Hall was director. Eugene Lee was set designer. A. Christina Giannini was costume designer. Roger Morgan was lighting designer. Richard Cumming was music director.
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Sir Peter Shaffer
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When you first do a play, the actors tend to eye you ingratiatingly, with a kind of respectful hope, as if you are the repository of some great secret which they must have. Three weeks later, these roles are reversed. It is you, the author, who is sidling up to them nervously and saying in a low voice "I wonder if you'd mind putting in this line, or saying this to her". And quite often the ...
Peter and twin brother Anthony have both won Tony Awards for Best Play: Anthony's only nomination/win came in 1971 for "Sleuth". Peter was nominated 4 times, for "Black Comedy"(1967), "Lettice and Lovage"(1990), and his two wins, "Equus"(1975), and "Amadeus"(1981).