Peter Howard

Composer, Performer, Arranger, Musical Director, Musical Supervisor, Conductor, Musical Contractor, Musician
( b. Jul 29, 1927 Miami, Florida, USA - d. Apr 18, 2008 Englewood, New Jersey, USA ) Male
Also known as:     Howard Weiss [Birthname]
Biography: Peter Howard was born Howard Weiss on July 29, 1927 in Miami, Florida to Morris and Anna Wisnowitz Weiss. He graduated from Juilliard in 1948. He toured the United States and Europe with his one-man show entitled "Peter Howard's Broadway."

Film/TV Credits: Film credits include: "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom," "Recoil," "1776," "Mame," "Annie," and "Stepping Out." Television credits include: "Peter Pan," "Night of 100 Stars," "The 36th Annual Tony Awards," and "Great Performances."

Trivia:
He was the dance music arranger for 23 of the 38 Broadway shows he worked on from 1949 to 2000.  

Broadway Production Credits

Minnelli on Minnelli
Special, Concert, Original
Dec 08, 1999 - Jan 02, 2000
Dance arrangements by Peter Howard

1776
Musical, Comedy, History, Revival
Aug 14, 1997 - Jun 14, 1998
Dance arrangements by Peter Howard

Chicago
Musical, Comedy, Revival
Nov 14, 1996 - Present
Dance arrangements by Peter Howard

Swinging on a Star
Musical, Revue, Original
Oct 22, 1995 - Jan 13, 1996
Dance arrangements by Peter Howard

Hello, Dolly!
Musical, Comedy, Revival
Oct 19, 1995 - Jan 28, 1996
Dance arrangements by Peter Howard

Comedy Tonight
Special, Variety, Comedy, Original
Dec 18, 1994 - Dec 25, 1994
Musical Director: Peter Howard
Conducted by Peter Howard
Piano: Peter Howard

Crazy For You
Musical, Comedy, Original
Feb 19, 1992 - Jan 07, 1996
Incidental music arranged by Peter Howard
Dance arrangements by Peter Howard

Stepping Out
Play, Original
Jan 11, 1987 - Mar 15, 1987
Music arranged by Peter Howard
Musical Supervisor: Peter Howard

Into the Light
Musical, Original
Oct 22, 1986 - Oct 26, 1986
Musical Director: Peter Howard

Jerome Kern Goes to Hollywood
Musical, Revue, Original
Jan 23, 1986 - Feb 02, 1986
Music arranged by Peter Howard
Musical Director: Peter Howard

Harrigan 'n Hart
Musical, Original
Jan 31, 1985 - Feb 03, 1985
Musical Director: Peter Howard
Conductor, Piano: Peter Howard
Music Contractor: Peter Howard

The Tap Dance Kid
Musical, Original
Dec 21, 1983 - Aug 11, 1985
Dance arrangements by Peter Howard

Baby
Musical, Original
Dec 04, 1983 - Jul 01, 1984
Musical Director: Peter Howard

Dance a Little Closer
Musical, Original
May 11, 1983 - May 11, 1983
Musical Director: Peter Howard

Barnum
Musical, Comedy, Original
Apr 30, 1980 - May 16, 1982
Musical Director: Peter Howard

The Grand Tour
Musical, Original
Jan 11, 1979 - Mar 04, 1979
Dance arrangements by Peter Howard

Hello, Dolly!
Musical, Comedy, Revival
Mar 05, 1978 - Jul 09, 1978
Dance and incidental arrangements by Peter Howard

Annie
Musical, Comedy, Original
Apr 21, 1977 - Jan 02, 1983
Dance arrangements by Peter Howard
Musical Director: Peter Howard

Chicago
Musical, Comedy, Original
Jun 03, 1975 - Aug 27, 1977
Dance arrangements by Peter Howard

Tricks
Musical, Comedy, Original
Jan 08, 1973 - Jan 13, 1973
Dance and incidental arrangements by Peter Howard

Ari
Musical, Original
Jan 15, 1971 - Jan 30, 1971
Incidental music by Peter Howard
Dance arrangements by Peter Howard

Minnie's Boys
Musical, Original
Mar 26, 1970 - May 30, 1970
Incidental music by Peter Howard
Dance arrangements by Peter Howard

La Strada
Musical, Original
Dec 14, 1969 - Dec 14, 1969
Dance arrangements by Peter Howard

1776
Musical, Comedy, History, Original
Mar 16, 1969 - Feb 13, 1972
Dance arrangements by Peter Howard
Musical Director: Peter Howard

Her First Roman
Musical, Comedy, Original
Oct 20, 1968 - Nov 02, 1968
Dance and incidental music by Peter Howard
Musical Director: Peter Howard

How Now, Dow Jones
Musical, Comedy, Original
Dec 07, 1967 - Jun 15, 1968
Musical Director: Peter Howard
Vocal arrangements by Peter Howard

The Roar of the Greasepaint - The Smell of the Crowd
Musical, Comedy, Original
May 16, 1965 - Dec 04, 1965
Dance arrangements by Peter Howard
Vocal arrangements by Peter Howard

Hello, Dolly!
Musical, Comedy, Original
Jan 16, 1964 - Dec 27, 1970
Dance and incidental music arranged by Peter Howard

Here's Love
Musical, Original
Oct 03, 1963 - Jul 25, 1964
Dance arrangements by Peter Howard

I Can Get It for You Wholesale
Musical, Comedy, Original
Mar 22, 1962 - Dec 08, 1962
Dance and incidental music arranged by Peter Howard

Subways Are for Sleeping
Musical, Comedy, Original
Dec 27, 1961 - Jun 23, 1962
Dance arrangements by Peter Howard

Carnival!
Musical, Puppets, Original
Apr 13, 1961 - Jan 05, 1963
Dance arrangements by Peter Howard

The Sound of Music
Musical, Drama, Original
Nov 16, 1959 - Jun 15, 1963
Assistant Conducted by Peter Howard

A Desert Incident
Play, Drama, Original
Mar 24, 1959 - Mar 28, 1959
Incidental music by Peter Howard

A Party with Betty Comden & Adolph Green
Musical, Revue, Comedy, Original
Dec 23, 1958 - May 23, 1959
Pianist: Peter Howard

Say, Darling
Play, Comedy, Play with music, Original
Apr 03, 1958 - Jan 17, 1959
Performer: Peter Howard [Sideman, Accompanist]
Dance arrangements by Peter Howard
At the pianos: Peter Howard

Oh Captain!
Musical, Comedy, Original
Feb 04, 1958 - Jul 19, 1958
Assistant to Mr. Blackton: Peter Howard

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