Peter Lockyer

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Peter Lockyer is an American actor and singer. He was born in Westbrook, Connecticut. As a child, he split his time between Toronto and Connecticut, and went to the same high school as actress Gretchen Mol. Lockyer has appeared in numerous productions, including Miss Saigon as Chris, Les Misérables as Marius, and La Boheme on Broadway. He has also appeared in a tour of The Phantom of the Opera and on TV with Bette Midler in a 1993 adaption of Gypsy.[1] After a break in performing, during which he earned dual masters degrees, qualifying him to teach in New York City, Lockyer returned to acting for the European tour of Barbra Streisand's Broadway Boys.[2] He has also performed 42nd Street in Europe and Les Misérables in China and South Korea.[3] Recently, Lockyer returned to his native Connecticut to play the role of Tom in The Glass Menagerie at the historical Ivoryton Playhouse. He is playing Jean Valjean in Les Misérables in the current national tour. Years before he played the role in a Hawaiian production of Les Misérables, which he directed himself.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andrew Gans (2007-04-30). "Broadway's Arden, Lockyer, McDermott and Panaro to Join Streisand for Upcoming Tour". Playbill. Retrieved 2008-02-14. 
  2. ^ Tom Nondorf (2007-06-30). "The Leading Men: Streisand's 'Boys' - Arden, Lockyer, McDermott and Panaro". Playbill. Retrieved 2008-02-14. 
  3. ^ "'Les Miserables' Opens July 12 with Broadway Cast". Digital Chosunibo. 2002-07-10. Retrieved 2008-02-14. [dead link]