Les Misérables

Olivier Awards 2016

Cast & Creatives

Photo of Peter Lockyer

Peter Lockyer

Jean Valjean


Training: graduated magna cum laude from New York University with a BS in Education; currently an MFA candidate in Playwriting/Screenwriting at the University of British Columbia.

Theatre includes: making his Broadway debut was in Cyrano the Musical, Peter has since played leading roles in some of Broadway’s most popular shows. Peter played Jean Valjean in the USA 25th Anniversary tour of Les Misérables to sold-out houses in over 50 North American cities. He starred in two of Broadway’s biggest hit shows: as Chris in Miss Saigon (Broadway & USA 1st National Tour); and as Marius in the 10th Anniversary cast of Les Misérables, later chosen to repeat his performance in the China Premiere, starring Colm Wilkinson. Also, Rodolfo in Baz Luhrmann’s Broadway Production of La Bohème, South Pacifc (Lincoln Center Theater and PBS), The Phantom of the Opera (Broadway & USA National Tour), Tom in The Glass Menagerie (Ivoryton Playhouse, Connecticut Critics Circle Award nomination).
Directing includes: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (Connecticut Critics Circle Award for Best Director of a Play), and Omaha Symphony Christmas Spectacular.

Concerts include: Peter was one of four Broadway guest stars for Barbra Streisand in her first European Concert Tour; World premiere of Do You Hear the People Sing? The music of Claude-Michel Schönberg & Alain Boublil. As a dual citizen of the USA and Canada, Peter enjoys performing with Symphonies across North America.

Television includes: Yonkers in Gypsy starring Bette Midler (CBS telefilm).