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Peter Corry

Peter Corry is a Northern Irish singer, director, producer and actor.

Peter Corry
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Occupation Singer, Director and Producer

As a performer Corry has been cast in productions of Cosi fan tutte, as Guglielmo, The Marriage of Figaro as Figaro, Sweeney in "Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barbour of Fleet Street" Andrew in "On Eagles Wing", Jamie in "The Last 5 Years", Anatoly in "Chess", in The Beggars Opera he played Captain Macheath and Ignati in "The Crocodile". He performed as Dean Martin in The Rat Pack, starred in Night of 1,000 Stars at the Royal Albert Hall and performed in The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber.

He sang "Bring Him Home" and "The Long and Winding Road" at George Best's funeral. In 2006, he featured in Washington on St Patrick's Day and performed at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Corry tours The Netherlands regularly. His shows there have included "The Magical Rhythms of Ireland", "Celtic Rhythms" "Irish Christmas" and "Peter Corry in Concert".

He spent three years playing Inspector Javert, in the West End, and the UK tour of the Schonberg and Boubil's, Les Misérables.

Corry has presented his own TV series, The Peter Corry Show with BBC Northern Ireland and has hosted several radio series for BBC Radio Ulster including two series of "Showtunes".

He starred in "On Eagles Wing" for PBS Television USA and "The Voice Within - Songs of Hope" RTE Television. He acted as a mentor in "Jam the Musical" for RTE Television.

He produced Les Misérables at Belfast’s Odyssey Arena, at the time the largest production to be staged. Corry's production company, 'PC Productions" also staged "One Enchanted Evening" and "The Night of 1000 Voices" at the Odyssey Arena starring David Essex, the cast of "Riverdance" and Sir James Galway. PC Productions produced the "Making a Difference" Awards for the Belfast Telegraph and the "40 years Celebration of Mary Peters" both at the Grand Opera House Belfast. The latter featured among others Sir Steve Redgrave, Dame Kelly Holmes, Daley Thompson, Jane Torvill, Sue Barker, Eamonn Holmes, Barry Douglas and Van Morrison. In 2016 he produced "The Red Velvet Cabaret" tour and "Twilight at the Trust" at Mount Stewart stately home Northern Ireland.

He has directed productions of "Annie Get Your Gun", "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change", "Oklahoma!". A USA tour of "Celtic Rhythms" and European tours of "Irish Wings" and "The Magic of the Tenors". In 2014 he staged a new show called "Spectacular, Spectacular" which toured Ireland.

He has also directed youth productions of "The Producers", "Oklahoma!" and "Les Miserables". At the Edinburgh Playhouse he directed "Into the Woods" and "Oliver!" as well as Perform Boot Camps production of "Cats" at the SSE Arena Belfast.

Since 2009 he has produced, directed and hosted the popular Belfast Christmas Spectacular "The Music Box" (2009-2016)

Peter Corry has recorded 11 solo albums and 4 production albums.

Discography

  • Peter Corry in Concert
  • Lullaby
  • My Heart Goes On
  • My Lagan Love
  • Broadway and Beyond
  • Irish Night
  • My Christmas Your Christmas
  • Sounds of the Soul
  • Peter Corry Keeping the Dream Alive
  • Ellis Island
  • Here Stands a Man

Show Albums

  • The Voice Within
  • On Eagles Wing
  • Celtic Rhythms
  • Celtic Nights


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