Peggy Hickey is an award-winning choreographer and one of the most versatile artists today, working extensively in theatre, opera, film, and television. Peggy’s Broadway credits include ANASTASIA (April 2017), A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER (2014 Tony Award, Best Musical); and the world premiere/pre-Broadway production of ROMY & MICHELE’S HIGH SCHOOL REUNION at The 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle (June 2017). She will also direct and choreograph the upcoming national tour of A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER (Fall 2017). Other New York credits include MY FAIR LADY (starring Kelli O’Hara, Kelsey Grammar and Brian Dennehy) at Lincoln Center with the New York Philharmonic, CINDERELLA for the Little Orchestra Society of New York at Lincoln Center, and several productions at New York City Opera at Lincoln Center including THE MOST HAPPY FELLA (starring Paul Sorvino), LUCKY TO BE ME, and THE MUSIC OF LEONARD BERNSTEIN. Peggy also collaborated with Monty Python’s Eric Idle on AN EVENING WITHOUT MONTY PYTHON, which played in New York and Los Angeles.
Peggy was awarded the MTV Video Music Award for Best Choreography for her work on Grammy- Award winner Beck’s THE NEW POLLUTION. She choreographed SPRING AWAKENING for the hit series 90210 (CW); SO I THOUGHT I COULD DANCE for Christina Applegate’s series SAMANTHA WHO (ABC)?; and she was nominated for an MTV Movie Award for “Best Dance Sequence in a Feature Film” for her work on the cult favorite, THE BRADY BUNCH MOVIE (Paramount). Peggy choreographed the “NURSES BALL” episodes on GENERAL HOSPITAL (ABC) for eight consecutive seasons as well as “JAIL HOUSE TANGO” for NBC’s PASSIONS.
Peggy is a 2014 Outer Critics Circle Nominee for her choreography on A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER and a two-time recipient of the Connecticut Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Choreography for BRIGADOON and ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY at the renowned Goodspeed Musicals in Connecticut.
Also for Goodspeed, Peggy choreographed KING OF HEARTS, A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, AMOUR and the recent revival of CARNIVAL. Other credits include OKLAHOMA! At the Paper Mill Playhouse, THE MUSIC MAN (starring Shirley Jones and Patrick Cassidy) for Hartford’s Bushnell Theatre, GIGI and A FUNNY THING HAPPENED AT THE FORUM for Los Angeles’ REPRISE along with many productions for Music Theatre Wichita, Sacramento Music Circus, and Casa Manana.
Peggy also works extensively in opera, and has collaborated with such renowned artists as Plácido Domingo, Samuel Ramey, Denyce Graves, Susan Graham, and Jonathan Kent, Franco Zeffirelli among others. Her work has been performed at Los Angeles Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, San Francisco Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Seattle Opera, Canadian Opera Company, Santa Fe Opera, Palm Beach Opera, and the Julliard School, where she choreographed HANSEL UND GRETEL with sets and costumes by Maurice Sendak, which was subsequently televised Live from Lincoln Center on PBS. Internationally, Peggy choreographed LA CENERENTOLA and BALLO EN MASCHARA at the Hong Kong Arts Festival; DON GIOVANNI and SALOME at the Savonlinna Opera Festival; and THE KING & I at Théâtre du Châtelet (starring Susan Graham). For more information, please visit www.peggyhickey.com