Biography

Theatre has always been a part of Peter’s life, starting with an M.A. in Drama from University of Toronto followed by a 25-year career as a professional actor, musical director, playwright and administrator. He performed at some of the country\’s largest and most prestigious theatres: Stratford Festival, Shaw Festival, Arts Club, Alberta Theatre Projects, Tarragon, Canadian Stage and Centaur.  He has won the Canadian Playwriting Competition in both the adult and young audience categories as well as a Jessie Award for his original script, \”Time After Time\”. For 14 years he was the General Manager of Green Thumb Theatre, producing provincial, national and international tours. He served on the boards of the Greater Vancouver Professional Theatre Alliance, Vancouver Cultural Alliance, Leon & Thea Koerner Foundation and Professional Association of Canadian Theatres (including a term as President). Both the GVPTA and PACT presented him with Lifetime Achievement Awards when he left the professional theatre community and obtained his designation as an accountant. In recent years Peter has directed plays and musicals for community theatre. In 2015 he won awards for Best Director and Best Set Design at Theatre BC Mainstage for \”Rabbit Hole\”.

The World Goes ‘Round

Directed by Peter Zednik

Musical Direction by Barb Brolly

Set Design by Mitchell Mackay

Produced by Carolyn Coles

Stage Manager Christopher Key

Lighting Design by Glen Miller 

The cast (in alphabetical order by surname) is   

Cheryl Hebb

Camille Johnson

Mitchell Mackay

Erin Matchette

Leigh Richards Stewart

Julia Walmsley

Musicians

Keyboard 1 (piano score)
Shawn Salsiccioli
Keyboard 2 (instrumentals)
Matt Grinke
Percussionist
Michael Bagchi