Richard Peaslee (born 1930) is a composer for the theatre.
He has written the music for:
the Peter Brook / Royal Shakespeare Company productions of Marat/Sade, A Midsummer Night's Dream, US / Tell Me Lies and Antony and Cleopatra;,
Peter Hall / National Theatre Animal Farm;,
Terry Hands / RSC Tamburlaine the Great;,
and the musical Moby-Dick.,
New York City:
Joseph Papp / New York Shakespeare Festival Richard III, Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2, Troilus and Cressida and Antigone;,
Martha Clarke and Music Theatre Group The Garden of Earthly Delights, Vienna Lusthaus, The Hunger Artist and Miracolo d'Amore;,
Broadway Indians, Teibele and Her Demon, Frankenstein and Boccaccio;,
children's / family theatre The Snow Queen, The Children's Crusade and Tanglewood Tales; and an opera, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.,
Touch, commissioned and performed by the New York City Ballet
The Four Humours, commissioned and performed by the Pilobolus dance company
the Philadelphia, Detroit, Seattle, Milwaukee, Indianapolis, and Buffalo Symphony Orchestras. Jazz, William Russo's London Jazz Orchestra, Chicago Jazz Ensemble, Stan Kenton and Ted Heath Orchestras and Gerry Mulligan.
American Academy of Arts and Letters Marc Blitzstein award,
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