Artist Bio

Doug Peck

Doug Peck

(Bio as of July 2016)

Doug Peck returns to the Goodman, where he previously music directed, conducted and provided additional orchestrations for The Jungle Book, Candide and Animal Crackers. He is also a co-creator of the Goodman’s new musical theater program. Mr. Peck is the winner of six Jeff Awards (The Jungle Book; Porgy and BessCaroline, or ChangeCarouselFiorello! and Man of La Mancha) and two After Dark Awards (Guys and Dolls and Hello Again). Other notable projects include DreamgirlsShenandoahFiddler on the RoofCabaretOh, Coward!; James Joyce’s The Dead; HairSweet Charity; Grey GardensMy Fair Lady; Beauty and the Beast and Raisin. His work has been heard in Chicago at Court Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Writers Theatre, TimeLine Theatre Company, Northlight Theatre, the Paramount Theatre, Drury Lane Theatre, Porchlight Music Theatre (where he is an artistic associate), Ravinia Festival and the Chicago Humanities Festival. Regional credits include work at the Huntington Theatre Company, the Shakespeare Theatre Company, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Wallis Theatre, Long Wharf Theatre, Asolo Repertory Theatre, A Contemporary Theatre and Peninsula Players Theatre. Mr. Peck can be heard on the recordings Bright Young People: The Songs of Noël Coward, Foiled Again Live and Loving Repeating: A Musical of Gertrude Stein. For the Chicago Humanities Festival, he has presented Assassins and Follies in concert, as well as A Night at the Oscars (a chronological survey of every song that won the Best Original Song Academy Award) and A Night at the Tonys (featuring one song from each Tony Award winner for Best Musical). Mr. Peck is a graduate of Northwestern University and also trained at the Interlochen Center for the Arts.

Watch & Listen More

  • Wonderful Town Rehearsal Photos
  • The Jungle Book Rehearsal Photos
  • Animal Crackers in Production
  • Musical Director Doug Peck Talks About Candide

With Goodman Theatre

  • Candide Candide
    1011 Season
    Play by Leonard Bernstein and Mary Zimmerman
    Directed by Mary Zimmerman
  • Animal Crackers Animal Crackers
    0910 Season
    Play by George S. Kaufman et al.
    Directed by Henry Wishcamper
  • The Jungle Book The Jungle Book
    1213 Season
    Play by Mary Zimmerman
    Directed by Mary Zimmerman
  • Wonderful Town Wonderful Town
    1617 Season
    Play by
    Directed by Mary Zimmerman