Awards & Winners

Peter Schumann

Date of Birth 11-June-1934
Place of Birth Lubin
(Lower Silesian Voivodeship, Lubin County, Poland)
Nationality Germany, United States of America
Profession Theatre Director, Sculptor, Dancer
Peter Schumann is the founder and director of the Bread & Puppet Theater. Born in Silesia, he was a sculptor and dancer in Germany before moving to the United States in 1961. In 1963 he founded Bread & Puppet in New York City, and in 1970 moved to the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont, eventually settling in Glover, Vermont where the company still performs. Schumann's best known work is the Domestic Resurrection Circus, performed annually by the Bread and Puppet Theater until 1998.

Awards by Peter Schumann

Check all the awards nominated and won by Peter Schumann.


Obie Award for Lifetime Achievement
Honored for : Bread and Puppet Theater


Obie Award for Special Citations
(For his Bread and Puppet Theatre, which embodies a courageous and rigorous vision and practice of theatre engaged with its time)