Peter Krantz

We are thrilled to have Shaw Festival veteran actor Peter Krantz back with us for our third season at the Foster Festival!


2018 Season, Shaver Bennett in Come Down From Up River »

Past Seasons, Charlie Butler in Lunenburg »

Come Down From Up River marks Peter Krantz's second appearance at The Foster Festival. Peter has been an actor for over three decades.

He has had 28 seasons at the Shaw Festival where he last performed Alfred Doolittle in Pygmalion.

Some of his many critically acclaimed roles have been:

  • Elwood Dowd in Harvey
  • Teddy in Faither Healer
  • Alan in Time and the Conways
  • Det. McLeod in Detective Story

He has also had leading roles in:

  • Little Foxes
  • Invisible Man
  • St Joan
  • Bus Stop
  • Devil's Disciple
  • The Cruicible and many, many, many more

He has performed across Canada for ATP, Theatre Calgaray, Citadel, MTC, Theatre London, Toronto Free, Tarragon, CanStage, Neptune and the National Arts Centre.

He can also be seen in the films:

  • Exotica and Speaking Parts for Atom Egoyan
  • The Ref
  • Mail to Chief for Disney
  • and over 20 appearances on network television

Peter has a BFA in Acting from Ryerson University.

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