Peter Michael Marino is a New York City native who has worked extensively as a producer, director, developer, writer, teacher, and performer. His work has been seen on five continents. Pete is a member of The Dramatists Guild, AEA, SAG-AFTRA, The Indie Theater Fund, and a graduate of the Commercial Theater Institute. His production company PM2 Entertainment has presented festivals and original works everywhere from NYC to Australia, Canada, and the UK.
He's the librettist of the West End musical Desperately Seeking Susan, based on the film of the same name and featuring the songs of Blondie. The show played at London's Novello Theatre in 2007, and was presented by Tokyo's legendary Toho Company at Theatre Creation in 2009.
Pete is currently appearing Off-Broadway in the immersive family show, Pip’s Island. He has performed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for five years with his critically acclaimed shows "Desperately Seeking the Exit," "Late with Lance!", "Show Up," and "Show Up, Kids!"
He produced SOLOCOM for five years, The Unofficial Upper East Side EdFest for two years, TrumpCon, UK comedian David Mills, LA-based sketch duo Charles, "David Carl's Celebrity One-Man Hamlet," and Jason Kravits' "Off the Top" - both of which have gone on to dozens of national and international engagements.
As an actor, Pete has appeared in dozens of Off-Broadway, cabaret, festival, and regional productions and workshops. He provided the comic relief for five years in the global smash, STOMP. His voice has been heard on hundreds of voice-overs for very important banks, bands, and beverages.
He has directed and developed dozens of solo shows in NYC and around the country, as well as directing several plays in NYC and regionally. Pete is one of NYC's most sought-after solo show, comedy, marketing, and development coaches. He has been a professor of Sketch Comedy at Pace University and William Paterson University, as well as The PIT, Toronto’s York University, Soulo Theatre, and The Actor's Centre in London.
Pete is the co-writer (along with Sheila Head) of Hollywood Nurses which is scheduled for an Off-Broadway opening in the near future.
For more information, please contact Pete at email@example.com