Peter has designed over 55 Broadway shows including The Parisian Woman, Sweat, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, No Man's Land/Waiting for Godot (with McKellen and Stewart), The Country House, Love Letters, The Assembled Parties, Venus in Fur, Anything Goes, A View From the Bridge, Waiting for Godot (with Nathan Lane and Bill Irwin), Young Frankenstein, Curtains, Grey Gardens, Heartbreak House, The Pajama Game, Seascape, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Wonderful Town, Anna in the Tropics, The Producers, Contact, The Music Man, Kiss Me, Kate, Steel Pier among many others.
In the West End of London, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Driving Miss Daisy, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, The Producers, Kiss Me, Kate, Contact, Jackie: An American Life, She Loves Me.
Off-Broadway, Peter has extensive credits for resident companies such as Manhattan Theater Club, Lincoln Center Theater, The Roundabout, The Public (both downtown and at the Delacorte in Central Park), The New Group, Playwright's Horizon's, 2nd/Stage, Classic Stage Company, Signature Theater, The Vineyard, as well as 20 Encores! concerts at City Center. Productions include How to Transcend a Happy Marriage, Dada Woof Papa Hot, Grey Gardens, Violet, The Paris Letter, Death Defying Acts, My Old Lady, The Monogamist, Twelve Drems, Song of Singapore, Grandchild of Kings.
In opera, he has designed productions at The Metropolitan Opera, New York City Opera, Los Angeles Music Center Opera, San Francisco Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Seattle Opera, Opera Theater of St. Louis. Abroad, Royal Opera Covent Garden, Scottish Opera, Opera/North, The Edinburgh Festival, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, L'Arena di Verona, La Fenice, Teatrolirico di Cagliari, OperBonn, Teatro Sao Carlos Lisbon, Nissei Theater Tokyo.
He has worked with directors such as Susan Stroman, Kathleen Marshall, Rebecca Taichmann, Pam MacKinnon, Rob Marshall, Michael Greif, Scott Ellis, David Hyde Pierce, Marc Bruni, Trip Cullman, Mark Lamos, Kate Whoriskey, Anthony Page, Hal Prince, Michael Blakemore, Dan Sullivan, Doug Hughes, Stephen Wadsworth, Graham Vick, James Lapine, Lisa Peterson, Scott Elliott, A.J. Antoon, Robert Carsen, Colin Graham, Jonathan Miller.
For the film Birdman, Peter designed the lighting for the scenes shot on stage at the St. James Theatre in New York.
Peter has been nominated 5 times for Tony awards, winning the award for The Producers. He is also the recipient of Drama Desk, Outer Critics, Dramalogue, Ovation and Hewes Design awards.