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Bill Kenwright

 

Stage Credits

  [West End]
Original London Production, 1967
Performer
  [West End]
Original London Production, 1965
Performer

Productions

 
[West End, 2022]
Director
 
[West End, 2017]
Director
 
[West End, 2012]
Producer
 
[West End, 2011]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2010]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Producer
 
[West End, 2007] [Replacement]
Producer[Replacement]
 
[West End, 2006]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2006]
Producer
 
[West End, 2006]
Director
Producer
 
[West End, 2005]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2005]
Producer
 
[West End, 2005]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2005]
Producer
 
[West End, 2004]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2003]
Producer
 
[West End, 2003]
Producer
 
[West End, 2003]
Director
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1998]
Producer
 
[West End, 1997]
Producer
 
[West End, 1997]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1997]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1996]
Producer
 
[West End, 1996]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1994]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1993]
Producer
Director
 
[Broadway, 1991]
Producer
 
[West End, 1988]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1987]
Producer
 
[UK Tour, 2004]
Director
Producer
 
[West End, unknown]
Producer


Bill Kenwright Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Revival of a Musical
Bill Kenwright, Guys and Dolls
 
Tony Awards - 2008 - Best Musical
Bill Kenwright, Passing Strange
 
Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Revival of a Play
Bill Kenwright, The Chairs
 
Tony Awards - 1997 - Best Revival of a Play Gold Star
Bill Kenwright, A Doll's House
 
Tony Awards - 1996 - Best Revival of a Play
Bill Kenwright, An Ideal Husband
 
Tony Awards - 1994 - Best Revival of a Play
Bill Kenwright, Medea
 
Tony Awards - 1993 - Best Direction of a Musical
Bill Kenwright , Blood Brothers
 
Tony Awards - 1993 - Best Musical
Bill Kenwright, Blood Brothers
 
Tony Awards - 1992 - Best Play Gold Star
Bill Kenwright, Dancing at Lughnasa

Bill Kenwright News

National Theatre Announces DANCING AT LUGHNASA, DIXON AND DAUGHTERS, and More Photo National Theatre Announces DANCING AT LUGHNASA, DIXON AND DAUGHTERS, and More
by Stephi Wild - Nov 22, 2022

The National Theatre has announced three new productions for 2023 and the revival of the critically acclaimed The Father and the Assassin. A new production devised by The PappyShow will tour directly to 55 schools across England, and National Theatre Live brings The Crucible, Othello and GOOD to cinema goers around the world.

Black Friday: Save up to 45% on HEATHERS THE MUSICAL Photo Black Friday: Save up to 45% on HEATHERS THE MUSICAL
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Nov 22, 2022

Black Friday deals! Following two smash hit London seasons and the WhatsOnStage award for Best New Musical, Heathers The Musical Is Back! 

Video: First Look at FROM HERE TO ETERNITY at Charing Cross Theatre Photo Video: First Look at FROM HERE TO ETERNITY at Charing Cross Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2022

Watch footage of Tim Rice and Stuart Brayson‚Äôs epic musical ¬†‚ÄėFrom Here To Eternity‚Äô opening in the first London revival at Charing Cross Theatre, where it runs to 17 December.

Photos: First Look at FROM HERE TO ETERNITY at Charing Cross Theatre Photo Photos: First Look at FROM HERE TO ETERNITY at Charing Cross Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Nov 8, 2022

Tim Rice and Stuart Brayson‚Äôs epic musical ¬†‚ÄėFrom Here To Eternity‚Äô opens tonight - the first London revival in a newly revised production at Charing Cross Theatre, where it runs to¬†17 December. Check out all new photos here!

Photos: First Look at FROM HERE TO ETERNITY First London Revival Photo Photos: First Look at FROM HERE TO ETERNITY First London Revival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 2, 2022

Tim Rice and Stuart Brayson‚Äôs epic musical ¬†‚ÄėFrom Here To Eternity‚Äô is getting its first London revival in a newly revised production at Charing Cross Theatre, previewing now ahead of press night on Tuesday 8 November. Get a first look at photos here!

Photos: First Look at Erin Caldwell & Nathanael Landskroner in HEATHERS ‚Ä" THE MUSIC Photo Photos: First Look at Erin Caldwell & Nathanael Landskroner in HEATHERS ‚Ä" THE MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 28, 2022

With the graduating cast leaving the halls of Westerberg High, it‚Äôs time to welcome in some new students to the cast of Heathers the Musical.¬†Taking on the role of high school geek Veronica Sawyer will be Erin Caldwell and at her side as the dark and moody teen Jason ‚ÄėJ.D‚Äô Dean is Nathanael Landskroner.¬†See photos of the new cast members here!

HEATHERS THE MUSICAL Will Embark on UK Tour in 2023 Photo HEATHERS THE MUSICAL Will Embark on UK Tour in 2023
by Stephi Wild - Oct 27, 2022

Following two record-breaking seasons at London’s The Other Palace and West End transfer to the Theatre Royal Haymarket in 2018 Heathers the Musical will embark on a  UK tour from 2023.

VIDEO: Inside Rehearsal For FROM HERE TO ETERNITY at Charing Cross Theatre Photo VIDEO: Inside Rehearsal For FROM HERE TO ETERNITY at Charing Cross Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Oct 19, 2022

Tim Rice and Stuart Brayson‚Äôs epic musical ¬†‚ÄėFrom Here To Eternity‚Äô is getting its first London revival in a newly revised production at Charing Cross Theatre, from 29 October - 17 December. Check out rehearsal footage in the new video here!

Epstein Theatre to Present THE WIZARD OF OZ This Month Photo Epstein Theatre to Present THE WIZARD OF OZ This Month
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 6, 2022

The Epstein Theatre will present The Wizard Of Oz from Friday 21 October to Sunday 30 October 2022. The stunning show promises to be packed with fantastic performances, fabulous costumes, and lots of laughs. The panto is directed by Olivia Sloyan.

Callum Scott Howells and Janet McTeer to Star in Upcoming National Theatre Production Photo Callum Scott Howells and Janet McTeer to Star in Upcoming National Theatre Productions
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Oct 4, 2022

The National Theatre has announced upcoming programming, starring Callum Scott Howells, Janet McTeer and Fay Ripley, including three new productions, Shakespeare In Schools and a US tour.

Bill Kenwright Videos

VIDEO: Inside Rehearsal For FROM HERE TO ETERNITY at Charing Cross Theatre Videoplay
VIDEO: Inside Rehearsal For FROM HERE TO ETERNITY at Charing Cross Theatre

by Stephi Wild - Oct 19, 2022

Tim Rice and Stuart Brayson‚Äôs epic musical ¬†‚ÄėFrom Here To Eternity‚Äô is getting its first London revival in a newly revised production at Charing Cross Theatre, from 29 October - 17 December. Check out rehearsal footage in the new video here!

Exclusive: Watch a Clip of 'Freeze Your Brain' From The Roku Channel's HEATHERS THE M Videoplay
Exclusive: Watch a Clip of 'Freeze Your Brain' From The Roku Channel's HEATHERS THE MUSICAL Film

by Michael Major - Sep 12, 2022

The Roku Channel will premiere a new live capture of Heathers the Musical filmed at The Other Palace in the U.K. this week. BroadwayWorld has shared an exlcusive clip from the upcoming film, featuring Ailsa Davidson as Veronica Sawyer and Simon Gordon as J.D. Watch the new video clip of 'Freeze Your Brain' now!

VIDEO: Watch the New Trailer for HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL Live Capture on Roku Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the New Trailer for HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL Live Capture on Roku

by Michael Major - Sep 7, 2022

Roku has shared the trailer for their live capture of the stage adaptation of the hit West End musical 'Heathers: The Musical.' Andy Fickman directs the musical, with book, music and lyrics by Kevin Murphy and Laurence O'Keefe. Fickman, Murphy and O'Keefe will also produce. Watch the new video trailer now!

VIDEO: Christina Bennington Goes Behind the Scenes at HEATHERS THE MUSICAL Videoplay
VIDEO: Christina Bennington Goes Behind the Scenes at HEATHERS THE MUSICAL

by Stage Tube - Jun 19, 2021

Go behind the scenes with Bennington, as she takes you backstage at the musical, which reopens at the Theatre Royal Haymarket from 21 June for a strictly limited 12-week run.

BWW TV: Meet the Cast of HEATHERS THE MUSICAL Videoplay
BWW TV: Meet the Cast of HEATHERS THE MUSICAL

by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 24, 2018

Following a hit run at The Other Palace, Heathers The Musical is now playing at Theatre Royal Haymarket in the West End. Watch our video interview with the cast below!

BWW TV: Meet the Creatives Behind HEATHERS THE MUSICAL Videoplay
BWW TV: Meet the Creatives Behind HEATHERS THE MUSICAL

by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 25, 2018

Following a hit run at The Other Palace, Heathers The Musical is now playing at Theatre Royal Haymarket in the West End. Watch our video interview with the creative team below!

BWW TV: Inside The HEATHERS THE MUSICAL Gala Night Videoplay
BWW TV: Inside The HEATHERS THE MUSICAL Gala Night

by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 17, 2018

After a successful European premiere at The Other Palace, Heathers - The Musical has transferred to Theatre Royal Haymarket in the West End. Watch the video below to see creatives and celebrity guests at the Gala Night!

VIDEO: What's Your Damage? Get a Sneak Peek of the Cast of HEATHERS in London Videoplay
VIDEO: What's Your Damage? Get a Sneak Peek of the Cast of HEATHERS in London

by Stage Tube - Jun 6, 2018

Heathers comes to The Other Palace beginning June 9th. Official London Theatre is giving fans a sneak peek at the cast of the hit musical. Watch the clips of the cast below, including Carrie Hope Fletcher as Veronica Sawyer!

AUDIO: Michael Crawford Talks West End Return in THE GO-BETWEEN
by Stage Tube - Mar 16, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Michael Crawford, the legendary star of stage and screen will return to the London Stage in a new musical, based on the famed novel The Go-Between. The production will begin performances on May 27th at the Apollo Theatre in London's West End and will open on June 7th. The production will mark Crawford's return to the stage after most recently appearing in THE WIZARD OF OZ at the London Palladium.

STAGE TUBE: Dominion-Bound WAR OF THE WORLDS New Promo Video
by Stage Tube - Dec 23, 2015

Reimagined and brought to spectacular theatrical life for its world stage premiere, this breathtaking new production of Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of The Worlds, produced by Bill Kenwright, will preview at the Dominion Theatre from Monday 8 February 2016 with an opening night gala performance on Wednesday 17 February 2016 at 7pm.


Bill Kenwright Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Bill Kenwright been in?
Bill Kenwright has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Bill Kenwright been in?
Bill Kenwright has appeared on London's West End in 2 shows.

What was Bill Kenwright's first West End show?
Bill Kenwright's first West End show was Passion Flower Hotel which opened in 1965

What awards has Bill Kenwright been nominated for?
Best Revival of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Guys and Dolls , Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Passing Strange , Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Chairs , Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for A Doll's House , Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for An Ideal Husband , Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for Medea , Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Blood Brothers Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Blood Brothers and Best Play (Tony Awards) for Dancing at Lughnasa .

What awards has Bill Kenwright won?
Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for A Doll's Houseand Best Play (Tony Awards) for Dancing at Lughnasa.