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Henry Shields

 
Bio:
Henry is an Olivier Award-winning writer and has been a member of Mischief Theatre since 2009. Theatre includes: recently, The Comedy About A Bank Robbery (Criterion Theatre), The Play That Goes Wrong (Duchess Theatre, UK and International Tour - writer/actor, Olivier Award and WhatsOnStage ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Henry is an Olivier Award-winning writer and has been a member of Mischief Theatre since 2009. Theatre includes: recently, The Comedy About A Bank Robbery (Criterion Theatre), The Play That Goes Wrong (Duchess Theatre, UK and International Tour - writer/actor, Olivier Award and WhatsOnStage ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [West End]
West End Premiere, 2021
Sophisticato
  [West End]
West End Transfer, 2021
Chris
  [West End]
Original West End Production, 2019
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Chris
  [West End]
Original West End Production, 2016
Mitch Ruscitti [Replacement]

Productions

 
[West End, 2021] [Replacement]
Writer[Replacement]
 
[West End, 2021]
Writer
 
[US Tour, 2019]
Playwright

Writing

Writer
Author
Playwright
Author

Henry Shields Biography

Henry is an Olivier Award-winning writer and has been a member of Mischief Theatre since 2009.

Theatre includes: recently, The Comedy About A Bank Robbery (Criterion Theatre), The Play That Goes Wrong (Duchess Theatre, UK and International Tour - writer/actor, Olivier Award and WhatsOnStage Award Best New Comedy), Peter Pan Goes Wrong (Apollo Theatre, UK tour and Pleasance, London - writer/actor, 2014 Off West End Awards nominations for Best Production and Best Ensemble), The Nativity Goes Wrong (writer, Mischief Theatre and Reading Rep co-production), Lights! Camera! Improvise! (Pleasance, Edinburgh, Soho Theatre, Arcola and Underbelly - actor, Spirit of the Fringe Award 2013) and The Busy Body (Southwark Playhouse).

Television includes: Peter Pan Goes Wrong (BBC1) Royal Variety Performance 2015 - The Play That Goes Wrong, Holby City and Keep it in the Family (ITV).




Henry Shields News

Mischief's MIND MANGLER Announces West End Performances Photo Mischief's MIND MANGLER Announces West End Performances
by Stephi Wild - Nov 25, 2022

Mischief has announced extra dates for their first ever UK Tour of Mind Mangler: Member of the Tragic Circle, including select Sunday performances at the Garrick Theatre in the West End and a preview performance at Mountview. 

Review: THE (ONE ACT) PLAY THAT GOES WRONG at Austin Playhouse Photo Review: THE (ONE ACT) PLAY THAT GOES WRONG at Austin Playhouse
by Joni Lorraine - Nov 23, 2022

THE (ONE ACT) PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, five stars; Murder at Haversham Manor, one star, would not recommend. Well done, Austin Playhouse, well done.

The Cumberland County Playhouse Announces 2023 Season Photo The Cumberland County Playhouse Announces 2023 Season
by Stephi Wild - Nov 11, 2022

The Cumberland County Playhouse has announced its 2023 season. Learn more about the lineup here!

Special Offer: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG at Austin Playhouse Photo Special Offer: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG at Austin Playhouse
by BWW Special Offer - Nov 11, 2022

Special Offer: Award-Winning Comedy Takes the Stage at Austin Playhouse!

MIND MANGLER Announces 2023 UK Tour Photo MIND MANGLER Announces 2023 UK Tour
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2022

Mischief has announced the very first UK tour of Mind Mangler: Member of the Tragic Circle written by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields, the writing (and performing) trio best known for The Play That Goes Wrong and BBC TV’s The Goes Wrong Show.

Review: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG at Murry's Dinner Playhouse Keeps You Laughing from  Photo Review: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG at Murry's Dinner Playhouse Keeps You Laughing from Beginning to End
by Theresa Bertram - Nov 1, 2022

It is always a treat to go to Murry's Dinner Playhouse, 6323 Col Glenn Rd., in Little Rock, for some fine feasting and fabulous entertainment. Murry's has been entertaining Central ‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčArkansas since 1967 and is still going strong, even after the pandemic. To add to the list of fabulous shows presented, this is the first time Murry's has tackled THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, written by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, and Henry Shields. This family-friendly show continues through Saturday, Nov. 19, and will keep you laughing from beginning to end.

Legacy Theatre Announces 2023 Mainstage Season Featuring BEAUTY AND THE BEAST & More Photo Legacy Theatre Announces 2023 Mainstage Season Featuring BEAUTY AND THE BEAST & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 27, 2022

After two seasons of uplifting, intriguing, and inspiring productions and performances, Legacy Theatre is back for their third season in 2023. Four productions will take the stage as part of Legacy's 2023 Mainstage Series.

Full Cast Announced for THE (ONE-ACT) PLAY THAT GOES WRONG at Austin Playhouse Photo Full Cast Announced for THE (ONE-ACT) PLAY THAT GOES WRONG at Austin Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 25, 2022

Austin Playhouse has announced the cast for¬†The (One-Act) Play that Goes Wrong¬†by¬†Henry Lewis,¬†Henry Shields, and¬†Jonathan Sayer¬†playing¬†November 18‚ÄďDecember 18, 2022.

Greenville Theatre Presents Regional Premiere of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Photo Greenville Theatre Presents Regional Premiere of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 20, 2022

Greenville Theatre presents the regional premiere of the longest running play in Broadway history, The Play That Goes Wrong!

Review: GOOD LUCK, STUDIO, Salisbury Playhouse Photo Review: GOOD LUCK, STUDIO, Salisbury Playhouse
by Cheryl Markosky - Oct 19, 2022

Mischief's new catastrophe comedy, Good Luck, Studio, goes very wrong - but perhaps not in the way the Mischief team intended.

Henry Shields Videos

VIDEO: Check Out a New Trailer for THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG in the West End Videoplay
VIDEO: Check Out a New Trailer for THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG in the West End

by BroadwayWorld TV - May 13, 2022

Mischief has released a brand new trailer for the Olivier Award-winning box office hit The Play That Goes Wrong, the longest running comedy in the West End that’s currently blundering through its eighth catastrophic year at the Duchess Theatre. 

VIDEO: Richard Ridge 'Auditions' for the Creators of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Videoplay
VIDEO: Richard Ridge 'Auditions' for the Creators of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG

by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Mar 18, 2022

The Play That Goes Wrong has taken on audiences in London, on Broadway, and far beyond. Now the beloved play is running off-Broadway at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street), where it is still cracking up theatregoers eight times a week.

VIDEO: MAGIC GOES WRONG's Bryony Corrigan and Nancy Zamit Go Backstage and Answer Que Videoplay
VIDEO: MAGIC GOES WRONG's Bryony Corrigan and Nancy Zamit Go Backstage and Answer Questions

by Stage Tube - Mar 31, 2020

In a new video from OfficialLondonTheatre, Bryony Corrigan and Nancy Zamit from Magic Goes Wrong, give a tour backstage of the Vaudeville Theatre, while answering questions about the show!

VIDEO: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG's Mischief Theatre Reveals Trailer for New TV Series Videoplay
VIDEO: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG's Mischief Theatre Reveals Trailer for New TV Series

by Stage Tube - Dec 17, 2019

The Goes Wrong Show is set to debut on the BBC December 23 with a Christmas special. Check out the BBC trailer below!

BWW TV: Get a Peek at the Mayhem of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Off-Broadway Videoplay
BWW TV: Get a Peek at the Mayhem of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Off-Broadway

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 19, 2019

Today, April 18, the producers of The Play That Goes Wrong are celebrating the birthdays of Emperor Ferdinand I of Austria, Eliot Ness and Kate Hudson by releasing new video of the brilliant new cast of the show, and simultaneously insuring that this release is the only time that the emperor, Mr. Ness and Ms. Hudson will ever get a hit on Google in the same place.

VIDEO: On This Day, April 2- THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Brings its Disaster To Broadway Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, April 2- THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Brings its Disaster To Broadway

by A.A. Cristi - Apr 2, 2019

On this day in 2017, the hilarious hit The Play That Goes Wrong opened at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre.

BWW TV: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Goes Right with the Kid Critics! Videoplay
BWW TV: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Goes Right with the Kid Critics!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 21, 2018

We are continuing the series with Tai (12), Isabella (14), and Charles (11), who recently headed to the Lyceum Theatre to check out The Play That Goes Wrong. Curious about what they thought about the show? Find out below!

VIDEO: J.J. Abrams and Stephen Colbert Take THE LATE SHOW Audience to See THE PLAY TH Videoplay
VIDEO: J.J. Abrams and Stephen Colbert Take THE LATE SHOW Audience to See THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG

by Stage Tube - May 4, 2018

On a recent episode of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, J.J. Abrams appeared as a guest. When Abrams wouldn't share spoilers about any of his upcoming projects, he offered compensation by inviting Colbert to see The Play That Goes Wrong, which Abrams co-produced. Colbert asked if he could bring someone, then proceeded to invite the entire Ed Sullivan Theater audience of about 400. The crowd cheered and Colbert assured them that after the show, they would all be heading over to see the Broadway play.

VIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG on BWW's Instagram Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG on BWW's Instagram

by Alan Henry - Mar 5, 2018

BroadwayWorld took our readers behind the scenes of THE PLAT THAT GOES WRONG on Broadway this past weekend on our Instagram!

VIDEO: Stephen Colbert and J.J. Abrams Invite Entire Studio Audience to See THE PLAY  Videoplay
VIDEO: Stephen Colbert and J.J. Abrams Invite Entire Studio Audience to See THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG

by Stage Tube - Feb 22, 2018

J.J. Abrams appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night, where he talked about the upcoming unnamed Star Wars film, and when he couldn't provide spoilers, he gave the audience a bit of compensation...


Henry Shields Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Henry Shields been in?
Henry Shields has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Henry Shields been in?
Henry Shields has appeared on London's West End in 4 shows.

What was Henry Shields's first West End show?
Henry Shields's first West End show was The Comedy About a Bank Robbery which opened in 2016

How many shows has Henry Shields written?
Henry Shields has written 4 shows including The Comedy About a Bank Robbery (Writer), Groan Ups (Playwright), The Play That Goes Wrong (Author), Magic Goes Wrong (Author).