Mark Henderson

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Mark Henderson BIO

Mark was the recipient of the 1992, 1995, 2000, 2002, 2010 and 2016 Laurence Olivier Awards for Lighting Design, was awarded a Tony award in 2006 for The History Boys. Has lit extensively for all the major theatre, opera and dance companies in the UK including over 60 productions for the National Theatre and over 70 in the West End together with over 20 Broadway productions.

Mark Henderson STAGE CREDITS

[Off-Broadway]
LOOM Revival, 1986
Lt. Karl

Mark Henderson Productions

 
[West End, 2023]
Lighting Designer
 
[US Tour, 2023]
Lighting Design
 
[West End, 2023]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2023]
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[West End, 2023]
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[West End, 2023]
Lighting
 
[West End, 2022]
Lighting
 
[Broadway, 2022]
Lighting Designer
 
[Chicago, 2019]
Lighting
 
[West End, 2019]
Lighting Designer
 
[Los Angeles, 2019]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2019]
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[West End, 2019]
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[West End, 2019]
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[West End, 2017]
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[West End, 2017]
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[Broadway, 2017]
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[US Tour, 2016]
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[Broadway, 2016]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2016]
Lighting
 
[West End, 2016]
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[West End, 2016]
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[West End, 2015]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2015]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2015] [Replacement]
Lighting Designer[Replacement]
 
[West End, 2012]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2012]
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[Broadway, 2012]
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[West End, 2012]
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[West End, 2012]
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[West End, 2011]
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[West End, 2011]
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[West End, 2011]
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[West End, 2011]
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[West End, 2011]
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[West End, 2010]
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[Broadway, 2010]
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[West End, 2010]
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[Broadway, 2007]
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[West End, 2007]
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[Broadway, 2007]
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[West End, 2006]
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[Broadway, 2006]
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[Broadway, 2005]
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[West End, 2005]
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[Broadway, 2004]
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[West End, 2002]
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[London Fringe, 2001]
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[Broadway, 2000]
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[Broadway, 2000]
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[Broadway, 1999]
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[Broadway, 1999]
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[Broadway, 1998]
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[West End, 1996]
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[Broadway, 1995]
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[West End, 1995]
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[Broadway, 1995]
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[Broadway, 1995]
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[West End, 1993]
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[West End, 1992]
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[West End, 1991]
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[Broadway, 1990]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 1988]
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[West End, 1987]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 1986]
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[West End, 1983]
Lighting Designer

Mark Henderson Movies

[2003]Fluff Zack

[2006]Most Guys Today Deaf Guy

Mark Henderson Awards and Nominations

Evening Standard Awards - 2014 - Best Design

Mark HendersonBefore The Dawn

Olivier Awards - 2011 - Best Lighting Design

Mark HendersonAfter The Dance

Olivier Awards - 2010 - Best Lighting Design

Mark HendersonBurnt By The Sun

Tony Awards - 2005 - Best Lighting Design of a Musical

Mark Henderson, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Olivier Awards - 2002 - Best Lighting Designer

Mark HendersonA Midsummer Night's Dream

Olivier Awards - 1999 - Best Lighting Designer

Mark HendersonBritannicus and Phedre, Almeida

Tony Awards - 1999 - Best Lighting Design

Mark Henderson, The Iceman Cometh

Olivier Awards - 1997 - Best Lighting Designer

Mark HendersonJohn Gabriel Borkman

Olivier Awards - 1996 - Best Lighting Designer

Mark HendersonAbsolute Hell and La Grande Magia

Tony Awards - 1995 - Best Lighting Design

Mark Henderson , Indiscretions

Olivier Awards - 1992 - Best Lighting Designer

Mark HendersonMurmuring Judges

Mark Henderson Videos

Mark Henderson News


Photos: First Look at the West End Premiere of STANDING AT THE SKY'S EDGE

All new production photos have been released for the West End premiere of Sheffield Theatres’ Standing at the Sky’s Edge. Check out the photos here!

Tickets For GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY in Salt Lake City Go On Sale This Week

The Salt Lake City engagement of the Tony Award®-winning Broadway musical GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY opens this June. Learn more about the show and find out how to get tickets here!

OPERATION MINCEMEAT: A NEW MUSICAL Extends in the West End

Operation Mincemeat: A New Musical has extended its West End run for the eighth time through 16th November 2024. Operation Mincemeatfollows thirty-three hugely successful years of The Woman In Black at the Fortune Theatre.

Review: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY May Have Been Created Expressly For Nashville Audiences

Perhaps without knowing it, McPherson, the show’s creative collective and everyone involved with bringing Girl From The North Country to the stage have created the perfect musical for Nashville’s discerning theater audiences, people who know a thing or two about appreciating music, art and live performance. Only when you begin to leave the theater, perhaps awestruck by what you have just experienced, will you realize the gravity of what you have just seen.

GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY is Coming to the Hobby Center in Spring 2024

The critically acclaimed Broadway production of 'GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY' is coming to the Hobby Center. Learn how to purchase tickets.

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For the West End Transfer of STANDING AT THE SKY'S EDGE

All new rehearsal photos have been released of the new cast of the West End transfer of Sheffield Theatres’ smash-hit production, Standing at the Sky’s Edge.  Check out the photos here!

GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY is Coming to Austin in April

Critically Acclaimed Broadway Production of Girl From The North Country Premieres in Austin April 23. Tickets on sale Friday, January 26 at 10 am.

GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Comes To The Paramount This June

Premera Blue Cross Broadway at The Paramount will present the Seattle engagement of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Girl From The North Country at The Paramount Theatre from June 25 – 30.

Full Cast Set For West End Transfer of STANDING AT THE SKY'S EDGE

Full casting has been announced for the West End transfer of Sheffield Theatres’ Standing at the Sky’s Edge. Learn more about the show and find out who is starring here!

Review: THE BODYGUARD, Theatre Royal Glasgow

Adapted for the stage by Alexander Dinelaris, the piece follows bodyguard Frank Farmer (Ayden Callaghan) who is hired to protect music superstar Rachel Marron (Emily Williams) and her son Fletcher (Kaylen Luke) after she receives death threats from a harrowing stalker (Marios Nicolaides). Despite a rocky start, Rachel and Frank's relationship blossoms amidst familial tensions and increasing danger. 

Video: Watch a Sneak Peek of the West End Return of THE UNFRIEND

An all-new sneak peek video has been released for the West End return of Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss’ record breaking collaboration The Unfriend, which is now playing at the Wyndham's Theatre.

Photos: First Look at THE UNFRIEND at Wyndham's Theatre

Producers Playful Productions has  released production photos for the West End return of Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss’ record breaking collaboration The Unfriend, which is now playing at the Wyndham's Theatre.

GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Comes to Kansas City Next Month

 PNC Broadway in Kansas City will present the Tony Award®-winning Broadway musical GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY, as part of the 23–24 PNC BROADWAY IN KANSAS CITY season.

GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY is Coming to the Music Hall at Fair Park in April

Broadway Dallas and Broadway Across America will present the Dallas engagement of the Tony Award®-winning Broadway musical Girl From The North Country at the Music Hall at Fair Park. Learn how to purchase tickets!

GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY National Tour is Coming to the Forrest Theatre in February

Get ready for the Philadelphia premiere of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY. Experience Bob Dylan's iconic songs in a whole new way as they come to life on stage.

GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Comes to Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust will present the Pittsburgh engagement of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Girl From The North Country at the Benedum Center from January 9th to January 14th, 2024.

GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Comes to Pittsburgh in January

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust will present the Pittsburgh engagement of the Tony Award®-winning Broadway musical Girl From The North Country at the Benedum Center from January 9th to January 14th, 2024, part of the 2023-2024 PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh series. 

Cast Set For the West End Return of THE UNFRIEND

Producers Playful Productions has announced the full cast for the West End return of Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss’ record breaking collaboration The Unfriend. Rehearsals are underway ahead of performances beginning at the Wyndhams’ Theatre on 16 December.

GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY is Coming to Proctors in December

Critically Acclaimed Broadway Production of Girl From The North Country is coming to Schenectady. Don't miss this highly anticipated show at Proctors in just two weeks.

Cast Set For the West End Transfer of STANDING AT THE SKY'S EDGE

Initial casting has been announced for the West End transfer of Sheffield Theatres’ Standing at the Sky’s Edge. Find out who is starring in the show here!

Mark Henderson FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Mark Henderson has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. Some of the notable nominations include Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for "Sunset Boulevard," Best Lighting Design at the Olivier Awards for "Gypsy," and Best Design at the Evening Standard Awards for "Before The Dawn." He has also been nominated for Best Lighting Design at the Olivier Awards for shows like "Sweeney Todd," "After The Dance," "Burnt By The Sun," and "Enron." Henderson's nominations also include Best Lighting Design of a Play at the Tony Awards for "Enron," "The History Boys," and "Faith Healer," as well as Outstanding Lighting Design at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" and "The Iceman Cometh." He has received multiple nominations at the Olivier Awards for his work on shows like "A Midsummer Night's Dream," "All My Sons," "Plenty," "Vassa," "Britannicus and Phedre, Almeida," "John Gabriel Borkman," "Absolute Hell and La Grande Magia," and "Murmuring Judges." Henderson's talent and contributions to the theater industry have been recognized through these nominations.

Mark Henderson has won several awards for his lighting design work. He received the Best Lighting Design award at the Olivier Awards for his work on "Gypsy" and "Burnt By The Sun". He also won the Best Lighting Design of a Play award at the Tony Awards for "The History Boys". Henderson has been recognized multiple times at the Olivier Awards, winning the Best Lighting Designer award for "A Midsummer Night's Dream", "Plenty", and "Murmuring Judges". Additionally, he received the Outstanding Lighting Design award at the Drama Desk Awards for his work on "Indiscretions".

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