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Shaun McKenna

 

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[West End, 2022]
Lyrics
 
[West End, 2007] [Replacement]
Book/Lyrics[Replacement]

Writing

Bookwriter/Lyricist
Lyricist
Bookwriter


Shaun McKenna Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2008 - Best New Musical
Shaun McKennaThe Lord Of The Rings

Shaun McKenna News

Broadway Director and Choreographer Chet Walker Passes Away Photo Broadway Director and Choreographer Chet Walker Passes Away
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 22, 2022

Multi-Award Winning Director/Choreographer Chet Walker passed away peacefully on  ​​​​​​​Friday, October 21, 2022, at his home in Cornelius, North Carolina, from a glioblastoma tumor.  His devoted husband Jack, their beloved daughter Charlie, and close family were at his side.

Photos: First Look at ARE YOU AS NERVOUS AS I AM? at Greenwich Theatre Photo Photos: First Look at ARE YOU AS NERVOUS AS I AM? at Greenwich Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Oct 5, 2022

Are You As Nervous As I Am?  is one of the first original British musicals coming out after lockdown. This plucky and heart-warming new show tells the story of two strong and unique sisters. Check out photos here!

George Rainsford, Giovanna Fletcher & Clive Mantle to Star in WISH YOU WERE DEAD UK T Photo George Rainsford, Giovanna Fletcher & Clive Mantle to Star in WISH YOU WERE DEAD UK Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2022

The UK tour of Peter James’ Wish You Were Dead: George Rainsford, will star as James’ famous detective DSI Roy Grace, alongside Giovanna Fletcher who will star as Cleo Morey and Clive Mantle, who will star as Curtis. Leon Stewart will return to the role of DS Glenn Branson.

Cast Announced For UK Tour of WISH YOU WERE DEAD Photo Cast Announced For UK Tour of WISH YOU WERE DEAD
by Stephi Wild - Sep 28, 2022

Producer Josh Andrews has announced the lead cast for the UK tour of Peter James’ Wish You Were Dead: George Rainsford, will star as James’ famous detective DSI Roy Grace, alongside Giovanna Fletcher who will star as Cleo Morey and Clive Mantle, who will star as Curtis. Leon Stewart will return to the role of DS Glenn Branson.

Photos: First Look at ARE YOU AS NERVOUS AS I AM at Greenwich Theatre Photo Photos: First Look at ARE YOU AS NERVOUS AS I AM at Greenwich Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2022

Are You As Nervous As I Am?  is one of the first original British musicals coming out after lockdown. This plucky and heart-warming new show tells the story of two strong and unique sisters. Check out photos here!

Full Cast Announced For ARE YOU AS NERVOUS AS I AM? Premiering at Greenwich Theatre i Photo Full Cast Announced For ARE YOU AS NERVOUS AS I AM? Premiering at Greenwich Theatre in October
by Stephi Wild - Aug 30, 2022

Following the announcement of Bill Ward joining the cast of NEW British musical, Are You As Nervous As I Am?, three talented young actresses will take on the role of Young Peggy.

WISH YOU WERE DEAD Will Embark on UK Tour in 2023 Photo WISH YOU WERE DEAD Will Embark on UK Tour in 2023
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2022

Following the critically acclaimed smash-hit primetime ITV series 'Grace', based on the best-selling novels by the UK's number one crime author Peter James, producer Joshua Andrews is delighted to announce the world stage premiere of James' novel 'Wish You Were Dead' - featuring DSI Roy Grace.

ARE YOU AS NERVOUS AS I AM? Premieres at Greenwich Theatre in October Photo ARE YOU AS NERVOUS AS I AM? Premieres at Greenwich Theatre in October
by Stephi Wild - Jun 23, 2022

Are You As Nervous As I Am?  is one of the first original British musicals coming out after lockdown. This plucky and heart-warming new show tells the story of two strong and unique sisters.

LADIES IN LAVENDER Announced At Meadow Brook Theatre Photo LADIES IN LAVENDER Announced At Meadow Brook Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 25, 2022

The Widdington sisters have lived a quiet life for years in Cornwall, England. Then one day in 1937, a handsome, young man washes up on the shore below their home. He's a talented violinist that was headed from Poland to America.

EastEnders Legends Reunite On Stage At The Belgrade In LOOKING GOOD DEAD Photo EastEnders Legends Reunite On Stage At The Belgrade In LOOKING GOOD DEAD
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 9, 2022

This February, EastEnders legends Adam Woodyatt and Laurie Brett (better known on screen as Ian and Jane Beale) reunite at the Belgrade Theatre for Peter James' Looking Good Dead. Running from Mon 7 – Sat 12 March, the psychological thriller is the newest stage adaptation of Peter James' best-selling novels.


Shaun McKenna Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Shaun McKenna written?
Shaun McKenna has written 2 shows including Maddie (Lyricist), Lord of the Rings (Bookwriter/Lyricist).

What awards has Shaun McKenna been nominated for?
Best New Musical (Olivier Awards) for The Lord Of The Rings .