Simon Kenny

Simon Kenny Portrait

DESIGNER

 

Current and future projects include: SWEENEY TODD (Barrow Street Theatre, New York); BABETTE’S FEAST (The Print Room); ROSE (Home) PETER PAN (Mercury Theatre, Colchester); BILLY THE KID (Leicester Curve Studio, NYMT).

 

Theatre:PLATINUM (Hampstead Theatre); SLEEPING BEAUTY; THE LADYKILLERS; SHERLOCK’S LAST CASE; SLEUTH(Watermill Theatre); THE WORLD GOES ROUND (Stephen Joseph Theatre); THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY; VENUS IN FUR; THE COLLECTOR; SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER (English Theatre Frankfurt); TWELFTH NIGHT; THE MERCHANT OF VENICE (Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre); SWEENEY TODD (Harrington’s Pie & Mash Shop, Tooting Arts Club, West End); BARBARIANS (Central St Martin’s, Tooting Arts Club); ABSENT FRIENDS (LCT UK Tour); FALLEN ANGELS (Salisbury Playhouse); THE LIGHT OF HEART; GHOSTS (Clwyd Theatr Cymru); SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER (Theatre Royal Bath & UK Tour); at the Ustinov Studio, Bath, IN A GARDEN; RED LIGHT WINTER; IN THE NEXT ROOM OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY (also St. James Theatre), 4000 MILES (also The Print Room), FIFTY WORDS (also Arcola); ENTERTAINING MR SLOANE (London Classic Theatre UK Tour); ‘TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS (Unicorn Theatre); ISLAND (National Theatre: Cottesloe, and school tour); THIS WAS A MAN; YOUNG WOODLEY; TEA AND SYMPATHY (Finborough Theatre); BORDER FORCE; GROSS INDECENCY (Duckie); THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL (Park Theatre); PURPLE HEART (Gate Theatre); GOOD GRIEF (Theatre Royal Bath and UK tour); RUN!: A SPORT’S DAY MUSICAL (Polka Theatre); FEATHERS IN THE SNOW; THE BUSY BODY; SOMEONE WHO’LL WATCH OVER ME; THE BELLE’S STRATAGEM; ANTIGONE (Southwark Playhouse); HAMLET (Young Vic Taking Part); THE MOUNTAINTOP (Derby LIVE); new stage adaptations of the award-winning children’s novels THE MACHINE GUNNERS (Polka Theatre) and HOLES (New Wimbledon Studio); THERE’S ONLY ONE WAYNE MATTHEWS (Crucible Studio, Sheffield); PALACE OF THE END; RIFF RAFF (Arcola); PEDESTRIAN (Bristol Old Vic and tour); TALES FROM THE BAR OF LOST SOULS (imitating the dog, National Theatre of Greece & UK Tour); SEVEN JEWISH CHILDREN (Hackney Empire); for Rifco Arts, WHERE’S MY DESI SOULMATE? (Theatre Royal Stratford East and tour), IT AIN’T ALL BOLLYWOOD (international tour), MERI CHRISTMAS (West Yorkshire Playhouse and tour); MICHAEL X (Tabernacle); WHITE LIARS (Etcetera Theatre); ARE YOU NOW OR HAVE YOU EVER BEEN; TWELVE ANGRY MEN (Tricycle).

 

Opera: VIVIENNE (Linbury Studio, Royal Opera House); THE CUNNING LITTLE VIXEN; THE PRODIGAL SON; THE HOMECOMING; HÁRY JÁNOS; ORLANDO (Ryedale Festival);

A VOICE OF ONE DELIGHT (McCaldin Arts/Tête-à- Tête); ALBERT HERRING (Surrey Opera); TRUE OR FALSETTO? (Drill Hall and international tour); CARMEN (Hampstead Garden Opera); A NIGHT AT THE OPERA (London Palladium and UK tour).

 

Associate Designer: to Soutra Gilmour, DOUBLE FEATURE (National Theatre Paintframe); CARMEN (Opera North); PIAF (Donmar Warehouse); to Ti Green, THE REVENGER’S TRAGEDY; THE FIVE WIVES OF MAURICE PINDER; CORAM BOY (National Theatre); to Laura Hopkins, TROILUS AND CRESSIDA (The Wooster Group/RSC); TIME AND THE CONWAYS (National Theatre); OTHELLO (Frantic Assembly).

 

Training: 1st hons BA (Hons) Theatre Practice: Design, Central School of Speech and Drama

 

 

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