Blog / David Heneker

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11 Jun

While eyes were on SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical and Mean Girls, which had received 12 nominations each, it was actually David Yazbek and Itamar Moses’ intimate musical The Band’s Visit which took home 10 prizes, including Best Musical, at the Tony Awards 2018. Catch up on the Twitter activity from the night below.

24 May

Full of toe-tapping tunes, delicious comedy and a mischievous drag queen that literally jumps off the page, David Kent’s show arrives in London via the Edinburgh and Brighton Fringes…

22 May

As part of the Finborough's Celebrating British Music Theatre series, David Heneker and Warner Brown's love letter to Hollywood's first movie stars THE BIOGRAPH GIRL receives its first revival since its 1980 West End premiere. We caught up with #StageFaves Sophie Linder-Lee and Lauren Chinery about the show and the real-life Hollywood legends they play: Mary Pickford and Dorothy Gish...

17 May

'A show viewed through a microscope may also be seen through a magnifying glass': Warner Brown had consigned THE BIOGRAPH GIRL, which he co-wrote with the late David Heneker in 1980, to the history of his youth. Mercurius artistic director Jenny Eastop and the Finborough Theatre have made him consider it anew. Here, he explains the 'small is sublime' approach and new additions to the material...