Simon Kenny

Designer
Agent: Helen Mumby

Simon designed the acclaimed ‘Pie Shop’ production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street (off-Broadway - Barrow Street Theatre) where his designs were nominated for the 2017 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Set Design of a Musical. His designs for Black Men Walking (Eclipse, UK tour) were selected to represent the UK at the 2019 Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and at the V&A Museum.

Current and forthcoming projects include: The Death of A Black Man (Hampstead Theatre); Whistle Down The Wind (Watermill); Ghost Quartet (Boulevard Theatre); Giraffes Can’t Dance (Curve & UK Tour); Holes (UK Tour); The Gift (Eclipse, UK tour); Crongton Knights (Pilot, UK tour); The Secret Life Of Humans (English Theatre Frankfurt).

Musical theatre includes: Assassins (Watermill/Nottingham Playhouse); Cabaret (English Theatre Frankfurt/Deutsches Theater Munich); Sweeney Todd(Harrington’s Pie & Mash Shop, West End & off-Broadway, Tooting Arts Club); The Selfish Giant (West End); The World Goes Round (Stephen Joseph Theatre); Saturday Night Fever (Theatre Royal Bath, UK tour); Billy The Kid (NYMT/Curve).

Theatre includes: Red Dust Road (National Theatre of Scotland); Noughts & Crosses (Pilot, UK tour); Black Men Walking, Princess & The Hustler (Eclipse, UK tours); Macbeth (Stafford Shakespeare Festival); Broken Glass (Watford Palace); Holes (Nottingham Playhouse); Wind In The Willows (Sherman Cardiff); Peter Pan (Mercury Colchester); Driving Miss Daisy, Good Grief (Theatre Royal Bath, UK tours); Babette’s Feast (The Print Room); Rose (HOME); Twelfth Night, The Merchant Of Venice (Shakespeare’s Globe); Platinum (Hampstead); Barbarians (the former Central St Martin’s building, Tooting Arts Club); Sleeping Beauty, The Ladykillers, Sherlock’s Last Case, Sleuth (Watermill); Suddenly Last Summer, Women Of Twilight (RADA); The Children, The Picture Of Dorian Gray, Venus In Fur, The Collector (English Theatre Frankfurt); Fallen Angels (Salisbury Playhouse); The Light Of Heart, Ghosts (Theatr Clwyd); at the Ustinov Studio Bath, In The Next Room Or The Vibrator Play (also St. James), 4000 Miles, Fifty Words, Red Light Winter, In A Garden; Absent Friends, Entertaining Mr Sloane (London Classic Theatre, UK Tour); ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas (Unicorn); Island (National Theatre & tour); Border Force, Gross Indecency (Duckie); Purple Heart (Gate); The Machine Gunners, Run! (Polka); The Busy Body, Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me, The Belle’s Stratagem, Antigone (Southwark Playhouse); Hamlet (Young Vic); The Mountaintop (Derby LIVE); There’s Only One Wayne Matthews (Sheffield Crucible Studio); Palace Of The End, Riff Raff (Arcola); Pedestrian (Bristol Old Vic and UK tour); Tales From The Bar Of Lost Souls (imitating the dog, National Theatre of Greece & UK tour); True Or Falsetto? (Drill Hall & international tour); Twelve Angry Men (Tricycle).

Opera includes: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Le Nozze Di Figaro (Nevill Holt Opera); Vivienne (Royal Opera House, Linbury); The Cunning Little Vixen, The Prodigal Son, The Homecoming, Háry János, Orlando (Ryedale Festival); Carmen (Prison Choir Project); A Voice Of One Delight (Tête-à- Tête); Albert Herring (Surrey Opera); Carmen (Hampstead Garden Opera); A Night At The Opera (London Palladium & UK tour).