Mark Shenton

Trustee

Mark Shenton

Mark Shenton is theatre critic for Londontheatre.co.uk and also reviews regularly for its sister New York site http://www.newyorktheatreguide.com.  He has taught at ArtsEd London in Chiswick on musical theatre history since 2012, as well as on the BA Acting course. He regularly hosts live public interviews for venues that have included the National Theatre, the British Library, the Donmar Warehouse and Crazy Coqs with guests that have included Tom Stoppard, Stephen Sondheim, Peter Shaffer, Nicholas Hytner, Bill Kenwright, Tim Minchin and Simon Russell Beale, amongst many others. He has written liner notes for a number of original cast albums, including the West End recording of Chicago. Mark was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, came to London when he was 16 and has never looked back. He read law at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. He is also currently President of the Critics' Circle, and is also on the board of Mercury Musical Developments. You can follow him on Twitter @shentonstage