Mrs Henderson Presents: Musical Info & Synopsis


Mrs. Henderson Presents revolves around Laura Henderson, a wealthy widow who, in a bid to boost morale during World War II, purchases the struggling Windmill Theatre. With the help of her spirited friend, Vivian Van Damm, they come up with a groundbreaking idea to keep the theater afloat – an all-nude revue show. As they navigate the challenges of wartime censorship and societal norms, Laura and Vivian create a sensation with their performances, defying conventions and winning the hearts of Londoners. Mrs Henderson Presents explores themes of resilience, camaraderie, and the power of the arts during challenging times.

Musical Information

Parental Warning: Adult Themes/Content

Musical Type: Contemporary (2015)

Cast Size: 20+

Genre: Dramedy

Setting: 1930s, 1940s / England (London)

Creative Team

Music: George Fenton, Simon Chamberlain

Lyrics: Don Black

Book: Terry Johnson

Cast Albums

Original London Cast (2016)➝


Sheet Music: Amazon➝


2010s, Based on a Movie, Female Leads, True Story, War

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