Lynette Linton has confirmed details of her inaugural season as Artistic Director of the Bush Theatre.

This newly announced 2019-2020 season is set to include UK debut plays from six playwrights alongside a new production of celebrated poet and playwright Jackie Kay’s first play Chiaroscuro directed by Lynette Linton.

The theatre has also confirmed the appointment of five senior artistic associates including  actress Adjoa Andoh, movement director Polly Bennett, producers Shawab Iqbal and Tobi Kyeremateng and actress Martha Plimpton. Each of the associates will support an expansion of the Bush Theatre’s initiatives to involve new writers and theatre practitioners in the theatre industry.

Productions in the newly announced season are set to include: Chiaroscuro (31st August- 5th October), Baby Reindeer (9th October-9th November),  The Arrival (21st November-18th January), The High Table (8th February-21st March) and Level Up (1st May-6th June).

Talking about the news, Lynette Linton said, “This season at the Bush Theatre UK debuts by British and Irish writers will fill our stages. You’ll find extraordinary stories of lived experiences that speak to all corners of our city.”

For more information about the new season visit: https://www.bushtheatre.co.uk/