The Kilburn based theatre will reopen its doors to audiences from the 21st May.

The Kiln Theatre has announced details for its new season, which will see the theatre reopening to the public for the first time since the 16th March 2020 when all theatres closed due to the pandemic.

This newly announced season will begin with Reasons You Should(n’t) Love Me, written and performed by Amy Trigg who plays Juno who was born with spina bifida and “is now clumsily navigating her twenties amidst street healers, love, loneliness”. It is directed by Charlotte Bennett in a co-production with Ellie Keel, 45 North and Paines Plough. The production will run from 21st May until the 12th June.

It will then be followed by a revival of Ayad Akhtar’s The Invisible Hand, which will be performed at the theatre from the 1st to the 31st July. Directed by Kiln Theatre’s Artistic Director Indhu Rubasingham, the cast is set to include Tony Jayawardena, Scott Karim, Daniel Lapaine and Sid Sagar. It was first seen at the venue in 2016 and concentrates on a banker who is jailed in Pakistan.

Meanwhile, the Kiln Theatre will then present NW Trilogy, a collection of short pieces by y Moira Buffini, Suhayla El-Bushra and Roy Williams. Concentrating on the stories of people who have changed history, it is set to be directed by  Taio Lawson and Susie McKenna. Dates and casting are still to be confirmed.

The season will be rounded off by The Wife of Willesden which has been adapted by Zadie Smith from Chaucer’s The Wife of Bath. Directed by Indhu Rubasingham, dates for the production and casting have yet to be announced.

For more information about the productions visit: https://kilntheatre.com/