From 24 September – 3 December, the Donmar Warehouse stages the European premiere of David Yazbek and Itamar Moses’ multi-Tony award-winning The Band’s Visit, directed by Donmar Artistic Director Michael Longhurst, his next musical following his Broadway-transferring smash hit Caroline, or Change.
Other productions in the 2022 season are:
James Macdonald directs Lucas Hnath’s A Doll’s House, Part 2 (10 June – 6 August) which sees Noma Dumezweni return to the London stage for the first time since her Olivier Award winning performance in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.
The UK première of Dawn King’s The Trials – directed by Natalie Abrahami, in a Donmar LOCAL production, a timely piece in response to the climate crisis, and the impact on the next generation (12 – 27 August).
In a first-time collaboration with Tara Theatre, the Donmar will stage Silence (1 – 17 September), adapted from Kavita Puri’s Partition Voices: Untold British Stories, marking 75 years since the Partition of India, examining the legacy this brutal moment in history leaves us with today.
In addition, Donmar today announces a free exhibition from 6 May 2022 in its foyer spaces. WE. BLACK WOMEN. is an exhibition curated by Donmar Associate Artist Joan Iyiola that shifts our perspective on British history by putting the collective experiences of Black women at the centre of the conversation. Featuring Sheila Atim, Joyclen Buffong, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Noma Dumezweni, Dr Christine Ekechi, Decima Francis MBE, Akua Gyamfi, Naomie Harris, Afua Hirsch, Joan Iyiola, Anaya Kamara, Faith Locken, June Nicol-Dundas, Pippa Bennett-Warner and Susan Wokoma.