Kyla Stroud


Kyla Stroud


Kyla Stroud is a composer, lyricist and bookwriter, the founding force behind queer musical theatre collective Stroud & Notes, and an established singer-songwriter.

PUBLIC – The Musical, their debut original musical, set in a gender neutral public bathroom, was Playbill’s Pick of the Fringe 2023 and a Popcorn Award finalist; enjoying a critically-acclaimed, sold out run at this year’s Edinburgh Festival.

An established singer-songwriter, performing under LAKY, they have supported Emeli Sande.


'Musical theatre magic…what completely sold me with Public is its fantastic score…to say that I am excited to see the future for this musical is an understatement. The only question I had leaving the show was, “How soon can I get this cast recording”’ Playbill Pick of the Week

***** 'Stroud’s diverse score drives the narrative along in perfect unison' The Stage

**** 'It's the song writing instincts of composer Kyla Stroud that really sell the show' Evening Standard

**** 'What ultimately makes the show a success is the terrific melodies and vocal talents of the company that makes each song a banger' Whats On Stage