Be spellbound, laugh until you cry and allow your imagination to race with a trip to the theatre in Newcastle and Gateshead.
If you are looking for original productions, new plays and a wide breadth of thought-provoking performances in a more intimate setting, head to Live Theatre on Newcastle Quayside where you can take your seat right alongside the stage.
Discover brand new productions created by a talented in-house artistic team at Northern Stage which has been showcasing creative performances for over 50 years. Northern Stage welcomes touring shows from the likes of National Theatre to create a diverse and exciting year-round programme.
The independent theatre is also famed for its imaginative children’s Christmas theatre productions.
Enjoy a broad range of theatre shows and concerts including brilliant tribute acts, Q&A events and live music at Tyne Theatre and Opera House in Newcastle, the world’s oldest working Victorian theatre which is also fast becoming Newcastle’s go-to venue for stand-up comedy.
Theatre Royal on Newcastle’s Grey Street is regarded by many as the UK’s finest theatre building. The Grade I listed building regularly hosts world-class productions from West End musicals to thought-provoking drama as well as ballet, children’s theatre and its famous pantomime each Christmas.
Head to Alphabetti Theatre which is a small but perfectly formed independent theatre which creates, produces and programmes a truly diverse range of new and original work from emerging artists. Alphabetti Theatre champion local talent in the performing arts and offer visitors a selection of “pay what you feel” performances and events.
Sage Gateshead on the banks of the River Tyne is famed for its world-class music performances and events while Sunderland Empire, a few miles down the road, showcases the best West End shows direct from London in their spectacular, Edwardian theatre, while the PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay is just right for an evening of culture after a day at the beach.
Post date: 27th May 2020
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