Elevator Festival going up
New plays from writers and companies selected by Live Theatre for their exceptional new ideas are being showcased at the Elevator Festival, which runs for a full week in March...
Ever fallen out of love with someone?
Sometimes the only way to understand the process of falling out of love is to take an experimental ride with dance troupe Old Kent Road who are presenting their WOW-inducing F...
Sail of the century
You’ll know this fella, right. His Broadway show The Last Ship is having its UK debut at Northern Stage in March before heading off on a major tour of the UK and Ireland.
A folk hip-hop theatrical night...
The Breaking Tradition dance company are bringing The Lock In to the Tyne Theatre and Opera House in March and it looks like being the most exuberant fun you can have this sid...
And not a wee piece of shortbread in sight
The wonderful CaroleW Productions are running a Scottish season in Newcastle from March to May taking in everything from poetry to plays to Potter. We’re in!
Now that’s magic!
Emerging star of magic, and Paul Daniels’ nephew, James Phelan (pictured), is just one of the magicians set to appear at this year’s South Tyneside International Magic Festiva...
Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads, anyone?
Durham’s Gala Theatre’s own production of Educating Rita was a huge hit last year and they’re back again in March with three of Alan Bennett’s ground-breaking Talking Heads mo...
What a Hullabaloo!
The flagship venue for children The Hullabaloo opened in Darlington last year to much fanfare and they’re building on their early success with a spring programme that is burst...
It’s TV’s Katherine Ryan!
Katherine Ryan has lit up plenty of UK comedy shows over the last few years, but she’s at her very best when she’s got the whole stage to herself and can really cut loose; and...
Hey! A very funny man!
And that very funny man in full: Larry Dean! He’s one of the hottest up and coming stars on the circuit and he’s coming to The Stand in Newcastle this March.
What could possibly go wrong?
The Play That Goes Wrong is a modern theatrical phenomenon and it’ll be bringing the calamity – and the huge laughs – when it crashes into the scenery at Darlington Hippodrome...
The Greatest of All Time? In Shields?
A new musical coming to the Customs House uses the backdrop of Muhammad Ali’s visit to South Shields to tell the story of Joe Kelly, who is attempting to impress his dad and w...
Look like Lefty Scum to me...
Hey! What do you know! This is Lefty Scum, in the shape of Josie Long, Jonny & The Baptists and Grace Petrie, and they’re all coming to Durham’s Gala Theatre in February.