What the fish is going on here?
GIFT – the Gateshead International Festival of Theatre – is back in April and set to feature a whole variety of performances, workshops and discussions from some of the most e...
Owl. Pussycat. Runcible spoon.
Children’s theatre company Kitchen Zoo are bringing their very first show, The Owl and the Pussycat, to Arts Centre Washington in April.
That ‘70s show…
A brand new production of the Olivier-Award winning comedy ‘East is East’ is coming to Northern Stage for an extended run starting in April. Fill yer (platform) boots.
The beautiful game?
Get away from football’s Premier League roll-call of badge-kissing, prima donna money-grabbers and you’ll find the true spirit of the game, right? Patrick Marber’s much-lauded...
Treating Shakespeare with respect
I’ve seen some great double acts down through the years but nothing, NOTHING, quite compares to Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre, whose take on Shakespeare was the toast ...
I think it’s fair to say that critics have been launching into pirouettes of delight and chucking big bunches of roses in the direction of Matthew Bourne’s ‘The Red Shoes’, wh...
What would Trump make of this?
Bouncing off notions of “fake media”, “alternative facts” and “fake news” Rosie Kay Dance Company’s adrenaline-charged new work MK ULTRA is inspired by pop-culture conspiracy ...
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Remembering Mark Potts
When it came to enthusiastic champions of the north-east’s spoken-word scene, nobody was more enthusiastic (or, indeed, more champion) than the late Mark Potts.
Run, don’t walk for tickets
The exhilarating all-male 2Faced Dance Company are coming to Dance City with their latest, searing work RUN. Hang on to you hats…
Hands up if you like puppets!
Local creatives, Kerrin Tatman and Will Steele, are bringing big names in puppetry to the north-east for the very first ‘Moving Parts: Newcastle Puppetry Festival’, a week-lon...
The Boyz are back in town
Ten lithe young men, their bodies taut and muscular from the immense physical discipline of dance training, occupy the stage with concerted patterns of movement and rhythm, in...
Teach this woman a lesson...
The fabulous Jess Johnson is starring in Durham Gala Theatre’s own production of Willy Russell’s peerless ‘Educating Rita’ in early April.