Look who’s getting ready to Shine
Local polymath Kema Kay is making his stage debut in ‘Shine’ which is having its world premiere at Live Theatre in early May.
Northern Ballet in the pink
You may think you’ve got a handle on Northern Ballet from their annual appearance at the Theatre Royal, but when they make their debut at Northern Stage in April you’re going ...
Makes you think…
The ‘On Philosophy’ public lecture series is running at the Lit & Phil and it’s thrumming with thought-provoking talks.
The other bus boycott
We all know about Rosa Parks and the Montgomery bus boycott, but in 1963 there was something similar in Bristol, which was also linked to the civil rights movement. It’s again...
Celebrating women’s strength
‘Crackle. Dust.’, a show with movement, live sound and spoken word, is a new dance theatre show all about female courage and resilience.
Jabber the hit!
The wonderful Jabberwocky Market, which brings innovative theatrical experiences to Darlington, is back! Back! BACK!
Best days of your life…
John Godber’s hilarious ‘Teechers’ is being brought to the Gala Theatre in Durham this May. ‘Teechers’ is one of John Godber’s best-loved plays and with little wonder.
Victims, love and lies…
Kiri Pritchard-McLean was one of the critical darlings of last year’s Edinburgh Fringe and she’s bringing her ‘Victim, Complex’ show to Newcastle in April.
The puppets are coming! Run!
Run to the ticket office that is, because ‘Moving Parts: Newcastle Puppetry Festival’ is shaping up to be an incredible nine-days featuring real wonderments.
Who are you today?
I Weigh is a new production taking its inspiration from the body-positive social media movement of the same name, which highlights the importance of our non-physical attribute...
Spring forward, Northern Stage style
Northern Stage have started 2019 in roaring style and they’re continuing apace as we move through into spring with some eye-catching productions that ring all of our bells. He...
Elevator Festival. Going up.
The Elevator Festival features six new plays by rising talent that have been selected by Live Theatre for their exceptional new ideas, alongside workshops and masterclasses.
Gosforth gets giddy
The Gosforth Civic Theatre’s spring programme is loaded with delights for the entire family taking in the kind of music, theatre and film that has left me – as the headline ki...