What's on in the North East

Peter Lathan

The Watermill production of Crazy for You, with book by Ken Ludwig, lyrics by Ira Gershwin and music by George Gershwin, comes to Newcastle Theatre Royal from Tuesday until Saturday.

David Almond’s A Song for Ella Grey continues at Northern Stage (Stage 2) until Saturday.

Arabella Arnott’s Overdue continues at Newcastle’s Alphabetti Theatre from Tuesday to Saturday.

On Monday there is a one-off performance of Overdue at George Street Social in Newcastle.

From Monday to Sunday at 2:30 and 7:30 daily, 27 Productions presents 1867, a promenade performance historical tour of the Tyne Theatre and Opera House. All parts of the venue are not fully accessible and so the show is not suitable for those with mobility problems. Patrons are asked to arrive 15 minutes early.

Flashdance the Musical returns to Sunderland Empire from Monday to Saurday.

Cranked Anvil’s double bill of plays about Sunderland AFC, Wise Men Say / Cornered, comes to Arts Centre Washington on Thursday.

Men of the Tyne, a show which captures the stories of the men who worked in the Tyne shipyards from the 1950s to 1980s through film, stories and song, comes to the Customs House in South Shields on Thursday.

On Wednesday at Bishop Auckland Town Hall, Northumberland Theatre Company (NTC) presents Barnaby Rudge, a new play set against the backdrop of the Gordon Riots of 1780.

On Saturday at Harrogate Theatre, Studio Shorts with Rachael Halliwell is a showcase of three new short works—The Undertow, 286 and Resistance—inspired by newspaper articles and the alternative facts culture.