What's on in the North East

Peter Lathan

Vincent Simone & Flavia Cacace star in dance show Tango Moderno at Newcastle Theatre Royal from Tuesday to Saturday.

Open Clasp’s Rattle Snake continues at Live Theatre until Saturday.

At Alphabetti on Tuesday, Tidy Carnage presents Underworlds, a work-in-progress testing ideas and exploring use of space and audience interactions for what will become a large-scale immersive experience. Then, from Thursday to Saturday, Movement 89 presents Quarter Life Crisis: Alicia is trying to find ways to cheat growing up and keep her 16-25 railcard. What does it mean to be an adult, and when do you become one? Quarter Life Crisis mixes addictive basslines, spoken word and audience participation.

The National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company performances at the Tyne Theatre and Opera House from Thursday to Saturday have been cancelled.

On Thursday at 6:00, Dance City presents Dance Edits, new commissions by Dance City and special appearances by invited guests, six works in all.

Hairspray returns to Sunderland Empire from Monday to Saturday.

London Classic Theatre brings Coward’s Private Lives to the Queen’s Hall in Hexham on Tuesday and Wednesday.

At Durham’s Gala Theatre this week, All or Nothing: the Mod Musical, based on the music of The Small Faces, is on Monday and from Thursday to Saturday it’s London Classic Theatre’s Private Lives.

On Thursday at Middlesbrough Theatre, Rumpus Theatre Company presents The Red Room, a new play based on the classic ghost story by H G Wells.

Free to Stay, a new play about belonging and an exploration of life without nationality, comes to ARC Stockton on Wednesday at 7:00 (a Pay What You Decide show).

Nightmare in Norfolk, a double dose of terrifying tales, comes to the Georgian Theatre Royal in Richmond on Wednesday. Then on Friday Mikron Theatre Company’s "hike through the history of hostelling", Best Foot Forward, arrives.

Just Happy to be Here theatre company returns to Saltburn Community and Arts Association on Friday to perform Private Fears in Public Places by Alan Ayckbourn.

From Tuesday to Saturday, Out of Joint, Octagon Theatre Bolton and the Royal Court Theatre present their revival of Rita, Sue and Bob Too by Andrea Dunbar at Harrogate Theatre. On Friday and Saturday Marching on Embers tells the story of radicalisation, the allure of violence and the toxic mix of power and masculinity against the backdrop of a post-Brexit fractured Northern Ireland.