North East

The latest news, features and reviews from theatre, opera and dance in Newcastle, Tyneside and throughout the north east of England.

Reviews

East is East,

East is East

Ayub Khan Din (Northern Stage/Nottingham Playhouse at Northern Stage).
Reviewer: Peter Mortimer

Stephen Tompkinson, Dean Bone, John Bowler, Keith Pattison

The Red Lion

Patrick Marber (Live Theatre at Live Theatre, Newcastle).
Reviewer: Peter Lathan

"Oh what a circus" - Gian Marco Schiaretti, Pamela Raith

Evita

Lyrics by Tim Rice, music by Andrew Lloyd Webber (Bill Kenwright by special arrangement with The Really Useful Group at Sunderland Empire).
Reviewer: Peter Lathan

Jessica Johnson (Rita) and Patrick Driver (Frank),

Educating Rita

Willy Russell (Gala Theatre at Gala Theatre, Durham).
Reviewer: Peter Lathan

A scene from The Marked,

The Marked

(Theatre Temoin/Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham at Northern Stage).
Reviewer: Peter Mortimer

Hannah Goudie (Owl), Jeremy Bradfield (Narrator) and Bob Nicholson (Pussycat), Jonathan Ackley

The Owl and the Pussycat

Devised by the company, with dramaturgy by Laura Lindow, based on the poem by Edward Lear (Kitchen Zoo at Gala Theatre Studio, Durham).
Reviewer: Peter Lathan

Jacqueline Phillips,

Butterfly

Vici Wreford-Sinnott (Little Cog, Annabel Turpin and Cultural Shift at Stage 3, Northern Stage, Newcastle).
Reviewer: Peter Lathan

Racheal Ofori,

Portrait

Racheal Ofori (Fuel at Northern Stage).
Reviewer: Peter Mortimer

Nabucco,

Nabucco

Giuseppe Verdi, libretto by Temistocle Solera (Ellen Kent and Opera and Ballet International at Sunderland Empire).
Reviewer: Peter Lathan

News

What's on in the North East

Theatre productions in the North East in the week beginning Monday 17 April 2017.

Peter Lathan, 16 April 2017

What's on in the North East

Theatre productions in the North East in the week beginning Monday 10 April 2017.

Peter Lathan, 09 April 2017

Celebrating the Fire Station

The Sunderland MAC Trust and The Cultural Spring wish to commission a large-scale public event to celebrate the opening of The Fire Station.

Peter Lathan, 08 April 2017

Live seeks 10-minute plays

Newcastle’s Live Theatre is inviting playwrights to submit 10-minute plays for performance in May.

Peter Lathan, 04 April 2017

GIFT is back

GIFT (Gateshead International Festival of Theatre) returns with its first full-scale festival since 2014.

Peter Lathan, 04 April 2017

What's on in the North East

Theatre productions in the North East in the week beginning Monday 3 April 2017.

Peter Lathan, 02 April 2017

Transforming Fertile Ground

NE graduate dance company Fertile Ground is transforming itself during 2017.

Peter Lathan, 29 March 2017