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Coming up at the Customs House

Published: 19 April 2019
Reporter: Peter Lathan

Theatre highlights in May and June at South Shields Customs House are:

Shields-based theatre company Boyle Yer Stotts returns to the Customs House after an absence of a few years with a new play Everywhere We Go, written by Dale Meeks and Iain Cunningham, celebrating South Shields FC’s 2017 FA Vase victory, reliving the road to Wembley through the eyes of four fans. It runs from 22 to 25 May.

On 3 May at 11:00 and 1:00, 1623 Theatre Company maps the journey of one of literature’s most deadly duos in Macbeth: Toil and Trouble, an hour-long adaptation of Shakespeare’s tragedy.

Forgotten Broadway 2, featuring local and national musical theatre performers and dancers, is an evening of forgotten musical songs, raising money for Hebburn Helps Community Food Bank and Crisis Response Team and The Customs House Trust. It's on at 7:30 on 26 May.

Om 31 May, Isolation, the new play by this year’s Young Writer-in-Residence. Elijah Young, will be performed by young professional actors from the North East as part of the annual Takeover Festival.

June is given over primarily to music, comedy and amateur performances.