What's on in the North East

Published: 5 September 2021
Reporter: Peter Lathan

Heathers the Musical (Theatre Royal Newcastle)
The Ballad of Johnny Longstaff (Northern Stage)
Pod (Alphabetti)

From Tuesday to Saturday Heathers the Musical comes to Newcastle Theatre Royal.

The Ballad of Johnny Longstaff, a Northern Stage, The Young’uns and Harbourfront Centre Toronto co-production, returns to Northern Stage from Wednesday until 18 September.

An updated version of Shine, written and performed by Kema Sikazwe, runs at Live Theatre until 18 September.

Pod, a new play by Arabella Arnott, produced by Coracle in association with Alphabetti Theatre, runs at Alphabetti until 18 September.

A new local play by a new local writer, Our Laygate, runs at The Customs House from Wednesday to Saturday.

Carrying David, the story of boxer Glenn McCrory and his relationship with his brother David, is at The Phoenix, Blyth on Wednesday.

Freckle Productions’ The Stick Man comes to The Queen’s Hall, Hexham, on Tuesday at 4:00 and Wednesday at 10:30 and 1:30.

Northumberland Theatre Company (NTC) brings Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest to The Exchange, North Shields.

At Middlesbrough Theatre from Wednesday to Saturday Middlesbrough Theatre and Less is MORE present David Tuffnell's The Fiesta Fawns, a new play inspired by The Club Fiesta in Norton, the people who worked there and the acts who performed between 1965 – 1969.

Stick Man is at Darlington Hippodrome on Friday at 1:30, on Saturday at 10:30, 11:30 and 1:30, and on Sunday at 10:30 and 1:30.

On Friday DOT Productions present Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre, adapted by Dawn Bush at the Georgian Theatre Royal, Richmond.