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What's on in the North East

Published: 6 May 2012
Reporter: Peter Lathan

South Pacific production photoOn Wednesday Northern Stage presents First in Three, its regular scratch night featuring new work from local practitioners.

Geordie Sinatra continues at Live Theatre until 12th May.

South Pacific continues at Sunderland Empire until Saturday.

The University of Sunderland Faculty of Arts, Design and Media showcases its work at the Customs House in South Shields for most of May, including, on Tuesday, a production of Caryl Churchill's Cloud 9.

Fever Pitch, adapted by Paul Hodson from the book by Nick Hornby, comes to Alnwick Playhouse on Thursday.

imageBirmingham Royal Ballet is at Durham's Gala Theatre on Tuesday and Wednesday with a triple bill of Lyric Pieces, Pineapple Poll and Bitesized Ballet.

Lo-Giudice Dance bring Roma to Arc, Stockton, on Thursday.

Physical theatre company Gonzo Moose presents I'm an Aristocrat - Get Me Out of Here! at the Middlesbrough Theatre on Friday.

Yes, Prime Minister comes to Darlington Civic from Tuesday to Saturday.

Fagin's Last Hour is at Darlington Arts Centre on Thursday.

Like a Virgin production photoOn Tuesday and Wednesday The Duchess of Malfi is at the Georgian Theatre Royal, Richmond, whilst at 2pm on Saturday Blunderbus Theatre Company presents The Owl and the Pussycat and, at 7.30pm, Gonzo Moose perform I'm an Aristocrat - Get Me Out of Here!

At Harrogate Theatre this week, Ballet UK performs Sleeping Beauty on Wednesday in the Main House, Unfolding Theatre presents Best in the World in the Studio on Wednesday and, in the Main House on Wednesday and Thursday, Reform Theatre Company presents Like a Virgin.