Climate Change Catastrophe!
A new show about climate change, made by children, for grown-ups, from NE theatre company Cap-a-Pie.
Newcastle theatre awarded accessibility grant
Newcastle’s Tyne Theatre and Opera House has been awarded accessibility funding from the Theatres Trust.
Following in father's footsteps
A NE-based director is to direct a classic play which his father directed 25 years ago
Opportunity for a NE writer under 25
The Customs House in South Shields is offering an opportunity to a NE-based playwright under the age of 25
London gets new performance venues
Catford's oldest pub reopens as Ninth Life and this summer will see a new flexible two space theatre venue open in White City.
Northern Broadsides appoints Laurie Sansom as artistic director and CEO
Award-winning Northern Broadsides will be led by Laurie Sansom following current artistic director Conrad Nelson's departure next month.
Hamilton takes Visionary Honours
The first social impact entertainment and media awards, the Visionary Honours, saw musical Hamilton beat Misty, The Inheritance, The Writer, Ear For Eye and Nine Night to take home the Play / Musical of the Year.
What's on in the North East
Professional theatre productions in the North East in the week beginning Monday 11 February 2019.
Derby Theatre to stage One Man, Two Guvnors in autumn
Derby Theatre’s main house production for autumn 2019 with Queen's Theatre Hornchurch will be Richard Bean’s comedy One Man, Two Guvnors.
Merchant of Venice to get first airing at Stafford Castle
For the first time in its 29-year history, Stafford Festival Shakespeare is to perform The Merchant of Venice.
New Vic teams up with Northern Broadsides on Much Ado
Northern Broadsides has joined forces with Newcastle-under-Lyme’s New Vic Theatre to stage William Shakespeare’s comedy Much Ado About Nothing.
Sykes goes back to her roots for As You Like It at the RSC
Kimberley Sykes is returning to the Royal Shakespeare Company to direct a “fierce, exhilarating version” of Shakespeare’s romantic comedy As You Like It.
Skellig to get the family treatment at Nottingham Playhouse
Nottingham Playhouse artistic director Adam Penford will continue his programming of titles aimed at schools and family audiences with the stage adaptation of David Almond’s Skellig.
Curve takes Pink Sari Revolution to India
A production which started at Leicester’s Curve has been presented at India’s leading cultural institution, the National Centre for Performing Arts (NCPA) in Mumbai.
Dame Darcey joins Manchester dance board
Manchester dance company Company Chameleon is celebrating Dame Darcey Bussell joining its board.
Have you a Haphazard proposal?
Word of Warning and Z-arts in Manchester are now calling for proposals for Haphazard 2019.
One-woman Nanjing for Royal Exchange and Birmingham Rep
Manchester-based writer, performer and director Jude Christian returns to the city’s Royal Exchange Theatre with her very own one-woman show, which transfers to Birmingham Rep.