Connections is the National Theatre’s nationwide youth theatre festival.


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Each year the National Theatre commissions ten new plays for young people to perform, bringing together some of the UK's most exciting writers with the theatre-makers of tomorrow. 

The following North East based youth theatres will be performing here at Northern Stage:

Date 

Company

Play

Wed 6 May

Cramlington Youth Dramatic Society

Look Up

Wed 6 May

Peanuts Rep

Tuesday

Thu 7 May

Barbara Priestman Academy Theatre Company

The IT

Thu 7 May

The Customs House Youth Theatre

Changing Room

Fri 8 May

Young People's Theatre 

Changing Room

Fri 8 May

Newcastle High School For Girls 

A Series Of Public Apologies

Sat 9 May

Curious Connections

A Series Of Public Apologies

Sat 9 May

Newcastle and South Tyneside Youth Theatre

Wind Rush Generation


Connections is supported by

The Mohn Westlake Foundation, The Buffini Chao Foundation, Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation, Delta Air Lines, Jacqueline and Richard Worswick, Mactaggart Third Fund, The EBM Charitable Trust, Samantha and Richard Campbell-Breeden, The Garvey Family Trust, Susan Miller and Byron Grote, Anthony P. Skyrme, The Derrill Allatt Foundation, Hays Travel Foundation, Faithorn Farrell Timms and supporters of the Connections Appeal.


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Access

Northern Stage is fully accessible. The theatre has three lifts providing access to all parts of the building, including the accessible toilets, baby changing facilities, stages 2 & 3 and the backstage area.

Buggy parking is available within Stage 3. To discuss any access needs, please call our Box Office on 0191 230 5151.