What's On Playing Up 12 Playing Up are back with their twelfth night (no relation!) of new writing from the North East Book Now Access Playing Up return to Stage 3 with their twelfth night (no relation!) of short plays, each written, directed and performed by local, emerging talent. But this time we’re offering a double helping to make sure nobody misses out! Join us for two evenings of comedy, drama, and a little bit of the unexpected. Please note both nights will feature the same performances. Book now 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.