What's On Playing Up 9 Playing Up are back with their ninth night of new writing from the North East Book Now Access Playing Up are back in Stage 3 for another exciting evening of new writing featuring, comedy and drama featuring the best up-and-coming acting talent from the North East. 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.