The Storyteller with Chris Bostock

Join Chris Bostock, The Storyteller, on the first Saturday of every month to hear stories collected from around the world.
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Great Exhibition of the North: Self Build Utopias

COME ON IN and join our Northern artists to design your own future world where anything is possible. Read more

Slate is Curious: Panel Discussion

Afshan D’souza-Lodhi chairs a discussion on the issues faced by queer, Black artists based in northern England. Read more

Slate is Curious: Slate Artist Showcase

Four exciting queer, Black artists from across the North showcase extracts from new projects. Read more

Quilt making workshops

Help make a giant blanket for a giant baby!Read more

Quentin Crisp: Naked Hope

An extraordinary raconteur and wit, and one of the most memorable figures of the 20th century. Read more

Rock Choir Live

Witness a spectacular display of uplifting, feel-good pop, rock and contemporary chart songs performed by national phenomenon, Rock Choir.Read more

Summer School for 12-15 year-olds

A whole week for 12-15 year-olds to spend at Northern Stage making new friends, learning new skills and of course, creating a show. Read more

Summer School for 8-11 year-olds

A whole week for your 8-11 year-olds to spend at Northern Stage making new friends, learning new skills and of course, creating a show. Read more

The Royal Court Writer's Group: NORTH

A public sharing of nine new works from The Royal Court Writer's Group: NORTHRead more

Bedsocks & Secrets

Take a sometimes uncomfortable, true to life look at family dilemmas played out against a back drop of elderly care.Read more

Open Stages

Weekly drama session for ages 5-7, 8-11 and 12-15 in a relaxed, no-pressure environment.Read more

The Guilty Feminist

Join comedian Deborah Frances-White for her comedy podcast, recorded in front of a live audience.Read more

The War of The Worlds

Our vivid and dynamic production of H.G. Wells’ iconic sci-fi novel is back by popular demand.Read more

This Really Is Too Much

Genre-busting performance revealing the downright absurd realities of life as a 3-dimensional, high definition, WO-manRead more

The Last Seam

Paying tribute to the people of the coalfields, The Last Seam brings to life the voices and stories of miners, their families and the local community. Read more

Alif presents Scratch Night

Alif is a new, independent venture for playwrights of colour who want to share their stories with the North East.Read more

Kerry Godliman: Stick or Twist

Why is there a Buddha at the garden center? Read more

Suicide Notes... the spoken word of Christopher Brett Bailey

a different-every-night, shouting & reading show... stories, poems and black humourRead more

The Snail and The Whale

Join a tiny snail on her trip round the world in Tall Stories’ magical production inspired by the bestselling picture book.Read more

Gulliver Returns

A haunting new play inspired by Jonathan Swift's savage masterpiece Gulliver's Travels.Read more

Great Northern Slam Autumn 2018

16 of the best slam poets in the North battle it out in a night of high octane, adrenaline-fueled entertainment.Read more

One Man Stranger Things

One guy uses his voice & body to recreate season one of the Netflix series - all the characters, dialogue, special effects, music and EggosRead more

The Lovely Bones

Susie Salmon is just like any other young girl. There’s one big difference though – Susie is dead.Read more

The Mountaintop

Are we really free or do we live in a world of false liberation?Read more

Rob Kemp: The Elvis Dead

Cult classic horror movie Evil Dead 2 reinterpreted through the songs of Elvis Presley.Read more

Future Bodies

The future is coming. Stop being normal.Read more

The Gods and Monsters Show

Combining performance storytelling, music and song, Pandvani108 turn on the epic jukebox to bring us a wild night of unbowdlerised global myth and epic, in untamed short form style.Read more

Egg and Spoon

A perfect, gentle introduction to the magic of theatre.Read more

Dinosaur World Live!

A brand new dino-mite adventure!Read more

O No!

A show about reckless optimism, avant-garde art and what we might yet have to learn from the hippies.Read more

Tangomotion

A breathtaking journey into the heart of Tango Argentino.Read more

Special Storytelling for Under 5s

Join Chris Bostock, The Storyteller, for a special storytelling session for under 5s this half term
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Fagin's Twist

A tale you think you know unravels and explodes...Read more

Under Milk Wood

Bawdy, tragic, sly and lyrical, Dylan Thomas' play for voices is a glimpse of a golden era that may never have existed.Read more

Launching balletLORENT... After Dark

An intimate evening of dance and drinks to celebrate 25 years of balletLORENTRead more

Othello

English Touring Theatre presents Shakespeare's masterful depiction of a life torn apart by prejudice.Read more

The Three Bears at Christmas

Deep in the snowy forest, Mammy, Daddy and Baby Bear are preparing for winter...Read more

A Christmas Carol

Dickens' classic story of ghosts, greed and goodwill is given boisterous new life in this thrilling production of A Christmas CarolRead more

The Suggestibles' Impro Pantso

It's a Panto, but not as you know it! Read more

Jinkx Monsoon & Major Scales: The Ginger Snapped

Its therapy you can dance to!Read more