Deeds Not Words

A moving and energetic piece of dance theatre highlighting and commemorating women’s suffrage in the UK. Read more

Pricks

Jade Byrne's had over 70,000 pricks… of the medical kind. She's here to set the record straight about Type 1 diabetics like her. Read more

The Cult of K*NZO

Why do we want the things that we want? A playful critique of consumer culture through the lens of high fashion Read more

Woke

The twin juggernauts of Hip-Hop and Feminism are on a collision course. And Testament reckons he’s the guy to sort it out. Read more

Illegalised

An international, multi-lingual production exposing the dehumanising effects of the British State’s anti-immigration policies on migrants and those seeking asylum in the UK.  Read more

Sofie Hagen: Bubblewrap

An evening of varied delights from one of the most exciting talents of recent years. Read more

RADA: Access to Acting workshops

Free inclusive drama workshop with RADA Read more

MonologueSlam UK - Masterclass

A fun, interactive and constructive session over four hours focusing on the quality and control of your monologue performance. Read more

The Tin Foil Astronaut

A cosmic adventure to outer space with makers of 'The Owl and The Pussycat' and 'The Three Bears at Christmas'. Read more

The Listening Room

The extraordinary story of five victims and offenders who agreed to meet. Read more

Read through: Script reading group for Over-60s

Read Through is an opportunity to come into Northern Stage and explore a mix of playtexts over tea and biscuits. Read more

A Thousand Splendid Suns

The UK stage premiere of Khaled Hosseini’s best-selling novel. Read more

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. Read more

Northern Stage is Curious: 2019

Comedy, theatre, performance and spoken word from established and emerging Queer Northern talent. Read more

NORTH Festival

A jam-packed week of industry focused talks, workshops and professional development sessions for artists, theatre-makers and producers. Read more

The Remarkable Tale of Robert Desnos

A concentration camp seems an unlikely backdrop for a wild night of fairytales for grown-ups, but when Robert Desnos is captured by the Nazis, his response is to organise clandestine storytelling gatherings. Read more

NORTH FESTIVAL: RSC Casting Workshop

Royal Shakespeare Company Read more

NORTH FESTIVAL: It's Hard!

Young Vic Theatre / Regional Theatre Young Directors Scheme (RTYDS) Read more

MonologueSlam UK

MonologueSlam UK is THE industry showcase for actors, bringing you the most exciting new UK talent! Read more

joey

A true story about growing up in 80s Britain. Read more

Opera North’s Big Sing: Wonderland Restored

Join us for an inspirational evening of music making as pupils from Newcastle schools join forces to perform with members of the Chorus of Opera North. Read more

There and Back Again: An Odyssey

Follow CBeebies Patrick Lynch as he uses a pioneering mix of live cinema and theatre to take you on a thrilling ride across the magical world of ancient Greece. Read more

Pradarshana ’19 - Carnatic Music: Root and Route

Pradarshana is a plethora of vocal performances presented by the students and teachers of Raaga Sudha Music Academy. Read more

Stage Tynemouth present The Spinning Lamp

Stage Tynemouth present ‘The Spinning Lamp’ a full school production created to celebrate their 15 year anniversary. Read more

Von Fox Promotions present MXYM

Von Fox Promotions present MXYM and a spectacular evening of music and creativity, showcasing some of the most explosive talent the region has to offer. Read more

Spectacular Drag Storytime

Where everyone is welcome and every story is fabulous! Read more

Rent Party

An immersive show inspired by the 1920s Harlem Renaissance Rent Parties. Being Broke Never Looked So Fierce. Read more

Caitlin Moran Live: How To Be Famous

Join inimitable writer Caitlin Moran as she dives into a hilarious and thought-provoking evening of all things famous, and feminist... Read more

An Indian Abroad

Stifled by life in middle-class India, Krishnan visits the exotic island of Great Britain to learn about life and who he is. Read more

Get Started!

Fancy being a performer? Get Started! will show you how. For ages 12 - 15. Read more

Spy School

Sign up for Spy School for top secret fun, ages 8 - 11 years old. Read more

Sleeping Beauty - Family Pantomime

Once upon a time, a beautiful Princess was placed under a terrible curse by the most vile and wicked Fairy in all of Geordieland. Read more

Friendsical

A new parody musical inspired by the iconic TV show Friends. Read more

And She

Bonnie and The Bonnettes delve into motherhood, womanhood and femininity through conversations with their mums. Read more

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Sherlock Holmes’ most infamous case, adapted from Arthur Conan Doyle’s gothic classic. Read more

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Enter a world of dreams and desire in William Shakespeare's spell-binding comedy. Read more

This Is Not A Wedding

The award-winning Gracefool Collective invite YOU to the non-wedding event of the year. Read more

Let's Connect, Music & Drama

A welcoming and inclusive group for young people to learn new skills in music and drama Read more

Nigel Slater's Toast

The critically acclaimed stage adaption of chef Nigel Slater's best-selling memoir. Read more

Composed

A high octane show dealing with apologetic addresses, revved-up entrepreneurial spiel and whether or not you are asking for it. Read more

Kure Kure / Faraway

A tale of ancestors, identity, migration, atavism and DNA Read more

Status

We all have a nationality. Or almost all of us. Status is a show about someone who doesn't want his any more. Read more

Unexploded Ordnances (UXO)

Unexploded Ordnances (UXO) explores ageing, anxiety, hidden desires and how to look forward when the future is uncertain. Read more

Wasteland

Gary Clarke’s new dance theatre sequel to COAL follows the next generation into the illegal rave scene of the 1990s. Read more

Great Northern Slam - Autumn 2019

Sixteen of the best slam poets in the North have three minutes each to wow the audience with words and delivery. Read more

Cinema Politica 2019

A regular film and documentary screening followed by stimulating debates led by experts with knowledge on the film topic. Read more

Hancock & Co

James Hurn’s ‘One Man, Many Voices’ celebration of the radio comedy classic, Hancock’s Half Hour. Read more

Pride and Prejudice* (*Sort Of)

An irreverent all-female adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic. Let the ruthless match-making begin! Read more

Signals

A new dark comedy that asks how it feels to be lost in the cosmos with only each other for company. Read more

Playing Up 11

Playing Up are back with their eleventh night of new writing from the North East Read more

Laurence Clark - An Irresponsible Father’s Guide to Parenting

A hilarious and moving show from internationally acclaimed comedian Laurence Clark. Read more

Reasons To Stay Alive

The first theatrical adaptation of Matt Haig’s frank and funny bestseller. Read more

Daniel Kitson: Keep

A show about the stuff in Daniel Kitson's house and the thoughts in his head. Read more

I Have Met The Enemy (And The Enemy Is Us)

Acclaimed site-specific theatre company Common Wealth will transform Byker Community Centre into a world for the audience to explore. Read more

RSC First Encounters with Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice

A new production of Shakespeare's famous tragedy, adapted for 7–13 year-olds Read more

Jason Byrne: Wrecked But Ready

Jason Byrne is wrecked but he is, as ever, ready. Read more

My Stories, Your Emails

Martinez invites you to meet the ordinary and extraordinary characters in her life and in her inbox. Read more

The Gingerbread Witch

Anders and Aurora stumble across an enchanted object and find themselves in the middle of an adventure! Read more

Frisky and Mannish: POPLAB

Pop PhDs Frisky and Mannish invite you into the PopLab for a peek down their microscope. Read more

Special Storytelling for Under 5s

Join Chris Bostock, The Storyteller, for a special storytelling session for under 5s this half term. Read more

Slime

Enter the undergrowth to SQUISH, SQUELCH and PLAY your way through this hilarious show for 2–5 year-olds and their families. Read more

Alex & Eliza

She’s lived in the same house on the same street for 40 years. Until she gets on a plane to visit Zubair, seven seas away. Read more

balletLORENT: The Lost Happy Endings

What happens when the Happy Endings are stolen? BalletLORENT return with a new fairytale ballet from a story by Carol Ann Duffy Read more

There's Someone Coming Through

Once upon a time, a beautiful Princess was placed under a terrible curse by the most vile and wicked Fairy in all of Geordieland. Read more

Director's Cut

Award-winning comedy troupe Kill the Beast present a new show of haunted Hollywood hilarity. Read more

Commonism

Join two award-winning theatre makers from the UK and Norway, as they discuss nationality, internationality, theatre, politics, who they are, who we are and where we are going. Read more

Pulse

Accessible theatre specialists Bamboozle immerse audiences into the world of Patience, Bird and Clanky Jane. Read more

Mama Rhi's Lady Garden

Welcome to Mama Rhi’s lady garden. Come on in, get cosy, take off your bra. This ain’t no Chelsea flower show. Read more

Frankenstein

An intense monster's-lib interpretation of Mary Shelley's modern myth. Read more

Burgerz

One of the UK’s prominent trans voices, Travis Alabanza presents a performance that is timely, unsettling and powerful. Read more

Between Worlds: Outsourcing Dementia Care

Between Worlds performs interconnected, lived stories of dementia care within an immersive staging. Read more

Wolf!

Join us for a wintery adventure and find out what happens when Jack cries WOLF! Read more

The Snow Queen

Hans Christian Andersen’s classic fable is thrillingly reimagined in this spellbinding new production. Read more

The Suggestibles' Impro Pantso

No Script. No Score. No Kids. Read more