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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

Where Do We Belong?

A new, urgent show charged by the energy of what global citizenship looks like, feels like and fights like from a company of young Europeans finding their place in a precarious world. Read more

Chekhov's First Play

This isn’t your ordinary Chekov play. Take a seat and put on your headphones. Read more

The Isle of Brimsker: Where The Waves Meet The Rock

A new multi-sensory story from Frozen Light, specialists in making theatre for audiences with profound and multiple learning disabilities. Read more


Peter Shaffer’s gripping psychological thriller explores the complex relationships between devotion, myth and sexuality. Read more

Transformations: Newcastle Poetry Festival 2019

A four-day international festival celebrating the finest poetry from around the world by some of the art’s most acclaimed practitioners. Read more

NT Connections

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

Noughts and Crosses

A story of love, revolution and what it means to grow up in a divided world, by acclaimed writer Malorie Blackman. Read more

Playing Up 10

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

Inter-Acting Presents: Overcoming Overthought

An original story around the theme of mental health, the show is a mix of physical theatre, naturalistic story telling, comedy, verbatim and playback improvisation. Read more


*Unfortunately due to unforeseen circumstances this event has been cancelled.* Read more

Tensile Strength (or How to Survive at Your Wit’s End)

A show about the world we live in now, for a society that just can't seem to relax anymore. Read more

Newcastle College present Much Ado About Nothing

Shakespeare’s favourite romantic comedy! Read more

A Thousand Faces

Blending South Asian Kathak dance with physical theatre, A Thousand Faces subverts the imagery of Bollywood beauty and Hollywood glamour to explore the objectification of women. Read more


Kaleidoscope is a brand new piece of theatre for babies aged 6 - 18 months, inspired by research into how a baby's sense of sight develops and how they instinctively begin to categorise colour. Read more

Northern Pride present My Mental Breakdown

Northern Pride proudly present My Mental Breakdown, a non-traditional musical following the story of a young man battling with his mental health. Read more

Suzi Ruffell: Nocturnal

Suzi Ruffell takes her sell-out and critically acclaimed show Nocturnal on tour this Spring.  Read more

Deeds Not Words

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


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


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


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

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

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

MonologueSlam UK

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


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

Work Experience 14 - 18

We offer a week-long introduction to non-acting careers in theatre for students from Year 10 - Sixth Form. 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

A 21st-Century Austerity Britain immersive show inspired by the 1920s Harlem Renaissance Rent Parties. 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

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

The Hound of the Baskervilles

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

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Fizzing with magic and a large dose of chaos in the enchanted Athenian woods, secrets, love and mistaken identities collide. Read more

Nigel Slater's Toast

The critically acclaimed stage adaption of Nigel Slater's best-selling memoir Toast vividly recreates suburban England in the 1960s. Read more

Pride and Prejudice* (*Sort Of)

A loving and irreverent all-female adaptation of Jane Austen’s unrivalled literary classic. Let the ruthless match-making begin! Read more

Reasons To Stay Alive

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


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