Northern Stage announces new board members

We've appointed some exciting new people to the Board of Trustees at Northern Stage, following an open call for new members. Read more

Gift Vouchers - Give the gift of Theatre

Get your friends or family a gift voucher for Northern Stage and let them pick their own perfect experience. Read more

Cast and creative team announced for The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

Set in the streets of Newcastle but not quite as we know it, audiences will be treated to live music, puppetry, magic and illusion as they follow the adventures of Hatty Rabbit and her friends. Read more


2021 at Northern Stage: Two pop up venues in Newcastle city centre and Byker in July and August and our Housewarming season as we reopen from 25 August. Read more

Devoted & Disgruntled: What is the future of theatre talent development in the North East? - Report

We hope that this is the start of a wider conversation about Talent Development in the North East and how we can support one another, collaborate and create together. Read more

Northern Stage awarded Theatres Trust sustainability grant

Northern Stage has been awarded £20,000 to change over its house lights from halogen to LED in its largest performance space, Stage 1. Read more

Weston Culture Fund Announcement

We're over the moon that we've been awarded £320,000 which will go directly into making new work with artists, freelancers and theatre-makers. Read more

2021 at Northern Stage: THIS IS US

Artistic Director, Natalie Ibu announces her inaugural season at Northern Stage. THIS IS US promises to bring audiences stories, no matter what. Read more

Dear Audiences...

Artistic Director Natalie Ibu with a message from us to you about our plans for 2021. Read more

Northern Stage secures ACE Cultural Recovery Funding

We were thrilled to hear we have received funding thanks to the government’s #CultureRecoveryFund so that we can continue to be here for you and #HereForCulture Read more

A Portrait Without Borders

Audiences were given the chance to be at Northern Stage virtually from 14 September by having their picture drawn by robots inside the venue. Read more

A statement from Northern Stage

Northern Stage has announced it is to enter redundancy consultations after a significant loss of income due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more

Northern Stage appoints Natalie Ibu as Artistic Director

Northern Stage announced the appointment of Natalie Ibu as their new Artistic Director and Joint Chief Executive. Read more

Northern Stage postpones autumn productions and reveals plans are underway to offer audiences a magical Christmas

Following the latest government advice, Northern Stage will postpone its autumn season productions Red Ellen, The Invisible Man and Gatsby, and Christmas shows The Sorcerer’s Apprentice and The Hey Diddle Did-dle Christmas Spectacular from Kitchen Zoo. Read more

Designers continue to wrap theatres in message of hope

While the arts, culture and heritage sectors await further details and a timetable for the Government investment announced last week, #scenechange continue to wrap theatres across the UK and Ireland in a message of hope. Read more

Northern Stage announces appointments for Freelance Taskforce

Northern Stage is excited to announce our appointments for the Freelance Taskforce. Read more