Northern Stage announces appointments for Freelance Taskforce

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

We stand to denounce racism in all its forms

We, the undersigned from the cultural sector of the North East, declare that silence is not ok and silence is seen as complicity. Racism has no place in a just and humane society. Read more

About the Freelance Taskforce

On Thursday 21 May 2020 a group of performing arts organisations signed up to a letter committed to paying a freelancer for one day a week throughout June, July and August to join the Freelance Task Force. Read more

BCYPP wins National Lottery Community Funding

The Byker Children and Young People’s Partnership (BCYPP) has been awarded a Development Grant of almost £50,000 by The National Lottery Community Fund to continue its work in the local community. Read more

How you can support Northern Stage

There is no doubt that COVID-19 will have a significant impact on Northern Stage, here are some suggestions about how you can support Northern Stage to ensure we can weather this difficult period and get up and running again. Read more

Change and the future

We’ve been thinking quite a lot recently about change and the future. Read more

Northern Stage launches first podcast

The Northern Stage Theatre Podcast is the official podcast of Northern Stage, an inspirational and creative theatre based in Newcastle upon Tyne. Check back for an assortment of interviews, stories, theatre-related chat and more with theatre-makers, artists, and creatives. Read more

Cast and creative team announced for Shandyland

Spanning twenty years, Shandyland is a story of life, love, death and drink at the heart of a small, northern, family-run pub, and a shout of frustration from an abandoned working class community. Read more

Northern Stage 50th Anniversary Season

Celebrating 50 years of Northern Stage with bold new productions made in Newcastle, transformational work with young people, support for North East theatre-makers and new shows from some of the UK’s most exciting touring companies Read more

10 major Tyneside arts organisations win Investing in Children status

The ten largest cultural organisations on Tyneside have been awarded Investing in Children status for the first time, making NewcastleGateshead the only city in the UK where all major creative venues have been recognised for upholding children’s rights. Read more

Northern Stage wins UK Theatre Award

Northern Stage has won the Workforce Award at the 2019 UK Theatre Awards. Read more

Young Trustee Recruitment Case Study

Executive Director Kate Denby shares a case study on recruiting young trustees to Northern Stage’s board Read more

Spring 2020 at Northern Stage

Celebrating 50 years of Northern Stage with bold new productions made in Newcastle, transformational work with young people, support for North East theatre-makers and new shows from some of the UK’s most exciting touring companies. Read more

Cast and creative team announced for The Snow Queen

From the team that created A Christmas Carol comes a brand new production of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic fable, The Snow Queen. Read more

Common & JMK: Reclaiming Working and Under-Class Identity

Free event on Fri 18 Oct, 6pm. Read more

Northern Stage appoints two young trustees

We've appointed two new trustees to our board, following an open call for applicants aged 18-25. Read more

We've been shortlisted for a Living North Award

We are delighted that Northern Stage has been shortlisted in the 'Best Programme at a Venue' category in the Living North Awards. Read more