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JERSEY BOYS @ Theatre Royal Newcastle

31 July 2018 - 11 August 2018

Tickets from £18.00

The internationally acclaimed stage sensation Jersey Boys will visit Newcastle Theatre Royal for the first time this month and is set to dazzle North East audiences between 31 July and 11 August 2018.

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ROBERT TEMPLE @ Sunderland Empire

01 August 2018


Home grown hypnotist Robert Temple is bringing his controversial Live and Outrageous show to the Sunderland Empire for one night only, Wednesday 1 August 2018.

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Madagascar – The Musical @ Sunderland Empire

28 August 2018 - 01 September 2018

Go wild as Matt Terry – Winner of 2016’s X-Factor is announced to play Alex The Lion in the brand-new stage adaptation of Madagascar – The Musical with a date at Sunderland Empire stage, 28 August – 1 September 2018.

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Inferno A-Go-Go @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House

29 August 2018

Tickets are priced £50.50 VIP, £35.50 platinum, £28 standard

BenDeLaCreme, star of cult hit reality show RuPaul’s Drag Race, brings her Inferno A-Go-Go tour to the UK this August, paying a visit to Tyne Theatre & Opera House on Wednesday 29th August.

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WICKED 2018 UK & IRELAND TOUR @ Sunderland Empire

06 September 2018 - 29 September 2018

WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz

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An Evening with Brian Blessed @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House

06 September 2018

Tickets: £25.50

British actor Brian Blessed is known for his hearty, king-sized portrayals on film and television.

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07 September 2018 - 15 September 2018

evenings at 7.30pm, matinees on Thu 2pm and Sat 2.30pm

Tickets are from £16.50

Producers have revealed that Benidorm Live, the new stage show based on the hit ITV comedy premiering at Newcastle Theatre Royal next year, will star six of the original TV cast .

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Michael Morpurgo’s Private Peaceful @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House

13 September 2018 - 15 September 2018

Tyne Theatre & Opera House are proud to add the powerful stage adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s Private Peaceful to their programme of family shows for 2018, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One.

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Joan Collins: Unscripted @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House

16 September 2018

Tickets are priced £45.50, £43 & £39

Tyne Theatre & Opera House are delighted to announce that global superstar Dame Joan Collins will bring her one-woman show, Unscripted, to their stage on Sunday 16th September.

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EARLY DOORS LIVE @ Newcastle City Hall

25 September 2018

EARLY DOORS, Britain’s best loved pub sitcom is to tour the country later this year for the very first time. The live incarnation of the BBC TV favourite kicks off in Newcastle on 25 September.  

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Our Finest Hour @ Theatre Royal Newcastle

28 September 2018

Tickets from £26.50

From Vera Lynn and Gracie Fields to the Andrews Sisters and Glenn Miller, the songs and music of the 1940s are as well-loved today as ever...

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Jamie Raven: Making Magic @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House

29 September 2018


Tickets are priced £19 adults, £16.50 children, £65 family ticket.

Jamie Raven, the man who made Simon Cowell say “I now actually believe in Magic!”, on route to finishing BGT that year as the “Highest Placed Human”, is back doing what he does best as he takes his brand new show “Making Magic” on tour across the country in 2018!

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Vulcan VII @ Theatre Royal Newcastle

08 October 2018 - 13 October 2018

Evenings: 7.30pm Matinees: Thu 2pm, Sat 2.30pm

Tickets from £14.50

This hilarious new comedy about the actor’s life is written by and co-stars Adrian Edmondson and Nigel Planer

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Paul Young: 35 Years of ‘No Parlez’ Tour @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House

10 October 2018

priced £43 platinum, £30.50 standard, £20.50 restricted view

Everyone’s favourite 80’s crooner Paul Young is back on tour, performing his much loved album No Parlez in celebration of 35 years since its release. Paul will visit Newcastle’s Tyne Theatre & Opera House on Wednesday 10th October.

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STICK MAN LIVE @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House

11 October 2018 - 13 October 2018

Tickets: £14.50 adults, £12 under 16s, £48 family (2 adults, 2 children or 1 adult, 3 children). School groups Buy 10 get 2 free. (Please note that children 18 months or younger classify as babes in arms and will not need a ticket. Children over 18 months old will need a ticket, even if you want to keep them on your lap.)

Touching, funny and utterly original, Scamp Theatre’s delightful adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s STICK MAN is coming back to Tyne Theatre & Opera House this October, after a hugely successful run of shows in October 2017.

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MISS SAIGON @ Sunderland Empire

24 October 2018 - 17 November 2018

Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular award-winning epic production of Boublil and Schönberg’s legendary musical MISS SAIGON will land at Sunderland Empire on 24 October 2018 for a LIMITED 3 WEEK engagement until 17 November 2018.

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National Theatre Macbeth @ Theatre Royal Newcastle

13 November 2018 - 17 November 2018

Evenings: 7.30pm Matinees: Thu 2pm, Sat 2.30pm

Tickets from £14.50

The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war. Ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are thrust towards the crown by forces of elemental darkness.....

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Gary Numan and Skaparis Ochestra @ Newcastle City Hall

15 November 2018

Gary Numan has announced a string of UK dates and will be performing on the City Hall stage with The Skaparis Ochestra, a night to remember...

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HORRIBLE HISTORIES Live On Stage @ Sunderland Empire

21 November 2018 - 24 November 2018

Those Terrible Tudors and Awful Egyptians are heading for Sunderland Empire, 21 – 24 November 2018 with two hilarious shows featuring eye-popping 3D special effects!

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27 November 2018 - 20 January 2019

The doors have not yet opened for 2017/8’s record-breaking panto Peter Pan but Newcastle Theatre Royal has today announced a rip-roaring show for 2018/9 – Goldilocks and The Three Bears, the pantomime that’s just right!

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TRAVIS ‘THE MAN WHO’ LIVE! @ Theatre Royal Newcastle

15 December 2018

Following their triumphant headline show at On Blackheath Festival last September and due to popular demand, Travis, one of Britain’s best loved bands play their classic album ‘The Man Who’ live in full for two limited runs this June & December...

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18 December 2018 - 20 December 2018


Musical master of ceremonies Jools Holland and his acclaimed Rhythm & Blues Orchestra have announced their annual musical excursion around the UK and Ireland for 2018.

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BENIDORM LIVE! @ Sunderland Empire

14 January 2019 - 19 January 2019


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WAR HORSE @ Sunderland Empire

06 February 2019 - 23 February 2019

It is announced today that WAR HORSE will return to Sunderland Empire from 6 – 23 February 2019 as part of its 10th Anniversary UK Tour. War Horse previously visited the venue for a sold out three week run in 2014.

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Bing Live @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House

23 February 2019 - 24 February 2019

Premium: Adults £18.75, Children £16.75 (A-D in the Stalls) Band 1: Adults £16.75, Children £14.75 (rest of the Stalls & Grand Circle) Band 2: Adults £14.75, Children £12.75 (Upper Circle & limited view)

Calling all “Bingsters”! Bing and his friends are extending their first ever UK stage show tour into 2019 and will visit Tyne Theatre & Opera House on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th February!

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19 March 2019 - 23 March 2019

CALENDAR GIRLS The Musical, based on the true story, the film and the award-winning play by Tim Firth.

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Rhod Gilbert: The Book of John @ Newcastle City Hall

30 March 2019


It has been a while, but the multi-award-winning Welsh comedian is back, with a brand new live show.  In a six-year break from stand-up, a lot has happened to Rhod.

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FAME THE MUSICAL @ Sunderland Empire

08 April 2019 - 13 April 2019

Fame - The Musical is set to tour the UK in a stunning new 30th Anniversary tour opening at Manchester Palace on 20 July 2018, with a date at Sunderland Empire, 8-13 April 2019.

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20 May 2019 - 25 May 2019

Hair was big, shoulders were padded and mobile phones were shaped like bricks and weighed a tonne! Take a fun-packed trip back in time to the electric 80’s with the world premiere of Club Tropicana The Musical, hitting Sunderland Empire 20 – 25 May 2019.

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Shrek the Musical @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House

24 July 2019 - 27 July 2019

2.30pm & 7.30pm

Stalls & Grand Circle £23, £21 concessions Upper circle £20, £18 concessions Gallery £17, £15 concessions Family ticket £80 (Stalls/Grand Circle, 2 adults, 2 children or 1 adult, 3 children)

From the producers of the recent successes of Priscilla Queen of the Desert’ Annie and The Producers, Astravaganza Entertainment will return to Tyne Theatre & Opera House to stage Shrek the Musical in July 2019.


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