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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


23 November 2021 - 09 January 2022

Tickets from £12.50

With a brand-new script, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs will feature all the sparkle, scale and spectacle Newcastle has come to expect from the North East’s most lavish festive production in a show packed full of laughter, music, special effects and theatrical magic.


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Swashbuckling Sword Fights and Hidden Treasure at Consett's Empire Theatre This Christmas @ Empire Theatre – Consett


27 November 2021 - 31 December 2021

Opening night (27th November) £10, other performances £17/£15 concessions, family ticket £56

Swashbuckling sword fights, hidden treasure, and an adventure on the high seas await audiences who are going to a County Durham theatre’s Christmas panto this year. Consett’s Empire Theatre will be bringing back its popular family Christmas show from next month, with an exciting production of Treasure Island.


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Mavis Sparkle @ The Hullabaloo


09 December 2021 - 24 December 2021

Tickets £8-£10

Christmas at The Hullabaloo - reach for the stars with Mavis Sparkle! Over the past year we’ve learnt how important key workers are and Mavis Sparkle is no exception! A cleaner with an extraordinary story to tell, Mavis is on a journey north to see nature’s biggest light show with her own eyes. 


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Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs @ Sunderland Empire


10 December 2021 - 02 January 2022

Following her comical cooking antics on Celebrity MasterChef 2021, TV legend and national treasure, Su Pollard, is set to stir up a storm in Sunderland this Christmas as the dastardly Wicked Queen, in Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs.


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Santa Must Die! @ Alphabetti Theatre


16 December 2021 - 24 December 2021

Pay What You Feel

Santa Must Die! is a raucous new gig theatre show for the gig economy at the most difficult time of the year! This production by archipelago, written by Rosie MacPherson, with performers Rhian Liu and Robin Ravi is a different kind of festive story about when Christmas is all work and no play. It looks at finding joy in unexpected places and fighting against that which is meant to keep you down.


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Hairspray The Musical @ Sunderland Empire


10 January 2022 - 15 January 2022

The international musical phenomenon Hairspray returns to Sunderland this year! After breaking box office records and delighting audiences in the West-End, on Broadway and on the big screen since 1988, this smash hit musical-comedy has quite the legacy, and now they’re heading back out on tour around the UK and Ireland in 2021.


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SIX @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


11 January 2022 - 22 January 2022

Tickets from £15.00

From Tudor Queens to Pop Princesses, the six wives of Henry VIII take to the mic to tell their tales, remixing five hundred years of historical heartbreak into an 80-minute celebration of 21st century girl power.


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Disney's Beauty and the Beast @ Sunderland Empire


20 January 2022 - 19 February 2022

Disney proudly invites you to ‘Be Our Guest’ as the most enchanted musical of all time, Beauty and the Beast, returns to the UK stage in 2021.

Spectacularly reimagined using the latest theatrical innovations, this beloved ‘tale as old as time’ will be brought to life on stage like never before…


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Fatal Attraction @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


24 January 2022 - 29 January 2022

Tickets from £15.00

When happily married New York attorney Dan Gallagher, meets charming editor Alex Forrest on a night out in the city, they both commit to a night of passion they can’t take back.


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Stewart Lee: Snowflake/Tornado @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


30 January 2022

Tickets from £30.00

Double-bill of two new 60 minute sets, from “the world’s greatest living stand-up” (Times). Including new material for 2022.


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Scottish Ballet's The Nutcracker @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


02 February 2022 - 05 February 2022

Tickets from £20.00

Costumes plucked from the most gorgeous chocolate box; Tchaikovsky’s score to transport you to a land of dreams; and a story lifted straight from the pages of a classic fairy tale.


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The Addams Family @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


08 February 2022 - 12 February 2022

Tickets from £16.50

Look who’s moved into the neighbourhood! Everyone’s favourite kooky family are coming back on stage in this spectacular musical comedy.


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Fat Friends - The Musical @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


14 February 2022 - 19 February 2022

Tickets from £15.00

The “weight’ is over! Fat Friends – The Musical is back and it’s going to be bigger and better than ever!


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Animal Farm @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


22 February 2022 - 26 February 2022

Tickets from £10.00

The animals of Manor Farm drive out the farmer and run the farm themselves. A revolution. And then what? Then freedom. Every animal will be free.


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Fireman Sam @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


27 February 2022

Tickets from £14.50

When all of his friends go away, Norman Price decides to find adventure in Pontypandy and become the star of a visiting circus. But with a tiger on the loose and faulty lights, the adventure soon turns to danger. Can Fireman Sam come to the rescue and save the circus?


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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


01 March 2022 - 05 March 2022

Tickets from £15.00

Fifteen-year-old Christopher has an extraordinary brain. He is exceptional at maths, while everyday life presents some barriers. When he falls under suspicion for killing his neighbour’s dog, it takes him on a journey that upturns his world.


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The Diary of a CEO @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


06 March 2022

Tickets from £32.75

Accompanied by the breath-taking House Gospel Choir, Steven will take you on a journey of how self-belief can triumph over adversity. This mesmerising and immersive experience, featuring new exclusive content and unexpected twists and turns set to the music and backdrop of Steven’s life, is guaranteed to entertain and inspire.


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Waitress @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


08 March 2022 - 12 March 2022

Tickets from £20.00

Meet Jenna, a waitress and expert pie-maker who dreams of some happiness in her life. When a hot new doctor arrives in town, life gets complicated.


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NDT 2 @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


15 March 2022 - 16 March 2022

Tickets from £15.00

For their highly anticipated return to the UK, NDT 2 will perform works by celebrated international choreographers: Marco Goeke, Hans Van Manen and Johan Inger, featuring two UK premieres.


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The Lost Happy Endings @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


18 March 2022 - 19 March 2022

Tickets from £10.00

What happens when the Happy Endings are stolen? An original story by Carol Ann Duffy retold as dance theatre for family, narrated by Joanna Lumley.


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Johannes Radebe- Freedom @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


20 March 2022

Tickets from £28.50

A celebration of the dances that you love, with Johannes’ signature flair and energy. From elegant Ballroom to fiery Latin, a company of exciting dancers will perform to classic dance arrangements, scorching South African rhythms and huge party anthems.


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Opera North’s Rigoletto @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


23 March 2022

Friends discount 10%. Under 30s £10.00. Under 18s 50% off, excluding Gallery, when accompanied by a full paying adult – up to 4 per adult.

In a world controlled by the privileged and powerful, Rigoletto is loathed and mocked for his difference.


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Opera North’s Alcina @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


24 March 2022

Friends discount 10%. Under 30s £10.00. Under 18s 50% off, excluding Gallery, when accompanied by a full paying adult – up to 4 per adult.

Welcome to Alcina’s island paradise. All men who set foot there fall under her spell, but soon discover it’s all an illusion: Alcina is an enchantress whose island is nothing but a barren wasteland peopled by her discarded lovers who she has turned into animals, rocks and trees.


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Opera North’s Carmen @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


25 March 2022

Friends discount 10%. Under 30s £10.00. Under 18s 50% off, excluding Gallery, when accompanied by a full paying adult – up to 4 per adult.

This scorching new production of one of the most popular operas ever written will take you deep down into a world where desire and hot-blooded passion reign supreme


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Opera North's Rigoletto @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


26 March 2022

Friends discount 10%. Under 30s £10.00. Under 18s 50% off, excluding Gallery, when accompanied by a full paying adult – up to 4 per adult.

In a world controlled by the privileged and powerful, Rigoletto is loathed and mocked for his difference.


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School of Rock @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


28 March 2022 - 02 April 2022

Tickets from £20.00

Get ready to stick it to the man, Newcastle! Posing as a substitute music teacher at an elite prep school, Dewey Finn exposes his students to the rock gods he idolises, transforming them into a mind-blowing rock band.


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Matthew Bourne's Nutcracker! @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


05 April 2022 - 09 April 2022

Tickets from £15.00

With family-sized helpings of Bourne’s trademark wit, pathos and magical fantasy, Nutcracker! follows Clara’s bittersweet journey from a darkly comic Christmas Eve, through a shimmering, ice-skating winter wonderland to the scrumptious candy kingdom of Sweetieland.


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Remembering The Oscars @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


10 April 2022

Tickets from £28.50

Get ready to celebrate the Oscar-winning songs in this exhilarating new dance spectacular with Strictly’s favourite couple.


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The Da Vinci Code @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


11 April 2022 - 16 April 2022

Tickets from £15.00

The curator of the Louvre has been brutally murdered, and alongside his body are a series of baffling clues.


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Beautiful @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


19 April 2022 - 23 April 2022

Tickets from £15.00

The chart-topping music legend was an ordinary girl with an extraordinary talent, Beautiful tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom.


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Saturday Night Fever @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


26 April 2022 - 30 April 2022

Tickets from £15.00

The fever is back!
Experience the bestselling Bee Gees soundtrack live on stage in this spectacularly reimagined music and dance extravaganza.


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Singin' In The Rain @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


03 May 2022 - 07 May 2022

Tickets from £20.00

Journey back to the glamour of Hollywood during the roaring 20’s. Silent movie star Don Lockwood has it all, a string of hit films and a studio-engineered romance with the most beautiful actress in town.


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Graeme Hall, The Dogfather, is Live at the Tyne Theatre 2022 @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House


04 May 2022

The Tyne Theatre and Opera House are thrilled announced that the hugely popular and accomplished Graeme Hall (Channel 5’s Dogs Behaving (very) badly) is bringing his wisdom, charm and puppy prowess to the Theatre with a brand-new show, The Dogfather Live On Stage, Wednesday 4th May 2022.


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Stewart Lee: Snowflake/Tornado @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


08 May 2022

Tickets from £30.00

Double-bill of two new 60 minute sets, from “the world’s greatest living stand-up” (Times). Including new material for 2022.


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The Homecoming @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


10 May 2022 - 14 May 2022

Tickets from £15.00

Harold Pinter’s 1960s masterpiece is widely regarded as his finest play. This bleakly funny exploration of family and relationships has become a modern classic and winner of the Tony Award for Best New Play.


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Oti Mabuse: I Am Here @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


15 May 2022

Tickets from £28.50

Strictly Come Dancing 2019 & 2020 champion in her brand new production! Prepare for a night of electrifying choreography.


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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


24 May 2022 - 04 June 2022

Tickets from £20.00

The sensational brand-new production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat comes to Newcastle Theatre Royal for two weeks only!


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The Book Of Mormon @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


15 June 2022 - 09 July 2022

Tickets from £17.50

Following the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent on a mission to a place that’s about as far from Salt Lake City as you can get.


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MAMMA MIA! @ Sunderland Empire


05 July 2022 - 16 July 2022

Join us at MAMMA MIA! and enjoy the ultimate feel-good factor at the world’s sunniest and most exhilarating smash-hit musical!


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Grease @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


18 July 2022 - 23 July 2022

Tickets from £14.00

Newcastle Musical Theatre Company present the beloved rock ‘n’ roll classic Grease. It’s 1959 and Rydell High is filled with rebellious student ready for love.


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Here Come The Boys @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


24 July 2022

Tickets from £28.50

Strictly Come Dancing favourites star in a dancing extravaganza. This dancing extravaganza will feature ballroom, Latin, commercial, contemporary, ballet, acro and tap.


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Bat Out Of Hell @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


26 July 2022 - 06 August 2022

Tickets from £15.00

This critically-acclaimed musical thunders through Meat Loaf’s legendary anthems. An over the top theatrical spectacle unlike any other.


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Peppa Pig's Best Day Ever @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


10 August 2022 - 11 August 2022

Tickets from £14.50, £2 off under 16s, family ticket available

Peppa Pig is excited to be going on a special day out with George, Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig – it’s going to be her best day ever! Get ready for a road-trip full of fun adventures.


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We Will Rock You @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


22 August 2022 - 27 August 2022

Tickets from £22.50

The worldwide smash hit musical by Queen and Ben Elton returns to the UK. The multi-million-pound show dazzles all the senses in breath-taking style. Guaranteed to blow your mind, this musical phenomenon is not to be missed!


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Jersey Boys @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


30 August 2022 - 10 September 2022

Tickets from £24.00

They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard… and the radio just couldn’t get enough of. 


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Derren Brown: Showman @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


13 September 2022 - 17 September 2022

Tickets from £20.00

The multi award-winning master of mind control and psychological illusion, Derren Brown, is at his very best on stage. His one-man shows have received wide critical acclaim and more Olivier wins and nominations than any other in history!


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Girl From The North Country @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


26 September 2022 - 01 October 2022

Tickets from £15.00

Celebrated playwright Conor McPherson (The Weir, The Seafarer) boldly reimagines the legendary songs of Bob Dylan, like you’ve never heard them before, in Girl From the North Country.


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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


03 October 2022 - 08 October 2022

Tickets from £15.00

Based on the best-selling novel by Deborah Moggach, and the BAFTA and Golden Globe nominated film, be one of the first to experience the story we know and love, brought to vibrant life on stage. Get set for the journey of a lifetime, as seven British retirees arrive in Jaipur, each embarking on their own personal adventures.


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Fisherman's Friends: The Musical @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


11 October 2022 - 15 October 2022

Tickets from £15.00

Fisherman’s Friends: The Musical tells the story of the world’s most unlikely buoy band! Based on the true story of the chart-topping Cornish singing sensations and their hit 2019 movie, Fisherman’s Friends: The Musical is a feel-good voyage about friendship, community and music that will give any land-lover a mighty pair of sea legs.


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Strictly Ballroom @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


01 May 2023 - 06 May 2023

Tickets from £15.00

After falling out of favour with Australian Federation he must dance with beginner, Fran. Together they find the courage to defy tradition and discover that to win your steps don’t need to be strictly ballroom!


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Sister Act @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


19 June 2023 - 24 June 2023

Tickets from £20.00

Now set in the present day, this sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, sisterhood and music tells the hilarious story of the disco diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a murder.


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The Commitments @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


26 June 2023 - 01 July 2023

Tickets from £20.00

Returning to tour the UK and Ireland, 5 years after a phenomenally successful, record-breaking run in London’s West End and subsequent sell-out tour, The Commitments is based on the BAFTA award-winning film classic.


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