Stick Man @ Gala Theatre and Cinema
20 September 2019 - 22 October 2019
£12.50, £10 schools and nursery (Friday performance only), £12 groups of 10+
Touching, funny and utterly original, Freckle Productions’ delightful adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s Stick Man is back!
Playland @ Queen’s Hall Arts Centre, Hexham
16 October 2019 - 17 October 2019
Tickets: £10.00 / £7.50 (student)
South Africa, New Year’s Eve 1989: a new country is about to born. On a run down funfair somewhere in the wilderness two men confront each other, one white, one black, both with blood on their hands. As night draws in, each must face what they have done, and work out their lives through their own journey of truth and reconciliation...
The Greatest Show on the Tyne 2019 @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House
19 October 2019
Chris Cross the Magician returns to host The Greatest Show on the Tyne 2019. Expect an evening of dazzling performances from local and national stars of variety… You’ll see magicians, comedians, acrobats, jugglers, singers, dancers, circus acts and more!
An Inspector Calls @ Theatre Royal Newcastle
22 October 2019 - 26 October 2019
Tickets from £16.00
Hailed as the theatrical event of its generation and winning more awards than any other production in history, Stephen Daldry's multi award-winning production of JB Priestley's classic thriller has enthralled more than 4 million people worldwide.
An Evening of Eric & Ern @ Queen’s Hall Arts Centre, Hexham
25 October 2019
Tickets: First 100 tickets £16.00 then £24.00
From Ian Ashpitel and Jonty Stephens, the Olivier nominated duo behind the hugely celebrated and critically acclaimed West End hit Eric & Little Ern, An Evening of Eric and Ern is a brilliant homage crammed full of renditions of those famous comedy sketches that hit all the right notes
DORIAN @ Queen’s Hall Arts Centre, Hexham
26 October 2019
Tickets: £15.00 / £12.00 (Members / benefit conc / student)
What if a portrait didn't accurately reflect the life you've lived, but could be manipulated to show the life you wish you'd lived?
What if your body was changing, but the image you saw of yourself wasn't?
There’s Someone Coming Through @ Arts Centre Washington
26 October 2019
Find The River Productions present a brand new comedy play by Lee Stewart featuring Michael Luke (Emmerdale, Little Boy Blue) as Neville Vaughan, a celebrity psychic medium whose star has begun to fade in recent years and the realisation of this has started to affect his psychic ability.
Heart of Light @ Arts Centre Washington
31 October 2019
11am + 2pm
When Ravana the ten-headed demon draws darkness over the world, can Rama and Sita’s love and courage bring back a glimmer of light? Join Hanuman’s monkey army in the quest to restore the true King and Queen to the throne and cast radiance among the darkness.
Alexander Armstrong: All Mouth and Some Trousers @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House
05 November 2019
In his revealing new one man show, All Mouth and Some Trousers, Alexander Armstrong will be baring all. Expect candid stories, laughter, music and some relief that ‘baring all’ is just a figurative expression. Known from Armstrong & Miller to Pointless, from Hey Duggee to Classic FM, find out what lurks behind the mere noise.
9 to 5 the Musical @ Sunderland Empire
05 November 2019 - 09 November 2019
9 to 5 the Musical tells the story of three workmates pushed to boiling point by their sexist and egotistical boss. Concocting a plan to kidnap and turn the tables on their despicable supervisor, will the women manage to reform their office - or will events unravel when the CEO pays an unexpected visit?
The Great Magician of the North @ Queen’s Hall Arts Centre, Hexham
10 November 2019
Chris Cross has been performing his unique magic acts & escapology stunts all over the world for the past two decades, from New York to New Zealand, Bahrain to Duabi, London to Paris, Bangkok to Brazil and most places in-between!
The Bodyguard @ Sunderland Empire
12 November 2019 - 23 November 2019
The international, award-winning smash-hit musical based on the blockbuster film, The Bodyguard is back! Following her triumphant West End run and sell-out UK Tour, three-time Brit nominee and X-Factor winner, Alexandra Burke* returns to the role of Rachel Marron.
Pulse @ Arts Centre Washington
14 November 2019
11am + 6pm – A relaxed performance suitable for all / 12:30pm + 2pm– for young people described as having profound and multiple learning disabilities (limited availability)
£7 / £25 (family, admits 4)
Patience and Bird are waiting for rain in the dry, dusty heat of the American desert. Clanky Jane arrives with her ‘Cloud-O-Matic’ machine, but will some crazy percussion and a bit of magic make the rain come?
Starlight Theatre Productions present: The Wind in the Willows @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House
19 November 2019 - 23 November 2019
7pm each day plus 2pm matinee Thurs, Fri & Sat
After the sell-out success of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Starlight Theatre Productions return in November 2019 with Wind in the Willows!
Beauty and the Beast @ Theatre Royal Newcastle
26 November 2019 - 19 January 2020
For the first time ever the spellbinding pantomime Beauty and the Beast comes to Newcastle Theatre Royal in a spectacular and enchanting production for all the family, starring legendary Theatre Royal panto stars Danny Adams, Clive Webb and Chris Hayward.
Sunderland Legends - In conversation with Niall Quinn & Peter Reid @ Sunderland Empire
28 November 2019
An evening taking us through their illustrious careers with the club and giving us a never before heard insight into what it’s like to play for and manage Sunderland Football Club.
Blood Brothers @ Sunderland Empire
03 December 2019 - 07 December 2019
Bill Kenwright’s production surpassed 10,000 performances in London’s West End, one of only three musicals ever to achieve that milestone. It has been affectionately christened the ‘Standing Ovation Musical’, as inevitably it 'brings the audience cheering to its feet and roaring its approval' (The Daily Mail).
Cinderella @ Sunderland Empire
13 December 2019 - 05 January 2020
Joining Scarlett will be the undisputed Queen of North East comedy Miss Rory (aka Dan Cunningham) as the feisty Rorina Hardup (we’ll make sure she minds her Ps and Qs), alongside Duncan Burt as her equally ugly sister Ruby!
Curtains @ Sunderland Empire
21 January 2020 - 25 January 2020
The entire cast and crew are suspects. Time to call in the local detective, Frank Cioffi, who just happens to be a huge musical theatre fan. With a nose for crime and an ear for music, Frank has his work cut out trying to find the killer whilst giving the show a lifeline.
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