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Flying Into Daylight cast announced

Thursday, September 4, 2014

The cast has been announced for Live Theatre’s new autumn play Flying Into Daylight as Summer Strallen and Jos Vantyler in the two lead roles. Flying Into Daylight is a vibrant and life-affirming journey with live music and passionate Tango, written by Emmy award-winning screen writer, Ron Hutchinson. It has its World Premiere at Live Theatre from Thursday 27 November to Saturday 20 December 2014.

LiveWorks - artist impression

Talk by Architects about Live Theatre’s exciting new Quayside Development

Friday, August 29, 2014

Architects Flanagan Lawrence will give a public talk at 6pm on Thursday 4 September at Live Theatre about their designs for Live Theatre’s new Quayside Development. The development includes a new commercial office building completing the gap in the Newcastle Quayside facade, and a new public park and performance space, and will transform an existing 19th century alms house into a children and young people’s writing centre.

Join in Afrovibes Festival Global Choir

Thursday, August 14, 2014

To mark the opening of Afrovibes Festival the words of Nelson Mandela have been set to music in a specially commissioned traditional English choral piece, to be sung by a ‘virtual choir’.

Right Here Right Now Youth Theatre Festival 2014

Live Theatre celebrates its 15th annual Youth Theatre Festival

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Rehearsals for Live Theatre’s 15th annual Youth Theatre Festival, Right Here, Right Now, began this week. From Thursday 7 to Sunday 10 August, young people from Live's Youth Theatre will present four evenings of entertainment based around the theme of current affairs. Right Here, Right Now showcases new work by Live Theatre's exceptionally talented home-grown Youth Theatre.

The next Dr. Who?

Friday, July 11, 2014

Wednesday 16 to Saturday 19 July (Edinburgh Festival Fringe Previews) Wednesday 15 to Saturday 25 OctoberGood Timin’Written & Performed by Ian MclaughlinDirected by Max RobertsDesigned by Amy Watts

Quayside Archaeological dig underway on Live Theatre’s LiveWorks site

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

An archaeological dig is underway on Newcastle’s Quayside, on a site due for development by Live Theatre. Planning permission was granted last Friday (Friday 13 June) for Live Theatre to develop a commercial office space, public park and performance space and a children and young people’s writing centre.