Never Forget

Never Forget, the final BITESIZE Play, takes to the stage next week

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Theatregoers shouldn’t miss the chance to see Never Forget the final play in the BITESIZE season on Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 April at Live Theatre. Written by new writing favourite Lee Mattinson and directed by Rosie Kellagher, Never Forget is a short, one act play specially commissioned by Queen’s Hall Arts. Never Forget follows the story of Martha, played by Adam Donaldson who played Dante in the first BITESIZE play The Next Train To Depart, and her husband Fergus, played by Chris Connell who recently performed as Mike in Paddy Campbell’s Wet House.

Live Lab 2014 Jan to June

Celebrate the third anniversary of The Empty Space and Live Theatre’s Scratch Night

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

On Thursday 27 March at 8pm, audiences can celebrate the third anniversary of Scratch Night at Live Theatre. Founded in 2011 by Live Theatre and The Empty Space, Scratch Night gives emerging and established theatre companies a forum to showcase short extracts of works-in-development and gain invaluable feedback from audiences and fellow practitioners on their work. Many of the shows, first showcased at a Scratch Night, have now gone on to be developed into full length shows and tour nationally and, in some cases, internationally.

New staff start at Live Theatre

Monday, March 10, 2014

New key members of staff have be appointed at Live Theatre in roles supported by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation to build capacity for the organisation. This includes working to deliver LiveWorks, the recently announced £10 million capital development scheme on Newcastle’s Quayside.