Tuesday, May 31, 2016
From Wednesday 6 to Sunday 26 June The Paper Birds present their extraordinary new show Mobile in Live Theatre’s new public garden and performance space
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Live Theatre's new season from June to December 2016 is now on sale.
Friday, May 6, 2016
The cast for the world premiere of Petrification at Live Theatre, Newcastle from Thursday 26 to Saturday 28 May 2016 have been confirmed. James Baxter (BBC1’s Still Open All Hours), Neil Grainger (BBC2’s Hebburn) and Jamie Quinn (BBC Scotland’s Still Game) will star in writer Zoe Cooper’s (Nativities, Live Theatre) new theatre production Petrification directed by Mark Maughan (National Theatre, Paines Plough).
Friday, April 22, 2016
Live Works quayside office development by Live Theatre is now complete. Live Works forms part of a continuing diversification of the Live Theatre business model, and will provide an additional commercial income stream from its letting enabling Live Theatre to grow and sustain its work in the production of new plays, developing creative talent, education and participation.
Monday, April 18, 2016
Presented by Telltale in association with LittleMighty. Petrification, a new play written by Zoe Cooper (Nativities, Live Theatre) and directed by Mark Maughan (National Theatre, Paines Plough) will make its premiere at Live Theatre in May.
Friday, April 15, 2016
MOBILE, a Live Theatre and The Marlowe Theatre co-commission, presented by The Paper Birds will be the first performance to take place in the new Live Garden on Newcastle Quayside. Opening at Live Theatre on Wednesday 8 June, it will run until Sunday 26 June before touring the UK in July.
Monday, March 7, 2016
The cast for the world premiere of Iris at Live Theatre, Newcastle have been confirmed and start rehearsals today at the Quayside based theatre. Katy Cavanagh who played Julie Carp, a regular in Coronation Street between 2009 and 2015 stars as Julie, the central character who returns home after living away. Katy, who was born in Whitley Bay, returns to the region making her first appearance at Live Theatre, in this play set in a north eastern coastal town, very similar to Whitley Bay.
Thursday, March 3, 2016
Leading North East PR consultancy MHW has established a three-year partnership with nationally renowned Live Theatre. The announcement cements a creative relationship that has existed between the two Newcastle-based organisations for around 10 years.
Monday, February 29, 2016
Punching the Sky at Live Theatre at 7.30pm on Wednesday 9 March is writer Lizi Patch’s personal response to discovering her 11 year old son had been shown graphic online images. The play tells the true story of a young boy’s experience of stumbling across online pornography. This very personal account, written and performed by his mother, shines a light on the extraordinary public and media response to a blogpost she wrote about the experience in her attempt to reach out and make sense of what felt like a monumental failure as a parent.
Friday, February 26, 2016
Six young writers aged 13 and 14 years old from The Northumberland Church of England Academy in Ashington, will have plays that they have written performed at Live Theatre on Friday 4 March.