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Live Theatre Rewarded for its Environmental Excellence

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Live Theatre has received an award for the highest level of environmental excellence, the prestigious 3 Star Creative Industry Green (IG) certification in recognition of its commitment to reducing its environmental impact.

Live Theatre's Seasonal Message 2015

Monday, December 21, 2015

We'd like to share our seasonal video message celebrating some of Live Theatre's highlights and achievements in 2015. Thank you to all of all of our audiences, participants, funders and partners for making it another successful year. We would like to wish you all a happy holiday season from all at Live Theatre and look forward to seeing you in 2016.

An evening of six exhilarating new short plays by young writers from Gateshead and Sunderland

Monday, November 30, 2015

Turning Pages is an exhilarating selection of new short plays written by talented young playwrights from Furrowfield School, Gateshead and Red House Academy, Sunderland which opens this week and runs at Live Theatre from Thursday 3 to Saturday 5 December 2015. The six plays will be brought to life in Live Theatre’s Main Theatre by a professional cast and include a futuristic warning against vanity, dares and doctors, dolls and diagnoses.

Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour 2016 Tour Announced

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

National Theatre of Scotland and Live Theatre present Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour Adapted by Lee Hall from the novel The Sopranos by Alan Warner. Directed by Vicky Featherstone Music Supervisor, Martin Lowe Designed by Chloe Lamford Lighting Design by Lizzie Powell Choregraphy by Imogen Knight

January to June 2016 Season: Now on Sale

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

A new season of entertaining, imaginative and engaging theatre has been launched this week by Live Theatre. Next summer there is an exciting collaboration with Carnegie Medal-winning author, David Almond (Skellig),to present The Savage (30 June to 23 July), his first full length play for Live Theatre. Next year also sees a welcome return for Alison Carr, with the world premiere of Iris (6 April to 30 April), a heady cocktail of caustic humour and tender pathos and her first full-length show in Live’s main theatre.