Wednesday, August 27, 2014
A year and a day after it received its world premiere at Live Theatre in Newcastle the award-winning play Wet House by Paddy Campbell is making a triumphant return to the quayside theatre as part of an exciting new tour.
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’.
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.
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
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.
Friday, June 13, 2014
Live Theatre received planning permission this morning (Friday 13 June) for its plans to develop LiveWorks, its £10 million capital development scheme on Newcastle’s Quayside.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
An arts development organisation – Dilly Arts of Northumberland, have commissioned a leading North East theatre company to work with women from HMP YOI Low Newton to offer the region a unique and spine tingling opportunity to witness their stories that will be played out in a production at Live Theatre.
Friday, May 9, 2014
Students on Gateshead College’s performing arts courses were given the chance to ask professional actor Mark Weinman questions about life as an actor when he dropped in on their lessons at Live Theatre where he is currently starring in Captain Amazing.
Thursday, May 8, 2014
Saturday 17 May at 10pm and 10.40pm The Late Shows: Your Aunt Fanny
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
On Wednesday 30 April audiences are being invited to witness an exciting double-bill of new plays by Paddy Campbell (Wet House) and Lee Mattinson (Chalet Lines, Me & Cilla) as they are performed for the very first time as script-in-hand readings in Live Theatre’s Studio Theatre.