Monday, May 11, 2015
Rehearsals got underway today for Live Theatre’s production Rendezvous, five new short plays celebrating the life and work of novelist, poet and playwright Julia Darling, who died following a lengthy battle with breast cancer in 2005.
Friday, May 1, 2015
Live Theatre and The Empty Space have awarded the 2015 Live Lab Bursary to London based theatre company fanSHEN to develop their new show Lists for the end of the world. The Live Lab Bursary offers £2000 to an innovative theatre maker or company to develop a new piece of work. It is designed to encourage practitioners to explore different ways in which text and performance can be brought together. The 2015 bursary marks the re-launch of Live Lab, Live Theatre’s talent development programme.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
To mark the beginning of election week Live Theatre has programmed a series of exciting events to coincide with its latest production What Falls Apart.
Friday, April 17, 2015
Live Theatre, based on Newcastle’s quayside, has received a £108,000 grant from the Big Lottery Fund to extend its education and participation work with children and young people, over three years. The Big Lottery grant will allow Live Theatre to take its Youth Theatre and drama provision to disadvantaged children and young people in South East Northumberland.
Monday, April 13, 2015
Live Theatre is pleased to announce the writers that will be taking part in Rendezvous, an event which celebrates the work of novelist, poet and playwright Julia Darling, which will be at the quayside Theatre from Thursday 28 May to Saturday 6 June at 7.30pm.
Monday, March 23, 2015
Cast announced for explosive political drama Wednesday 22 April to Saturday 16 May What Falls ApartA hotel bar at midnight: Principles and passions collide in this explosive political dramaA World PremiereA Live Theatre ProductionWritten by Torben BettsDirected by Max RobertsDesign by Isla Shaw
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Two professional actors have been confirmed for Day of the Flymo, a new play by Paddy Campbell, the award-winning writer of Wet House which premieres at Live Theatre, Newcastle from Wednesday 8 to Saturday 11 April, Jill Dellow and Akemnji Ndifornyen join talented young cast members Kalem Patterson (age 13, from Ryton), Tezney Mulroy (age 17, from Newcastle), and Sophie Pitches (age 16, from North Shields) all from Live’s Youth Theatre.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Knight Frank has been appointed letting agent on Live Theatre’s prestigious, Flanagan Lawrence designed, Live Works development on Newcastle’s Quayside, the first new speculative office scheme to start on Newcastle’s Quayside for over seven years. The £10 million capital scheme by Live Theatre has involved the purchase of Quayside frontage and land and buildings adjacent to the theatre to create new income streams.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Mixtape is altering the theatre circuit with their bite-sized micro-plays inspired by music. Part theatre show and part pop quiz Mixtape is the perfect night out for theatre, music and pub quiz fans. Conceived by theatre director Melanie Rashbrooke, Mixtape is a night of theatrical madness written and performed by some of the most exciting writers and theatre makers in the north east.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Hannah Silva, a writer and theatre-maker known for her playful exploration of language, performs her one-woman show Shlock! at Live Theatre on Saturday 21 March at 7.30pm.