Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Live Theatres Education and Participation Team was recognised for its work with young people as it picked up an award for Outstanding Contribution in 2013 at the North East Youth Work Awards.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Live Theatre’s Live Music season continues on Friday 4 April until Saturday 24 May. Enjoy some of the best toe-tapping entertainment around courtesy of the Jumpin’ Hot Club and friends.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Three stories exploring the nature of identity and how we are defined by what we remember, are interwoven in Incognito, a dazzling new play about what it means to be human. Incognito previews at Live Theatre on Friday 4 and Saturday 5 April and returns for its main run between Tuesday 22 April to Saturday 3 May.
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.
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.
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.
Monday, March 3, 2014
Gateshead College and Live Theatre have teamed up to provide an apprenticeship for a new generation of creative talent keen to learn back stage skills.
Friday, February 28, 2014
Thursday 6 to Saturday 8 March, 8pmAdditional performance: Saturday 8 March, 4pmThe GB Project By Kate Craddock and Steve GilroyPerformed by Kate CraddockDirected by Steve Gilroy
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Theatregoers shouldn’t miss the chance to see Wishbone the next short play in the BITESIZE programme
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
From the creators of highly acclaimed, innovative shows including The Bitches Box, The Missionary’s Position and Penny Dreadful’s Etherdome, comes a new show exploring one of the great moments in scientific discovery – the eternal human cancer cells.