Monday, February 1, 2016
Live Theatre welcomes three thought-provoking pieces of visiting theatre in March, all powerful one woman shows with strong female lead characters. The plays cover themes from a young woman out of control on drink and drugs in Cardiff, to a mother discovering her young son had been shown pornography by a classmate and one woman’s hilarious quest to find ‘the one’.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Call out for Live Theatre and Northumbria University’s second joint Writer in Residence Live Theatre and Northumbria University are delighted to announce a call out for applications for their joint Writer in Residence to work across both organisations for a year from September 2016.
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.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Tuesday 9 to Saturday 13 February 2016 Live Lab Elevator Presented as part of Live Theatre’s Live Lab programme From Tuesday 9 to Saturday 13 February celebrate the best new theatre from the North East and beyond with Live Lab Elevator an unmissable weeklong event at Live Theatre.
Thursday, January 7, 2016
An extra performance of critically-acclaimed play Land of Our Fathers, has been added at Live Theatre, Newcastle in January due to popular demand. A matinee performance has been added at 2pm on Thursday 28 February, as tickets for the other performances between Wednesday 27 and Saturday 30 January 2016 have almost sold out.
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.
Friday, December 11, 2015
Critically-acclaimed play Land of Our Fathers, which follows six Welsh miners trapped down a mine, starts its English tour at Live Theatre, Newcastle between Wednesday 27 and Saturday 30 January. This funny and deeply moving Welsh mining drama is packed full of blistering comedy and echoes a generation of lost voices.
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.
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
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Day of the Flymo written by Paddy Campbell, a Culture-award winning writer and Live Theatre and Northumbria University’s joint writer-in-residence, returns to Live Theatre this week after a sell-out run earlier in the year.