Claire Trevien The Shipwrecked House

Live literature returns to Live Theatre with a dazzling double bill of poetry and music from Matt Stalker and Claire Trévien

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Claire Trévien & Matt Stalker    In association with Apple and Snakes  Live literature returns to Live Theatre with a dazzling display on Thursday 30 October. This double bill, presented in association with Apple and Snakes, brings together spoken word, music and performance. Anglo-Breton poet Claire Trévien and local musician Matt Stalker will be combining their talents in this word-fest of entertainment. 

Wet House cast 2014

Meeting issues head on at Live Theatre

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Until Saturday 11 October 2014Wet HouseA Live Theatre ProductionWritten by Paddy CampbellDirected by Max RobertsDesigned by Gary McCann Theatregoers are being invited to two free events at Newcastle’s Live Theatre to coincide with the award-winning show Wet House by Paddy Campbell.  The play, which is set in a wet house, a homeless hostel where residents can drink alcohol, was voted one of the top 10 plays of 2013 by The Guardian.

Flying Into Daylight cast announced

Thursday, September 4, 2014

The cast has been announced for Live Theatre’s new autumn play Flying Into Daylight as Summer Strallen and Jos Vantyler in the two lead roles. Flying Into Daylight is a vibrant and life-affirming journey with live music and passionate Tango, written by Emmy award-winning screen writer, Ron Hutchinson. It has its World Premiere at Live Theatre from Thursday 27 November to Saturday 20 December 2014.

Talk by Architects about Live Theatre’s exciting new Quayside Development

Friday, August 29, 2014

Architects Flanagan Lawrence will give a public talk at 6pm on Thursday 4 September at Live Theatre about their designs for Live Theatre’s new Quayside Development. The development includes a new commercial office building completing the gap in the Newcastle Quayside facade, and a new public park and performance space, and will transform an existing 19th century alms house into a children and young people’s writing centre.