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12 good things you should know about Live Theatre

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Alternative festive entertainment from only £6

Grab yourself a hot chocolate or a mulled wine, sit by the twinkling lights of a tree and take a journey of 12 good things you should know about Live Theatre...

Suitable for ages 12+

Those aged 12 and upwards will enjoy The Shy Manifesto visiting our theatre on Tues 29 & Wed 30 Jan 2019.  Starring Theo Ancient who played Albus Potter in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the play is a bittersweet comedy drama about a boy who is fed up being told to come out of his shell.  

11 Interests to select from

Select from 11 choices of information we can send you by email, including our fortnightly e-news, Live Wire for 25s and under, plays, music, creative opportunities and more!   

Tickets from only £10

£10 Is the amazing value price of tickets for selected seats in previews, early matinees, off peak and shorter performances.   

9 weeks until...

Approaching Empty, our co-production with Kiln Theatre and Tamasha opens at Live Theatre. Written by Ishy Din, this razor sharp drama set in a minicab office follows the story of friends going into business and how it slowly starts to unravel. Here Wed 6 - Sat 23 Feb 2019.   

Gr8 Creative Opportunities

Be sure to sign up to our Creative Opportunities e-newsletter to find out about courses, networking opportunities, open auditions, writing call outs and more!   

7 Live Tales sessions per week

Across both our Live Tales centres in Newcastle and Sunderland we offer creative writing workshops for Key Stage 2 & 3 pupils.  That means plenty of volunteer opportunities available.    

£6 Tickets for concessions

Students, those aged 25 & under, those on unemployment/disability benefits plus freelancers can get £6 concession priced tickets on many of our theatre performances.   

Become a Friend from as little as £5 per month

Enjoy Friend benefits including exclusive event invitations, priority booking period, 241 on selected shows, 10% off drinks at the bar plus more.   

4 Plays in Christmas Crackers

Your festive entertainment is all wrapped up in perfect boxset of 4 plays in Christmas Crackers. Running from Thurs 13 – Sat 22 Dec, Live Theatre’s Associate Artists take us on a journey through all things Christmas with a wry, funny and alternative look at the festive period.   

3 Partner bar/restaurants
on Broad Chare

If you’re coming to see a show at make a night of it with something to eat at one of our neighbouring partner bars & restaurants St. Vincent, The Broad Chare or Head of Steam Quayside on Broad Chare (or pop along to Charts on the Quayside). Your custom at these venues helps to support the work of Live Theatre.   

2 Post Show Events

If you’re coming to see Christmas Crackers, we have 2 x FREE Post Show Events on offer: Meet The Writers, Jamie Morren, Henry Lawrence, Olivia Hannah and Tamsin Daisy Rees in a Post Show Talk on Tues 18 Dec or join us for an after show Party in the bar on at Sat 22 Dec  

1 Card Reader in our bar!

We are delighted that we can now take card payments at our bar!     

  • Arts Council England
  • Community Foundation
  • European Regional Development Fund


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