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Our 2019 Elevator Festival is an exciting mix of new plays by rising talent plus a range of workshops and masterclasses from leading theatre professionals taking place from Thurs 21 - Sat 30 March.

Six new plays including two Double Bills from the next generation of theatre makers plus opportunities to learn about making new work including workshops on producing and directing will elevate your theatre experience this March.  Come and immerse yourself in our most packed programme to date!

Tickets £3 - £8, some events FREE

Supported by grants from the John Ellerman Foundation and the Foyle Foundation

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Live Theatre's Creative Producer Graeme Thompson talks Elevator Festival 2019

Elevator Festival 2019 Leaflet

"New fresh theatre shouts its brilliance in this annual festival that combines performances with workshops."   Your Local Top 10, Metro Newspaper


"Newcastle’s Live Theatre continue to put emerging theatre makers at the heart of their programming…. For anyone with an interest in new and exciting theatre, Elevator Festival provides a fantastic week of education and entertainment.’    Narc magazine


"This festival is always overflowing with goodies and it looks particularly enticing this year."   The Crack Magazine

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