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Animal Farm review

Animal Farm at The People’s Theatre ~ a guest blog review by Cheish Merryweather   Earlier this year, the talented YoungPeople’s Theatre performed the critically acclaimed production of More Light. So, when the announcement came that the youth group were opening the new season with Animal Farm, it was clear we were[…]

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Crazy For You at the Theatre Royal

Crazy For You review ~ a guest blog by Mandy Charlton   The joy of the music of Gershwin is that he simply uses the black keys a lot and you know the most interesting music is always written on the black keys.  George and Ira Gershwin were the ultimate team,[…]

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1867

1867 review

1867 at the Tyne Theatre and Opera House ~ a guest blog by Mandy Charlton   When my editor asked if I wanted to go along to this and I checked out the website I wasn’t really sure what to expect, it was all very mysterious and from what I could[…]

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Into the Woods

Tyne Theatre Productions to stage Into the Woods in March 2018, acclaimed local director appointed   Though their grand Tyne Theatre 150th Anniversary production of West Side Story is still to come this September, Tyne Theatre Productions have already announced that they will return in March 2018 with Stephen Sondheim’s[…]

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ODD SOCKS NEEDED FOR COMEDY MUSICAL ZIPP!

COMEDY MUSICAL ZIPP!   Where do all the odd socks go? The Customs House, hopefully! The theatre is in need of at least 50 brightly coloured and – most importantly – clean odd socks, for its latest in-house production. Zipp! One Hundred Musicals for Less than the Price of One[…]

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1867

1867

Twenty Seven Productions in association with Tyne Theatre & Opera House present “1867” Monday 11th – Sunday 17th September 2017   Tyne Theatre & Opera House are excited to have teamed up with local immersive theatre group Twenty Seven Productions to present “1867” – a week of theatre tours with[…]

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Driving Miss Daisy

DAME SIÂN PHILLIPS AND DEREK GRIFFITHS DRIVE A CLASSIC INTO THEATRE ROYAL   Alfred Uhry’s acclaimed comedy drama Driving Miss Daisy is visiting Newcastle Theatre Royal on its 30th anniversary tour with a top cast at the wheel Mon 2 – Sat 7 Oct 2017.  This brand new production by[…]

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Juice Festival

Juice Festival announces its action-packed programme for 2017 This October, Juice Festival will be taking over cultural venues, libraries and public spaces across NewcastleGateshead with an action-packed nine days of theatre, music, arts, circus, film, dance and everything in between. The award winning and inclusive multi-arts festival, developed by and[…]

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PLAYHOUSE Seeking Charity for Christmas Pantomime

  Blue Genie Entertainment, producers of the hugely popular pantomime at the PLAYHOUSE in Whitley Bay, are looking for a local charity to support during the run of this year’s pantomime, Cinderella. Producer Gary Telfer said: ‘Last year we were able to support the local charity Out Of Sight; we[…]

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THE LAMBTON WORM

PANTO CAST ANNOUNCEMENT – THE LAMBTON WORM   The Customs House is delighted to announce the full cast for this year’s panto. Hot on the heels of the hugely successful Jack and the Beanstalk, Ray Spencer and Graeme Thompson have written a very special pantomime to celebrate the 150th anniversary[…]

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A musical tribute

STARS OF STAGE AND SCREEN SET TO PERFORM IN MEMORY OF THEATRE DIRECTOR JACKIE FIELDING   A musical tribute to a much-loved theatre director has attracted stars of stage and screen to perform in support of two local charities. Forgotten Broadway is the title of this year’s fundraiser in aid[…]

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A Song for Ella Grey

A Song for Ella Grey Premiere of stage adaptation of David Almond’s award-winning novel to open autumn season at Northern Stage   A brand new production of David Almond’s award-winning young adult novel A Song for Ella Grey will premiere at Northern Stage in Newcastle (5 – 16 September). Adapted[…]

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