Theatres in Newcastle
Welcome to the Newcastle theatre guide, book theatre tickets, find out what's on and all theatre information for Think Tank, Underground, Jumpin Jacks, City Hall, Newcastle Metro Radio Arena, Tyne Theatre & Opera House, Theatre Royal Newcastle, Newcastle Theatre Royal, O2 Academy, Northern Stage.
Theatre Royal Newcastle - Newcastle
The Theatre Royal is a Grade I listed building situated on Grey Street in Newcastle upon Tyne. It was designed by local architects John and Benjamin Green as part of Richard Grainger's grand design for the centre of Newcastle, and was opened on 20 February 1837 with a performance of The Merchant of Venice.
The theatre hosts a variety of shows, including ballet, contemporary dance, drama, musicals and opera. The Royal Shakespeare Company visits annually, and considers the Theatre Royal its northern base. The Christmas pantomime is also very popular.
Northern Stage - Newcastle
Formerly known as the Newcastle Playhouse, Northern Stage is the largest producing theatre company in the North East of England and regarded as one of the top-ten UK producing theatres. The venue has been completely redesigned, doubling in size to accommodate three very different performance spaces.
Live Theatre - Newcastle
Live Theatre Company was founded on Tyneside in 1973. Its work has a strong regional identity, and aims to attract new audiences to its friendly and informal theatre space. Live Theatre has opened its doors again after an impressive £5.5m renovation. This redevelopment has joined together 4 historic,listed buildings to create a beautiful 21st century new writing theatre for the region. Live Theatre explores ideas in new writing and thus creates and presents work that is challenging, popular and relevant.
Jumpin Jacks - Newcastle
Jumpin' Jack's is a brand new music venue, located above the famous corner bar of Clayton Street, The Dog And Parrot - right in the heart of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. JJ's plays host to some of the very best up-and-coming live bands, locally and nationally.
The Peoples Theatre - Newcastle
The premier amateur theatre company in the North of England and one of the largest and oldest established in the country. Every show they do is produced entirely by its own members - on stage, backstage and front of house. Above all the People’s is a theatre run by and for its members and is open to anyone who wants to become involved.