Playhouse Whitley Bay
Open since 2009, Whitley Bay Playhouse has 638 auditorium seats and a 10-seater corporate viewing suite, alongside a sea view. The Playhouse is so important to the local community that a time capsule was created to commemorate its past.
Events at this venue
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Arrival: The Hits Of Abba
Relive the glory days of the Swedish foursome with hits including 'Mamma Mia, 'Waterloo', 'Dancing Queen', 'The Winner Takes It All' and 'Thank You For The Music'.
Black Dyke Band
- Directed by: Joseph Cullen (cond)
Yorkshire bred brass from the innovative band who have in the past collaborated with the likes of Paul McCartney, Tori Amos, Elton John and The Beatles.
Poperatic man band.
Buddy Holly & The Cricketers
Rock'n'rollercoaster of a show featuring all the timeless classics from a band who have been on the tribute trail for 24 years.
Bye Bye Baby: A Celebration Of Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons
Jamie Ledwith scales the falsetto heights of Frankie Valli, along with snappy choreography and a vast catalogue of hits making for a memorable and unforgettable night of nostalgia.
Fri 6 Oct
£18.50 (£17.50) / 0844 248 1588
Bye Bye Baby
The music of Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons.
The Chicago Blues Brothers
Celebrating the music of The Blues Brothers with a packed revue of blues and soul.
The younger brother of Busted's James Bourne performs his own indie-pop material.
Classic panto action.
Sat 2 Dec
Sun 3 Dec
Mon 4 Dec
If you missed the lady herself's London performances, perhaps this'll do in case she waits decades between performances again.
Three senior cleaning ladies embark on a brand new business venture together – a telephone sex line.
An Evening with Strictly Come Dancing's Ian Waite and Camilla Dallerup
Join Camilla Dallerup and Ian Waite from Strictly Come Dancing for an evening of dance, song and stories.
Sat 29 Jul
£20–£26 / 0844 248 1588
The Whitley Bay Theatre Company return with more antics based on the classic Channel 4 comedy.
Irish folk legends perform timeless classics for a night of Irish music, songs and stories.
Gary Mullen: Queen Tribute
Stars In Their Eyes winner performs rock classics recreating the look, sound, pomp and showmanship of the famous lead singer.
Goodnight Mr Tom: The Musical
Adaptation of Michelle Magorian's 1981 children's novel about an abused boy who is evacuated to the country during WWII and finds friendship with an elderly recluse.
Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain
- Directed by: Neal Foster
- Written by: Terry Deary
The hit book and TV series is brought to the stage in a quirky exploration of the history of Britain. Based on the children's books by Terry Deary.
Sat 17 Jun
Jimmy Carr: The Best of Tour
Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr. The 8 Out of 10 Cats presenter has gathered some of his very best jokes, along with some new material and headed out on a mammoth UK tour.
The Newcastle-based band, formed originally in 1964, performs its rhythm'n'blues songs.
The King Of Pop
Get ready to moonwalk the night away at a Michael Jackson tribute show whose star performer Navi once earned a standing ovation from the King of Pop himself.
Leo Sayer performs his debut album Silverbird in full.
Mark Watson: MW
A mixture of classic and new material from the comic.
Mister Maker & The Shapes Live UK Tour
The CBeebies arts and crafts hero embarks on his first ever live theatre tour in the UK. Join Mister Maker and his colourful pals The Shapes for arty adventures, songs and dancing.
Money For Nothing
A Dire Straits tribute band.
Ocean Film Festival
A selection of documentaries celebrating the beauty and power of the world's oceans.
Paul Zerdin: All Mouth
The ventriloquist, who won the 2015 series of America's Got Talent, performs with his three puppet characters, Sam, Albert and Baby, plus two new ones.
The tale of the boy who never grew up.
Thu 3 Aug
Fri 4 Aug
Folk singer-songwriter, famed for the Ivor Novello Award winning song 'The Streets of London'.
The Red Hot Chilli Pipers
A unique brand of 'bag rock' (that's bagpipes plus rock, if you were wondering) with stirring tunes and energetic performances. Expect everything from 'Flower of Scotland' to Coldplay's 'Clocks', via AC/DC and Deep Purple.
Roy Chubby Brown
Controversial stand-up from the Yorkshire-born veteran.
The Roy Orbison Story
Roy Orbison tribute singer Barry Steele and his five-piece show band singing hits by the Big O plus a special tribute to the time Roy spent with The Traveling Wilburys, and Bono.
A comedy starring Crissy Rock, Frazer Hines, Billy Pearce, Leah Bell and Paul Dunn, following a chain of extraordinary events that unfold one day in the quiet town of Olwinskirk.
Doo wop nostalgia merchants who performed on Top of the Pops over 50 times and have now been together over 40 years.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Seasonal panto fun.
Some Guys Have All The Luck: The Rod Stewart Story
The story of the legendary mullet-headed rocker, whose scratchy pipes lent a welcome note of sandpaper to such hits as 'Maggie May', 'I Don't Want To Talk About It' and 'Baby Jane', but who also wrote such enduring classics as 'You Wear It Well' and 'Every Picture Tells A Story'.
Tue 19 Sep
£19.50 / 0844 248 1588
Longstanding, respected T-Rex tribute act. Glam rockers brace yourselves.
That'll Be the Day
Step back in time with a brand new edition of the popular touring show, and hear rock'n'roll hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s.
The Tiger Who Came To Tea
An adaptation of the children's short story, The Tiger Who Came to Tea.
Wed 30 Aug
A show capturing the vocal style and visual spectacle of David Bowie's performances throughout the different stages of his career.
A Vision of Elvis
2008 European Elvis Tribute Artist Champion Rob Kingsley presents the total Elvis package, from custom-made costumes to that curl of the lip.