Playhouse Whitley Bay

Playhouse Whitley Bay
Playhouse Whitley Bay
Marine Avenue, Whitley Bay, Tyne And Wear, NE26 1LZ
  • Telephone 0844 248 1588
  • Box office times Mon–Fri 10am–4pm; Sat 10.30am–2.30pm.
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  • Website www.playhousewhitleybay.co.uk
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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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Abba Arrival

Sweden's most famous export get yet another tribute.

Sun 19 Apr 2020

£23.50 / 0844 248 1588

Agnes Obel

Danish singer/pianist with a classical background.

Sat 4 Apr 2020

£26.40 / 0844 248 1588

Aladdin

Traditional pantomime about the thief and the princess who loves him.

Tue 14 Jan 2020

£14 / 0844 248 1588

Wed 15 Jan 2020

£14 / 0844 248 1588

Thu 16 Jan 2020

£14 / 0844 248 1588

…and 3 more dates until 19 Jan 2020

Arrival: The Hits Of Abba Show

ABBA tribute show running since 1995.

Sun 19 Apr 2020

£26 / 01242258002

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

A selection of exhilarating sports and adventure films.

Thu 23 Apr 2020

£14.75 / 0844 248 1588

Fri 24 Apr 2020

£14.75 / 0844 248 1588

Sat 18 Apr 2020

£24 / 0844 248 1588

The Chicago Blues Brothers

Celebrating the music of The Blues Brothers with a packed revue of blues and soul.

Sat 23 May 2020

£23.50 / 0844 248 1588

The Christians

Liverpool's undisputed kings of soulful pop harmonies. Renowned for an endless string of soulful hits including 'Forgotten Town', 'Ideal World', 'Born Again', 'Harvest for the World', 'What’s in a Word', 'Hooverville', 'Words', 'Father', 'The Bottle' and many more.

Fri 6 Mar 2020

£28 / 0844 248 1588

Counterfeit Sixties Show

A nostalgic night of 60s music, interspersed with video clips from the era. The band performs songs by The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Monkees and many more.

Sun 12 Apr 2020

£21 / 0844 248 1588

A Country Night in Nashville

The ultimate celebration of country music.

Fri 13 Mar 2020

£25 / 0844 248 1588

Dirty Dusting

Three senior cleaning ladies embark on a brand new business venture together – a telephone sex line.

Sun 26 Jan 2020

£22 / 0844 248 1588

An Evening with Alan McGee

The Creation Records label owner chats about what it was like to work with Primal Scream, The Jesus and Mary Chain, My Bloody Valentine, Oasis, The Libertines and more.

Sat 9 May 2020

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 248 1588

The Fureys

Irish folk legends perform timeless classics for a night of Irish music, songs and stories.

Fri 20 Mar 2020

£22 / 0844 248 1588

Thu 3 Sep 2020

£27.50–£75 / 0844 248 1588

Giovanni Pernice: This is Me

Strictly Come Dancing favourite, Giovanni Pernice, is back with a brand new show for 2020. The showman is set to light up the stage, along with his cast of professional dancers, for his fourth year of touring. With the Italian’s natural charm, combined with beautiful choreography perfectly complemented by a fabulous…

Wed 11 Mar 2020

£27.85–£67 / 0844 248 1588

Gladys Knight: Midnight Train to Georgia

Tribute to Gladys Knight, featuring Hayley Ria Christian.

Fri 7 Feb 2020

£24 / 0844 248 1588

Fri 27 Mar 2020

£27–£58 / 0844 248 1588

Horrible Histories: Brand New Barmy Britain

Horrible Histories returns to the stage with a new show about the nasty bits of British history.

Wed 15 Apr 2020

£14 / 0844 248 1588

Thu 16 Apr 2020

£14 / 0844 248 1588

Illegal Eagles

Tribute band to the prolific Hotel California songsters.

Fri 3 Apr 2020

£26.50 / 0844 248 1588

Jack and the Beanstalk

Christmas pantomime featuring Jack and his mighty vegetation.

Sat 30 Nov

£16–£26 / 0844 248 1588

Sun 1 Dec

£16–£26 / 0844 248 1588

Tue 3 Dec

£16–£26 / 0844 248 1588

…and 28 more dates until 4 Jan 2020

Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny

Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr.

Fri 18 Sep 2020

£29.50 / 0844 248 1588

The Magic of the Beatles

A recreation of the full Beatles live show, taking you through their different eras from the skiffle-influenced mop top years of 'Love Me Do' and 'She Loves You' to the later psychedelia of songs like 'Strawberry Fields' and the classic rock such as 'Let It Be'.

Sat 8 Feb 2020

£22 / 0844 248 1588

Menopause the Musical

Parody musical, featuring tunes from the 60s–80s, following four women in a department store who appear to have nothing in common but a bra on sale. Naturally, come the end of the show, they realise they share more than they originally thought.

Wed 22 Apr 2020

£30 / 0844 248 1588

Fri 4 Sep 2020

£23 / 0844 248 1588

The Paranormalist Returns: Clinton Baptiste

Character comedy centred around Baptiste, a clairvoyant, medium and psychic best known for his appearances on Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights, played by Alex Lowe.

Sat 15 Feb 2020

£18 / 0844 248 1588

Patsy Cline & Friends

Tributes to Patsy Cline, Hank Williams and Jim Reeves. They deliver renditions of country classics that will transport you back to the good old days.

Sun 21 Jun 2020

£18.50 / 0844 248 1588

Pitmen Poets

"An epic journey through the life and times of the people who made their living in the Northumberland and Durham coalfields. What a memorable night!" The Pitmen Poets  features four of the region’s leading champions of its musical heritage: Ex-Lindisfarne singer andsongwriter  Billy Mitchell, renowned singer and…

Fri 22 Nov

£20 / 0844 248 1588

Respect: The Aretha Franklin Songbook

A stunning live concert that pays tribute to Aretha Franklin featuring all her biggest hits. Enjoy the show with world class vocals, a live band and a gospel choir. Directed by Racky Plews.

Tue 3 Mar 2020

£25 / 0844 248 1588

The Sensational 60s Experience

Music show featuring Mike Pender (original voice of the Searchers), The Trems, The Fortunes, The Swinging Blue Jeans and The Dakotas. Hits include 'Needles and Pins', 'Silence Is Golden', 'Storm In A Teacup', 'Hippy Hippy Shake', 'Little Children' plus many more.

Fri 23 Oct 2020

£27.50 / 0844 248 1588

Showaddywaddy

Doo wop nostalgia merchants who performed on Top of the Pops more than 50 times and have now been together over 40 years.

Sat 14 Mar 2020

£25 / 0844 248 1588

The Simon & Garfunkel Story

With a backdrop of projected photos and original film footage a full live band perform Simon & Garfunkel hits including 'Mrs Robinson', 'Cecilia', 'Homeward Bound' and many more. The story takes you through the stories that shaped their music, the dramatic split, their solo careers and a recreation of the 1982 Central…

Tue 28 Jan 2020

£24 / 0844 248 1588

The Snow Queen

Festive pantomime based on the fairy tale The Snow Queen.

Thu 20 Feb 2020

£14 / 0844 248 1588

Strong Enough: The Ultimate Tribute To Cher

Tribute to the iconic Goddess of Pop.

Sun 15 Mar 2020

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 248 1588

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.

Sat 1 Feb 2020

£25 / 0844 248 1588

Totally Tina

Tribute to the American singer Tina Turner. Totally Tina recreates the spectacle of her live shows with a six-piece live band, four dancers and Justine Riddoch’s impersonation of the queen of rock and soul. Featuring hits including 'Simply The Best' and 'What’s Love Got To Do With It?'.

Fri 29 May 2020

£22 / 0844 248 1588

UK Foo Fighters

Tribute to Dave Grohl's rocking mob.

Sat 18 Jul 2020

£22 / 0844 248 1588

Wannabe: The Spice Girls Show

Go on a Spice World journey for an evening of your favourite Spice Girls hits.

Sun 29 Mar 2020

£23 / 0844 248 1588

Wilko Johnson

The redoubtable Dr Feelgood guitarist and band rock it up Canvey Island-style; after undergoing radical surgery to treat his hitherto-believed-to-be terminal cancer, the indomitable Johnson is back, minus one pancreas but with added vim and vigour.

Fri 22 May 2020

£35.75 / 0844 248 1588

You Win Again

A tour through the Bee Gees' career, from the 60s through the 80s with all the best tunes and plenty of dancing.

Thu 5 Mar 2020

£24 / 0844 248 1588

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