Northern Stage

Northern Stage
Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 7RH
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Ana Morales Company: Flamenco Edition: Reunion

Ana Morales and David Coria convey the passion of flamenco with determination and artistry, taking a journey through the palos, flamenco's different styles, that show the performers' emotions and feelings.

Tue 9 May

BalletBoyz: Life

  • Written by: Javier de Frutos

The company of all-male dancers present two new works inspired by life and death, by choreographers Pontus Lidberg and Javier de Frutos.

Thu 6 Apr

£15.50–£25 (£13) / 0191 230 5151

Fri 7 Apr

£15.50–£25 (£13) / 0191 230 5151

Sat 8 Apr

£15.50–£25 (£13) / 0191 230 5151

Bob Mortimer & Andy Dawson's Athletico Mince Live

The popular duo bring their hit comedy podcast to the stage, with songs, stories and tongue-in-cheek antics.

Contained

Mind The Gap presents a compelling and personal account of nine interwoven true stories based on themes of family, friendship, love, loss, the everyday and the extraordinary.

Thu 4 May

£15.50 (£13.50) / 0191 230 5151

Fri 5 May

£15.50 (£13.50) / 0191 230 5151

Sat 6 May

£15.50 (£13.50) / 0191 230 5151

Death Puppet Klezma Jam: Mirth And Misery

Mirth And Misery present a cabaret line-up of puppet characters that interact, transform and expire to the skeletal rhythms, rotten dances and bone jangling beats of four-piece klezma band Benny and the Cheesegrinder.

Thu 30 Mar

Dinosaur World

Interactive family show where you can meet a host of impressive creatures, including every child’s favourite flesh-eating giant, the Tyrannosaurus Rex.

Thu 1 Jun

£13.50; £16 danger seats / 0191 230 5151

Fri 2 Jun

£13.50; £16 danger seats / 0191 230 5151

Sat 3 Jun

£13.50; £16 danger seats / 0191 230 5151

East Is East

Suba Das directs a new production of the Olivier Award-winning comedy about family life. With Vicky Entwistle as Ella and Kammy Darweish as George.

Tue 18 Apr

£13–£25 / 0191 230 5151

Wed 19 Apr

£13–£25 / 0191 230 5151

Thu 20 Apr

£13–£25 / 0191 230 5151

…and 16 more dates until 12 May

The Elves and the Shoemaker

The story of the kindly shoemaker and his wife and the mysterious helpers who turn around their fortunes. Ages 4+.

Thu 20 Apr

£12.50 (Children £9.50) / 0191 230 5151

Fri 21 Apr

£12.50 (Children £9.50) / 0191 230 5151

Sat 22 Apr

£12.50 (Children £9.50) / 0191 230 5151

Gecko: The Wedding

The physical theatre company combines movement, imagery and provocative narratives to create emotionally charged and spectacular performances inspired by the complexity of human nature. They share their struggle between love and anger, creation and destruction, community and isolation.

Thu 30 Mar

£15.50–£25 (£13 under 21s/) / 0191 230 5151

Fri 31 Mar

£15.50–£25 (£13 under 21s/) / 0191 230 5151

Sat 1 Apr

£15.50–£25 (£13 under 21s/) / 0191 230 5151

Heads Up

A solo play by multi award-winner Kieran Hurley, with an original sonic score by Michael John McCarthy, that weaves a picture of a familiar city at the moment of its destruction, asking what would we do if we found ourselves at the end of our world as we know it. Directed by Julia Taudevin and Alex Swift.

Tue 11 Apr

£8–£10 / 0191 230 5151

Letters to Windsor House

  • 4 stars

Louise Mothersole and Rebecca Biscuit return with their new play on, or about, or circling, the housing crisis.

Wed 3 May

£10 (£8) / 0191 230 5151

The Machine Stops

  • Directed by: Juliet Forster
  • Written by: E M Forster

Juliet Forster directs Neil Duffield's adaptation of EM Forster's classic short story exploring our increasingly complex relationship with technology. Featuring a soundtrack composed by John Foxx, pioneer of electronic music and founder of Ultravox, and analogue synth specialist, Benge.

Thu 30 Mar

£15.50 (£13.50) / 0191 230 5151

A Machine They're Secretly Building

Proto-type theatre company explores the pernicious threat of 24-hour surveillance in a performance that combines original text and classified intelligence documents with film from digital artist Adam York Gregory and sound design by Paul J Rogers. Booking is essential.

Tue 25 Apr

£10 (£8) / 0191 230 5151

Wed 26 Apr

£10 (£8) / 0191 230 5151

The Marked

Theatre Temoin use mask, puppetry, and physical theatre to explore homelessness.

Fri 31 Mar

£10 (£8) / 0191 230 5151

Mitch Benn: Don't Fear The Reaper

The comedian performs musical satire and questions whether death is anything to fear.

Mon 8 May

NT Connections 2017

Youngsters perform 10 new plays as part of the annual talent showcase.

Tue 4 Apr

£6 (£4) / 0191 230 5151

Wed 5 Apr

£6 (£4) / 0191 230 5151

Thu 6 Apr

£6 (£4) / 0191 230 5151

…and 2 more dates until 8 Apr

Offside

Inspired by the extraordinary experiences of real female footballers, Offside tells the story of two modern professional female footballers as they seek to find a future in the game, through exploring its past. Four women from across the centuries live, breathe, and play football. Whilst each of them face very different…

Thu 27 Apr

£15.50 (£13.50) / 0191 230 5151

Fri 28 Apr

£15.50 (£13.50) / 0191 230 5151

Sat 29 Apr

£15.50 (£13.50) / 0191 230 5151

Out Of This World

Psychological thriller meets medical drama in an action-packed multimedia performance from acclaimed writer and director, Mark Murphy.

Fri 26 May

£15.50–£25 (£13.50) / 0191 230 5151

Sat 27 May

£15.50–£25 (£13.50) / 0191 230 5151

The Seas Of Organillo: (Ages 12 And Above)

The master puppeteer Stephen Mottram reimagines the journey we all make from conception to birth with a score by composer Sebastian Castagna.

Sat 1 Apr

The Storyteller: Foolish Jack And Other Stories

Join Chris Bostock for an interactive tale suitable for children under four and their families.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

  • Written by: Jonathan Rockefeller (adapt)

Based on Eric Carle's hand-painted books, Jonathan Rockefeller's family-friendly stage production uses a menagerie of 75 lovable puppets to faithfully bring to life the four stories: The Artist Who Painted A Blue Horse, Mister Seahorse, The Very Lonely Firefly and The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

Thu 18 May

£12.50 (£9.50) / 0191 230 5151

The Wrong Honourable Game Show

Theatre Hoodang! presents an evening of weird and wonderful games, sketches and live music where Question Time meets Celebrity Juice, cabaret meets conference and revolution meets rave.

Thu 13 Apr

£10 (£8) / 0191 230 5151

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