Live Theatre

Live Theatre
29 Broad Chare, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 3DQ

Jump to times or comments

Event times

There are 20 events at this location

Sorted by title / date & time

10 Minutes To…

Five new ten minute plays by five writers.

Sun 28 May

£6 / 0191 232 1232

Become A Playwright: An Introductory Course

Live Theatre is committed to nurturing new writers as well as writers who are keen to convert their existing writing skills to the stage. This weekend course is led by Live Theatre's Literary Manager and covers key elements of playwriting including narrative development, theatrical development, character progression and…

Thu 11 May

Free / 0191 232 1232

Bill Kirchen And Band Featuring Austin De Lone

The Austin, Texas-based guitarist and his accompanying musicians bring their rockabilly and Americana to the UK's stages.

Thu 23 Mar

Calico The Band (USA) + Ted Russell Kamp (USA)

Los Angeles songwriters Kirsten Proffit, Manda Mosher and Aubrey Richmond perform rich American harmonies.

Sat 22 Apr

£12 / 0191 232 1232

Director's Masterclass: Staging Text

How does a director approach a new play for the first time? There are many approaches to directing plays and Live Theatre has been home to most of them. In this participatory workshop two of the UK's leading theatre directors will explore how a director works with text. How they form ideas and translate those to the…

Sat 25 Feb

£6–£8 / 0191 232 1232

back to top

Glen Roughead

New songs and all time classics that have inspired the singer over the last decade.

Sat 25 Mar

£15–£17.50 / 0191 232 1232

Good Dog

Tiata Fahodzi presents Arinze Kene's drama which deals with the British-African experience of growing up in a multi-cultural community and consequent expectations of life.

Wed 1 Mar

£10–£14 / 0191 232 1232

Jack Rooke: Good Grief

Rooke's critically acclaimed debut blends comedy, storytelling and film to explore how we treat the bereaved and the state of welfare for grieving families.

Wed 10 May

£6–£14 / 0191 232 1232

Thu 11 May

£6–£14 / 0191 232 1232

Jack Rooke: Talk

Jack Rooke talks about the making of Good Grief. Followed by a Question and Answer session.

Thu 11 May

Free / 0191 232 1232

Letters to Myself

A show created from letters by real people, which recognises shared regret and celebrates daily triumphs.

Tue 23 May

£6–£8 / 0191 232 1232

Wed 24 May

£6–£8 / 0191 232 1232

back to top

Live Lab Elevator: Blackout

A production about imagination and what it can produce from Fanshen.

Live Lab Elevator Double Bill

On the night, Melanie Rashbrooke directs Mhairi Ledgerwood's play Parklife about a woman living on an ark, plus Nessah Muthy's work, Sex With Robots And Other Devices, about the moral implications of technology.

Wed 22 Feb

£8 (£6) / 0191 232 1232

Fri 24 Feb

£8 (£6) / 0191 232 1232

Live Lab Elevator: Work-In-Progress

An evening of work-in-progress performances in which extracts of larger pieces will be performed with a view to how they will be shaped in the future.

Thu 23 Feb

£6 / 0191 232 1232

The Lowest Pair (USA) + Skylark Song (UK)

The American duo performs banjo stylings.

Thu 11 May

£12 / 0191 232 1232

Mixtape: The 90s

Sketch comedy inspired by the 90s, celebrating boybands, dance anthems, summer hits and more.

Fri 19 May

£8–£10 / 0191 232 1232

back to top

The Red Lion

Live Theatre's production of Patrick Marber's drama about the competitive nature of semi-professional football. Directed by Max Roberts and starring Stephen Tompkinson.

Thu 6 Apr

£6–£26 / 0191 232 1232

Fri 7 Apr

£6–£26 / 0191 232 1232

Sat 8 Apr

£6–£26 / 0191 232 1232

…and 18 more dates until 6 May

The Red Lion, Post Show Talk - Meet The Writer

Writer Patrick Marber discusses the writing of the play and adapting it for Newcastle.

Sat 8 Apr

Free / 0191 232 1232

Sugar

Catrina McHugh's drama exposes the routes into prison, life behind bars and the revolving door that catapults women back. Directed by Laura Lindow.

Fri 10 Mar

£6–£14 / 0191 232 1232

Sat 11 Mar

£6–£14 / 0191 232 1232

Sugar: Post Show Talk, Meet The Team

An opportunity to meet the team behind Sugar, and find out more about the making of the play. Followed by a Question and Answer session.

Fri 10 Mar

Free / 0191 232 1232

Writing Political Theatre Panel Discussion

Britain has a rich tradition of political playwriting. An industry panel hosted by Live Theatre's Literary Manager Gez Casey discusses how to theatrically capture political debate in a chaotic, media driven, post-truth 21st century. Followed by a Q&A session.

Tue 21 Feb

Free / 0191 232 1232

Comments & ratings

Post a comment