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Five new ten minute plays by five writers.
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…
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.
Calico The Band (USA) + Ted Russell Kamp (USA)
Los Angeles songwriters Kirsten Proffit, Manda Mosher and Aubrey Richmond perform rich American harmonies.
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…
New songs and all time classics that have inspired the singer over the last decade.
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.
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.
Jack Rooke: Talk
Jack Rooke talks about the making of Good Grief. Followed by a Question and Answer session.
Letters to Myself
A show created from letters by real people, which recognises shared regret and celebrates daily triumphs.
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.
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.
The Lowest Pair (USA) + Skylark Song (UK)
The American duo performs banjo stylings.
Mixtape: The 90s
Sketch comedy inspired by the 90s, celebrating boybands, dance anthems, summer hits and more.
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.
Sat 8 Apr
The Red Lion, Post Show Talk - Meet The Writer
Writer Patrick Marber discusses the writing of the play and adapting it for Newcastle.
Catrina McHugh's drama exposes the routes into prison, life behind bars and the revolving door that catapults women back. Directed by Laura Lindow.
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.
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.