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Students take centre stage for new play inspired by the North East

Students take centre stage for new play inspired by the North East

Press releases   •   May 23, 2019 14:53 BST

Final year drama students from Northumbria University are preparing to give the debut performance of award-winning playwright Chinonyerem Odimba’s new work, Land: Beating the Bounds at Live Theatre, Newcastle from Wednesday 29 May – Saturday 1 June.

New talent takes to the stage

New talent takes to the stage

Press releases   •   Mar 19, 2019 12:11 GMT

Six brand new plays, written and performed by a talented new generation of theatre-makers, will take to the stage this week for Live Theatre’s Elevator Festival.

Northumbria academic brings new play to the North East stage

Northumbria academic brings new play to the North East stage

Press releases   •   Jun 25, 2018 13:46 BST

It is 1666 and the plague has arrived in a small, isolated Derbyshire village. As hope and humanity battle against despair and superstition, we follow the story through the eyes of housemaid Anna Frith, played by actor, writer and Northumbria Associate Professor Jane Arnfield.

 Northumbria students to perform at Northern Stage

Northumbria students to perform at Northern Stage

Press releases   •   May 17, 2018 16:22 BST

Two thought provoking plays are being performed at Northern Stage next week as graduating Performing Arts students from Northumbria University, Newcastle stage their final degree shows.

Northumbria Performing Arts students take to the Northern Stage

Northumbria Performing Arts students take to the Northern Stage

Press releases   •   Jun 01, 2017 12:16 BST

Two thought provoking plays are being performed in the North East for the first time this week as graduating Performing Arts students from Northumbria University, Newcastle stage their final degree shows.

Holocaust survivors’ stories shared during remembrance symposium

Holocaust survivors’ stories shared during remembrance symposium

Press releases   •   Jan 20, 2017 14:30 GMT

Academics from Northumbria University have joined forces with international colleagues to host a free event which will look at how we engage in the act of remembrance.