Famous faces prepare to take to the stage to bring a research-based performance to life
Award-winning North-East actors have joined forces with academics to showcase stories of true Geordie grit – and the dialect used by the generation behind tales from post-war Tyneside.
The art of social distancing - new project to explore how research and practice in the arts can inform social distancing policy in UK cities
Academics are to work with resilience planners from UK cities to explore how art and performance could be used to establish successful social distancing strategies.
Play provides students with new insight into terrorist attack
This Sunday marks the 25th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing – a terrorist attack which left 168 people dead, more than 680 seriously injured, and a lasting legacy on the city.
Students take centre stage for new play inspired by the North East
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.
Shakespeare Club takes to the road
Iconic buildings and locations across the North East will play host to a series of discussions exploring some of Shakespeare’s most famous plays.
New talent takes to the stage
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
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
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
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.