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Theatre and Performance in NewcastleGateshead

There is nothing quite like experiencing the theatre. Be spellbound, laugh until you cry and allow your imagination to race with a trip to the theatre in Newcastle and Gateshead.

Discover everything from the Royal Shakespeare Company’s latest touring show to performances from the National Theatre and brand new productions created by their in-house artistic at Northern Stage which has theatre shows for the family as well as productions for theatre-goers who love the experimental.

If you are looking for original productions, new plays and a wide breadth of thought-provoking performances in a more intimate setting, you can take your seat right alongside the stage at Live Theatre on Newcastle’s Quayside.

Enjoy theatre shows and concerts at Tyne Theatre and Opera House in Newcastle, the world’s oldest working Victorian theatre which is also fast becoming Newcastle’s go-to venue for stand up comedy.

Regarded by many as the UK’s finest theatre building, the Grade I listed Theatre Royal on Newcastle’s Grey Street regularly hosts world-class productions from West End musicals to thought-provoking drama as well as its famous pantomime each Christmas.

A few miles down the road, Sunderland Empire showcases the best West End shows direct from London, while the PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay is just right for an evening of culture after a day at the beach.

The Stand Comedy Club is billed as 'the best place for comedy' and it is an ideally intimate venue with a great atmosphere. Make sure you get there early because the food is great too.

Newcastle and Gateshead have it in the can for film buffs, from the brand-new IMAX cinema and entertainment complex at intu Metrocentre Qube to the bijou Star and Shadow Cinema in the Ouseburn valley.

In Newcastle city centre, you can head for The Gate, where you’ll find a multiplex cinema or the beautiful art-deco and independent Tyneside Cinema, one of the oldest surviving newsreel cinemas, where you can enjoy the best new and classic films from around the world in sumptuous style.

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  1. Add Tyneside Cinema to your Itinerary

    Tyneside Cinema

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    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Newcastle's most stylish cinema – find details of all the latest showings and get a 10% discount on food and drinks.

  2. Add ODEON Cinema to your Itinerary

    ODEON Cinema

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    Cinema

    Wallsend

    The ODEON Cinema Silverlink in North Tyneside is amongst the first in the country to install a new digital 3-D screen. Armed with a pair of high-tech polarized 3-D glasses, audiences are able to experience a range of exclusive 3-D releases.

  3. Add The Little Theatre to your Itinerary

    The Little Theatre

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    Gateshead

    The Little Theatre is situated alongside Gateshead's Saltwell Park. Resident company, The Progressive Players, was formed in 1920 and moved into the theatre after it was built in 1943.

  4. Add Caedmon Hall at Gateshead Central Library to your Itinerary

    Caedmon Hall at Gateshead Central Library

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    Gateshead


    Situated within Gateshead Central Library, Caedmon Hall is a flexible space with moveable seating, including a raised theatre style tiered seating section.  As well as hosting library and Arts programme events the Hall is also available to hire. …

  5. SA Performing Arts Centre

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    Theatre

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    The North East's only full time vocational performing arts college, SA Performing Arts Centre (formerly Sage Academy of Performing Arts) was established in October 2001 to provide training at a professional level in all aspects of the performing…

  6. Add The Stand Comedy Club Newcastle to your Itinerary

    The Stand Comedy Club Newcastle

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    Theatre

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    The Stand Newcastle is one of the best venues in the North East for comedy. Offering comedy seven nights a week and attracting some of the biggest names.

  7. Add People's Theatre to your Itinerary

    People's Theatre

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    Newcastle upon Tyne

    The premier amateur theatre company in the North of England and one of the largest and oldest established in the country, opened originally in 1911.

  8. Add Boulevard to your Itinerary

    Boulevard

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    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Boulevard – Newcastle’s best entertainment venue where Burlesque meets Broadway!

  9. Add Star & Shadow Cinema to your Itinerary

    Star & Shadow Cinema

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    Cinema

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Star & Shadow Cinema is more than a cinema. It is an alternative social, cultural, arts and community hub run by a collective of volunteers.

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