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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 Dance City to your Itinerary

    Dance City

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    Theatre

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dance City welcomes all kinds of people with a passion for all kinds of dance and offers classes and performances in contemporary salsa, tango, ballet, tap, jazz, break dance and much, much more.

  2. Add The Customs House to your Itinerary

    The Customs House

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    Theatre

    South Tyneside

    Gallery, theatre and cinema. Art gallery with a full programme of exhibitions and live performances in 2 theatres and workshops throughout the year.

  3. Add The Gate to your Itinerary

    The Gate

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    Restaurant

    Newcastle upon Tyne


    The Gate is Newcastle’s premier leisure and entertainment centre. There's a wide range of restaurants and cafes, pubs, bars and clubs as well as the North East’s most exciting casino, Aspers, where entry is now membership free! 

    You can also see…

  4. Add Cineworld Newcastle to your Itinerary

    Cineworld Newcastle

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    Cinema

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Cineworld Newcastle, located at The Gate, has undergone a major transformation to enhance the cinema and its offering for local cinemagoers. In December 2017, the cinema introduced 4DX, an immersive cinema experience which stimulates all five…

  5. Add Lawnmowers Independent Theatre Co. to your Itinerary

    Lawnmowers Independent Theatre Co.

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    Theatre

    Gateshead

    The Lawnmowers Independent Theatre Company is a unique company run by and for people with learning disabilities.

  6. Add Alphabetti Theatre to your Itinerary

    Alphabetti Theatre

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    Theatre

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    The best kept secret in Newcastle. Alphabetti Theatre is an independent, intimate performance space, bar and second hand bookshop. Alphabetti is a space to experiment, evolve and discover excellence. Producing and playing host to some of the best…

  7. Add Side Cinema to your Itinerary

    Side Cinema

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    Cinema

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    An accessible, 48 seat cinema on Newcastle upon Tyne's Quayside, showing great films and available for hire.

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