Royal Opera House Live : The Nutcracker @ Witham Hall, Barnard Castle
08 December 2016 - 09 December 2017
£15, £8 aged 6 and under
The Royal Ballet celebrates Peter Wright's 90th birthday with his much-loved production of this beautiful ballet, dance to Tchaikovsky's magnificent score.
Berwick Operatic Society: Blackadder II @ The Maltings, Berwick
19 October 2017 - 21 October 2017
£12.50 (£10 concs) Silver Group Special - £10 each for groups of 5+ and one free ticket for every 5 tickets booked. Available to Rest homes/Nursing Homes and all pensioner organisations
The eponymous anti-hero Edmund Blackadder is back!
Bishop Auckland Theatre Society presents: After Eleanor Died; a Victorian Ghost Play @ Bishop Auckland Town Hall
26 October 2017 - 28 October 2017
After losing his wife; Charles invites his friend and solicitor, Edward, to his home to aid in Eleanor’s final affairs and to pursue his research into psychical events
Opera North / L'enfant et les sortilèges @ Theatre Royal Newcastle
11 November 2017
Tickets: £10 - £30, children just £5! (max 2 per adult ticket)
Ravel’s darkly brilliant opera sets Colette’s magical words to an extraordinary, bewitching musical score to create a haunting lyric fantasy.
Blackadder Goes Forth @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House
12 November 2017
Tickets are priced £15, £14 concessions. Early Booking Offer before 1st September: £13, £12 concessions (Plus booking fees when booking online or over the phone)
This Remembrance weekend join Captain Edmund Blackadder and his fellow dugout companions Baldrick and George on the Western Front
Bring It On The Musical @ Sunderland Empire
14 November 2017 - 18 November 2017
7.30pm (+ 2.30pm matinees)
£17.50 - £51.50 plus £2.85 transaction fee
Inspired by the hit film, Broadway’s Tony Award® nominated Bring It On The Musical somersaults onto stage for its UK & European première
Starlight Theatre Productions presents: Paint Your Wagon @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House
22 November 2017 - 25 November 2017
7.00pm (& 2.00pm Sat Matinee)
£12 - £18, Concessions £1 off full price tickets on Wed evening only. Groups buy 10 get 1 free.
A musical feel-good comedy with lots of fabulous musical numbers and energy
Blood Brothers @ Sunderland Empire
27 November 2017 - 02 December 2017
7.30pm (some 2.30pm matinees)
Tickets £17.90 - £46.90 plus £2.85 transaction fee
The legendary Blood Brothers tells the captivating and moving tale of twins who, separated at birth, grow up on opposite sides of the tracks, only to meet again with fateful consequences.
The Wizard of Oz @ Queen’s Hall Arts Centre, Hexham
14 December 2017 - 30 December 2017
Exact times for each date can be found on the Queen's Hall website
Up to £16.50 (group discounts and concessions available)
The “irresistibly anarchic” Oddsocks Productions are bringing another classic adventure to life with a hearty dollop of their trademark comedy: new songs, familiar faces and laughs aplenty!
The Adventures of Sinbad Pantomime 2017 @ The Maltings, Berwick
16 December 2017 - 31 December 2017
Various times each day, check the website for more details
£12 - £60 with special offers available - check the website for details
Following the sell-out success of Little Red Riding Hood (2015) and Sleeping Beauty (2016), The Maltings Pantomime returns for Christmas 2017!
Shrek the Musical @ Sunderland Empire
31 January 2018 - 11 February 2018
7pm (some 2.30pm and 5pm performances, check the website for details)
£17.50 - £52.50 plus £2.85 transaction fee
This hilarious and spectacular production turns the world of fairytales upside down in an all-singing, all-dancing, must-see musical comedy.
The Circus of Horrors – The Voodoo VaudEvil @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House
09 February 2018
Tickets are priced £18 - £27. Early bat offer - £3 off top ticket prices (no concessions) until 31st October 2017 (Plus booking fees when booking online or over the phone)
After taking to the road over 22 years ago and touring all over the world the phenomenon returns with its latest brand new incarnation “Voodoo VaudEvil”.
West End Operatic Society Presents: Top Hat @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House
13 February 2018 - 17 February 2018
7.00pm plus 2.00pm Thurs & Sat Matinees
Tickets are priced £9 - £18, Concessions £2 off full price ticket Tues only. Groups 10+ get 1 free (Plus booking fees when booking online or over the phone)
Top Hat brings the glamour of Hollywood’s golden age and the glorious tap-dancing magic of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers to the stage in one of the greatest dance musicals of all time.
Tyne Theatre Productions present: Into the Woods @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House
08 March 2018 - 10 March 2018
7.30pm plus 2.30pm Sat Matinee
Tickets are priced £16, £14 concessions, £10 limited view. Groups 10+ get 1 free (Plus booking fees when booking online or over the phone)
The Tony Award-winning book and score are both enchanting and touching.
The Lock In ‘Folk Fairy Tale’ featuring The Demon Barbers @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House
16 March 2018
Tickets are priced £17.50, £15.50 concessions, £7.50 under 18s (Plus booking fees when booking online or over the phone)
The Breaking Tradition Dance Company return to Ye Olde Fighting Cocks for a comical new version of their critically acclaimed folk and hip hop dance show ‘The Lock In!’
Jersey Boys @ Sunderland Empire
20 March 2018 - 31 March 2018
Various times each day, check the Sunderland Empire website for more details
Various prices depending on date - visit the Sunderland Empire website for more details
The internationally acclaimed stage sensation, Jersey Boys is touring the UK and Ireland.
NT Live: Julius Caesar Live Broadcast @ The Maltings, Berwick
22 March 2018
£16.75 / £15.75 concs, Child £8.75. Schools: student £5 & teacher free (min. 10 students)
Caesar returns in triumph to Rome and the people pour out of their homes to celebrate. Alarmed by the autocrat’s popularity, the educated élite conspire to bring him down.
The Band @ Theatre Royal Newcastle
03 April 2018 - 14 April 2018
Evenings: Mon - Thu (not Mon 3 Apr) 7.30pm Fri 8.30pm // Matinees: Wed 4 Apr 2pm Fri 5pm Sat 2.30pm
Tickets from £19.50 (no Friends' discount on Fri & Sat performances)
The Band is a new musical comedy about what it's like to grow up with a boyband and features the music of Take That.
Just an Ordinary Lawyer @ The Maltings, Berwick
20 April 2018
£13.50 (£10 / £12 concs)
Recalling heroic sporting achievements alongside epoch-defining political events, Tayo Aluko follows the multi-award-winning Call Mr. Robeson with another “brilliantly put together history lesson delivered as art.”
Menopause the Musical @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House
10 May 2018
Tickets are priced £28 (Plus booking fees when booking online or over the phone)
This hysterical show packed full of one-liners about night sweats, hot flushes and memory loss is backed by an instantly recognisable soundtrack
Astravaganza Entertainment presents: “The Producers” A Mel Brooks Musical @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House
30 May 2018 - 02 June 2018
7.30pm each night plus Thurs & Sat 2.30pm matinee
Tickets are priced £14 - £20 (Plus booking fees when booking online or over the phone)
Based on Mel Brooks’ much loved Academy Award winning movie, ‘The Producers’ is a hilarious musical comedy that has taken Broadway and the West End by storm
Kiss Me Kate @ Gala Theatre and Cinema
26 June 2018 - 30 June 2018
7.00pm (+2.00pm Wednesday & Saturday)
£18.50 (£17 on Tuesday 21 March, 7.00pm performance; Seniors on Wednesday 22 March, 2.00pm performance; Students, under 16s, registered disabled and unwaged on Saturday 25 March, 2.00pm performance)
Durham Musical Theatre Company follows on from its sensational production of Carousel with the Cole Porter classic Kiss Me Kate.
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