Catherine Taylor

Tap Factory – The Pulse-Racing Rythmic Dance Show Comes To The Sunderland Empire

Tap Factory – The Pulse-Racing Rythmic Dance Show Comes To The Sunderland Empire

February saw the Empire host the world famous production of Stomp. Now March sees the turn of the newest, international production in the percussion dance genre, Tap Factory. Created by Vincent Pausanias, the dynamic show blends the arts of tap, acrobatics, musical percussion, hip-hop, poetry and comedy in an urban setting. Tap Factory is surely […]

 Arthur Roberts

Review: Tyne – Michael Chaplin's Ode To The North East Flows Beautifully

Review: Tyne – Michael Chaplin's Ode To The North East Flows Beautifully

Michael Chaplin’s acclaimed Tyne returns to the stage at the Theatre Royal this week, following a number of performances at South Shield’s Custom’s House and a sold out run last year at Live Theatre. With all but two of the original cast returning, the play is out once again to wash pride upon the region […]

 James Brennan

Macbeth: One Of Shakespeare's Darkest Tradgedies Comes To The People’s Theatre

Macbeth: One Of Shakespeare's Darkest Tradgedies Comes To The People’s Theatre

One of Shakespeare’s darkest tragedies, Macbeth is a poignant portrayal of evil which depicts the potentially corrosive power of politics. Loosely based on King Macbeth of Scotland, the play is a strikingly powerful tale of tyranny, reminding us of how the human conscience can be overwhelmed by greediness, and is one of the stand-out shows in the […]

 Sarah Bailey

Live Theatre Reveals New £10 Million Development

Live Theatre Reveals New £10 Million Development

Newcastle’s very own Live Theatre has announced a brand new £10 million project to expand their theatrical influence on the Quayside. Funded by a £6 million loan from Newcastle City Council and a £1.73 million grant from the North East European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), the Live Theatre, based on Broad Chare, plans to launch […]

 James Morris

Review: Charley's Aunt – Start The New Year With A Big Laugh

Review: Charley's Aunt – Start The New Year With A Big Laugh

It’s easy to feel down in January. The nights are long, Christmas seems ages ago and that fitness DVD is already starting to gather dust on top of the shelf. But fear not, The People’s Theatre in Newcastle have the perfect remedy to any January blues. Their latest production of Charley’s Aunt provides a lot […]