19th May 2015 to 23rd May 2015
Ray Herman, ad. from the novel by Horace McCoy
A dance marathon in 1930s Los Angeles serves as a haunting symbol for the struggle for survival in Depression-era. In a shabby ballroom couples are provided food and shelter for as long as they can keep moving, encouraged by a relentlessly cheerful MC.
16th June 2015 to 20th June 2015
The eccentric, egocentric Bliss family are everything a respectable family are not supposed to be. When each member of this arty and bohemian clan invites a guest to their country house, the unassuming visitors are thrown into a hilarious living melodrama.
14th July 2015 to 18th July 2015
Catherine Cookson, ad. by Rob Bettinson
In early 20th century Jarrow, life for the O’Brien family is one of a bitter struggle for survival in a world of unemployment and grinding poverty. Eldest son and dockworker John O’Brien strives for a better life: one that almost seems within his grasp when he meets a beautiful young teacher.
12th December 2015 to 20th December 2015
by Philip Meeks
PEOPLE'S THEATRE PANTOMIME 2015
She was beautiful; he was a beast …
The People’s Panto has become something of a Newcastle institution in recent years, and we are proud to present the latest seasonal show from the