A co-production between the Royal Shakespeare Company and amateur companies across the UK

This is an arrangement developed between the RSC and Equity

Northern Stage

Northern Stage is a theatre and producing theatre company based in Newcastle upon Tyne. It hosts various local, national and international productions in addition to those produced by the Northern Stage company.

5 facts about Northern Stage:

  • Northern Stage produces its own shows in-house, in addition to welcoming touring companies to its 3 stages.
  • Northern Stage has hosted the RSC many times over the years when they regularly visit Newcastle.
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream’s Director, Erica Whyman, used to be Artistic Director at Northern Stage and has created lots of shows there.
  • Northern Stage’s 2 largest spaces can be combined to create 1 epic stage for large-scale, one-of-a-kind shows.
  • Our archives recently revealed that the play, Phantom of the Opera was originally produced at Northern Stage before Andrew Lloyd Webber bought the script in 1984.
Barras Bridge
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
Northern Stage website
01912 305151