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.
Address:
Barras Bridge
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
NE1 7RH
Website:
Northern Stage website
Telephone:
01912 305151