There’s something to suit every taste amongst the world-class productions announced by Newcastle Theatre Royal for the Autumn 2017 season.
Hollywood legends Ali MacGraw and Ryan O’Neal will star in Love Letters (19 23 Sep). Following a critically-acclaimed Broadway run and sell-out US Tour, this stunning production explores first loves and second chances.
It’s time to dust off your leather jackets and pull on your bobby socks as Danny and Sandy fall in love all over again in Grease (16 21 Oct). Featuring unforgettable songs from the hit movie, you’ll be ready to hand jive the night away!
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony Award-winning masterpiece Sunset Boulevard will also come to Newcastle Theatre Royal (9 14 Oct). Starring internationally acclaimed musical theatre star Ria Jones, Sunset Boulevard promises to be a spectacular treat for all musical fans.
Northern Ballet meanwhile will present The Little Mermaid (31 Oct 4 Nov). This stunning original ballet will transport you into a world beneath the waves.
Autumn will also be the season of short operas. The Little Greats (8 11 Nov) will feature three emotionally charged double bills including Pagliacci, Trouble in Tahiti and Trial by Jury.
There are also plenty of great shows on offer in the current season. Dance fans can look forward to the magic of Ballroom and Latin dance in Keep Dancing (18 22 Apr). There will also be a jam-packed line up of top-class musicals including the feel-good spectacular Mamma Mia! (28 Mar 15 Apr) and the critically acclaimed Sister Act (19 24 Jun).