What do you need to know about Theatre Royal Newcastle?

What do you need to know about Theatre Royal Newcastle?

Group bookings make your Theatre experience that little bit easier. All you need to know from opening times to public transport information to make your journey to us as easy as possible. With tasty confectionery items to enjoy and suggestions for pre-theatre dining, we’ve got all your food and drink needs covered.

Is the Nutcracker coming to Newcastle Theatre Royal?

The smash-hit musical comedy is coming to Newcastle! Does History Repeat Itself? Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker! An exhilarating new dance spectacular with Strictly’s favourite couple.

When is Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs playing at Newcastle Theatre Royal?

In a necessary change from our previously announced title, Humpty Dumpty, we invite you to join us for the fairest panto in the land, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, playing Tue 23 Nov 2021 – Sun 9 Jan 2022. ALL EXISTING ORDERS REMAIN VALID. Mirror, Mirror on the Wall – the Theatre Royal’s pantomime is the most magical of them all!

How big is the stage at the Theatre Royal?

For the annual pantomime, and any visiting musicals and opera performances, there is a sizeable orchestra pit available which can seat 60 musicians if necessary. The stage itself is also of substantial size, and can house 50 singers, dancers, actors and musicians.

When did the Theatre Royal in Melbourne Open?

The facade featured classical columns, balconettes and decorative shields and insignia. On June 20, 1927, the Theatre Royal hosted the world premiere of the Australian silent film “For the Term of His Natural Life”. In 1929, ‘talkies’ debuted with Al Jolson in the classic, “The Jazz Singer”.

Is the Roy Grace series returning to Newcastle?

The thrilling Roy Grace series returns to Newcastle! Greetings and salutations! You’re all invited! Not for the faint hearted! Genuinely terrifying…

When did the Theatre Royal Newcastle go dark?

The Theatre Royal went dark on 14 March 2011 due to a major restoration of the auditorium, box office, bars and restaurant. The restoration restored the theatre to the original 1901 Frank Matcham Edwardian interior.

Who was the longest running lessee of the Newcastle Theatre Royal?

The longest running individual lessee, before Ltd companies, was Edward D Davis from 1845 to 1870 during which in 1867 the interior was redesigned by architect Charles J. Phipps.