Live Theatre occupies a unique place as one of the country's only dedicated new writing buildings outside of London. Across its 50-year history it has launched the careers of many of today's leading theatre figures and continues to develop and platform the artists of tomorrow, from playwrights to local school children. Deeply connected to its region and unafraid to confront the most pressing issues of our time, Live brings ambitious regional artists and adventurous local audiences into vivid contact.
‘Live Theatre has supported generation after generation of new writers, actors and theatre artists.’ - Lee Hall, Playwright
‘One of the most fertile crucibles of new writing’ - The Guardian
Live Theatre has to announced the appointment of new Artistic Director/Joint CEO, Jack McNamara. Jack will join the Newcastle-based theatre in late August 2021, and will share the CEO role with Jacqui Kell, Executive...Read More
Joe Douglas, Artistic Director, Live Theatre introduces the season by saying: “Our new season is bursting with Live Theatre’s own productions, shows created through our comprehensive Artist Development programme and some of the finest...Read More