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Unlikely friendship takes to the stage

Experience magical environments through dance, music and the unlikely friendship of a tiny bird and a friendly dragon at Alnwick Playhouse on Saturday.

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Theatre announcement: West End smash Matilda to play Sunderland Empire on first UK tour

West End hit Matilda will be performed at Sunderland Empire as part of its first ever UK tour, the Echo can reveal.

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Women let off steam with songs and satire

Women let off steam with songs and satire

Songs, satire and rhythms from three of the North’s top female wordsmiths promise yet another great night of entertainment in Wooler and Whittingham next week.

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REVIEW: Evita, by Alnwick Stage Musical Society, at Alnwick Playhouse

It won’t be easy, you’ll think it strange.

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Duo back on stage for Evita

Award-winning duo Darren Lewis and Leonie Dial are set to return to the Alnwick Playhouse stage.

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Duchess's Community High School in Fame the Musical at Alnwick Playhouse.
 Picture by Jane Coltman

Students lit up the stage like a flame

Fame, by the Duchess’s Community High School at Alnwick Playhouse.

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Shelley O'Brien in She Wins all the Races

Play tells of little’s girl’s childhood woes

A personal and compelling piece of theatre from Consett-based Mad Alice Theatre that tells of a little girl growing up with the certainty of loss will be staged at Amble Parish Hall next weekend.

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Grampa and Mouse in Heaven Eyes

Gritty drama is a tale of young finding way

Hexham-based theatre company, Théâtre Sans Frontières, is currently touring its production Heaven Eyes to UK venues.

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Felton and Thirston panto

Panto twist adds to family fun

Felton and Thirston Pantomime Society presents Peter Pan, Well Sort Of, at Felton Village Hall.

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A View from the Edge will be on stage at Whittingham and Wingates

Mind-bending tale inspired by film noir

Highlights Rural Touring Scheme is bringing Cornwall’s Owdyado Theatre Company to Whittingham Memorial Institute with a film noir inspired play that fuses two storylines from different realities to the point where the audience will have to decide which one is real.

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Juliette rehearsing for Evita

Newcomer lands leading role

A newcomer to an amateur dramatics group has landed a leading role in its next production.

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Shrek the Musical UK Tour

Theatre announcement: Shrek to return to Sunderland Empire

Monster of a musical, Shrek, is returning to the Sunderland Empire, the Echo can reveal.

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Danza Contemporanea De Cuba. Picture by Johan Persson

A contemporary-dance masterclass

REVIEW: Danza Contemporánea de Cuba, Theatre Royal, Newcastle, Tuesday, February 21, 2017

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The Lego Batman Movie

Top 10 things to do in Northumberland at half-term

Fun and games to keep the youngsters busy in Northumberland this half-term.

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Wooler pantomime group perform Aladdin

Annual show promises you will laugh until your belly hurts

Panto season continues in North Northumberland next week when Wooler hosts its annual performance.

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Coquetdale Amateur Dramatics pantomime, Picture by Duncan Elson.

A fab rip-roaring show for everyone

Treasure Island, Coquetdale Amateur Dramatics, Rothbury Jubilee Hall until Saturday.

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Sister Act: The Musical, by Alnwick Stage Musical Society at Alnwick Playhouse.

Stage is set for 30 years of drama

A group of thespians will be celebrating 30 years of performing with their latest production, which takes to the stage in March.

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Coquetdale Amateur Dramatics perform Treasure Island.

Residents will recognise names and places in this panto

An amateur dramatic group is getting ready to stage its own adventure.

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