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Joe McElderry to bring Christmas cheer to the region with seasonal performance of Joseph

Singing star Joe McElderry will be coming home for Christmas with Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time UK Tour

Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time returns to North East

The National Theatre’s multi award-winning production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is set to return to Newcastle Theatre Royal.

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India Brown as Lilly in Running Wild

WIN: Family tickets to see Running Wild on stage

Children’s adventure tale Running Wild will spring to life on the Theatre Royal Newcastle stage next month – and you and your family could be there for free.

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The cast of All or Nothing outside Sunderland Empire. Pictured are, from the left, Fran Dearlove, Daisy Darvill, Carol Harrison and Katie Faye. Picture: TOM BANKS

Small Faces roll into Sunderland for All or Nothing

The streets of Sunderland welcomed a mob of Mods and a swath of scooters to herald the arrival of Small Faces musical All or Nothing.

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All or Nothing is in Sunderland next week

WIN: Tickets to Small Faces musical at Sunderland Empire

A musical which tells the story of how The Small Faces rocketed to fame is coming to Sunderland – and you could be there for free.

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Michael Brown, centre

Budding Sunderland theatre star leaps into the spotlight

A former Sunderland College student who is making leaps and bounds in the performing arts industry returned to the classroom to share some of his skills with aspiring starlets.

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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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REVIEW: Matilda The Musical, Cambridge Theatre, London’s West End

REVIEW: Matilda The Musical, Cambridge Theatre, London’s West End

A swirling kaleidoscope of words fashioned from building blocks engulf the stage and draws you into the magical world of Matilda The Musical.

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Collective Space, Sunderland.

Denise Robertson’s legacy lives on in new Sunderland creative space

Agony aunt Denise Robertson’s legacy of love for her home city lives on in a new creative space which will open its doors this weekend.

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Northern Stars Theatre Arts

Sunderland youngsters set to shine in Evita

Youngsters have stars in their eyes about appearing in a UK tour of Evita.

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English Youth Ballet Swan Lake auditions

More than 200 budding ballet stars attend Sunderland auditions

Budding Billy Elliots and potential prima ballerinas twirled on the Empire stage in a bid to star in Swan Lake.

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Elliot Stiff as Michael in Billy Elliot

Washington schoolboy scoops award for Billy Elliot role

A Washington schoolboy starring in one of the country’s biggest theatre shows has scooped a prestigious award.

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Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys to return to Sunderland Empire

The Jersey Boys are working their way back to Sunderland.

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Catwoman in Batman

WIN: Tickets to see movie musical Iconic at Sunderland Empire

A show which brings together music from blockbuster films such as Kill Bill and Batman is heading to Sunderland - and you could be there for free.

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Catwoman in Batman

WIN: Tickets to see movie musical Iconic at Sunderland Empire

A show which brings together music from blockbuster films such as Kill Bill and Batman is heading to Sunderland - and you could be there for free.

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Review: The Full Monty at the Sunderland Empire

Review: The Full Monty at the Sunderland Empire

If there is one show that is a must-see for 2017 then it has to be the Full Monty.

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The Full Monty returns to the Sunderland Empire.
From left Kai Owen, Anthony Lewis, Gary Lucy, Chris Fountain, Louis Emerick and Andrew Dunn

Will theatre stars bare all on return to the Sunderland Empire stage?

Hold on to your hats, The Full Monty are back in town.

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Picture c/o Kluens | Cuffe & Taylor.

Jason Donovan announces 'Midlife Crisis' North East dates

Eighties Australian legend Jason Donovan has announced two dates in the North East as part of a UK tour.
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Birmingham Royal Ballet's Cinderella

REVIEW: Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Cinderella, Sunderland Empire, until March 18

A retelling of a classic fairytale and a highly rewarding one at that.

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Jack Hindmarch with dancers in Copacabana

Washington schoolboy brings Barry Manilow musical to life

Music and passion are always in fashion for a teen actor as he takes on a role in Copacabana.

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