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Sunderland Stages

Sunderland Stages celebrates the very best of theatre, dance and spoken word performances and brings them to hidden, unexpected and favourites venues across Sunderland.

This Spring, Sunderland Stages presents performances at a range of venues in the City including The Royalty Theatre, Arts Centre Washington, Sunderland City Library, National Glass Centre, Sunderland College, Sunderland Minster, Pop Recs and The Funky Indian.

One set of performances will even take place from the inside of a very magical caravan situated right in the city centre.   

For updates and announcement find Sunderland Stages on Facebook @sunderlandstages, follow us on Twitter @sunstages or visit our webpage at www.sunderlandstages.co.uk. If you would like to receive updates about the Sunderland Stages performances e-mail acw@sunderland.gov.uk 

Sunderland Stages was supported by Arts Council England.

 

Opportunities

Sunderland Stages Evalutation
An individual or organisation is sought to conduct a full project evaluation of the year-long Sunderland Stages programme commencing January 2017.

Please download the following document for
more information: Evaluation Brief 

What's On:

Ragged Edge Productions present...

The Chef Show

24 January 2017

*** This performance is taking place at The Funky Indian Resturant, Sunderland***
Set inside a restaurant, the action takes place around you in a hilarious fly on the wall experience of a father and son on a busy Saturday night in the local curry house.

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The Six Twenty present...

Mixtape

10 February 2017

THE DUN COW
 
Mega Mix (featuring some of our favourite sketches from a variety of music themes such as Boy bands vs. Girl bands, The 80s, Rock n Roll and Alternative) 

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Adrian Berry present...

From Ibiza to the Norfolk Broads

14 February 2017

THE ROYALTY THEATRE
A must see for any Bowie fan, this powerful and touching solo show is darkly funny and features a blistering Bowie soundtrack.

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Theatre Hullabaloo present...

Spirits of the Sea

22 February 2017

NATIONAL GLASS CENTRE
A maritime adventure for everyone aged 6 years and above.
Step inside a magical hut to hear an enchanted tale from long ago for a great family experience with live music and puppetry.

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Viv Albertine & Marie Nixon present...

Viv Albertine in Conversation with Marie Nixon

25 February 2017

SUNDERLAND CITY LIBRARY
Viv Albertine of The Slits shares her fearless story of the male dominated music scene and how she challenged the image of women in rock, with Sunderland musician Marie Nixon (Kenickie, The Cornshed Sisters)

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Ridiculusmus present...

Give Me Your Love

14 March 2017

SUNDERLAND COLLEGE - BEDE CAMPUS
An off the wall play about a World War veteran’s struggle to shake the horrors of his past.
Zach believes he has retreated into a tiny dugout under a barrage of hostile fire, but he’s actually sat in a cardboard box in his kitchen.

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2Magpies present...

Ventoux

16 March 2017

ARTS CENTRE WASHINGTON performance
Ventoux is the most fearsome mountain encountered on the Tour de France.
It is also the story of Lance Armstrong and Marco Pantani – whose drug-fuelled race there in 2000 was the greatest cycling had ever seen. Ventoux charts the parallel lives of these champions who overcame great adversity in tandem, and the mountain that cast them in opposing directions.

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Jonny & the Baptists present...

Jonny & the Baptists: Eat The Poor

05 April 2017

POP RECS
A riotously funny musical comedy exploring the gap between rich and poor from the multi-award-nominated musical comedians, as featured on Radio 4 and the BBC.

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The Six Twenty present...

Mixtape

28 April 2017

THE DUN COW
The 80s (80s solo artists and bands) 

Mixtape is a music quiz comedy sketch show like no other. So, bring a team along and guess the songs that inspire the sketches to be in with the chance of winning one of the highly coveted Golden Mixtape trophies.

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GemArts presenting Kadam Pulse’s Odissi Ensemble present...

Gods & Mortals

12 May 2017

SUNDERLAND MINSTER
A stunning Indian classical dance, updated for the twenty-first century.
This emotional and moving performance from some of the country’s finest Odissi artists is staged within the breath-taking Sunderland Minster.

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The Paper Birds present...

Mobile

26 May 2017 - 27 May 2017

INSIDE A CARAVAN PARKED AT MARKET PLACE, SUNDERLAND
PAY WHAT YOU DECIDE
A play that takes place inside a cosy caravan parked up in Sunderland City Centre! This is a heart-warming show that explores people’s dreams of the future.

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The Six Twenty present...

Mixtape

30 June 2017

THE DUN COW
The 90s (90s solo artists and bands)  
Mixtape is a music quiz comedy sketch show like no other. So, bring a team along and guess the songs that inspire the sketches to be in with the chance of winning one of the highly coveted Golden Mixtape trophies.

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