PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay

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Event Calendar

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Tuesday 22nd October 2019

The Rubettes featuring Alan Williams

Tuesday 22nd October 2019

The ‘Rubettes featuring Alan Williams’ celebrate the Rubettes 45th Anniversary.

Wednesday 23rd October 2019

Focus: Live in Concert!

Wednesday 23rd October 2019

Dutch Masters bring their own brand of Progressive Rock to the UK!

Thursday 24th October 2019

Sing-a-long-a The Greatest Showman

Thursday 24th October 2019

Whoa... whoa... whoa... whoa... Ladies and gents this is the one that you’ve waited for…..

Friday 25th October 2019

Ruby Wax: How To Be Human

Friday 25th October 2019

Based on her bestselling book, Ruby’s new show How To Be Human answers every question you've ever had about evolution, thoughts, emotions, the body, addictions, relationships, sex, kids, the future and compassion.

Saturday 26th October 2019

Elkie Brooks

Saturday 26th October 2019

Long before the end of a live show and the frequent standing ovations that accompany it, there comes a point where Elkie does something so amazing that it leaves her audience almost spellbound.

Spanish City
Spanish City

Wednesday 30th October 2019 - Saturday 2nd November 2019

Whitley Bay Operatic Society Presents Whistle Down The Wind

Wednesday 30th October 2019 - Saturday 2nd November 2019

Whitley Bay Operatic Society Presents Whistle Down The Wind

Sunday 3rd November 2019

That'll Be The Day

Sunday 3rd November 2019

Prepare for a nostalgia extravaganza as the UK’s No.1 Rock & Roll variety production returns with the BEST OF THAT’LL BE THE DAY!

Tuesday 5th November

Back to the Musicals

Tuesday 5th November

Tyne Theatre Stage School proudly presents Back to the Musicals!

Wednesday 6th November 2019

Jimmy Carr - Terribly Funny

Wednesday 6th November 2019

Jimmy’s brand new show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things.

Thursday 7th November 2019

Isla Grant

Thursday 7th November 2019

International singer/songwriter will tour the UK in October/November 2019 after touring Ireland and Canada, she will be performing many of her hit songs and some new ones too!

Spanish City
Spanish City

Friday 8th November 2019

T-Rextasy Acoustic with STRING QUARTET

Friday 8th November 2019

The music of Marc Bolan and T.Rex as never seen, or heard before!

Saturday 9th November 2019

The Bob Dylan Story - Isle of Wight Festival 50th Anniversary

Saturday 9th November 2019

The stunning and definitive live concert celebration of rock music’s greatest icon.

Sunday 10th November 2019

Sing United: Lest We Forget

Sunday 10th November 2019

Many artists have turned to song when wanting to speak out against the horror of war, pause for reflection, pay tribute, or simply remember. In ‘Lest We Forget’, Sing United offers its own contribution of musical remembrance.

Monday 11th November 2019

Live Well with Cancer

Monday 11th November 2019

Live Well with Cancer

Cancelled

Tuesday 12th November 2019

Soultown USA

Tuesday 12th November 2019

Unfortunately the Promoter has cancelled this performance due to logistical reasons - refunds are available from point of purchase. Apologies for any inconvenience caused by this late change to the programme.

Spanish City
Spanish City

Wednesday 13th November 2019

Joe McElderry 10th Year Anniversary Tour

Wednesday 13th November 2019

Joe celebrates 10 years of music – come along and see Joe perform many of the songs that have made him the star that he is today.

Thursday 14th November 2019

Carole - The Music of Carole King

Thursday 14th November 2019

From the producers of the West End hit shows Seven Drunken Nights - The Story of The Dubliners and Walk Right Back - The Everly Brothers Story, this brand new production takes to the stage for 2019.

Friday 15th November 2019

Steve Steinman's Anything For Love - The Meat Loaf Story

Friday 15th November 2019

Steve Steinman brings you his brand-new production featuring Meat Loaf’s greatest hits with special guest star Lorraine Crosby, the female lead vocalist on Meat Loaf’s Grammy Award winning song and No 1 hit the world over “I Would Do Anything For Love (But I Won’t Do That)”.

Saturday 16th November 2019

Livewire: The AC/DC Show

Saturday 16th November 2019

Live/Wire is The AC/DC Show. The hugely successful and unique six-man tribute to rock music's greatest band AC/DC, complete with cannons, a wall of Marshalls' and over two hours of High Voltage Rock 'n' Roll in a show critically acclaimed for its closeness in look and sound to the real thing.

Sunday 17th November 2019

Graeme Swann & Henry Blofeld: Dancing Down The Wicket

Sunday 17th November 2019

After two sell out tours with ‘The Great British Spin Off’ great mates Graeme Swann and Henry Blofeld are back on the road in 2019.

Spanish City
Spanish City

Monday 18th November 2019

CLASSIC CLAPTON: After Midnight's 34th Anniversary Concert

Monday 18th November 2019

The World's No1 Eric Clapton Tribute Band will be making a welcome return to Playhouse Whitley Bay in November.

Tuesday 19th November 2019

The Circus of Horrors - 25 Years Tour

Tuesday 19th November 2019

The new Circus of Horrors show will be an immersive celebration of it's astounding 25 years.

Thursday 21st November 2019

The Elvis Years

Thursday 21st November 2019

The Elvis Years is an outstanding musical production which brings to the stage the incredible and compelling story of the ‘king of rock and roll’ - Elvis Presley.

Friday 22nd November

The Pitmen Poets

Friday 22nd November

Featuring Bob Fox, Benny Graham, Jez Lowe and Billy Mitchell.

Saturday 30th November 2019 - Saturday 4th January 2020

Christmas Pantomime: Blue Genie Entertainment Presents 'Jack & The Beanstalk' with Steve Walls

Saturday 30th November 2019 - Saturday 4th January 2020

Our next GIANT adventure!

Spanish City
Spanish City

Friday 10th January 2020

McCartney: The Songbook

Friday 10th January 2020

From the producers of smash hit shows That’ll Be The Day and Walk Right Back, comes the ultimate McCartney experience. Brand new for 2020, McCartney - The Songbook takes to the stage recreating masterworks spanning over six decades.

Tuesday 14th - Sunday 19th January 2020

Whitley Bay Pantomime Society Presents 'Aladdin'

Tuesday 14th - Sunday 19th January 2020

Where can you find everything you'd wish for in a pantomime this winter? It's got to be at the Playhouse Whitley Bay as Whitley Bay Pantomime Society present the high flying panto ... ALADDIN.

Sunday 26th January 2020

Dirty Dusting

Sunday 26th January 2020

Treat yourself to an evening of pure theatrical Viagra when Dirty Dusting returns to the stage in 2020.

28th January 2020

Simon & Garfunkel Story

28th January 2020

Direct from a weeklong run in London’s West End at the Vaudeville Theatre, a SOLD OUT Worldwide tour and standing ovations at every performance, The Simon & Garfunkel Story is back!

Friday 31st January 2020

Let The Music Play

Friday 31st January 2020

Celebrating the music of BARRY WHITE

Spanish City
Spanish City

Thursday 6th February 2020

Kendal Mountain Festival

Thursday 6th February 2020

Fire up your imagination with a thrilling night of adventure.

Friday 7th February 2020

Midnight Train to Georgia: A Celebration of Gladys Knight

Friday 7th February 2020

Born in Georgia in 1944, the legendary Gladys Knight began singing with her siblings at age 8, calling themselves "The Pips."

Saturday 8th February 2020

The Magic of The Beatles

Saturday 8th February 2020

If you’re looking for an authentic, lively dose of ‘Beatlemania’ then you need to look no further!

Saturday 15th February 2020

Clinton Baptiste

Saturday 15th February 2020

As seen on PETER KAY’S PHOENIX NIGHTS... The world-renowned clairvoyant, medium and psychic is back!

Wednesday 19th February 2020

Catherine Cookson's 'The Cinder Path - A Brand New Musical'

Wednesday 19th February 2020

The Cinder Path is a sizzling and fast-moving drama, set against the backdrop of WW1.

Spanish City
Spanish City

Saturday 22 - 23 February 2020

Jade Harrison School of Dance

Saturday 22 - 23 February 2020

Jade Harrison School of Dance

Wednesday 26th February 2020

Big Phil Campion ‘WHO DARES GRINS’ - An evening of Comedy and Combat!

Wednesday 26th February 2020

Best known as author of a series of best sellers and for his regular tv appearances, 'Big' Phil is for the first time embarking on a series 'an audience with' style Theatre appearance

Thursday 27th February 2020

Field Music

Thursday 27th February 2020

Field Music take over Whitley Bay on Thursday Feb 27th 2020 Will they be playing new music? Quite possibly. Will they be playing old classics? Most definitely! Mercury nominated, Prince approved, always innovative and always surprising, they remain a band to be treasured.

Saturday 29th February 2020

Dance to the Music

Saturday 29th February 2020

Dance To The Music is a sumptuously beautiful, glamorous dance show created, directed, choreographed and starring ex Strictly Come Dancing professional Kristina Rihanoff.

Sunday 1st March 2020

Pasadena Roof Orchestra

Sunday 1st March 2020

A night of hot dance music from the 1920s and 1930s.

Spanish City
Spanish City

Tuesday 3rd March 2020

Respect: The Aretha Franklin Songbook

Tuesday 3rd March 2020

RESPECT: The Aretha Franklin Songbook is an amazing live concert that pays tribute to the Queen of Soul! Featuring sensational lead vocals from Cleopatra Higgins, Tanya Edwards, Stacy Francis and Cleo Stewart - accompanied by an incredible live band and Gospel Choir.

Thursday 5th March 2020

You Win Again - Celebrating The Music of The BEE GEES

Thursday 5th March 2020

You Win Again - Celebrating The Music of The BEE GEES

Friday 6th March 2020

The Christians: Live in Concert

Friday 6th March 2020

Renowned for an endless string of soulful yet socially aware hits...

Sunday 8th March 2020

Lipstick On Your Collar

Sunday 8th March 2020

From the birth of Rock n Roll through to the Beat Group sounds of the British Invasion and beyond, the show is packed with over forty hits from the likes of Connie Francis, Brenda Lee, Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, The Beatles, The Ronettes, Cliff Richard, Cilla Black and many more.

Wednesday 11th March 2020

Giovanni Pernice - This is Me

Wednesday 11th March 2020

Strictly Come Dancing favourite, Giovanni Pernice, is back with a BRAND NEW show for 2020, GIOVANNI PERNICE - THIS IS ME!

Spanish City
Spanish City

Friday 13.03.2020

A Country Night in Nashville

Friday 13.03.2020

Spend A Country Night in Nashville and celebrate the very best of country music.

Saturday 14th March 2020

Showaddywaddy

Saturday 14th March 2020

Living up to their title of “The Greatest Rock & Roll Band In The World” Showaddywaddy have sold over 20 million records and toured internationally. A dynamic and uplifting show featuring hits including “Under The Moon Of Love”, “Three Steps To Heaven”, “Pretty Little Angel Eyes”, and “Hey Rock & Roll”.

Sunday 15th March 2020

Strong Enough: The Ultimate Tribute to Cher

Sunday 15th March 2020

Get ready for an unforgettable evening celebrating the global superstar and great female icon that is Cher!

Friday 20th March 2020

The Fureys: Legends of Irish Music & Song

Friday 20th March 2020

Legends of Irish music & song The FUREYS, renowned for their hit songs ‘I will love you’, ‘When you were sweet 16’, ‘The Green fields of France’, ‘The old man’, ‘Red rose café’, ‘From Clare to here’, ‘Her father didn’t like me anyway’, ‘Leaving Nancy’, ‘Steal away’ etc return on Friday 20th March 2020

Sunday 22nd March 2020

The Leonard Brown Show

Sunday 22nd March 2020

Young Champion accordionist and entertainer Leonard Brown brings his 3rd show to Whitley Bay after two fantastic successes in 2017 and 2019.

Spanish City
Spanish City

Tuesday 24th March 2020

Friends The Musical Parody

Tuesday 24th March 2020

Hilarious good-hearted romp through our favourite moments from the hit TV show in an uncensored, hilarious, fast-paced, music-filled production.

Friday 27th March 2020

Havana Nights

Friday 27th March 2020

An all new show ‘Havana Nights’ brings an exciting mix of Latin dances with individual performances from Graziano and Giada as well as entertaining group numbers with their supporting dancers.

Saturday 28th March 2020

Marian Lane Theatre Dance School Presents Chance To Dance

Saturday 28th March 2020

The Marian Lane Theatre Dance School, in Wideopen, North Tyneside, is now in its 47th year and has former pupils dancing with the Royal Ballet and in many musicals in the West End and beyond.

Friday 3rd April 2020

The Illegal Eagles

Friday 3rd April 2020

Following continued public demand the World’s Official No.1 tribute to the legendary rock band return in 2020 for more stunning vocals, tight harmonies and awesome guitar riffs!

Saturday April 4th 2020

Agnes Obel

Saturday April 4th 2020

Critically acclaimed composer, singer and pianist, Agnes Obel comes to the Playhouse on Saturday April 4th 2020

Spanish City
Spanish City

Sunday 12th April 2020

The Counterfeit Sixties

Sunday 12th April 2020

Re-live the sounds of the swinging sixties, as Britain's No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties, with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era.

Saturday 18th April 2020

Barry Steele & Friends: The Travelling Wilbury's Songbook

Saturday 18th April 2020

The producers of The Roy Orbison Story are proud to present a brand-new production as Barry Steele and a cast of fabulous singers and musicians explore the back catalogue of some of the most iconic artistes of the 80s, collectively they were known as The Traveling Wilburys, but individually they were each as famous and talented as the other.

Sunday 19th April 2020

Arrival: The Hits of ABBA

Sunday 19th April 2020

On the 45th anniversary of their legendary Eurovision win, come and join us to celebrate the music of one of the biggest selling and most iconic bands of all time.

Wednesday 22nd April 2020

Menopause the Musical 2

Wednesday 22nd April 2020

The hysterical sequel to the smash-hit show Menopause The Musical, Cruising Through Menopause!

Thursday 23rd April 2020

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2020

Thursday 23rd April 2020

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2020

Spanish City
Spanish City

Friday 8th May 2020

Mercury - The Ultimate Queen Experience

Friday 8th May 2020

Mercury are well established as one of the world’s most authentic tributes to the icon that is Freddie Mercury and the legendary Queen.

Sunday 17th May 2020

Only Fools and Boycie

Sunday 17th May 2020

Enjoy an intimate evening with John Challis, one of the nation's greatest comedy actors, best known as Boycie in BBC1's Only Fools and Horses.

Thursday 21st May 2020

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

Thursday 21st May 2020

From the writers of the hit comedy Hormonal Housewives, Girls Just Wanna Have Fun is the brand new musical comedy show that does exactly what it says on the tin.

Friday 22nd May 2020

Wilko Johnson + special guest John Otway

Friday 22nd May 2020

Following a remarkable recovery from a diagnosis of terminal cancer, Wilko Johnson the original Dr Feelgood guitarist , actor (Game of Thrones character Ser ilyn Payne) and all round national treasure has enjoyed a rousing return to the live arena, including a number 1 album with Roger Daltrey (Going Back Home), a sold out show at The Royal Albert Hall to mark his 70th birthday and, most recently, the release of Blow Your Mind, his first album of new material in decades.

Saturday 23rd May 2020

Chicago Blues Brothers - A Night At The Movies

Saturday 23rd May 2020

Direct from London’s west end, join the Chicago Blues Brothers and their 11 piece band, for a brand new 2-hour all singing, all dancing hit parade bringing you the greatest movie anthems of all time, performed live in concert.

Spanish City
Spanish City

Friday 29th May 2020

Totally Tina

Friday 29th May 2020

Totally Tina! From Nutbush to Wembley Stadium with The Queen of Rock’n’Roll

Monday 8th June 2020

Strictly Ann – An Evening with Ann Widdecombe

Monday 8th June 2020

Sailing dangerously close to National Treasure status, one of the most outspoken politicians of our time embarks on her first ever national tour.

Sunday 21st June 2020

Patsy Cline & Friends

Sunday 21st June 2020

The Velvet Country voice of Patsy Cline caught the imagination of Sue Lowry, who has been a lifelong fan of Patsy Cline and Country Music.

Friday 10th July 2020

Neil Jones - GINGERLAND

Friday 10th July 2020

Straight from his Directorial and Choreographic debut at Sadler’s Wells, London, BBC Strictly Come Dancing professional, Neil Jones, will be touring the UK for the very first time in 2020, with his brand new show - Gingerland!

Thursday 3rd September 2020

G4 Live 2020

Thursday 3rd September 2020

In the new year G4 are coming to Whitley Bay playhouse on their incredible G4 Live 2020 tour.

Spanish City
Spanish City

Friday 4th September 2020

Oh What a Night!

Friday 4th September 2020

OH WHAT A NIGHT! takes you back in time on a musical journey through the incredible career of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, now immortalised in the multi-award winning show Jersey Boys.

Thursday 17th September 2020

Some Guys Have All The Luck

Thursday 17th September 2020

The Rod Stewart Story is back in theatres in 2020 with a brand new show, bringing to the stage a fantastic live concert celebration of one of rock music’s greatest icons.

Saturday 26th September 2020

The Magic of Motown

Saturday 26th September 2020

The Magic of Motown, now in its 13th year and seen by over a million people, it’s no surprise that this show is one of the biggest success stories in British theatre history.

Thursday 1st October 2020

GO NOW! The Music of the Moody Blues

Thursday 1st October 2020

GO NOW! The Music of The Moody Blues is an opportunity for fans to experience this timeless music live, in a tribute to... The Greatest Classic Rock Band of a Generation and Rock and Roll Hall Of Famers THE MOODY BLUES.

Friday 23rd October 2020

Sensational 60s Experience

Friday 23rd October 2020

The Sensational 60’s Experience brings you a three hour 60’s spectacular of pure nostalgia.

Spanish City
Spanish City