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Washington Theatre Group present...

The Swan Princess

13 January 2017 - 28 January 2017

Long ago in a far away land, a baby princess was born. Her skin was as white as a swan, her eyes were as deep as a lake, and her hair was as golden as the sun. They named her Princess Odette, and she was loved by everyone in the kingdom... all but one.

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Théâtre Sans Frontières present...

Heaven Eyes

08 February 2017 - 09 February 2017

Based on the novel by internationally renowned children’s author David Almond (Skellig), Heaven Eyes is a poetic but gritty story about young people trying to find their way in the world. Mysterious, heart-breaking and humourous in equal measure, this story will touch the depth of your soul.

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A RashDash and Northern Stage co-production in association with Soho Theatre present...

Two Man Show

16 February 2017

Men have all the power.
John and Dan keep hearing people say that men have all the power, but it doesn’t feel like that to them.  

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Washington Youth Theatre present...

The Puppet Master

18 February 2017

One little girl's quest to find friendship.  Seemingly abandoned by all, our heroine sets out to find new friends - even if she has to make them herself - literally! 

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Zendeh present...

Transit

02 March 2017

For the first time in ten years Darya, and her father, Roger, meet in the transit lounge of Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam.
She is living through trauma; he is blinded by privilege. As they reach out to one another, an event a world away impacts their reconciliation.

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Butterfly

09 March 2017

Beatrice, an unlikely heroine in a story of not-so-everyday survival, sits in isolation, waiting for the outcome of a forced mental health assessment. She loved Bowie, the Buzzcocks and the Bay City Rollers back in the day, and now revisits a personal history she only just remembers.

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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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The University of Sunderland Faculty of Arts Design and Media present...

Sunfest... New Blood

04 May 2017

New Blood is the holding title for this ‘To Be Confirmed’ play. Soon to be drama
graduates will be picking an exciting contemporary work, that really showcase their creative talents and performing skills.  Check back when the play is announced

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The University of Sunderland Faculty of Arts Design and Media present...

Sunfest... New Blood

06 May 2017

New Blood is the holding title for this ‘To Be Confirmed’ play. Soon to be drama
graduates will be picking an exciting contemporary work, that really showcase their creative talents and performing skills.  Check back when the play is announced

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The University of Sunderland Faculty of Arts Design and Media present...

Sunfest… Gut Girls

11 May 2017 - 13 May 2017

Sunfest … The University of Sunderland’s drama department take over Arts Centre Washington presenting a range of classic and contemporary texts.

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The University of Sunderland Faculty of Arts Design and Media present...

Sunfest… Caucasian Chalk Circle

18 May 2017

Sunfest… The University of Sunderland’s drama department take over Arts Centre Washington presenting a range of classic and contemporary texts.

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The University of Sunderland Faculty of Arts Design and Media present...

Sunfest… Mother Courage

20 May 2017

Sunfest… The University of Sunderland’s drama department take over Arts Centre Washington presenting a range of classic and contemporary texts.

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The University of Sunderland Faculty of Arts Design and Media present...

Sunfest… Coriolanus

25 May 2017

Sunfest… The University of Sunderland’s drama department take over Arts Centre Washington presenting a range of classic and contemporary texts.

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The University of Sunderland Faculty of Arts Design and Media present...

Sunfest… Romeo and Juliet

27 May 2017

Sunfest… The University of Sunderland’s drama department take over Arts Centre Washington presenting a range of classic and contemporary texts.

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Open Sky present...

Scorched

08 June 2017

As the Gulf War rages, the past drags a former soldier back to the scorched sands of Egyptin World War II.
Jack reigns from the armchair of his resthome, a North East legend. Former river warden, boxer, horse whisperer, boat builder,charmer, prolific father and husband to a very unhappy wife.Memories are, by his own hand, tattooed on his body but dementia is eroding his mind.

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Art with Heart present...

Declaration

29 June 2017

Instinctive, curious, bold and bouncy; Sarah is a mighty proud square peg, which wouldn’t be such a problem if the hole wasn’t so damn round.

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