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REVIEW: Cirque Du Soleil, Varekai, Newcastle Arena, until February 19

How on earth did they do that?!

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Dreamboats and Petticoats musical set to wow audiences at Billingham Forum

Dreamboats and Petticoats musical set to wow audiences at Billingham Forum

A hit musical is celebrating ten years on the stage with a tour which includes the Tees Valley.

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BRB's Cinderella

Have a ball with Cinderella at Sunderland Empire

A fleet of articulated lorries, harnessing the equivalent power of 4,000 horses, is bringing Birmingham Royal Ballet to Sunderland Empire with its tour of Cinderella.

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Kerry Ellis and Stephen Webb as Jack and Alice

REVIEW: Wonderland, Sunderland Empire, until Saturday, February 4

Venture down the rabbit hole to see Alice in Sunderland.

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Ed Waugh

New play featuring legendary Hartlepool song set to wow crowds

A play with music by the man labelled with creating the Hartlepool Monkey legend is set to wow audiences.

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Theatre announcement: Wicked to return to Sunderland Empire

Theatre announcement: Wicked to return to Sunderland Empire

Wicked will be casting its spell over Wearside once more, the Echo can exclusively reveal.

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Watch: What to expect from Wicked at Sunderland Empire

The news that Sunderland Empire will welcome back hit musical Wicked seems to have left readers spellbound.

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REVIEW: The Play That Goes Wrong, Theatre Royal, Newcastle

REVIEW: The Play That Goes Wrong, Theatre Royal, Newcastle

Not for naught is the acting profession renowned for its superstition.

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All ready to put on a show.

Cast to fly high as part of Hartlepool pantomime

A spectacular pantomime looks set to be a soaraway success.

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First look at new show set to dazzle in Sunderland

First look at new show set to dazzle in Sunderland

Here’s the first look at a new show that’s set to ruffle feathers in Sunderland.

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The Buddy Holly Story - KJohnnyW Photography

Oh Boy - The Buddy Holly Show set to rock Sunderland

Oh Boy - The Buddy Holly Story is returning to Sunderland Empire.

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The cast of Sing a Song of Sixpence, being performed at Blackhall Community Centre.

Blackbirds will descend for annual pantomime in form of Sing a Song of Sixpence

A classic nursery rhyme is the inspiration for a village drama group’s annual pantomime.

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The Simon and Garfunkel Story

Tickets for three Sunderland Empire shows up for grabs

Beat the January Blues with a trio of one night shows at Sunderland Empire – and you could be there for free!

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David Bowie death from liver cancer on January 10, two days after his 69th birthday and the release of his last album Blackstar.

Celebrity deaths: Famous names we have lost in 2016

The world of entertainment has been rocked by a string of high-profile deaths in 2016.
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The cast of the Elite Pantomimes production of Aladdin.

REVIEW: Aladdin, Hartlepool Town Hall Theatre

As Aladdin’s flying carpet flew into town last week, my grandson Harry and I settled down with a pocketful of sweets to watch this truly magnificent performance in the Hartlepool Town Hall Theatre. Oh yes we did!

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Jack and the Beanstalk

Theatre raises the curtain on autism-friendly panto

People on the autistic spectrum can enjoy a special relaxed performance of a pantomime classic.

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Hairspray

Theatre announcement: Hairspray heads to Sunderland Empire

Backcomb your barnet - Hairspray is returning to Sunderland Empire.

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Faye Tozer as the Good Fairy

FIRST REVIEW: Sleeping Beauty, Sunderland Empire, until December 31

The age old tale of good vs evil is delivered in brilliantly bonkers panto fashion in Sleeping Beauty.

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The pantomime cast.

REVIEW: Jack and the Beanstalk, Forum Theatre, Billingham

If it’s barnstorming fun, lots of audience interaction and a night of belly laughs you’re after, look no further.

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