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Tyne Theatre & Opera House
The Tyne Theatre & Opera House has a long and rich history. Originally opened back in 1867, it is an important Grade 1 listed theatre. The venue operates in the very heart of Newcastle city centre, and has been entertaining people from far and wide since it was built. Rated “in the top 4% of listed buildings” by English Heritage and is afforded a three star rating by the Theatres Trust.
Just a short walk from Newcastle Central Station, the Tyne Theatre & Opera House is located on the Westgate Road, facing the old City wall, at the end of Stowell Street.
Tyne Theatre & Opera House has bar facilities on each level selling a wide range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks as well as a range of confectionary.
Tyne Theatre is known in Newcastle for being a go-to venue for world-class comedy with acts such as; James Acaster, Katherine Ryan, Sarah Millican, Joe Lycett, Dylan Moran and Ed Byrne all gracing the stage. Musicians from every genre have also performed on the Tyne Theatre stage. From film-composer John Carpenter, to folk singer Seth Lakeman, blue-eyed soul star Paul Young to Bowie producer Tony Visconti. As well as comedy and music, the theatre hosts a diverse programme including ‘in conversation’ discussions, popular theatre shows and musicals, ballet and opera productions, as well as a variety of other events.
Newcastle has a vibrant, diverse and much loved theatre scene with a host of venues of all sizes and styles. There really is truly something for everyone! You can read more about theatre in Newcastle’s, what’s on and more here.
Address: 117 Westgate Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4AG