The Phoenix Theatre, Blyth
The sun’ll come out tomorrow – and you can bet your bottom dollar that this production of Annie at The Phoenix Theatre will be worth seeing. Your favourite red-headed mop-topped child star takes centre stage here.
GALA MAGIC SHOW
The Customs House, South Shields
0191 454 1234
If you need to impress a loved one, pull this metaphorical rabbit from your metaphorical hat and head along to the gala evening shows at South Tyneside International Magic Festival. The magicians on stage are likely to do the same thing.
THE FULL MONTY
0844 871 3022
If you’ve ever wanted to see Gary Lucy or Chris Fountain in the buff, this might be your best bet without running the risk of being slapped with a restraining order. The stage adaptation of the hit film comes to the Empire this March.
Everyone sing along now: Don’t cry for me Argentina... It’s the musical made famous by Madonna, and this tale of Eva Peron’s journey from outsider to spiritual leader will be put on by the Alnwick Stage Musical Society, following up their well-received production of Sister Act last year.
The Maltings, Berwick
This Thèâtre Sans Frontières production, adapted for the stage by acclaimed children’s author David Almond, tells the story of three youngsters who run away from their children’s home, sailing down the Tyne before getting stuck on the mudflats.