NEWS: Theatre503 Announces New Season

The new programme at the theatre will include two world premieres, one UK premiere, a sell-out show returning as well as the winner of the international playwriting award.


The Autumn 2017 programme at the theatre will begin with Sid & Viv, playing from the 30th August and is the debut play by Philip Correia. It is the world premiere production from NorthSEE Theatre.

Everyone says Sid and Viv’s house is dangerous, weird and a bit freaky. So why does Dunney think it feels like home?

He lives in Blyth, voted “Second worst town to live in Britain in ’92”.

His school, the police, even his parents don’t want him.

Nobody does.

Until he meets Sid and Viv.

In the Event of Moone Disaster will then follow at the venue from the 4th October, which was the winner of the 2016 Theatre503 playwriting award. As well as being  the feature length debut of Andrew Thompson, it is another world premiere production to be presented at the theatre.

1969 – Man takes his first steps on the Moon, while Sylvia meets an astronaut at a party

2055 – Sylvia’s granddaughter is set to become the first person to walk on Mars

Witness the adventures of three extraordinary women spanning 80 years, against the backdrop of humanity’s journey to the stars.

From the 8th November, Paperbark Theatre and Thinking Aloud present the UK premiere of Angela Betzien’s award-winning The Dark Room, directed by Audrey Sheffield.

Deep in the night.In a cheap motel room. Somewhere in central Australia. Six lost souls collide in the darkness. Disconnected yet intertwined by the same tragic crime.Each searching for a way out

For the festive period, Theatre503 will welcome back  Scrooge and the Seven Dwarves  returning to the venue by popular demand and presented by Sleeping Trees which will head to the stage from the 6th December. 

One cold Christmas Eve, Santa and his Elves are preparing for another busy night. But just as Santa is ready to set off on his present delivery, he realises the sleigh won’t start because the Wicked Witch has stolen all the Christmas spirit. In his desperation, Santa looks to the most unlikely of heroes to save the day – the terrifying Ebenezer Scrooge.

Will Scrooge manage to save Christmas?

And what do the Seven Dwarves have to do with ANY of this?

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