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News: Newcastle Theatre Royal Announces Fabulous New Shows For 2024


Newcastle Theatre Royal Announces Fabulous New Shows For 2024


All-time favourite musicals, show-stopping dance and a new twist on the classic whodunit dance are amongst the fantastic new shows for 2024 announced by Newcastle Theatre Royal. Blood Brothers, The Rambert Dance Company, The SyndicateAn Officer and a Gentleman The Musical, Johannes Radebe, Cluedo 2 and Grease are coming to the Grey Street venue. 

Jack Hopewell and the company of the North American Tour of Jesus Christ Superstar.
The  UK tour is also coming to the Theatre Royal.
Photo by Evan Zimmerman for MurphyMade

The ever-popular Blood Brothers returns to the stage (Tue 30 Jan – Sat 3 Feb 2024). The captivating and moving tale of twins who, separated at birth, grow up on opposite sides of the tracks, only to meet again with fateful consequences is a firm favourite with audiences and played to packed houses night after night on it most recent visit to Newcastle Theatre Royal in 2021.

Dance takes centre stage on Wed 24 & Thu 25 Apr 2024 when Rambert make a much anticipated return to perform two darkly funny short pieces packed with originality. Cerberus and Goat have been created by Ben Duke who is known for story-telling that reveals the absurd, the savage and the funny. 

Based on the hit BBC TV show that entertained millions of viewers over four successful series, The Syndicate (Tue 7 – Sat 11 May 2024) is a new stage play by Kay Mellor that follows five supermarket employees whose lottery syndicate numbers come in, just as their jobs and livelihoods are under threat.

Prepare to be swept off your feet with An Officer and a Gentleman The Musical (Mon 13 – Sat 18 May 2024). Based on the award-winning 80s movie, this timeless story of love, courage, and redemption will make your heart soar and leave you breathless, longing for more.

The doors to the House of JoJo are open – and you are invited! Following two previous smash-hit productions, TV dance sensation and international champion Johannes Radebe is returning to Newcastle Theatre Royal with a brand new production Johannes Radebe: House of JoJo (Sun 19 May 2024).

Fans of the much loved board game are in for a treat with the hilarious whodunit Cluedo 2 on stage (Tue 28 May – Sat 1 Jun 2024) in a brand new tale, with a new house, new suspects, and lot of new bodies!

If you are a fan of musicals, Grease really is the one that you’ll want (Mon 10 – Sat 15 Jun 2024). After a whirlwind summer romance, leather-clad greaser Danny and girl-next-door Sandy are unexpectedly reunited when she transfers to Rydell High for senior year. But can they survive the trials and tribulations of teenage life and find true love once more?



Booking for newly announced shows opens at 10am on Mon 21 Aug for Friends of the Theatre Royal, Wed 23 Aug (10am) for Advantage Members, Groups and Schools and (1pm) for public booking. Tickets can be purchased at or from the Theatre Royal Box Office on 0191 232 7010.

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