Apr 02 2015

Whitley Bay Playhouse this Easter!


What’s on at PLAYHOUSE this Easter!


This Easter at the PLAYHOUSE we have a great selection of stellar productions for all ages, old and new audiences, alike. Choose from shows including The Wizard of Oz, starring ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ stars Ashleigh and Pudsey, a community performance of The Show Must Go on, and Europe’s champion Elvis tribute in ‘A Vision of Elvis’.


The Wizard of Oz

Starring Ashleigh and Pudsey

Thursday 9th & Friday 10th April 2015


This Easter, audiences at PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay, will set off on a magical adventure, over the rainbow.  The wonderful Wizard of Oz, starring Britain’s Got Talent winners, Ashleigh & Pudsey is brought to the stage by Shone Productions, this Thursday 9th & Friday 10th April.

Recently seen on CBBC with their hit series ‘Who let the dogs out?’ Ashleigh & Pudsey are starring as Dorothy & Toto. Joining them is the hilarious Lloyd Hollett as the Scarecrow and Hollyoaks’ Laura Handley as the Wicked Witch of the West, who is determined to foil their quest by any means necessary!

Tickets are priced £18, £16 conc. £65 family.


The Show Must Go On!

Saturday 11th April 2015


On Saturday 11th April for one night only, 30Second Productions brings The Show Must Go On! to PLAYHOUSE. The Show Must Go On is a showcase of entertainments, bringing together local community groups, featuring home grown talents that have previously appeared on the PLAYHOUSE stage.

With a glimpse of future productions, and an orchestra that has been arranged especially for the occasion the show is bound to delight. The staging will also feature guest band, Watson & the Elements, meaning this is a show not to be missed.

Tickets are priced £12

The Counterfeit Sixties

Sunday 12th April 2015


The PLAYHOUSE welcomes back The Counterfeit Sixties for another chance to relive the era that changed music forever! With their tribute to over twenty five bands from the era, encompassing everything from the clothes that were worn to flashbacks from television history, including; TV programmes, adverts and clips of the original bands.

The Counterfeit Sixties present a showcase of all the great bands of this unforgettable time. From the fantastic music of The Beatles to The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Dave Clark Five, The Kinks and The Monkees – to name but a few – all recreated in this stunning show.

Tickets are priced £17.50, £16.50 conc.

Freddie Starr (16+)

Thursday 16th April 2015


The madcap legend that is FREDDIE STARR will once again be thrilling PLAYHOUSE audiences this Spring, as he takes his hilarious new show to some of the country’s top theatres. We are excited to announce that the PLAYHOUSE will have Freddie performing on Thursday 16th April 2015.

One of Britain’s best loved and most enduring performers, Freddie has long since established himself as one of the all time greats, with his place in the Comedy Hall of Fame assured. Don’t miss this evening of madness and mayhem!

Tickets are priced £20.


Abba Mania

Friday 17th April 2015


ABBA MANIA is now accepted as the world’s number one touring ABBA production and it is back at the PLAYHOUSE in 2014! Featuring a special concert presentation which, celebrates the music of ABBA, reviving special memories of when ABBA ruled the airwaves.

ABBA MANIA brings ABBA fans old and new a night not to be missed. If you’re looking for an excuse to party, reminisce or simply be entertained by the best music ever, then ABBA MANIA is for you!

Tickets are priced £18.50, £17.50 conc. £65 family.

Rob Kingsley

A Vision of Elvis

Saturday 18th April 2015


Slip on your Blue Suede Shoes and head down to the PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay in April 2015 for a night with The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll as Rob Kingsley returns with ‘A Vision of Elvis’.

Recognised as the outright “Official European Champion” by winning Europe’s Largest Elvis competition, Rob Kingsley is officially endorsed by Elvis Presley Enterprises.  – “A truly authentic Elvis show.”

Tickets are priced £19.50

If you have room to move following the consumption of the umpteen Easter eggs we are all hoping to receive, then come down to PLAYHOUSE this Easter break. Spoil yourself with one of the best shows on Tyneside.

Box Office open Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm, Saturday 10.30am -2.30pm plus until show start on event days. Tickets can also be purchased on the booking hotline 0844 248 1588 or online at


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