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Wed 13 Sep, 2023
The British Library’s Treasures on Tour programme resumes this autumn with the loan of Shakespeare’s First Folio (1623) to Shakespeare North Playhouse for their exhibition ‘Shakespeare’s First Folio: 400 Years On’ coinciding with the European premiere production of The Book of Will (19 Oct-11 Nov 23...
Tue 12 Sep, 2023
Our Chief Executive Melanie Lewis reflects on the importance of partnerships and how integral they are for delivering on our vision and mission for our community.
Mon 4 Sep, 2023
New rehearsal images have been released for ETT’s (English Touring Theatre) Macbeth, a co-production with Northern Stage, Shakespeare North Playhouse and Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg, to be performed at Shakespeare North Playhouse (1st-23rd September).
Tue 15 Aug, 2023
Take a step back in time and experience the magic of The Book of Will for only one penny!
Fri 11 Aug, 2023
Shakespeare North Playhouse, a beacon of cultural heritage and artistic excellence, is delighted to unveil their newly installed Frons Scenae as part of the reconstruction of the Cockpit-in-court Theatre stage which will be available to view from the 11th of August 2023- 23rd of September 2023.
Fri 4 Aug, 2023
Inspired by the original Humans of New York, Humans of Shakespeare North Playhouse aims to document as many of the wonderful people who walk through our building each day. Giving a glimpse into who they are and the story they have to share. Meet Mikey, a Liverpudlian rapper starring in their debut s...
Mon 31 Jul, 2023
Best-selling historical author Philippa Gregory will make her playwrighting debut in 2024 with RICHARD, MY RICHARD – an innovative new stage play inspired by Shakespeare’s Richard III, that will bring to life one of history’s most twisted and enigmatic characters; a passionate, tender portrait of ma...
Tue 25 Jul, 2023
ETT (English Touring Theatre) announces full casting for their new production of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, a co-production with Northern Stage, Shakespeare North Playhouse and Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg.
Tue 11 Jul, 2023
A year of theatrical excellence, cultural enrichment, and community joy, our first year has been an incredible one. Lets look back at some of our highlights and how we're celebrating our very first birthday!
Fri 23 Jun, 2023
"Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears... and your attendance to Andy Burnham & Steve Rotheram's Northwest Mix Tape!”
Thu 15 Jun, 2023
“Shall I compare thee to a Summer at Shakespeare North Playhouse?”