Theatre and creativity in the heart of Newcastle.
Bold and ambitious productions, sunny family shows, a raft of participatory work and a cracking cafe bar; you'll find them all here.
Accessibility at Northern Stage
We are very proud that Northern Stage is a fully accessible building.
Getting to Northern Stage
Located on the University of Newcastle campus, Northern Stage can be accessed from either Claremont Road (opposite the Great North Museum: Hancock) or from the ramp off Barras Bridge (opposite Newcastle Civic Centre). See a map and info on public transport.
There are two entrances to the theatre.
|King's Road Entrance||Main Entrance|
|1. King's Road Entrance (this is the taxi drop-off/collection point)||2. Main Entrance|
Both level entrances have automated doors. These lead into the foyer area where you will find the Restaurant, Bar, Box Office and entrances to Stages 1,2 and 3. The theatre has three lifts providing access to all parts of the building, including the accessible toilets, baby changing facilities, stages 2 & 3 and the backstage area.
At Box Office you can request:
* Large Print brochures
* Headsets for assisted listening
* Audio described brochures
|Wheelchair Access||There are five wheelchair positions in Stage 1, two positions in Stage 2 and all seats are removable in Stage 3.|
|Wheelchair WC||Accessible toilets in Stage 3 and Stage 2 lower entrance lobby.|
|Guide Dogs||Guide, hearing and all working dogs are welcome here|
|Induction Loop Available||Induction loop system in all public spaces, and an infra-red system in all three stages.|
|Information||One free ticket for the assistant of a disabled person who is not able to attend unaccompanied.|
We offer a range of methods to assist in your enjoyment of shows at Northern Stage. Look for the following symbols on individual show pages of the website, on our brochure or ask our box office for details.
British Sign Language Intepreted performance
(Sign language interpreted performance for Deaf BSL users)
Audio Described performance
(Live commentary via headphones for blind or partially sighted patrons)
(English text displayed on a unit for deaf or hard of hearing patrons)
(Tour of the set before the show for our visually impaired customers)
To welcome audiences with learning disabilities, sensory or communication differences
View additional accessibility information about this venue courtesy of DisabledGo.