Northern Stage (formerly Newcastle Playhouse) is a theatre located in the north end of the city centre facing the Newcastle University’s student building. They host ambitious theatre, family shows and participatory work. The building has three performance spaces, two bars and simple and open access for visitors, audiences and performers. The doors are open from 10am every day except Sunday, so that people can drop in and buy tickets. The restaurant opens for breakfast from 10am and food is served until 9pm. The bar is open til 11pm and often later on performance nights.
Northern Stage is a designated Safe Place for people with learning disabilities.