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The University of Sunderland Faculty of Arts Design and Media present...

Sunfest… Coriolanus

25 May 2017

Sunfest… The University of Sunderland’s drama department take over Arts Centre Washington presenting a range of classic and contemporary texts.

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The University of Sunderland Faculty of Arts Design and Media present...

Sunfest… Romeo and Juliet

27 May 2017

Sunfest… The University of Sunderland’s drama department take over Arts Centre Washington presenting a range of classic and contemporary texts.

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Celebration by Harold Pinter

31 May 2017

Performed by Gateshead College BA (Hons) Performing Arts Final Year Students
Hugely influential playwright, Harold Pinter’s last stage play is one of his funniest; crammed full of sharp and memorable dialogue, as an increasingly drunk collection of couples celebrating a wedding anniversary in a London restaurant, reveal the tensions below the surface in their outwardly successful relationships and a mysterious waiter makes one more ‘interjection’…

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Open Sky present...

Scorched

08 June 2017

As the Gulf War rages, the past drags a former soldier back to the scorched sands of Egypt in World War II.
Jack reigns from the armchair of his resthome, a North East legend. Former river warden, boxer, horse whisperer, boat builder,charmer, prolific father and husband to a very unhappy wife.Memories are, by his own hand, tattooed on his body but dementia is eroding his mind.

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Washington Theatre Group present...

The Haunting of Hill House

15 June 2017 - 17 June 2017

An amateur production presented by Washington Theatre Group.
Adapted by F. Andrew Leslie
Based on the novel by Shirley Jackson
Have you ever visited Hill House? No one has. Not in the night... in the dark! Join Washington Theatre Group this summer as we are led by Dr. Montague, who is conducting research into supernatural phenomena, and invites three unacquainted guests, who delve into the morbid history of the house and come to grips with the chilling forces that have made it uninhabitable for many years.

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Matchbox Theatre present...

Inspector Drake and the Perfekt Crime

23 June 2017 - 24 June 2017

Matchbox theatre present an amature production.
When a genius commits a murder, the plan is perfect.
But is it fool proof?
The legendary Inspector Drake is back, to face his greatest ever challenge, as he attempts to unravel a plot with more twists in it than, well, a really twisty thing.

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The WEA present...

Calendar Girls by the Diverse Theatre Company

26 June 2017

When Annie's husband John dies of leukemia, she and best friend Chris resolve to raise money for a new settee in the local hospital waiting room. They manage to persuade fellow WI members to pose nude with them for an "alternative" calendar, with a little help from hospital porter and amateur photographer, Lawrence.

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Art with Heart present...

Declaration

29 June 2017

Instinctive, curious, bold and bouncy; Sarah is a mighty proud square peg, which wouldn’t be such a problem if the hole wasn’t so damn round.

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Washington Theatre Group present...

Ten Times Two The Eternal Courtship

27 July 2017 - 29 July 2017

An amateur production presented by Washington Theatre Group.
Ten Times Two The Eternal Courtship by David Belke
An epic romantic comedy. 

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Cranked Anvil present...

Cornered by Jeff Brown / Wise Men Say by Paul Dunn

14 September 2017

A double-bill of plays about Sunderland AFC
Cornered by Jeff Brown
On 24th of March 1985, a dream comes true for a young football player from Sunderland.  Just 18 years old, Dave Corner runs out onto the hallowed Wembley turf, to play in a cup final for his beloved home team. Less than 90 minutes later, a slip up on the pitch turns the dream into his worst nightmare – from which his pride, his physical safety, and ultimately his career, never recovers.

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Lilly and the Snowbear

06 December 2017 - 10 December 2017

A glittering, snowy tale about a little lost bear and a brave little girl
Lily lives with Grandpa in a pretty little cottage somewhere in the countryside. There are just two more sleeps until Christmas and it’s snowing already!

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