Written by Neil Simon. 20-25 May 2019, 7.30pm. Advance £8/£6.50, Door £9/£7.50. Corrie and Paul are newly-weds who have just moved into their cold eerie apartment in New York. Corrie is starry-eyed, Paul less so after staggering up five flights. Their house seems to be populated by unusual people, the most bohemian being Victor whom […]
30th and 31st May 7.30pm, 1st June 2.30pm and 7.30pm Sunderland Theatre Company return to the Royalty Theatre for a second year with Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic musical. Tickets £14, or £12 in advance. This is a visiting company production and as such is not included in Royalty membership. Tickets available by phone on 07944 […]
Produced and Directed by Leah Bell Adapted for the stage by Paul Dunn Original music by Mike Redway 8th June 7pm 9th June 3pm All tickets £24 – as this is a visiting company production, it is not included in Royalty Theatre membership. Leah Bell presents Catherine Cookson’s The Cinder Path – A new musical […]
Royalty Theatre - Entertaining Sunderland
Welcome to The Royalty Theatre, one of the region's oldest amateur theatre groups, where we have been entertaining Sunderland for the over 90 years.
We pride ourselves on producing high-quality, professional standard theatre. Our regular season of 6 plays plus a family pantomime, offers something for everyone to enjoy for less than the price of a cinema ticket.
We are always looking to welcome new people to join our teams of actors, directors, technicians and front of house staff, please come along on a Friday evening if you are interested in being involved.
Season membership is now available, please download and print an application form and return to the theatre along with your membership fee, prices from £20.
A further audition is required for two male roles, at 7.30pm on Friday 3rd May: Mr Knightley (late twenties to mid thirties) Frank Churchill (early to late twenties) No preparation or experience required. Play to be performed from 24 to 29 June, all performances 19:30.
Following from the Royalty Theatre’s winning of the Championship Trophy at last year’s Durham and Sunderland One-Act Festival, the second instalment of the festival has brought more success for the theatre. Alex Goodchild came away with the Best Actor award for his performance in Jesu Mercy. Written by Helen Bowie and starring James Errington alongside […]
As you probably know, we often open our doors to other theatre companies around the region, and some fantastic visiting company productions are making their way to the Royalty Theatre soon. Here’s a rundown of what we have – click on the links for more information. Please note, visiting company productions are not included in […]
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Had an amazing time tonight at Born in the Dark, wonderfully original script written by Lee Stewart with a very strong cast! Olivia Bowern, Lee Stewart, Lorna Breeze and Thomas Potts did an amazing job! Brilliant mix of comedy and emotion, thoroughly enjoyable show! Massive congratulations to everyone involved.
Was a real good laugh tonight at A Bolt from the Blue! Funny. I may possibly need a heart transplant… #bigloudbang
We are members of the Royalty Theatre, and thoroughly enjoyed this production ………Acting…SET (Brilliant as usual especially for this stage)…sound and visual effects….Wow! There have been so many good productions ….but there are still some empty seats waiting to be filled……Thanks to all concerned for the hard work and dedication.