Saturday Matinée Parking Restrictions

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Very recently, Sunderland City Council extended their Community Parking Management Scheme (CPMS) into the area surrounding the Royalty Theatre. This affects those coming to our Saturday afternoon pantomime shows as many streets will require permits for parking at various times, including Saturdays between 3pm and 4pm. Further information on this scheme is available from the […]

Latest Auditions

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All auditions are open to all over 16 (unless stated), regardless of experience.  No preparation is required, but please turn up about 15 minutes early so that we can take some details. Friday 8th November 2019, 7.30pm: Two by Jim Cartwight.  Seven males and seven females, of all ages (16+) are required.  Confidence in playing […]

Next Auditions

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Details of our next two auditions…very close to each other so lots of chance for you to wow us with your stage skills.  For further info please see our Get Involved page. Wednesday 11th September 2019, 7.30pm: Cooking with Elvis.  Two males and two females are required for this comedy, to be directed by Corinne […]

A Night at the Musicals 3

A Night at the Musicals 3

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6-7 September 2019, 7.30pm – £8.00* A Night at the Musicals returns for its third year, bigger and better than ever! Expect show stopping tunes and killer dance routines, with everything from Oklahoma! to Oliver!, Guys and Dolls to The Greatest Showman. Featuring a rock musical section with live music from local band Lost Fiction. […]

Blackadder Goes Forth adapted by Matthew Hope

Blackadder Goes Forth

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23-28 September 2019, 7.30pm – Advance £8/£6.50, Door £9/£7.50 Written by Richard Curtis and Ben Elton and adapted by Matthew Hope, this is the fourth chapter in the chronicles of the Blackadder dynasty. It’s 1917 and Blackadder is now a captain in the British Army at the Front, commanding gallant-but-dumb Lieutenant George St. Barleigh and […]

Cooking with Elvis by Lee Hall

Cooking with Elvis

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28 October – 2 November 2019, 7.30pm – Advance £8/£6.50, Door £9/£7.50.  Written by Lee Hall. When an amateur Elvis impersonator is paralysed in a car crash, his wife and daughter are forced to cope with the aftermath. Jill tries to replace him with cooking. Mam tries to replace him with sex. Unfortunately, they both […]

On-site Box Office Dates

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On-site box office will be open on the following days and times. Wednesday 18th September (6.30pm to 8pm) Saturday 21st September (11.30am to 1.30pm) Wednesday October (6.30pm to 8pm) Saturday 26th October (11.30am to 1.30pm) Saturday 23rd November (11.30am to 1.30pm) Wednesday 27th November (6.30pm to 8pm) Saturday 30th November (11.30am to 1.30pm) Saturday 7th […]

First audition for 2019/20!

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Details for our first audition of our 2019/20 season below.  More auditions to come very soon. Friday 19th July 2019, 7.30pm: Blackadder Goes Forth.  A number of males and females are required for this classic comedy, to be directed by Lorna Breeze and performed on our main stage from 23 to 28 September 2019.  The […]

Extra Audition for Emma – Two Male Roles

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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.