Gosforth Civic Theatre has announced its full programme for this year’s spring season. Spanning theatre, music, dance, film and comedy, the Newcastle upon Tyne venue’s lineup hopes to continue drawing in audiences after its return to live performance in August 2021.
April launched with a performance from London-based band caroline on 1 April, whose music connects the dots from emo to classical. Later in the month comes Flux (13 April), a grounded piece which explores youth identity in the modern age.
The programme also includes pieces like Sleepover from theatre company All Things Considered on 7 April, Confluence from dance group Meta4Dance on 22 April.
April will also feature screenings of Ghostbusters Afterlife (16 April) and Disney animated hit Encanto (23 April) as well as music from Jeff Rosenstock (16 April), The W (28 April), James Heather (29 April) and David Ramirez (30 April).
May will begin with music from folk duo Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman on 2 May. On 6 May, the dance group Fertile Ground will perform Myths and Dreams. Their past performances at the theatre include Twilight Dances in 2019. Also performing in May are the Elliot Smith Dance group (21 May) and singer-songwriter Chuck Prophet, joined by Our Man in the Field (AKA Alexander Ellis) on 28 May.
June brings music from Los Angeles harpist Mary Lattimore (1 June), plus music from pairings such as Kris Drever and Rachel Baiman (3 June); Laura Veirs and Joni (14 June); and Chris Smither and Zak Trojano (18 June). Theatre makes an appearance too, with an adaptation of The Secret Garden on 18 June and the acclaimed performance The Life of Reilly on 9 June.
See the full lineup on the Gosforth Civic Theatre website.
Words by Jamie Davies
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