UpStage 2025

Attention local theatre producers and playwrights: 
Expressions of interest for the 2025 season of UpStage at the Playhouse are now open!

UpStage is a local-based programme that presents works by the Newcastle Creative & Performing Arts industry in the Playhouse Theatre.

Local artists will be offered space and support to present original or reimagined theatre works as part of the UpStage 2025 programme.

Download our UpStage Information Package for more information.


Important Dates
Expressions of Interest OpenThursday 20 June 2024
Expressions of Interest CloseFriday 19 July 2024, 5pm
Successful Candidates AdvisedFriday 2 August 2024
Creative Assets DueMonday 14 October 2024, 5pm
UpStage Media AnnouncementDecember 2024
UpStage On SaleDecember 2024