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‘The Producers’ becomes latest Broadway smash to hit Sunderland
20/04/2015 - 11:59
Sunderland Empire Theatre is to welcome a much acclaimed musical comedy starring Jason Manford and Phil Jupitus. Based on Mel Brooks' much loved Academy Award winning movie, ‘The Producers’ is a...
Call for artists in Sunderland to present their work to fellow artists
17/04/2015 - 15:37
The Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art are giving artists in Sunderland the chance to present their work to other artists at the Caravan Gallery’s Pride of Place Project hub next Wednesday 22...
Family friendly runs and cycle events launched
17/04/2015 - 15:14
A series of family orientated running and cycling events in Sunderland have been launched.   The Active Sunderland BIG Mini Fun Run will be the first event of the series taking place on Saturday 2...
Popular Sunderland artwork goes on sale
17/04/2015 - 08:42
Due to popular demand, a series of posters and postcards featuring illustrations of Sunderland landmarks and attractions have gone on sale at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens. The artwork has...
Additional Foo Fighters tickets made available
16/04/2015 - 14:30
Sunderland’s Stadium of Light welcomes US rock gods Foo Fighters next month for their hotly anticipated gig on Wearside, with additional tickets now been made available. Tickets for the rock concert...
Sunderland hit Wicked wins Olivier award
16/04/2015 - 13:20
Wicked, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible story of the Witches of Oz, has won the ‘This Morning Audience Award’ at the Olivier Awards 2015 with Mastercard. The...
A feast of theatre on your doorstep
15/04/2015 - 11:07
From next week North East theatre goers have the chance to see something a little different – and sometimes challenging – with SunFest. The annual festival of theatre launches next Thursday 23 April...
Taking Ogre Sunderland
10/04/2015 - 16:43
Sunderland Empire has announced that Shrek the Musical® will stomp into Wearside from Wednesday 11 to Sunday 22 November 2015. Coming direct from London, where it was seen live on stage by nearly a...

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