Here's where you can find us:
The Basement of 18 New Bridge Street West,
Newcastle upon Tyne,
Opening hours: Monday - Saturday 11am - 11pm
Phone: 0191 261 5906
Email: Please fill out our contact form
Alphabetti Theatre, based in Newcastle, was formed by Ali Pritchard and is currently the only independent theatre in the city. Here's a few things people have said about us:
“Original, off the wall and clever.”
BBC Radio 4 producer, 2012
“On all levels, Alphabetti is a very welcome addition to Newcastle’s culture scene, and it deserves our support and applause.”
Alphabetti create, produce and program new original work from emerging artists across the performing arts. The intimate performance space, complete with its own bar, is open from 11am – 11pm Monday to Saturday and is a space to experiment, evolve and discover excellence for artists. Alphabetti champions fringe culture, developing high quality, professional productions in the grassroots; growing new audiences and artists alike.
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A Brief History
August 2012 - we introduced the world to Teeth In Eggcups our comedy sketch with 16 nights at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival
March 2013 - we transformed, on a shoestring budget, a dilapidated room above a pub in Newcastle upon Tyne into the city's premier fringe performance space. We moved in and began booking work for Upstairs at The Dog & Parrot
September 2013 - we received an Arts Council England grant to support the running of our the 2nd Season in the venue - The Brolly Season.
July 2014 - we received an Arts Council England grant to support a theatre peice written entirely in verse - Best Bitter.
September 2014 - we moved out of the upstairs room in The Dog & Parrot
March 2015 - we opened our new venue in the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne.