When: 14th October 2013 - 18th December 2013
It's wet, it's cold but there's no need to be miserable! Shake off the rain and come and watch some of the finest emerging talent from the UK in Newcastle newest venue, that’s dedicated to the helping upcoming artists!
All Tickets Available online - HERE!
Monday 14th October
Delve Food & Fuel Tour - Live Music
Recently described by Bestival as "ones to watch" Delve are an alternative acoustic duo from the West Country, Food & Fuel tour is made up of 250 days of 250 shows!
Delve are being supported by Folk Trio – Gilded Thieves and Alphabetti’s very own – Awkward George.
Wednesday 16th – Saturday 19th October
Teeth in Eggcups - EPISODE 2 - Sketch Show
Following Alphabetti's full house, 16 night run on the comedy bus at the 2012 Edinburgh Fringe, Teeth In Eggcups returns with a brand new hour long episode! The fast paced, silly sketch show has received some great reviews including: “#NextMontyPython” from a BBC Radio 4 producer and “Hilarious show. Best Evening I’ve spent on a bus!” Waffle TV.
Monday 21st of October: Rented Rooms
Monday 2nd December: The Stars We Are
Write on Tap - Script Readings
Price: £5, £4 concession
Join us for an exciting night of script-in-hand plays, inspired by themes, featuring some of the best new writing from the region. Followed by a lively discussion in the bar afterwards.
Wednesday 23rd October - Episode 1
Wednesday 20th November - Episode 2
Wednesday 18th December - Episode 3
Oblivious Productions – Last Orders - Theatre
From the team that brought you Lake Platypus and Whom? comes Last Orders, a sitcom for the stage that everyone can drink to! Meet Bob, a landlord whose passion is his pub. Shame about all the customers. When he’s not thinking up new and exciting ways to poison them, he’s busy avoiding his assistant manager, Claire, who is desperately trying to stop the whole place from collapsing, an entirely plausible eventuality if Vladimir the chef has anything to do with it. See these three threatened by terrorists, hunted by kung fu masters and fight with secret agents in three episodes from award winning writer, Sam Honour. So top up your glass and join us for Oblivious Productions’ wildest ride yet!
Come to every episode and get your third ticket HALF PRICE!
Monday 28 October - Mixtape: Number 1s
Monday 25 November - Mixtape: Shuffle
Monday 16 December - Mixtape: Christmas
Mixtape Monday - Theatre/Music
Tickets: £5, £4 conc
Bite sized theatre inspired by music. Part theatre, part pop quiz!
A monthly night of theatrical madness, written by the most exciting writers around.
1. The play must be shorter than the length of the track that inspired it.
2. Only lyrics from the song can be used to form the script.
Guess the tunes and win the coveted Golden Mixtape!
Writers for October's - NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL MIXTAPE NUMBER 1s include Samantha Bell, Alison Carr, Lee Mattinson, Nicola Owen, Bethan Oakes and Melanie Rashbrooke.
Wednesday 30th October – Friday 1st November
Teacup Theatre – Confessions Of A Waitress - Theatre
Stephanie Claire aims to create theatre which finds the story behind the everyday, and after years of working as a waitress she has a few confessions to make....
People laugh, cry, make up and break up, but most forget there is another guest at the table. Confessions of a Waitress is an immersive observation of a night in the life of a Waitress.
Wednesday 6th – Friday 8th November
A Session At The Writers’ Gym - Theatre
An evening of blistering new drama and comedy brought to you by The Writer's Gym. No Strain! Just laugh. Flex. And enjoy! Two plays written and directed by Will Steele & Joe McLaughlin.
For more info visit - here
13th & 14th November
Twenty Seven Productions – Internal Affairs - Theatre
Internal Affairs is a black comedy / farce about a young ambitious politician and his wife who are stuck in a loveless marriage and taking the words 'til death do us part' a bit too seriously.
For more information visit - HERE!
Friday 15th November
Dog & Parrot Bouncing – BE QUIET. SHOUT LOUD - Live Music
‘Be Quiet. Shout Loud’ Are a 6 piece band from Teeside described as “Sky-scraping-cow-bell-twatting-slick-funking-house-grooving-indie-disco-floor-filling sonic blast of yee-ha!” By The Crack. They will well and truly get the D & P Bouncing.
Support to be announced soon.
Thursday 21st November – Saturday 23rd November
3 Shorts - Theatre
Doors: 7.30PM & 1.00PM for Saturday Matinee
The sun may have gone away for the year but that doesn’t mean the shorts have to! Join the theatre company that was described as “Original, off the wall and clever” by a BBC Radio 4 producer as four actors perform three thirty minutes short plays back to back on the same night on the same stage. The evening is made up of Jumper by Ali Pritchard, Skirt by Louise Taylor & Shoes by Janet Plater.
Thursday 5th December
NMC Profound Sound presents The Vinyls + Thomas McConnell - Live Music
Price: £4adv/£3NUS/ (£5 on the door)
Embarking on their first major UK Tour, The Vinyls are an energetic four piece from Brighton that pride themselves on uplifting melodies, a sense of songwriting that cuts right through to the heart, and the innate ability to charm any crowd into the palms of their hands. Deeply rooted in the affections of modern musicianship, expect brilliant, well crafted songs, a one-of-a-kind show and of course, some very smart attire. Thomas McConnell is the one of the most exciting up-and-coming songwriters working around the North of England today.
Friday 6th December
Pikey Beatz + support - Live Music
The truly awesome 7 piece ska/Reggae outfit known as PIKEY BEATZ are playing with us again, YAHOO! The Red Stripe will be stocked up and bring your skanking shoes! It’s time to dance!
Support to be announced
Friday 13th December
Alphabetti presents: Rhyming in The Rain - Poetry
A night of 6 fantastic emerging poets from the North East, compered by the truly wonderful Jenni Pascoe and Headlined by the utterly sublime – Dominic Berry. Don’t knock poetry till you’ve tried it, this night will be awesome!