The refurbished 189-seat Playhouse provides an intimate, multi-purpose venue delivering high production values whilst also providing great audience comfort and accessibility.

The Playhouse provides:

  • Auditorium seating plan
  • Lift for first floor and second floor access
  • Comprehensive technical fit-out
  • Rehearsal and dressing room
  • Foyer bar and Box Office
  • Public art commission
  • Restored mural
  • Historic poster wall.

The Playhouse is a home for the performing arts in Newcastle providing access to a venue that has low operating costs and located in the heart of Newcastle's Civic and Cultural Precinct.

For shows and activities at The Playhouse visit the Civic Theatre Newcastle website.