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Text in a lipstick print reads Abigail's Party with a graphic of a smashed record containing five figures dancing

Abigail's Party

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Overview

A Northern Stage, Rose Theatre, Colchester Mercury Theatre and ETT co-production

 

Beverly, the queen of suburbia, is hosting a cocktail party.

Next door, 15-year-old Abigail is throwing a party of her own.  

No one can stop talking about Abigail’s party. No one can stop thinking about Abigail’s party.   

Something must be done about Abigail’s party.  

Welcome to Mike Leigh’s cult-classic comedy – prepare to see it like never before.  

This is the party to end all parties, and you’re all invited. Please RSVP. 

 

Supported by a grant from The Royal Theatrical Support Trust.

 

If a performance is sold out, email info@northernstage.co.uk or call 0191 230 5151 to be added to our waiting list.

Venue

Stage 1

Northern Stage
Barras Bridge
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 7RH

Access Performances

Audio described

  • Sat 21 Sep, 2:00 pm
  • Thu 26 Sep, 7:30 pm

BSL

  • Sat 21 Sep, 2:00 pm
  • Thu 26 Sep, 7:30 pm

Captioned

  • Sat 21 Sep, 7:30 pm
  • Sat 28 Sep, 2:00 pm

Relaxed performance

  • Tue 24 Sep, 7:30 pm
  • Sat 28 Sep, 2:00 pm
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Age Guidance

Recommended for ages 12+

Running time: 1hr 50mins (approx., inc. interval)

There are two entrances to the theatre, Kings Road Entrance (this is the taxi drop-off/collection point) and the Main Entrance.

Both level entrances have automated doors. These lead into the foyer area where you will find the Restaurant, Bar, Box Office and entrances to Stages 1, 2 and 3.

STEP FREE ACCESS

Northern Stage is fully accessible. The theatre has three lifts providing access to all parts of the building, including the accessible toilets, baby changing facilities, stages 2 & 3 and the backstage area. Buggy parking is available

WHEELCHAIR SPACES

There are five wheelchair positions in Stage 1, two positions in Stage 2 and all seats are removeable in Stage 3.

TOILETS

We have a Changing Places toilet in the Stage 1 lobby and accessible toilets in Stage 3 and Stage 2 lower entrance lobby.  Gender neutral toilets are situated in the Stage 2 lower entrance lobby.

HEARING ENHANCEMENT

Induction loop system in all public spaces, and an infra-red system in all three stages. (In Stage 1 the induction loop is best covered in rows E – L).

ASSISTANCE

One free ticket for the assistant of a disabled person who is not able to attend unaccompanied.

BOOKING COMPANION SEATING

To book a free ticket for a wheelchair companion or an assistant, contact our Box Office on 0191 230 5151, via email at boxoffice@northernstage.co.uk or by visiting our Box Office in person.

GUIDE DOGS

Guide, hearing and all working dogs are welcome here.

SEAT ACCESSIBILITY

Stage 1: Seats are 43 cm wide, 41cm deep, with 46cm between arm rests. The aisleway is 51cm deep from the seat back. Arm rests cannot be removed.

Stage 2: Seats are 40cm wide, 41cm deep. The aisleway is 64cm deep from the seat back. There are no arm rests.

Our seats are rated to British Standards at installation and are guaranteed to hold up to 110kg.

More Information

To discuss any access needs, take a look at our access page or please call our Box Office on 0191 230 5151.

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