Newcastle Represented at The Stage Awards with Alphabetti Theatre – Newcastle Magazine
The Stage, in partnership with Tysers Insurance Brokers, have announced the nominees for the Stage Awards 2023 – and the North East is represented in the form of Alphabetti Theatre, Newcastle, shortlisted for the Best Fringe Theater Award.
The annual awards celebrate the best of British theater and this year’s shortlist includes a variety of theaters and organizations from across the country. The winners will be announced at a ceremony at the Theater Royal Drury Lane in London on Monday 30th January 2023.
In the Fringe Theater of the Year category, Alphabetti Theatre, Newcastle competes with Little Angel Theater and London and Omnibus Theatre, London for the Encore Insure sponsored award. The Alphabetti Theater is an award-winning artist-run venue in Newcastle upon Tyne, established in 2012 by Ali Pritchard to meet the demand for a fringe venue in Newcastle and the North East and ensure the development of the performing arts in the region.
Alphabetti Artistic and Executive Director Ali Pritchard comments: We are thrilled
It was nominated for the Stage Award for Fringe Theater of the Year alongside other brilliant theaters, the Little Angel and Omnibus. It means a lot that what we do is appreciated, especially in the current times that are so challenging for many people. Our goal has always been, and always will be, to make great theater with and for our community, and we are honored to do so for the people of the North East.
That stage awards in Association with TYeshe insurance Brotherskers celebrate the above successes in theatre in the north east from England over the past 12 Months. That awards recognize execute arts organizations and teams who have been to produce Great work and those portion to shape and rebuild the sector to will also stronger.
Alistair Smith, Editor of The Stage, comments, The Stage Awards shortlist shows the
exceptional quality and amazing variety of work being carried out across the UK. Our
shortlisted organizations come from across the country, including nominees frfrom Belfast, Bolton, Derby, Leicester, Liverpool, Newcastle and Perth. Despite the enormous difficulties that the theater facedIn the last two years these shortlists underscore the fact that it is recovering and so on Businesses of all kinds are evolvingate outstanding work for audiences everywhere. All of us shortlisted organizations would be worthy winners and we look forward to celebrating with all of them on January 30th at the Theater Royal, Drury Lane.