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The Wonderful World of Dissocia

The Wonderful World of Dissocia is a weird and magical play, exploring a world of psychological disconnection.

Lisa Jones is on a journey. It's a colourful and exciting off-kilter trip in search of one lost hour that has tipped the balance of her life. The inhabitants of the wonderful world she finds herself in - Dissocia - are a curious blend of the funny, the friendly and the brutal. 

Produced originally for the 2004 Edinburgh International Festival, The Wonderful World of Dissocia wowed critics and audiences alike. This is a hugely original play and confirmed Anthony Neilson as one of major voices in contemporary British Theatre. 


Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 7pm
Thursday, 24 May 2018, 1pm
Saturday, 26 May 2018, 1pm

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The Threepenny Opera

On Saturday, 19 May 2018, Meghan Markel will marry Harry, Prince of Wales.

 While the rich and famous brush shoulders with the royal and entitled; the pickpockets, beggars and street-dwellers are still working. Mr and Mrs Peachum are looking forward to a good day in the beggary business but their daughter Polly didn’t come home last night. In less salubrious circumstances, she got married too! It looks like London’s most notorious criminal MacHeath is back in town.

 Conceived with magnificence such as only beggars could imagine, and an economy such as only scroungers could afford, Third Year Performance students will present this iconic tale for an audience of today.  


Wednesday, 23 May 2018, 7pm
Thursday, 24 May 2018, 7pm
Friday, 25 May 2018, 1pm
Saturday, 26 May 2018, 7pm

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Barras Bridge
Newcastle upon Tyne


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