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Check out some of the theatre’s latest news and announcements!

The festival of arts approaches!

Durham Festival of the Arts is back and bigger than ever! We here at The Assembly Rooms Theatre are thrilled to be hosting the festival. An exciting 3 week festival running from 1st-25th June, this year is set to be the biggest yet! The festival, organised...

Welcome, Beth!

We are pleased to announce that Beth O'Doherty will be our part of our Artist Development Programme. Beth will be using our theatre to work on her brand new children's theatre show. Beth is a theatre maker from Jarrow. She believes the arts has the...

Northern Premiere Announcement

Meet Kevin Brook. Self confessed fanatic of all things Lord of the Rings. On the eve before ‘Gandalf’ signs the official movie companion to the The Two Towers, he sits outside Fenwick’s waiting. He talks about his life-long devotion, friends who don’t understand him –...

Northern Premiere Announcement

The Assembly Rooms Theatre, in partnership with our resident theatre company Elysium Theatre are thrilled to announce the northern premiere of ‘Jesus Hoped The ‘A’ Train.’ Fresh from their premiere of ‘Days of Wine and Roses’, Elysium Theatre are now...

Introducing our Epiphany Term Programme!

Introducing our DST season for Epiphany Term 2018! We’re thrilled to welcome all of these fantastic shows from our resident student theatre companies this term – to buy tickets for any show, head to www.durhamstudenttheatre.org! 'Lela and Co.' by Sightline Productions...