It was anchors aweigh for The Last Ship this week as the show opened for previews at Northern Stage in Newcastle, ahead of its official opening night on March 21. Following weeks of intensive rehearsals, the curtain finally went up on Sting’s debut musical, in the city that is the production’s spiritual home. The cast and creative team earned a standing ovation at the end of the first performance and extremely positive response on social media.
Although the Newcastle run has almost sold out, you can catch the show at Liverpool, Birmingham, Northampton, Leeds, Nottingham, Cardiff, Dublin, Edinburgh, Glasgow, York and Manchester (click on each city name for ticket booking).
You can also check out some beautiful photographs of the cast and the stunning stage set here.