Palace Theatre

Palace Theatre
97 Oxford Street, Manchester, Lancashire, M1 6FT
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Sister theatre to Manchester Opera House, the Palace Theatre has been around since 1891 – when it was known as The Grand Old Lady of Oxford Street – and has, over the years, seen the likes of Gracey Fields, Noel Coward and Laurel & Hardy grace its stage. In more recent years it has played host to musicals, theatre, comedy and live music.

Events at this venue

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Adam Kay: This is Going To Hurt… More

Lee Martin for Gag Reflex Presents Award-winning comedian Adam Kay returns to Edinburgh with a work-in-progress attempt of his new show, ahead of his forthcoming tour. Featuring diary entries from his new book, Undoctored, as well as some disgusting favourite stories, this is an exclusive chance to watch this new show in…

Sun 16 Oct

£29.65–£61.65 / 0844 847 2275

Beautiful – The Carole King Musical

A brand new production of the Award Winning West End and Broadway show, Beautiful – The Carole King Musical, comes to Southampton. Long before she was Carole King, the chart-topping music legend, she was an ordinary girl with an extraordinary talent. Beautiful tells the inspiring true story of King's remarkable rise to…

Tue 11 Oct

£13–£67 / 0844 847 2275

Wed 12 Oct

£13–£67 / 0844 847 2275

Thu 13 Oct

£13–£67 / 0844 847 2275

…and 2 more dates until 15 Oct

The Bodyguard

  • Directed by: Thea Sharrock
  • Written by: Alex Dinelaris (book)

Musical adaptation for the stage of the 1992 film which featured Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston.

Mon 3 Apr 2023

£13–£71.50 / 0844 847 2275

Tue 4 Apr 2023

£13–£71.50 / 0844 847 2275

Wed 5 Apr 2023

£13–£71.50 / 0844 847 2275

…and 9 more dates until 15 Apr 2023

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – The Musical

‘Who can take a sunrise, sprinkle it with dew, cover it with chocolate and a miracle or two?’ Roald Dahl’s devilishly delicious tale of young golden ticket winner Charlie Bucket and wild confectionary wizard Willy Wonka will take you to a world of pure imagination this festive season. Charlie and The Chocolate Factory…

Tue 4 Jul 2023

£13–£83.50 / 0844 847 2275

Wed 5 Jul 2023

£13–£83.50 / 0844 847 2275

Thu 6 Jul 2023

£13–£83.50 / 0844 847 2275

…and 21 more dates until 30 Jul 2023

Dave Gorman: Powerpoint to the People

Dave Gorman, the man behind Dave TV’s hit show Modern Life Is Goodish as well as Are You Dave Gorman? and Googlewhack Adventure, is back on the road with a brand new live show, Powerpoint To The People The ‘high priest of the comedy Powerpoint talk’ (The Times) is touring again – as much as anything to demonstrate that a…

Sun 9 Oct

£32.15 / 0844 847 2275

Dreamgirls

  • Directed by: Casey Nicholaw
  • Written by: Tom Eyen (lyrics)

Tony Award-winning musical following the story of three friends who are talented songstresses on their way to the big time.

Tue 13 Sep

£13–£77 / 0844 847 2275

Wed 14 Sep

£13–£77 / 0844 847 2275

Thu 15 Sep

£13–£77 / 0844 847 2275

…and 8 more dates until 24 Sep

English National Ballet – Swan Lake

The world’s most famous ballet returns to cast its spell in English National Ballet’s stunning production.

Wed 5 Oct

£13–£59 / 0844 847 2275

Thu 6 Oct

£13–£59 / 0844 847 2275

Fri 7 Oct

£13–£59 / 0844 847 2275

Sat 8 Oct

£13–£59 / 0844 847 2275

The King and I

The greatest musical from the golden age of musicals – with one of the finest scores ever written including_ Whistle a Happy Tune_ and Shall We Dance – features a company of over 50 world-class performers and a full-scale orchestra. A celebration of the lavish heritage and the very best in romantic musical theatre from an…

Tue 9 May 2023

£13–£72 / 0844 847 2275

Wed 10 May 2023

£13–£72 / 0844 847 2275

Thu 11 May 2023

£13–£72 / 0844 847 2275

…and 2 more dates until 13 May 2023

The Lion King

  • Directed by: Julie Taymor
  • Written by: Roger Allers, Elton John (music), Tim Rice (lyrics), Mark Mancina (music & lyrics), Lebo M (music & lyrics), Hans Zimmer (music & lyrics), Julie Taymor (lyrics), Irene Mecchi

Julie Taymor's puppet-powered stage version of Disney's spectacular tale of a dead king and an errant son is a feast of exuberant theatre for the whole family, with show-stopping visual effects, gripping drama and plenty of laughs. It reinvents the film for a whole new audience.

Thu 27 Oct

£20–£112.50 / 0844 847 2275

Fri 28 Oct

£20–£112.50 / 0844 847 2275

Sat 29 Oct

£20–£112.50 / 0844 847 2275

…and 96 more dates until 19 Feb 2023

Palace Theatre Heritage Open Day Tour

Always wanted to take a peek around our glorious Palace Theatre? Opened in 1891 as a music hall, the theatre has been providing live entertainment to the people Manchester for over 130 years, playing host to local legends Gracie Fields and Les Dawson, as well as international stars The Rolling Stones, Judy Garland and…

Fri 16 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 847 2275

Sat 17 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 847 2275

Sara Pascoe: LadsLadsLads

The award-winning comedian returns with her new show.

Sat 18 Mar 2023

£19.40–£28.40 / 0844 847 2275

Saturday Night Fever

Follow the story of Tony Manero as he embarks on a reckless yet thrilling road to dancing success. It’s a homage to the 1977 John Travolta classic with more drama, more music, and hot new choreography which is sure to have you dancing in the aisles. Featuring songs from the bestselling movie soundtrack of all time…

Tue 27 Sep

£13–£66 / 0844 847 2275

Wed 28 Sep

£13–£66 / 0844 847 2275

Thu 29 Sep

£13–£66 / 0844 847 2275

…and 2 more dates until 1 Oct

Seven Drunken Nights

Musical tribute to Irish music giants The Dubliners.

Thu 16 Mar 2023

£24–£44 / 0844 847 2275

Sounds of the 60s Live with Tony Blackburn

Following this year's success, BBC Radio 2's popular Sounds of the 60s series will take to the road with a live show hosted by Tony Blackburn, the station's iconic DJ. Head to a venue near you to see the show which will feature songs, stories and memories from the golden decade of pop music.

Tue 28 Feb 2023

£26.25–£40.25 / 0844 847 2275

We Will Rock You

A run through all your Queen favourites in this musical penned by Ben Elton and members of Queen.

Mon 5 Sep

£26.40–£77.40 / 0844 847 2275

Tue 6 Sep

£26.40–£77.40 / 0844 847 2275

Wed 7 Sep

£26.40–£77.40 / 0844 847 2275

…and 3 more dates until 10 Sep

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