Palace Theatre

Palace Theatre
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.

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There are 26 events at this location

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9 to 5 The Musical

Smash-hit musical written by country superstar Dolly Parton detailing a tale of three workmates determined to alter their workplace environment. The award-winning score features over 15 hits including the famed '9 to 5' and 'Backwoods Barbie'.

Tue 17 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 847 2275

Wed 18 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 847 2275

Thu 19 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 847 2275

…and 2 more dates until 21 Sep

Avenue Q

Muppet/puppet musical tale – packed full of risqué songs – pondering what one can really do with their BA in English.

Mon 21 Oct

£13–£41.90 / 0844 847 2275

Tue 22 Oct

£13–£41.90 / 0844 847 2275

Wed 23 Oct

£13–£41.90 / 0844 847 2275

…and 3 more dates until 26 Oct

Ben Fogle: Tales From the Wilderness

TV adventurer Ben Fogle tours with his latest evening of storytelling.

Mon 11 Nov

£13–£28.90 / 0844 847 2275

The Bodyguard

★★★★★ 'The hottest ticket in town' Sunday Mirror The international, award-winning smash-hit musical based on the blockbuster film, The Bodyguard is back! Following her triumphant West End run and sell-out UK Tour, Alexandra Burke* returns to the role of Rachel Marron in Milton Keynes. Former Secret Service agent turned…

Tue 10 Dec

£13–£68.50 / 0844 847 2275

Wed 11 Dec

£13–£68.50 / 0844 847 2275

Thu 12 Dec

£13–£68.50 / 0844 847 2275

…and 19 more dates until 4 Jan 2020

The Book of Mormon

  • Directed by: Casey Nicholaw, Trey Parker
  • Written by: Matt Stone (music & lyrics), Robert Lopez (music & lyrics), Trey Parker (music & lyrics)

Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone's Tony Award-winning musical satire chronicling the misadventures of two Mormon missionaries in a remote village in northern Uganda.

Thu 6 Jun

£13–£90 / 0844 847 2275

Fri 7 Jun

£13–£90 / 0844 847 2275

Sat 8 Jun

£13–£90 / 0844 847 2275

…and 42 more dates until 27 Jul

Celtic Woman

The vocal four-piece and Irish music sensation present a show celebrating the Emerald Isle.

Fri 15 Nov

£39.15–£42.65 / 0844 847 2275

Curtains: The Whodunit Musical

It’s murder putting on a new musical – literally! Jessica Cranshaw, star of the new Broadway-bound musical Robbin Hood, has been murdered on stage on opening night! The entire cast and crew are suspects. Time to call in the local detective, Frank Cioffi, who just happens to be a huge musical theatre fan. With a nose for…

Tue 8 Oct

£13–£52.25 / 0844 847 2275

Wed 9 Oct

£13–£52.25 / 0844 847 2275

Thu 10 Oct

£13–£52.25 / 0844 847 2275

…and 2 more dates until 12 Oct

Dirty Dancing

  • Directed by: Sarah Tipple
  • Written by: Eleanor Bergstein

See Baby not put in the corner in the musical based on the late Patrick Swayze's popular film. Following two West End runs and two UK Tours, the classic story of Baby and Johnny is back, featuring the hit songs ‘Do You Love Me?', ‘(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life’ and more.

Mon 22 Apr

£13–£75.90 / 0844 847 2275

Tue 23 Apr

£13–£75.90 / 0844 847 2275

Wed 24 Apr

£13–£75.90 / 0844 847 2275

…and 3 more dates until 27 Apr

Diversity

  • Written by: Ashley Banjo

Street dance skills from the winners of the third series of Britain's Got Talent, still going strong.

Sat 16 Nov

£33.65–£131.15 / 0844 847 2275

Friday Night is Music Night

Broadway star Tony Vincent and the BBC Concert Orchestra interpret the hits of David Bowie.

Sun 28 Apr

£40–£60 / 0844 847 2275

Ghost the Musical

Musical adaptation of the beloved movie, with songs by Dave Stewart of Eurythmics.

Tue 16 Apr

£13–£53.40 / 0844 847 2275

Wed 17 Apr

£13–£53.40 / 0844 847 2275

Thu 18 Apr

£13–£53.40 / 0844 847 2275

…and 2 more dates until 20 Apr

Green Day's American Idiot

Green Day's rock musical celebrates its 10th anniversary. Ages 18+.

Tue 2 Apr

£17.90–£61.40 / 0844 847 2275

Wed 3 Apr

£17.90–£61.40 / 0844 847 2275

Thu 4 Apr

£17.90–£61.40 / 0844 847 2275

…and 2 more dates until 6 Apr

Hair: The Musical

Loud, proud and colourful 60s musical set in anti-Vietnam America.

Mon 8 Apr

£13–£48 / 0844 847 2275

Tue 9 Apr

£13–£48 / 0844 847 2275

Wed 10 Apr

£13–£48 / 0844 847 2275

…and 3 more dates until 13 Apr

Horrible Histories: Terrible Tudors

All the terror of the Tudors, replete with all the grizzly details about those murderous kings and queens, brought to the stage with 3D special effects.

Wed 25 Sep

£13–£25 / 0844 847 2275

Thu 26 Sep

£13–£25 / 0844 847 2275

Fri 27 Sep

£13–£25 / 0844 847 2275

Sat 28 Sep

£13–£25 / 0844 847 2275

Horrible Histories: The Awful Egyptians

Run – tell your mummies – the Egyptians are coming. Straight outta Ancient Egypt come facts about the pyramids and pharaohs in the stage version of Terry Deary's best-selling children's history books.

Thu 26 Sep

£13–£25 / 0844 847 2275

Fri 27 Sep

£13–£25 / 0844 847 2275

Sat 28 Sep

£13–£25 / 0844 847 2275

In The Night Garden Live

The people behind the popular children's TV show bring Igglepiggle, Upsy Daisy and Makka Pakka to life in a live show.

Wed 28 Aug

£15.90–£23.90 / 0844 847 2275

Thu 29 Aug

£15.90–£23.90 / 0844 847 2275

Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club

Live material from famous faces from TV panel shows and other comedy roadshows.

Sat 13 Apr

£17.50 / 0844 847 2275

Sat 11 May

£17.50 / 0844 847 2275

Sat 8 Jun

£17.50 / 0844 847 2275

Les Miserables

  • Directed by: Trevor Nunn, John Caird
  • Written by: Herbert Kretzmer (lyrics), Claude-Michel Schonberg (music), Trevor Nunn (adapt), John Caird (adapt), Alain Boublil

Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's musical adaptation of Victor Hugo's revolutionary novel of tragedy and loss plays out a doomed romance against the backdrop of revolutionary fervour in early 19th-century Paris. Featuring the songs I Dreamed A Dream, Bring Him Home, One Day More and On My Own.

Mon 25 Mar

Times to be confirmed / Tickets on sale March 12th / 0844 847 2275

Tue 26 Mar

Times to be confirmed / Tickets on sale March 12th / 0844 847 2275

Wed 27 Mar

Times to be confirmed / Tickets on sale March 12th / 0844 847 2275

…and 3 more dates until 30 Mar

Les Misérables

One of the West End's most enduring and loved musicals goes on tour in the UK. The story of Valjean, Javert and their encounter during the years of turmoil in France is adapted from the novel by Victor Hugo and has been running continuously in London since it opened in 1985.

Mon 25 Mar

£25–£74 / 0844 847 2275

Tue 26 Mar

£25–£74 / 0844 847 2275

Wed 27 Mar

£25–£74 / 0844 847 2275

…and 3 more dates until 30 Mar

The Magic of Motown

Tribute to the sweet soul sounds of Motown starring the supremely-talented Magic of Motown band, with hits made famous by the Isley Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Martha Reeves and more.

Wed 13 Nov

£25.15–£30.15 / 0844 847 2275

On Your Feet

HER VOICE. HIS VISION. THEIR STORY. The Broadway and West End production of Gloria and Emilio Estefan's smash-hit musical embarks on a UK and Ireland tour this Autumn. ON YOUR FEET! is the inspiring true love story of Emilio and Gloria and charts their journey from its origins in Cuba, onto the streets of Miami and…

Mon 28 Oct

£13–£56 / 0844 847 2275

Tue 29 Oct

£13–£56 / 0844 847 2275

Wed 30 Oct

£13–£56 / 0844 847 2275

…and 3 more dates until 2 Nov

Priscilla Queen Of The Desert The Musical

The iconic musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert is going on tour! With more glitter than ever before, this smash-hit show features a dazzling array of stunning costumes, fabulous feathers and a non-stop parade of dance-floor classics including It’s Raining Men, I Will Survive, I Love The Nightlife and Finally! Based on…

Mon 25 Nov

£13–£57 / 0844 847 2275

Tue 26 Nov

£13–£57 / 0844 847 2275

Wed 27 Nov

£13–£57 / 0844 847 2275

…and 3 more dates until 30 Nov

Riverdance

The Irish dance sensation returns by popular demand. The 2020 shows feature all new production produced by Moya Doherty and directed John McColgan. Bill Whelan's Grammy-winning soundtrack remains.

Sat 14 Mar 2020

£37.50–£53 / 0844 847 2275

tbc

Sun 15 Mar 2020

£37.50–£53 / 0844 847 2275

tbc

Seven Drunken Nights

Musical tribute to Irish music giants The Dubliners.

Sun 14 Apr

£13–£27.50 / 0844 847 2275

Sun 28 Apr

£40–£60 / 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 27 Jan 2020

£14.90–£72.90 / 0844 847 2275

Tue 28 Jan 2020

£14.90–£72.90 / 0844 847 2275

Wed 29 Jan 2020

£14.90–£72.90 / 0844 847 2275

…and 9 more dates until 8 Feb 2020

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