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

There are 17 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 4 May

£13–£77.50 / 0844 847 2275

Wed 5 May

£13–£77.50 / 0844 847 2275

Thu 6 May

£13–£77.50 / 0844 847 2275

…and 7 more dates until 5 Jun

Adam Kay: This Is Going To Hurt (Secret Diaries Of A Junior Doctor)

Adam Kay, comedian, former doctor and author the best-selling This is Going to Hurt shares entries from his diaries as a junior doctor in this hour of stand-up and music.

Sun 9 May

£25–£47 / 0844 847 2275

Mon 10 May

£25–£47 / 0844 847 2275

Chicago

The classic Broadway music about the 'Merry Murderesses' Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly.

Mon 3 May

£13–£49.50 / 0844 847 2275

Tue 4 May

£13–£49.50 / 0844 847 2275

Wed 5 May

£13–£49.50 / 0844 847 2275

…and 9 more dates until 22 May

Chris Ramsey: Just Happy to Get Out of the House

The genial Geordie brings his Edinburgh Comedy Award-nominated show to the masses. Featuring tales of fatherhood, following your dreams, how to be a gentleman and what not to do in life.

Mon 19 Apr

£23.50 / 0844 847 2275

Tue 11 May

£23.50 / 0844 847 2275

Wed 12 May

£23.50 / 0844 847 2275

The Commitments

  • Directed by: Jamie Lloyd
  • Written by: book)

The soundtrack to the smash-hit movie The Commitments played live; expect all the classics from 'Mustang Sally' to 'Take me to the River'.

Mon 31 May

Cancelled / 0844 847 2275

Tue 1 Jun

Cancelled / 0844 847 2275

Wed 2 Jun

Cancelled / 0844 847 2275

…and 15 more dates until 22 Jan 2022

Disney's Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Enter a world of magic and fantasy as Disney’s classic movie Bedknobs and Broomsticks makes its world premiere as an exciting new stage musical. With the original songs by the legendary Sherman Brothers (Mary Poppins, The Jungle Book, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), including Portobello Road, The Age Of Not Believing, The…

Tue 19 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 847 2275

Wed 20 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 847 2275

Thu 21 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 847 2275

…and 3 more dates until 24 Oct

Diversity

  • Written by: Ashley Banjo

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

Thu 13 May

Cancelled / 0844 847 2275

Fri 14 May

Cancelled / 0844 847 2275

Cancelled / 0844 847 2275

Sat 15 May

Cancelled / 0844 847 2275

Cancelled / 0844 847 2275

Grease

The much-loved sixties high-school romance comes to the stage via its acclaimed run at Leicester Curve. Directed by Curve’s Artistic Director, Nikolai Foster.

Mon 7 Jun

£13–£84 / 0844 847 2275

Tue 8 Jun

£13–£84 / 0844 847 2275

Wed 9 Jun

£13–£84 / 0844 847 2275

…and 9 more dates until 19 Jun

Hairspray

Prepare to be swept back to 1960s Baltimore with this Broadway smash hit.

Mon 1 Mar

£13–£64 / 0844 847 2275

Tue 2 Mar

£13–£64 / 0844 847 2275

Wed 3 Mar

£13–£64 / 0844 847 2275

…and 15 more dates until 14 Aug

Heathers The Musical

Greetings and salutations! Welcome to Westerberg High, where Veronica Sawyer is just another of the nobodies dreaming of a better day. But when she’s unexpectedly taken under the wings of the three beautiful and impossibly cruel Heathers, her dreams of popularity finally start to come true. Until JD turns up, the…

Tue 9 Mar

£13–£68 / 0844 847 2275

Wed 10 Mar

£13–£68 / 0844 847 2275

Thu 11 Mar

£13–£68 / 0844 847 2275

…and 2 more dates until 13 Mar

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 28 Jan

Cancelled / 0844 847 2275

Fri 29 Jan

Cancelled / 0844 847 2275

Sat 30 Jan

Cancelled / 0844 847 2275

My Best Friend's Wedding: The Musical

The popular 90s rom-com is adapted for the stage as a musical comedy. Starring Alexandra Burke as the fiery food critic Julianne Potter, who realises she's in love with her best friend Michael as he's on the cusp of tying the knot.

Mon 20 Sep

£13–£79 / 0844 847 2275

Tue 21 Sep

£13–£79 / 0844 847 2275

Wed 22 Sep

£13–£79 / 0844 847 2275

…and 9 more dates until 20 Nov

Riverdance

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

Mon 15 Nov

£37.50–£53 / 0844 847 2275

Tue 16 Nov

£37.50–£53 / 0844 847 2275

Riverdance: The New 25th Anniversary Show

A powerful and stirring reinvention of this beloved family favourite, celebrated the world over for its Grammy Award-winning music and the thrilling energy and passion of its Irish and international dance. 25 years on, composer Bill Whelan has rerecorded his mesmerising soundtrack while producer Moya Doherty and director…

Mon 15 Nov

£39–£69.50 / 0844 847 2275

Tue 16 Nov

£39–£69.50 / 0844 847 2275

Fri 26 Nov

£38.75–£69.25 / 0844 847 2275

Sat 27 Nov

£38.75–£69.25 / 0844 847 2275

School of Rock

Andrew Lloyd Webber's acclaimed musical adaptation of the Jack Black star vehicle, wherein a substitute music teacher at an elite school transforms his pupils into a rock'n'roll band.

Mon 21 Jun

£13–£77 / 0844 847 2275

Tue 22 Jun

£13–£77 / 0844 847 2275

Wed 23 Jun

£13–£77 / 0844 847 2275

…and 15 more dates until 31 Jul

Seven Drunken Nights

Musical tribute to Irish music giants The Dubliners.

Wed 28 Apr

£13–£43 / 0844 847 2275

Sister Act

Comedy musical about a woman who goes into witness protection in a convent after she witnesses her mobster boyfriend commit murder, starring Brenda Edwards as Deloris Van Cartier.

Mon 27 Sep

£13–£84.50 / 0844 847 2275

Tue 28 Sep

£13–£84.50 / 0844 847 2275

Wed 29 Sep

£13–£84.50 / 0844 847 2275

…and 9 more dates until 9 Oct

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