Royal Exchange Theatre

Royal Exchange Theatre
Royal Exchange Theatre
St Ann's Square, Manchester, M2 7DH
  • Telephone 0161 833 9833
  • Box office times Mon–Fri 9.30am–7.30pm; Sat 9.30am–8pm; Sun 11am–5pm.
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  • Website www.royalexchange.co.uk
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The Royal Exchange Theatre was founded in 1976 in the town's former Cotton Exchange, a Neoclassical grade II listed building completed in 1921. The city-centre building was damaged by an IRA bomb in 1996 and subsequently repaired and refurbished with National Lottery funding to include a new performance space, as well as a craft shop, cafe, restaurant and bars. The main performance space is a theatre in the round with the 760 seat auditorium surrounding the stage on all sides and on three levels. The smaller Studio space can seat up to 90. The theatre company has a reputation for supporting new writing and for nurturing future acting and directorial talent, with many established stars having kicked off their careers here.

Events at this venue

There are 8 events at this location

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The Almighty Sometimes

Katy Rudd directs Kendall Feaver's profoundly moving portrait of a young woman trying to take control, and a mother compelled to protect her. Starring Julie Hesmondhalgh, Norah Lopez Holden and Mike Noble.

Fri 9 Feb 2018

£7–£40 / 0161 833 9833

  • 19:30

Sat 10 Feb 2018

£7–£40 / 0161 833 9833

  • 19:30

Mon 12 Feb 2018

£7–£40 / 0161 833 9833

  • 19:30
…and 10 more dates until 24 Feb 2018

Thu 15 Feb 2018

£11.50–£40 / 0161 833 9833

Fri 16 Feb 2018

£11.50–£40 / 0161 833 9833

Sat 17 Feb 2018

£11.50–£40 / 0161 833 9833

…and 5 more dates until 24 Feb 2018

Black Men Walking

  • Directed by: Dawn Walton
  • Written by: Testament

Three men take their usual Saturday walk along hazardous terrain and unexpectedly trek through more than 500 years of Black British history in a timely drama written by Testament. A co-production between Eclipse Theatre Company and Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre, directed by Dawn Walton.

Thu 18 Jan 2018

£13 (£11; Children £6) / 0161 833 9833

  • 19:30

Fri 19 Jan 2018

£13 (£11; Children £6) / 0161 833 9833

  • 19:30

Sat 20 Jan 2018

£13 (£11; Children £6) / 0161 833 9833

  • 19:30
…and 12 more dates until 3 Feb 2018

The Claim

A play about a refugee seeking asylum in the UK and the process involved. Written by Tim Cowbury and directed by Mark Maughan.

Wed 10 Jan 2018

Studio

£13 (£11; Children £6 under 16s) / 0161 833 9833

  • 19:30

Thu 11 Jan 2018

Studio

£13 (£11; Children £6 under 16s) / 0161 833 9833

  • 19:30

Fri 12 Jan 2018

Studio

£13 (£11; Children £6 under 16s) / 0161 833 9833

  • 19:30

Sat 13 Jan 2018

Studio

£13 (£11; Children £6 under 16s) / 0161 833 9833

  • 19:30

Guys And Dolls

The great musical about gamblers, their dolls, sin and redemption.

Thu 14 Dec

£11–£45 / 0161 833 9833

  • 19:30

Fri 15 Dec

£11–£45 / 0161 833 9833

Sat 16 Dec

£11–£45 / 0161 833 9833

…and 31 more dates until 27 Jan 2018

How To Hide A Lion

WHEN A LION IS CHASED OUT OF TOWN, A YOUNG GIRL HELPS HIM FIND SOMEWHERE TO HIDE. IT’S NOT EASY – LIONS ARE TOO BIG, TOO FLUFFY AND TOO HEAVY! Join Iris on a mission to squeeze and squash her furry new friend into a variety of sneaky spots, as Helen Stephens’ magical book comes to life with playful humour, dazzling…

Thu 14 Dec

£5–£13 / 0161 833 9833

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

Fri 15 Dec

£5–£13 / 0161 833 9833

Sat 16 Dec

£5–£13 / 0161 833 9833

…and 12 more dates until 31 Dec

How To Hide A Lion: Polka Theatre (Ages 3-6)

Helen Stephens' magical book is brought to life with playful humour, dazzling puppetry and original songs, adapted by Peter Glanville.

Thu 14 Dec

Studio

£13 (£11; Children £6.50 under 16s; Children £5 under 13s) / 0161 833 9833

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

Fri 15 Dec

Studio

£13 (£11; Children £6.50 under 16s; Children £5 under 13s) / 0161 833 9833

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

Sat 16 Dec

Studio

£13 (£11; Children £6.50 under 16s; Children £5 under 13s) / 0161 833 9833

  • 10:30
  • 13:30
…and 12 more dates until 31 Dec

Moments That Changed Our World

The Royal Exchange Elders Company present a radical new production, created by Andrew Barry with the group, which asks what can history teach us about who we are and where we are going?

Fri 23 Feb 2018

Studio

£13 (£11) / 0161 833 9833

  • 17:00

Sat 24 Feb 2018

Studio

£13 (£11) / 0161 833 9833

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Sun 25 Feb 2018

Studio

£13 (£11) / 0161 833 9833

  • 14:30

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