Dirty Rotten Scoundrels the Musical stars three time Olivier and Tony Award winner Robert Lindsay (My Family, Me and My Girl, Becket, Oliver!) and comedy legend Rufus Hound (National Theatre's One Man, Two Guvnors). Also joining the cast in this brand new multi-million pound musical is Olivier Award nominee Katherine Kingsley (A Midsummer Night's Dream - Michael Grandage Season), stage and screen icon Samantha Bond (Downton Abbey, James Bond) and John Marquez (Privates on Parade - Michael Grandage Season), joined by a company of twenty and supported by a live grand orchestra.... Read more >>
Running time: 2h 35m
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels the Musical stars three time Olivier and Tony Award winner Robert Lindsay (My Family, Me and My Girl, Becket, Oliver!) and comedy legend Rufus Hound (National Theatre's One Man, Two Guvnors). Also joining the cast in this brand new multi-million pound musical is Olivier Award nominee Katherine Kingsley (A Midsummer Night's Dream - Michael Grandage Season), stage and screen icon Samantha Bond (Downton Abbey, James Bond) and John Marquez (Privates on Parade - Michael Grandage Season), joined by a company of twenty and supported by a live grand orchestra.
Based on the classic comedy film starring Sir Michael Caine and Steve Martin, be transported to the French Riviera and its decadent underworld, as two seasoned swindlers attempt to hoodwink a millionaire heiress. As the pair compete in the true art of the con, they discover there is only room for one of them.
Multi award-winning director and choreographer Jerry Mitchell direct from his success on Broadway and in the West End with Kinky Boots (Winner of the coveted 2013 Best Musical, Tony Awards), Hairspray (Winner 8 Tony Awards) and Legally Blonde (Winner Best Musical, Olivier Awards) leads one the finest creative teams assembled.
With a book by Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner Jeffrey Lane, the writer behind the Broadway production of Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown and TV's Mad About You, and music and lyrics by David Yazbek, winner of the Drama Desk Award for the Broadway and West End hit musical The Full Monty.
Sophisticated, suave with a good dash of mischief, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels the Musical is set to be the finest night out of 2014 - secure your ticket today.
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Our venue box office is located inside the Opera House foyer. There are 2 wheelchair spaces at the Opera House located on row B of the circle (B1 and B4), one has an accompanying seat next to it and one has an accompanying seat directly behind. The spaces are accessible from street level. There is an accessible toilet just outside the front circle street level entrance. There is no lift in the Opera House and from foyer to stalls there are 27 steps in total. There are a minimum of 78 steps up to the gallery, which is very high and steep with uneven steps.
We have a dual channel infra-red sound enhancement system in the auditorium. Using a headset or one worn around the neck you can boost the volume of the show. You can collect these from the theatre cloak room for £10.00 returnable deposit. We recommend that when booking seats that you avoid the rear stalls.
Guide dogs and hearing dogs are welcome at the Opera House and they can stay with you while you are in the Theatre. If you wish to bring your guide or hearing dog to the Theatre, please advise the Box Office when booking your tickets and a seat next to the aisle will be reserved for you. Alternatively a member of staff will care for your dog during the performance. We can also provide drinking water for your dog.
There is an accessible toilet just outside the front circle street level entrance.
Manchester is served by an excellent Motorway network:
- M62 Leeds, Humber ports, Liverpool
- M6 Birmingham, London, Scotland
- M56 Chester, North Wales
- M61 Preston
- M60 Motorway ring road around the city
The nearest car parks are Spinningfields on New Quay Street (£7.00 for 6 hours any time over this will be charged the normal rate) and Great Northern (£7.00 for 6 hours; again anything over this will be charged at normal rate).
For those with a sat nav the postcode for Spinningfields is M3 3BE and the postcode for Great Northern is M2 5QA
To get the discounted parking rate you must bring your car park ticket to the cloakroom at the theatre for it to be validated.
The Opera House is close to the Deansgate Station and also the Oxford Road station is 10 mins away. Piccadilly train station is only 1 mile from the theatre.
The nearest tram stop is St Peters Square
Coaches operate from the coach station at Manchester Central. This follows an extensive refurbishment of the site, formerly known as Chorlton Street Coach Station.
The Opera House is situated on Quay Street and is on and close to all the major bus routes.
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Telephone Booking: 0844 871 3018 Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.
Customer Service: 0844 871 7627
Groups Bookings: 0333 009 5390 Calls charged at local rate.
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Box Office Opening Hours
Opera House Box Office is open on performance days only & will open 90 minutes prior to a matinee performance, and 2 hours prior to an evening performance. The box office will close 15 minutes after the last performance starts.
Palace Theatre Box Office is open Monday - Saturday 12pm-6pm (on performance days closes 15 min after the performances starts). On Sundays the box office will open 2 hrs prior to the performance and close 15 minutes after the performance starts.