Disney’s The Lion King is a worldwide theatrical phenomenon, seen by over 65 million people and still drawing sell-out crowds at London’s Lyceum Theatre in its 13th year. This acclaimed production will visit Manchester during December of this year.
Ingeniously adapted from Disney’s classic film, this spectacular production explodes with glorious colours and stunning effects, all set to the enchanting rhythms of Africa.
With dazzling staging and highly imaginative costumes, masks and puppets, The Lion King uses breathtaking theatrical magic to tell the story of Simba’s epic journey to reclaim his kingdom.
The Lion King is recommended for a general audience. As an advisory to adults who might bring young people, Disney recommends The Lion King for ages 6 and up. Children under the age of 3 will not be admitted into the theatre. All persons entering the theatre, regardless of age, must have a ticket.
Please note that strobe lighting is used in this show.
There are no booking fees for this production.
However, all bookings made through ATG Tickets for this venue are subject to a £4.00 Transaction fee.
All Super Seats include choice of nibble box, welcome drink and programme or theatre gift.
The Palace Theatre regularly schedule BSL, Audio Described and Captioned performances, for more information or a full list please call Gemma on 0161 245 6605 or email email@example.com
Palace Theatre Visual Story: a visual resource to help prepare visitors for a new experience and to help them become familiar with new surroundings and what to expect. Click here to download it and click here to download images of the threatre.
Our venue box office is located next to the Palace Theatre and is on street level with a low level counter. There are 4 wheelchair spaces at the Palace Theatre located on row R of the circle, with lift access from the foyer level. The rear circle is our easy access point and is recommended for patrons with any limited mobility. There is an accessible toilet on the circle level. The stalls is down 15 steps with no lift access and there are a minimum of 2 steps up into all toilets in the stalls.
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 Palace Theatre 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 are disabled toilet facilities on the circle level of the theatre.
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
Situated directly opposite the Palace Theatre is Oxford Road train station. Piccadilly train station is only 0.3 miles 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 Palace Theatre is situated on Oxford Road/Street and is on and close to all the major bus routes.
Book online: Use the links below
Telephone Booking: 0844 871 3019
Customer Service: 0844 871 7627
Groups Bookings: 0844 871 3038
Access Bookings: 0844 871 7677 Venue Access Line: 0161 245 6605
Stage Door / Admin:* 0161 245 6600
*please note it is not possible to assist
with bookings on this number
The Stage Door has been completely refurbished, creating a lovely relaxing environment to enjoy both a drink before and after the show. Enjoy a chilled glass of wine from our new range or sample one of our new cocktails – exclusive to the The Stage Door.
Check The Stage Door Bar tab above for more information.
We are pleased to confirm that despite the snow the performances of The Lion King are still going ahead as planned.
Opera House Box Office is open on performance days only & will open 2 hours prior to the performance and will close 15 minutes after the 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.