The Alexandra Theatre was built in 1901 by William Coutts at a cost of £10,000 and was originally called the Lyceum. Its opening production was a play entitled The Workman, which ran from 27th May 1901, with tickets ranging in price from two shillings to four (old) pence. Unfortunately, insufficient public support resulted in the theatre being offered for sale just over a year later. The sale attracted no great interest, and the Lyceum was bought by Lester Collingwood for just £4,450.
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We recommend The Mailbox’s secure award-winning car park, just 5 minutes walk away, for Sat Navs enter postcode B1 1RD . New Alexandra Theatre customers get an exclusive discounted car parking rate of £6 for 6 hours, saving £4. Take your Chip Coin along with your show ticket to the concierge desk, in the front foyer of the Suffolk Street Queensway theatre entrance at any stage during your visit to get the discount applied to your Chip Coin.
The NCP New Street Car Park is less than a minute away from the New Alexandra Theatre, for sat navs postcode is B5 4AN and NCP offer a pre-paid parking voucher for theatre customers. Simply visit our concierge desk at any stage during your visit to pay a £6 discounted parking rate and eliminate the need to queue for the pay machine at the end of the show. Terms and Conditions apply and vouchers are non refundable.
The new Birmingham New Street Station and Grand Central are now open. Together New Street and Grand Central provide world class transport links; shopping, food and drink in the heart of Birmingham City Centre, only a few steps away from the New Alexandra Theatre.
Inter City services run from all major towns and cities, including hourly services from London, into Birmingham New Street. Upon arrival at Birmingham New Street station, follow signs for the Station Street exit. The New Alexandra Theatre is located just a short 3 minute walk from the station.
For more information call National Rail Enquiries on 08457 484950 or visit National Rail.
Most city buses stop within 5 minutes walk from the theatre. For further details on timetables call Travelline on 0871 200 22 33 (landline calls charged at 10p per minute) or online via Network West Midlands.
Birmingham International Airport has a rail link directly into Birmingham New Street, only a three minute walk to the New Alexandra Theatre.
Book online: Use the links below
Telephone Booking: 0844 871 3011 Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.
Customer Service: 0844 871 7627
Groups Bookings: 0333 0095 382 (Calls charged at local rate). Birmingham Group Sales is open from 9am-5.30pm, Mon-Fri
Access Bookings: 0800 912 6971
Stage Door / Admin:* 0121 230 9070
*please note it is not possible to assist
with bookings on this number
The box office is open from 10am - 6pm on Mon - Sat. On show nights box office will close 15 mins after show starts.
ATG continues to make the safety and security of its customers and staff a priority. As such, please bear in mind that we may undertake bag checks, so recommend you leave extra time to avoid queues, and refrain from bringing suitcases rucksacks and large bags into the Theatre. Many thanks for your cooperation.
A limited number of booster seats are available to hire from the Concierge desk, located in the main theatre foyer.
A £6 deposit will be taken, with a refund of £5 issued upon return of the booster seat.
For more information, speak to a member of Front of House staff.