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Opera House Manchester

The New Theatre, as it was named, opened on Boxing Day 1912. Struggling to compete with other establishments, it was sold to United Theatre Ltd in 1915 and was renamed the New Queens Theatre.

Between the years of 1916 and 1920, Sir Thomas Beecham chose to perform there on several occasions and it was in honour of this great man that, in August of that year, the theatre was renamed The Opera House.

Over the years this building has ‘seen’ life change around... Read more >>

Opera House Manchester

Opera House Manchester Information

Opera House Manchester

Opera House Manchester
3 Quay Street
Manchester
M3 3HP
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Directions

By car:

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

We recommend patrons use official NCP car parks.  The nearest car parks are Spinningfields on New Quay Street and The Great Northern. For discounted parking bring your car park ticket to the theatre cloakroom for payment & validation (prices vary and are subject to change).
For those with a sat nav the postcode for Spinningfields is M3 3BE and the postcode for The Great Northern is M3 4EE
To get the discounted parking rate you must bring your car park ticket to the cloakroom at the theatre for it to be validated.

By train:

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.

By tram:

The nearest tram stop is St Peters Square

By coach:

Coaches operate from the coach station at Manchester Central. This follows an extensive refurbishment of the site, formerly known as Chorlton Street Coach Station.

By bus:

The Opera House is situated on Quay Street and is on and close to all the major bus routes.


Contact Information

Book online: Use the links below

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.

Access Bookings: 0800 912 6971

Stage Door / Admin:* 0161 828 1700
*please note it is not possible to assist
with bookings on this number

Security

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.

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.

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