The Palace Theatre of Varieties opened on Whit Monday 1891 and had cost its owners the then colossal sum of £40,500. The seating capacity at the time was 3,675 and ticket prices ranged from 6d in the balcony to 4/- in the stalls. All the great names from the Music Hall era appeared in the following two decades including Marie Lloyd, Harry Lauder, Little Tich, Lillie Langtry, Vesta Tilley and Charlie Chaplin.
In 1913, the interior of the theatre was renovated under the direction... Read more >>
Check out which of our biggest and best musicals are UK bound this 2014, and which plays are taking punters by storm.
An interview with principal cast members of Footloose, our 2014 Stage Experience project.
We look back on the past 10 years of our popular Stage Experience.
A special Valentine’s Day poem from Manchester's Opera House & Palace Theatre
Did you know that ATG owns 40 theatres? Each unique in their own special way... here are some nice photos that show them off at their best.
We’ve asked a whole load of folk to outline their experiences of the theatre scene and drama courses at their universities.