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 >>
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 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 245 6600
*please note it is not possible to assist
with bookings on this number
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.
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.
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.