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English National Ballet's The Sleeping Beauty

Overview

The Sleeping Beauty reawakens the magic of the world’s favourite fairy tale in an enchanted world of castles and curses, forests and fairies.

Once upon a time, in...

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Overview

The Sleeping Beauty reawakens the magic of the world’s favourite fairy tale in an enchanted world of castles and curses, forests and fairies.

Once upon a time, in...

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Running time: The running time will be added as soon as it is confirmed.

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Opera House Manchester, Manchester
3 Quay Street,Manchester,M3 3HP

English National Ballet's The Sleeping Beauty

The Sleeping Beauty reawakens the magic of the world’s favourite fairy tale in an enchanted world of castles and curses, forests and fairies.

Once upon a time, in a land far, far away, Princess Aurora lived in an enchanted castle where fairies bestowed her with gifts of beauty, temperament, purity, joy, wit and generosity. The wicked Fairy Carabosse put a curse on Aurora; to prick her finger and die on her 16th birthday.

The beautiful and kind Lilac Fairy cast a spell to counter the curse so that instead of dying Aurora fell asleep for a hundred years. Only the touch of true love’s kiss could awaken her and undo the evil spell...


With wonderful choreography by Kenneth MacMillan, The Sleeping Beauty features some of Tchaikovsky’s best-loved ballet music ever, including the Rose Adagio and the music used as Once Upon a Dream in Disney’s Sleeping Beauty.

**** 'What a triumph. Millions of steps, hundreds of costumes, dozens of dancers and a symphony orchestra.'
Sunday Express

**** '...both lovely and durable […] a production to inspire not one but two generations.'
The Guardian
 

The Sleeping Beauty on stage work-shop

Ages 5-11 plus parents

£25 for one adult and one child, additional places £15 per person (Members £20/additional at £12)

A creative workshop on stage including the opportunity to watch English National Ballet’s dancers in their morning class.

To book, call Manchester Palace and Opera House's Groups line on 0844 871 3038 or email the team at manchestergroups@theambassadors.com

You can also book at the Box Office counter.

Friends of English National Ballet and Ballet Buddies should book via phone on 0207 590 2950 or email support@ballet.org.uk

English National Ballet's The Sleeping Beauty

Tickets are subject to booking / transaction fees, details of which are given during the purchase process.

English National Ballet's The Sleeping Beauty Access

Booking Information

Access Booking line: 0800 912 6971

The Palace Theatre regularly schedule BSL, Audio Described and Captioned performances, for more information or a full list please email Abigail Henry on abigailhenry@theambassadors.com.

Opera House 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. 

Please contact Access Champion Abigail Henry to request the Visual Story.

Type talk number: 18001 0844 7677 


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Access Performances
  • Audio Description None scheduled
  • Sign Language Interpreted None scheduled
  • Captioned None scheduled
  • SUR Titles None scheduled
  • Relaxed Performances None scheduled
Venue Access Information

Our venue box office is located inside the Opera House foyer. There are 2 wheelchair spaces at the Opera House located on row B of the circle (B1 and B4), one has an accompanying seat next to it and one has an accompanying seat directly behind. The spaces are accessible from street level. There is an accessible toilet just outside the front circle street level entrance. There is no lift in the Opera House and from foyer to stalls there are 28 steps in total. There are a minimum of 78 steps up to the gallery, which is very high and steep with uneven steps.

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 Opera House 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 is an accessible toilet just outside the front circle street level entrance.

Opera House Manchester Information

Opera House Manchester
  • We recommend patrons use official NCP car parks.  The nearest car parks are Spinningfields on New Quay Street and The Great Northern Warehouse 1 (Tickets will not be validated for Great Northern Warehouse 2).
  • Wheelchair bays on the Circle level.
  • Bars are situated on all levels of the theatre.
  • Hospitality packages available.
  • The cloakroom is situated in the foyer.
Opera House Manchester

3 Quay Street
Manchester


M3 3HP


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 Warehouse 1 (Tickets will not be validated for Great Northern Warehouse 2). 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
Telephone Booking : 0844 871 3018 <br><b>Type talk number:</b> 18001 0844 871 7677

Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.

Groups Bookings : 0333 009 5390

Calls charged at local rate.

Access Bookings : 0800 912 6971

Stage Door / Admin:* : 0161 828 1700

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. Suitcases/large rucksacks are not allowed into the venue, so please do refrain from bringing these to the venue or, alternatively, store any large luggage at Piccadilly station. Many thanks for your cooperation.

 

Box Office Opening Hours

Opera House Box Office is open on performance days only and opens 90 minutes prior to a performance. The box office will close 15 minutes after the last performance starts.

Palace Theatre Box Office is open Monday - Saturday 12pm-4pm (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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English National Ballet's The Sleeping Beauty Group Bookings

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Email: groupsales@theambassadors.com

Groups Booking line: 0333 009 5385 Calls charged at local rate.

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