The Opera House Manchester opened in 1912 and is the sister venue of the Palace Theatre. West End shows, musicals and pantomimes make up the bulk of the entertainment here.
The venue can seat 1915 theatregoers. A detailed seating plan can be downloaded from the official website. Facilities include several public bars, confectionary kiosks, and a cloakroom.
Events - What's On - Opera House, Manchester
A selection of upcoming shows and events at Opera House, Manchester are listed below. Tickets can be purchased here.
|Tuesday 28th February 2023 7:30 pm||Tony Blackburn: Sounds of the 60s|
|Sunday 2nd April 2023 7:00 pm||An Evening with Priscilla Presley|
|Wednesday 19th April 2023 7:00 pm||The Official RuPaul's Drag Race UK Series Four Tour|
|Wednesday 26th April 2023 7:30 pm||Johannes Radebe: Freedom Unleashed|
|Friday 5th May 2023 7:00 pm||Alyssa Edwards|
|Thursday 25th May 2023 7:30 pm||Frankie Boyle: Lap of Shame|
|Saturday 27th May 2023 7:00 pm||Union J|
|Saturday 24th June 2023 7:30 pm||Russell Howard Live|
|Sunday 25th June 2023 7:30 pm||Russell Howard Live|
More events may be listed on the official Opera House Manchester website (see the information section at the end of this page).
Telephone bookings can be made by calling 0333 009 6690. Tickets can also be purchased online at the official Opera House Manchester website (see information box at the end of this page) or in person at the box office.
The box office is located in the foyer but has limited opening hours. It only opens performance days one and a half hours before the show begins. However tickets can be also purchased from the Palace Theatre box office on Oxford Street.
The Opera House is situated on Quay Street (postcode M3 3HP) in the Spinningfields area of Manchester.
Car parking options nearby include the NCP Spinningfields car park (multi-storey, 680 spaces, New Quay Street, postcode M3 3BE) and the NCP Great Northern Warehouse car park (multi-storey, 1400 spaces, Watson Street, postcode M3 4EE).
The theatre is owned and managed by the Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG). Their other venues in North West England are the Palace Theatre and Liverpool Empire Theatre.