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Packed house for The Proclaimers last night. Lovely venue with a nice relaxed feel. Great views... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Rebus Long Shadows

A lovely ornate theatre in Manchester. On this occasion we had seats in row F in the stalls and had... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Janet H
Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
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Opera House 3 Quay Street, Manchester M3 3HP, England
+44 844 871 3018
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Visited with the hubster - his birthday present - thought it'd be OK - to be honest wasn't really looking forward to it. OMG - it was truly AWESOME in EVERY WAY! The acting, singing, dancing, set, costumes, music quality - if you only have...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 27 November 2014

We arrived at the Opera House in good time for this NEW production of Saturday Night Fever, The performance we went to was on Wednesday 26.11.14. We were very disappointed with this new version of the Icon Classic Movie, the whole production lacked a certain...More

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All reviews rock of ages great production last night singing and dancing special effects traditional theatre matinee performance story line interval drinks box office ladies toilets expensive drinks front row great seats great night great atmosphere panto
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Reviewed yesterday

opera house in Manchester, packed and standing ovations. Lola and her girls stole the show along with many of the cast, Charlie and his staff were fantastic. lots of laughs and some amazing songs. me and my sister loved it. thankyou to all the cast

Thank Patricia L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just been to see Kinky Boots. It was amazing. Laughed lots. Total escapismn. Lola and her Angels were the best.

Thank michelleabson4
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Saw Kinky Boots with friends. High up in dress circle. Sound distorted several times. Lead performer outstanding. Evening spoilt through extortionate bar prices - small half filled plastic cup of wine £8.30. Will not return :( at RIPOFF prices.

Thank L5079DEnickj
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

ornate theatre with a lovely ambience. kinky boots production very well done. 5 stars and whole evening spoiled by 26 pounds plus bar bill-3 small wines and a bottle of water. unbelievable!!!! and bags searched on entry. why not charge a reasonable price and attract...More

Thank AMWD16
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to see the Proclaimers on Sunday...Show was fantastic,venue old and full of history. The bar prices however are nothing short of a disgrace..£6.50 for a bottle of beer.... My advice is use the local pubs and bars near to the venue and rock up...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Packed house for The Proclaimers last night. Lovely venue with a nice relaxed feel. Great views from anywhere and excellent acoustics. Phantom bar very nice but not cheap, plenty of staff but only one of them doing any work (Emily). Front of house staff didn’t...More

Thank drooguk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely ornate theatre in Manchester. On this occasion we had seats in row F in the stalls and had a great view of the stage. The seats are reasonably comfy and the legroom is adequate. This play does not come from one of Ian...More

Thank Janet H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let it be, the show was a treat for all Beatles fans. Added to the feel of nostalgia with the original news footage and events of the time played on screens in the background. The theatre is old and the seats are not very comfortable,...More

Thank LindaLancashire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On arrival staff were helpful and friendly ordered the blues box but probably wouldn’t have it again as you can get it on site cheaper than pre-order. Went to the stalls bar and Ray was great very friendly and great to chat too! Show was...More

Thank 224Clare
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A tired theatre with small uncomfortable seats. Having to spend £27 on two glasses of wine, one coke, one beer and a tub of crisps was the final nail in the coffin lid! Sort your bar prices out please and stop ripping off the public!

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7 November 2018|
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Response from Adele W | Reviewed this property |
I sat in row X which is near the back and could see everything perfectly. I am not tall so kids should be ok. Only problem is when idiots insist on standing up instead of staying seated - then you can't see a thing if you're... More
3 November 2018|
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Response from 224Clare | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know I assume it would be pensioners you would have to contact the opera house to ask at the box office
27 October 2018|
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Response from tishtash123080 | Reviewed this property |
It’s not near the stage.. if you go on the Opera House website you might be able to open the seat planner