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THE FUTURE OF THE THEATRE

A STATEMENT FROM OUR EXECUTIVE TEAM: ROYAL EXCHANGE THEATRE CLOSES ITS STAGES UNTIL AUTUMN 2020

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(Updated as of 25 March 2020)

Captioned Performances

Captioned performances gives audience members access to the actors dialogue via text displayed on screens, which are situated all around the front of our First Gallery Level. Captions also include sound effects and offstage noises. 

We have a matinee and an evening captioned performance for each of our Theatre productions. Details of the dates for each production can be found on individual event pages under What's On & Tickets, by using the What's On Calendar on the homepage, by using the dropdown calendar below, or by contacting the Box Office 0161 833 9833 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Signed performances

A signed performance features a British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter who interprets the shows for deaf audiences. View each production's interpreter here.

We have one BSL signed performance for each of our Theatre productions. Details of the dates for each production can be found on individual event pages under What's On & Tickets, by using the What's On Calendar on the homepage, by contacting the Box Office 0161 833 9833 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or using the monthly schedule here

Wireless hearing enhancement

A wireless hearing enhancement system operates in both of our auditoria. The audio enhancement is available through a receiver for use in conjunction with a hearing aid or, alternatively, an in-the-ear headset. These need to be booked via Box Office 0161 833 9833 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.Should you need any assistance with the equipment, please contact one of our front-of-house staff.

Hearing dogs

Hearing dogs are welcome within the building. If you wish to attend a performance, a member of staff can care for your dog. Alternatively, depending upon the production, it may be possible for you to take your dog into the performance – please ask the Box Office for further information when booking your ticket.

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Accessible Performances
  • March 2020
  • Saturday 21 March, 2.30pm and 7.30pm ROCKETS AND BLUE LIGHTS Captioned Performances

    Tuesday 24 March, 2.30pm ROCKETS AND BLUE LIGHTS Relaxed Performance BOOK TICKETS

    Wednesday 25 March, 7.30pm ROCKETS AND BLUE LIGHTS BSL Performance 

     

    If you require our BSL, Audio Described or Captioned services, please book directly with Box Office. This is because there are often specific seats, which are held for each show to ensure you have the best experience possible.

    You can call on 0161 833 9833 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    PLEASE NOTE - if a performance is marked as SOLD OUT - there may still be access seats available - so do get in touch.

  • April 2020
  • Saturday 4 April, 2.30pm ROCKETS AND BLUE LIGHTS Audio-Described Performance

    Tuesday 28 April, 2.30pm and 7.30pm GIRL MEETS BOY Relaxed Performances.   BOOK 2.30PM   BOOK 7.30PM

     

    If you require our BSL, Audio Described or Captioned services, please book directly with Box Office. This is because there are often specific seats, which are held for each show to ensure you have the best experience possible.

    You can call on 0161 833 9833 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    PLEASE NOTE - if a performance is marked as SOLD OUT - there may still be access seats available - so do get in touch.

  • May 2020
  • Saturday 9 May, 7.30pm WEST SIDE STORY Captioned Performance

    Wednesday 13 May, 7.30pm WEST SIDE STORY BSL Performance (Interpreter Karl Lorca)

    Tuesday 19 May, 2.30pm  WEST SIDE STORY Relaxed Performance BOOK TICKETS

    Saturday 23 May, 2.30pm WEST SIDE STORY Audio-Described Performance

     

    If you require our BSL, Audio Described or Captioned services, please book directly with Box Office. This is because there are often specific seats, which are held for each show to ensure you have the best experience possible.

    You can call on 0161 833 9833 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    PLEASE NOTE - if a performance is marked as SOLD OUT - there may still be access seats available - so do get in touch.

  • June 2020
  • Tuesday 16 June, 2.30pm THE GLASS MENAGERIE Relaxed Performance BOOK TICKETS

    Wednesday 17 June, 7.30pm THE GLASS MENAGERIE BSL Performance

    Saturday 20 June, 2.30pm and 7.30pm THE GLASS MENAGERIE Captioned Performances

    Tuesday 23 June, 2.30pm ELECTRIC ROSARY Relaxed Performance BOOK TICKETS

    Wednesday 24 June, 7.30pm ELECTRIC ROSARY BSL Performance

    Saturday 27 June, 2.30pm THE GLASS MENAGERIE Audio-Described Performance

     

    If you require our BSL, Audio Described or Captioned services, please book directly with Box Office. This is because there are often specific seats, which are held for each show to ensure you have the best experience possible.

    You can call on 0161 833 9833 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    PLEASE NOTE - if a performance is marked as SOLD OUT - there may still be access seats available - so do get in touch.

  • July 2020
  • Tuesday 21 July, 2.30pm OH MOTHER Relaxed Performance BOOK TICKETS

    Saturday 25 July, 2.30pm and 7.30pm LET THE RIGHT ONE IN Captioned Performances

    Tuesday 28 July, 2.30pm LET THE RIGHT ONE IN Relaxed Performance BOOK TICKETS

    Wednesday 29 July, 7.30pm LET THE RIGHT ONE IN BSL Performance

     

    If you require our BSL, Audio Described or Captioned services, please book directly with Box Office. This is because there are often specific seats, which are held for each show to ensure you have the best experience possible.

    You can call on 0161 833 9833 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    PLEASE NOTE - if a performance is marked as SOLD OUT - there may still be access seats available - so do get in touch.

  • AUGUST 2020
  • Saturday 1 August, 2.30pm LET THE RIGHT ONE IN Audio-Described Performance

     

    If you require our BSL, Audio Described or Captioned services, please book directly with Box Office. This is because there are often specific seats, which are held for each show to ensure you have the best experience possible.

    You can call on 0161 833 9833 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    PLEASE NOTE - if a performance is marked as SOLD OUT - there may still be access seats available - so do get in touch.

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