Our theatre is in the round, so seating is on all sides of the stage and on three levels. Each play is directed and designed with this in mind. The colours below indicate ticket price band in the tables underneath. (Please note, Row B 1st & 2nd Gallery, and Rows F & G Stage Level are not feet on the floor seating, but raised, with a foot rest)



Row A
Row B


Row A
Row B


Row A (Banquettes)
Row B, C, E, F, G
Row D


Please note that row B 1st & 2nd Gallery and Rows F & G on Stage Level are not feet on floor seating, but raised, with a foot rest.



(does not include West Side Story)

Mon - Thu Evening & Weekday Matinees Fri & Sat Evening & Weekend Matinees
£38.50 £42.50
£33.50 £37.50
£25.00 £28.00
£19.00 £20.00




Mon - Thu Evening & Weekday Matinees Fri & Sat Evening & Weekend Matinees
£45.00 £49.00
£40.00 £44.00
£31.50 £34.50
£25.50 £26.50




Each day we will offer a number of day seats or sale at £10 each. These will either be located in the second gallery or they will be the  traditional banquette seating (front row).

These will be available in person from 9.30am on the day of the performance only, then via phone from 10am.

No discounts available on banquettes or day seats. Ticket prices may vary for different performances according to demand. We guarantee that a number of £10 tickets will be released on the day of the performance.


Enjoy Half Price Tickets for all of our Preview Performances in the Theatre (prices based on Fri & Sat prices) and The Studio

ROCKETS AND BLUE LIGHTS - Half Price Previews - Friday 13 March, Saturday 14 March and Monday 16 March, all at 7.30pm.  

WEST SIDE STORY - Half Price Previews - Saturday 18 AprilMonday 20 April and Tuesday 21 April, all at 7.30pm

THE GLASS MENAGERIE - Half Price Previews - Friday 5 JuneSaturday 6 JuneMonday 8 June and Tuesday 9 June, all at 7.30pm 

LET THE RIGHT ONE IN - Half Price Previews - Thursday 9 JulyFriday 10 July, Saturday 11 July and Monday 13 July, all at 7.30pm 

ELECTRIC ROSARY - Half Price Previews - Monday 15 JuneTuesday 16 June and Wednesday 17 June, all at 7.30pm 

OH MOTHER - Half Price Previews - Thursday 16 July, 7.30pm 


Under 16s, Registered unemployed and disabled patrons: Half price. A half-price discount is also available for the companion of a disabled patron.

Under 26 & Student: Tickets are just £7 for any weekday show. Limited availability and ID is required for each ticket purchased. Check out our Great Night Out offer for full details.

Groups: Groups of 10 – 39 save £3.50 per ticket. Groups of 40+ save £4.50 per ticket plus one free ticket for every 20 purchased.

Schools: A limited number of £15 tickets are available for Monday to Friday performances - please book early. If you’d like to speak to someone about your school group booking, please call our Schools Bookings line on 0161 615 6702 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Community Group Discounts: A number of discounted tickets are available for local community groups working with those who may not otherwise have access to the Theatre. For more information, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Season Tickets: Save up to 25% off the ticket price with our Season Tickets. More information.

Discounts for NHS Staff: 20% off all tickets (excluding banquette and day seats) for selected productions and performances. More Information. For a definitive list of money saving offers for NHS Staff, please visit NHS discounts

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We are releasing a limited number of premier tickets for WEST SIDE STORY 2020 on the following dates:

WEST SIDE STORY – Saturday 23 and 30 May 2020 - both at 7.30pm

With a premier ticket you’ll be watching the performance from the best seats in the house. You’ll also have use of the exclusive Members’ Suite pre-show and during the interval, where you can enjoy waiter service and a complimentary glass of champagne on arrival, as well as a free programme.

The ticket price also includes a donation to The Royal Exchange Theatre, which is a registered charity (255424). This will go directly towards supporting the theatre’s diverse programme and nurturing new talent.

To access the premier tickets, type “premier” into the promo code box on the top right-hand corner of the booking page.


Only one discount is available per ticket.

Discounts are not available on Saturday evenings, Half Price Previews, Banquette seats and Day seats.

Proof of ID is required for discounts. Please bring this with you when collecting your tickets from Box Office.

When seating capacity reaches a certain level, some offers, concessions and discounts may not apply.

Ticket prices may vary for different performances according to demand.  

We guarantee that a number of £10 tickets will be released on the day of the performance.

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