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Theatres in Birmingham

Welcome to the Birmingham theatre guide, book theatre tickets, find out what's on and all theatre information for Birmingham Hippodrome Theatre, New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, O2 Academy Birmingham, Genting Arena, Symphony Hall, O2 Institute Birmingham, Arena Birmingham, O2 Institute3, Glee Club, Hare & Hounds.

Theatres

Alexandra Theatre - Birmingham

Construction of the theatre commenced in 1900 and was completed in 1901. The architects were Owen & Ward and the theatre was opened on 27 May 1901 as the Lyceum Theatre on John Bright Street.

The theatre currently seats 1,371 and hosts a busy programme of touring drama, West End shows and stand-up comedy. It was the home of the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company between 1990 and 1997

Birmingham Hippodrome Theatre - Birmingham

The Birmingham Hippodrome Theatre is situated on Hurst Street in the Chinese Quarter of Birmingham. It is best known as the home of the Birmingham Royal Ballet. Birmingham Hippodrome also hosts a wide variety of other performances including visiting opera and ballet companies, touring West End shows, pantomime and drama. Every summer, the Hippodrome usually houses a major West End touring show, in the past staging Starlight Express, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Cats and Mary Poppins.

Symphony Hall - Birmingham

Birmingham Symphony Hall hosts concerts by prestigious international orchestras and is also home to the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Complementing the classical programme is the best in jazz, world music, folk, rock, pop and stand-up comedy. The Symphony Hall is a 2262-seat auditorium and is an impressive modern venue with superb acoustics. The Symphony Hall also plays an important role in the life of the region and is regularly used for community events, graduation ceremonies and conferences. In all over 370,000 people attend around 320 events at Symphony Hall every year.

Genting Arena - Birmingham

The Genting Arena is the Midlands' outstanding entertainment experience for artists and visitors alike. We have the world's best comedians, sportspeople, singers, songwriters, dancers, daredevils and everything in between come through our doors. Whether it's 15,700 screaming fans or an intimate, atmospheric once-in-a-lifetime experience, you'll find it at the Genting Arena.

New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham - Birmingham

The New Alexandra Theatre, commonly known as the Alex, is on Station Street in the centre of Birmingham. In recent years, the Alexandra has benefited from big investment, enabling the stage and front of house areas to accommodate first-rate productions.The theatre currently seats 1,371 and hosts a busy programme of touring drama, West End shows and stand-up comedy.

Arena Birmingham - Birmingham

The Birmingham Arena, (Formerly the National Indoor Arena) is one of the busiest indoor sporting and entertainment venues in Europe. Since opening in 1991, it has welcomed visitors to over 30 different sports and an extensive variety of entertainment and music shows and pantomime.

NEC - Birmingham

The NEC is the busiest exhibition centre in Europe, staging around 160 trade and consumer exhibitions each year, ranging from world-famous public shows such as Crufts and Clothes Show Live to huge international trade exhibitions like IPEX and Spring Fair, Birmingham. Over four million people visit the NEC each year. And with 21 halls totalling 200,000sqm of exhibition space on a 650-acre site the NEC is also the biggest exhibition centre in the UK.

O2 Academy Birmingham - Birmingham

O2 Academy Birmingham originally opened in the city in 2000 in Dale End with the venue bringing live music to the Midlands for almost a decade before it moved to its current home in Horsefair in 2009. As well as continuing to stage a spectacular line-up of live shows and music the O2 Academy Birmingham also has club residencies from the UK’s biggest rock ‘n’ roll party, Propaganda.

The Old Rep Theatre - Birmingham

The Old Rep Theatre was built in 1913 and is a 383 seat theatre in the centre of Birmingham. It plays host to the Birmingham Stage Company and numerous amateur companies offering a wide variety of productions from plays to musicals, regular sell-out Christmas productions and pantomimes, and specially written issued-based drama for young people.

The Crescent Theatre - Birmingham

The Crescent Theatre is located just off Broad Street in Brindleyplace in Birmingham. The Crescent Theatre is a small, amateur theatre and houses The Crescent Theatre Company which is one of the oldest theatre companies in the city. The Theatre stages a wide range of drama and music productions.

Repertory Theatre - Birmingham

Birmingham Repertory Theatre is one of the leading national producing theatre companies. It has introduced a range of new and foreign plays to the British theatre repertoire, and has been a springboard for many internationally acclaimed actors, designers and directors. The Theatre stages an average of 20 productions each year, ranging from small scale development work to full-scale musical productions.

Town Hall Birmingham - Birmingham

The Town Hall is Birmingham’s most iconic historic building For more than 180 years, Town Hall has been a hub of civic and cultural life in Birmingham. From classical to comedy to rock to pop, it’s now one of the city’s most versatile venues having featured artists such as David Bowie, Led Zeppelin and many more.

O2 Institute Birmingham - Birmingham

The O2 Birmingham originally opened in the city in 2000 in Dale End with the venue bringing live music to the Midlands for almost a decade before it moved to its current home in Horsefair in 2009. As well as continuing to stage a spectacular line-up of live shows and music the O2 Birmingham also has club residencies from the UK’s biggest rock ‘n’ roll party, Propaganda.

Glee Club - Birmingham

The Glee Club in Birmingham is a comedy club and music venue, staging regular stand-up nights and intimate music shows, with dining.

The Rainbow Warehouse - Birmingham

The Warehouse is part of The Rainbow Venues in Birmingham which are a collection of extraordinary venues each with their own unique identity offering live music events

NEC, Halls 2 & 3 - Birmingham

The NEC is the busiest exhibition centre in Europe, staging around 160 trade and consumer exhibitions each year, ranging from world-famous public shows such as Crufts and Clothes Show Live to huge international trade exhibitions like IPEX and Spring Fair, Birmingham. Over four million people visit the NEC each year. And with 21 halls totalling 200,000sqm of exhibition space on a 650-acre site the NEC is also the biggest exhibition centre in the UK.

Hare & Hounds - Birmingham

The Hare & Hounds is located in the South Birmingham suburb of Kings Heath. The Hare and Hounds has been around since 1820, but has stood in its present form since 1907 and has Grade II listed status. Hosts music gigs and live entertainment and it staged UB40's first ever gig in 1979.

Asylum - Birmingham

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Birmingham Flapper - Birmingham

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Cannon Hill Park - Birmingham

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Crane - Birmingham

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Digbeth Arena - Birmingham

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Edgbaston - Birmingham

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H-Suite - Birmingham

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Holiday Inn - Birmingham

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ICC HALL 1 - BIRMINGHAM

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MAC - Birmingham

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Mama Roux's - Birmingham

Mama Roux's is part of The Rainbow Venues in Birmingham. These are a collection of extraordinary venues each with their own unique identity showcasing a variety of live music events.

O2 Institute3 - Birmingham

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Ort - Birmingham

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Rainbow - Birmingham

The Rainbow Venues in Birmingham are a collection of extraordinary venues each with their own unique identity. A wide variety of Live music features at our venues situated around Birmingham City Centre.

Subside Bar - Birmingham

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Sunflower Lounge - Birmingham

Live music venue in Birmingham. Open till late

The Castle & Falcon - Birmingham

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The Flapper - Birmingham

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The Jam House - Birmingham

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