The Alexandra Theatre Birmingham Shows and Events 2023 - 2024
The Alexandra Theatre, also known as The Alex (and The New Alexandra Theatre), is on Suffolk Queensway in Birmingham, England. Construction of the theatre commenced in 1900 and was completed in 1901. The theatre is owned and managed by The Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) who are the largest theatre operator in the world combining international stature with core local venues. Tickets can be booked for shows through booking links via the theatre's box office, shows include touring West End productions.
ATG has years of experience helping millions of customers enjoy the very best stage and live entertainment. Bookmark this page for upcoming productions. The theatre currently seats more than 1300.
Getting To the theatre
Q Park are pleased to partner with ATG customers to offer a 15% discount on pre-booked parking for your visit.
Birmingham New Street Station and Grand Central are only a few steps away from the The Alexandra. Inter City services run from all major towns and cities, including hourly services from London, into Birmingham New Street.
Most city buses stop within 5 minutes walk from the theatre. For further details on timetables call Travelline on 0871 200 22 33 (landline calls charged at 10p per minute) or online via Network West Midlands.
What's On at the Alexandra Theatre
Top shows booking in 2022-2023: 9 to 5 the Musical, Guys and Dolls, Rock of Ages, Grease, Frank Skinner: Showbiz, Footloose, Riverdance - The New 25th Anniversary Show, Everybody's Talking About Jamie, Heathers The Musical, My Best Friend's Wedding The Musical, The Osmonds - A New Musical, Gangsta Granny, Bedknobs and Broomsticks, Horrible Histories - Barmy Britain, The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe, Diversity - Connected 2022, The Da Vinci Code...
The Alexandra Theatre: Suffolk Street Queensway, Birmingham B5 4DS
At The Alexandra, there is an Access Ambassador for every performance. This member of staff is on hand to ensure patrons have everything they need throughout their visit and they can be contacted via any member of our Front of House staff. Please don’t hesitate to speak to a member of the team during your visit.
Access Parking - The Alexandra does not have its own car park. The nearest public car park is NCP New Street and is located on St Judes Passage, 200m away from the theatre (approx.). There are chargeable Blue Badge parking bay(s) available within the car park. There is street parking on Station Street, with marked Blue Badge bays. These are maintained by Birmingham City Council. The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 210cm x 490cm (6ft 11in x 16ft 1in)
Step Free Access and Wheelchairs
The Alexandra Theatre does not have a lift. The Dress Circle, Upper Grand Circle and Ambassador Lounge are only accessible by stairs. All stairwells have handrails.
The Stalls is a step free level and offers a level access via our Access Entrance on Station Street. Access to Stalls is available via the easy access entrance on Station Street, next to Stage Door. There is an intercom and a member of staff will meet you there. Please note, this entrance opens around 30 minutes before the performance.
We have 8 wheelchair positions, and all the aisle seats in the Stalls can be used if you wish to transfer to a theatre seat. The average width of the auditorium seats are Stalls (17inches), Dress Circle (17 inches) and Upper Grand Circle (18.1inches). For more information, please contact the Access Champion.
Our Bars and Ambassador Lounge are only accessible by stairs. We offer an At Seat Service when you arrive, please ask a member of staff for more information
Accessible Toilet Information - There are accessible toilet facilities on the ground floor of Stalls. These are separate, fully accessible, private, unisex facilities located approximately 3m level access from our Accessible Entrance on Station Street. There are baby change facilities within this entrance.
Access Performances - All upcoming Audio Described, Captioned, BSL Interpreted and Relaxed performances are listed on the Assisted Performances page.
Visual Impairment Services - Information about the venue’s audio description, touch tours and other visual services can be found on the Visual Impairment Services page. Recommended seats are in Rows AA, A or B in the Stalls area or Row A in the Dress Circle for customers who require a closer view of the stage. For Audio Described shows please sit in any Row from AA to K in the Stalls. Touch Tours may also be available to accompany Audio Described performances; this will be advertised on the web or brochure page for each show.
Hearing Impairment Services - Information about the venue’s hearing enhancement systems, signed performances and other hearing services can be found on the Hearing Impairment Services page. The Alexandra offers Sennheiser infra-red listening systems. To access the infrared system please request receiving equipment from a member of staff on the day of the show, who will contact the Access Ambassador. Theatregoers are asked that these be returned after the show to a member of our Front of House staff. Recommended seats Row from AA to K in the Stalls. For Captioned performances, you can sit anywhere in the auditorium.
The auditorium contains seating in The Stalls, Dress Circle and Grand Circle.
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Girl from the North Country at The Alexandra, Birmingham£13.00
Celebrated playwright Conor McPherson (The Weir, The Seafarer) boldly reimagines the legendary songs of Bob Dylan, like you’ve never heard them before, in Girl From The North Country. A heart-breaking and universal..Valid From 7/2/2023Valid To 11/2/2023Buy Here
The Girls Bathroom – Live at The Alexandra, Birmingham£34.15
Every Wednesday the girls discuss everything from girl talk and boy talk to friendships and relationships dramas to single life and career advice. No topic is off limits! And no matter how..Valid From 12/2/2023Valid To 12/2/2023Buy Here
Tubular Bells Live in Concert – The 50th Anniversary Experience at The Alexandra, Birmingham...£29.65
Tubular Bells was the debut studio album by English multi-instrumentalist, composer and songwriter Mike Oldfield conceived in 1971 and finally released in 1973. Oldfield who was just 17 years old when he..Valid From 13/2/2023Valid To 13/2/2023Buy Here
The Mirror Crack’d at The Alexandra, Birmingham£13.00
Miss Marple returns to the stage… The Mirror Crack'd at The Alexandra, Birmingham The Mirror Crack'd is at The Alexandra, Birmingham from Tuesday 14th February, 2023 to Saturday 18th February, 2023. View..Valid From 14/2/2023Valid To 18/2/2023Buy Here
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel at The Alexandra, Birmingham£13.00
Based on the Sunday Times bestseller which inspired one of this century’s most treasured films, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel takes us on a journey to India with an eclectic group of..Valid From 21/2/2023Valid To 25/2/2023Buy Here
The King and I at The Alexandra, Birmingham£13.00
The King and I is the greatest musical from the golden age of musicals – with one of the finest scores ever written including Whistle a Happy Tune and Shall We Dance...Valid From 28/2/2023Valid To 4/3/2023Buy Here
Great Big Dance Off – West Midlands Heat at The Alexandra, Birmingham...£15.50
Primary and Secondary schools from across the region come together to compete for the West Midlands Champions for 2023 Great Big Dance Off – West Midlands Heat at The Alexandra, Birmingham Great..Valid From 7/3/2023Valid To 7/3/2023Buy Here
The Psychology Of Serial Killers with Jennifer Rees at The Alexandra, Birmingham...£13.00
During this talk, you will discover how serial killers are classified. What are the differences between lust killers like the BTK (Bind, Torture, Kill) Killer and visionary killers such as David Berkowitz..Valid From 8/3/2023Valid To 8/3/2023Buy Here
What’s Love Got To Do With It? A Tribute to Tina Turner at The Alexandra, Birmingham...£32.65
The massive debut tour of What’s Love Got To Do With It? launched in February 2019 and quickly proved to be the ultimate tribute show with audiences packing out theatres and arenas..Valid From 11/3/2023Valid To 11/3/2023Buy Here
Prue Leith – Nothing in Moderation at The Alexandra, Birmingham...£29.40
In her first ever live show, Prue will take audiences through the ups and downs of being a successful restaurateur, novelist, businesswoman and Great British Bake Off judge – feeding the rich..Valid From 12/3/2023Valid To 12/3/2023Buy Here
Death Drop – Back In The Habit at The Alexandra, Birmingham...£13.00
Legendary drag queens and stars of RuPaul’s Drag Race, Cheryl Hole (Celebrity Juice, The Only Way is Essex) and Victoria Scone lead an all-drag cast including Drag King superstar LoUis CYfer (Winner..Valid From 13/3/2023Valid To 18/3/2023Buy Here
Sara Pascoe: Success Story at The Alexandra, Birmingham£19.40
The star of BBC2 stand-up special Sara Pascoe: LadsLadsLads is back with a brand-new stand-up show! Sara Pascoe is a highly acclaimed comedian, writer, and actor. She wrote and starred in her..Valid From 19/3/2023Valid To 19/3/2023Buy Here
Steel Magnolias at The Alexandra, Birmingham£13.00
The beloved film is now beautifully brought to life on stage and will feature an all-star cast including Laura Main (Call the Midwife) and Lucy Speed (The Archers, The Bill) and Diana..Valid From 21/3/2023Valid To 25/3/2023Buy Here
Seven Drunken Nights – The Story of the Dubliners at The Alexandra, Birmingham...£24.50
In partnership with Tourism Ireland and in association with legendary Irish pub O’Donoghue’s, Seven Drunken Nights tells the story of a career spanning 50 years and invokes the spirit of Ronnie Drew,..Valid From 26/3/2023Valid To 26/3/2023Buy Here
The Rocky Horror Show at The Alexandra, Birmingham£13.00
The Rocky Horror Show is the story of two squeaky clean college kids – Brad and his fiancée Janet. When by a twist of fate, their car breaks down outside a creepy..Valid From 27/3/2023Valid To 1/4/2023Buy Here
Annie at The Alexandra, Birmingham£13.00
Set in 1930s New York during The Great Depression, brave young Annie is forced to live a life of misery at Miss Hannigan’s orphanage. Her luck soon changes when she’s chosen to..Valid From 3/4/2023Valid To 15/4/2023Buy Here
Ellen Kent’s Aida at The Alexandra, Birmingham£13.00
Welcoming back the fabulous Korean soprano Elena Dee, French soprano Olga Perrier and Ukrainian mezzo-soprano Natalia Matveeva* Aida, the grandest of all Ellen Kent’s operas, returns to the UK with a stunning..Valid From 19/4/2023Valid To 19/4/2023Buy Here
Ellen Kent’s Madama Butterfly at The Alexandra, Birmingham...£13.00
Welcoming back the fabulous Korean soprano Elena Dee, Ukrainian soprano Alyona Kistenyova and Ukrainian mezzo-soprano Natalia Matveeva* Back by overwhelming public demand, this award-winning Opera returns in a new production with exquisite..Valid From 20/4/2023Valid To 20/4/2023Buy Here
Menopause The Musical 2 at The Alexandra, Birmingham£36.00
Starring Mary Byrne (X Factor), Annabel Giles (TV Personality), Rebecca Wheatley (Casualty) and Susie Fenwick (West End Star), we present Menopause the Musical 2 – Cruising Through Menopause. In this hilarious sequel..Valid From 21/4/2023Valid To 21/4/2023Buy Here
Bowie Experience at The Alexandra, Birmingham£27.75
Bowie Experience continues to amaze audiences with an astounding attention to detail, bringing the golden years of David Bowie to theatres across the globe. So, put on your red shoes and Let’s..Valid From 22/4/2023Valid To 22/4/2023Buy Here
That’ll Be The Day at The Alexandra, Birmingham£30.00
Let the UK’s leading Rock ’n‘ Roll show take you on a journey through the years, as together you celebrate the golden age of Rock ’n’ Rolland Pop from the 50s right..Valid From 23/4/2023Valid To 23/4/2023Buy Here
Home, I’m Darling at The Alexandra, Birmingham£13.00
BAFTA-winner Jessica Ransom (Doc Martin, Armstrong and Miller, Horrible Histories), Diane Keen (Doctors, Rings on Their Fingers, The Cuckoo Waltz) and Neil McDermott (EastEnders, The Royal) lead the cast in this thought-provoking..Valid From 25/4/2023Valid To 29/4/2023Buy Here
Thank You For The Music at The Alexandra, Birmingham£25.00
This international smash-hit tribute show brings all ABBA’s number one hits to the stage in a production like no other. The hugely popular show, now in its 20th year, with a brand-new..Valid From 5/5/2023Valid To 5/5/2023Buy Here
The Elvis Tribute Artist World Tour at The Alexandra, Birmingham...£24.25
Starring three winners of Elvis Presley Enterprises’ Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest including the Winner of BBC One’s The World’s Greatest Elvis – Shawn Klush (USA), Dean Z (USA) and Ben Thompson..Valid From 7/5/2023Valid To 7/5/2023Buy Here
Northern Live – Do I Love You at The Alexandra, Birmingham...£21.00
Keeping the faith to the original sounds of the underground movement that started on the dance floors in the North and eventually swept the nation including an 11-piece band with 4 lead..Valid From 10/5/2023Valid To 10/5/2023Buy Here
Jimmy Carr – Terribly Funny 2.0 at The Alexandra, Birmingham...£38.15
Jimmy’s show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things. Terrible things that might have affected you or people you know and love. But they’re just jokes – they are not the..Valid From 12/5/2023Valid To 12/5/2023Buy Here
Johannes Radebe: Freedom Unleashed at The Alexandra, Birmingham...£36.00
Freedom Unleashed sees the ‘Irresistible’ Johannes joined by a diverse, world-class cast of talented dancers and singers in this melting pot of South African rhythms and huge party anthems – with a..Valid From 13/5/2023Valid To 13/5/2023Buy Here
Hello Again – The Neil Diamond Songbook at The Alexandra, Birmingham...£13.00
Using evocative imagery, video and narration to enhance the magic, this acclaimed production will take you on a musical journey through Neil Diamond’s glittering 50-year career. In this exciting live show you’ll..Valid From 14/5/2023Valid To 14/5/2023Buy Here
Heathers The Musical at The Alexandra, Birmingham£24.00
Following two smash hit West End seasons, a record-breaking run at The Other Palace and winning the WhatsOnStage award for BEST NEW MUSICAL, Heathers The Musical, the black comedy rock musical based..Valid From 16/5/2023Valid To 20/5/2023Buy Here
The Ocean at the End of the Lane at The Alexandra, Birmingham...£13.00
This five-star spectacular from the producers of War Horse and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is a thrilling adventure of fantasy, myth and friendship, taking audiences on an..Valid From 23/5/2023Valid To 27/5/2023Buy Here