Alexandra Theatre Birmingham
Alexandra Theatre Tickets
Pretty Woman: The Musical
Fans of the film unite, this takes everything you loved about the hit film and adds theatrical drama and spectacle.
Join a struggling shopkeeper Mr. Patel as he miraculously goes from rags to riches in this hilarious adventure.
Penn & Teller
‘The First Final UK Tour’ will feature Penn & Teller’s classic magic acts performed live with their unique brand of comedic magic!
Wish You Were Dead
This is adapted from book to stage, in a thrilling instalment of Peter James crime series sure to entrance fans of the genre.
Join young Alfie as his figures out just what the devil is going on in his town - from hit children's writer, David Walliams.
Featuring the incredible songs you know and love from the late Whitney Houston, based on the hit film.
2:22 A Ghost Story
This spooky thriller has a star-studded cast that will make you wonder what is real.
And Then There Were None
Agatha Christie's Devonshire mystery stuns in a twist of fate for all involved.
Shrek The Musical
Enjoy this hit film to musical adaptation that's already wow-ed audiences around the world!
What’s On at Alexandra Theatre
The Alexandra Theatre events calendar for 2023 is packed with an exciting mix of shows. If you like romance, don’t wait to book tickets for tours of Dirty Dancing, Pretty Woman: The Musical and The Bodyguard, all visiting Birmingham this year.
For tense drama and amazing stagecraft, we recommend the dazzling, Olivier Award-winning stage adaptation of The Ocean at the End of the Lane in May. There are also several thrillers coming up to keep you on the edge of your seats, including Murder in the Dark starring Tom Chambers (Holby City).
The Alex is also hosting some of the UK’s top comedians in the coming months, including Tim Vine, Frankie Boyle and Ruby Wax. Whether you want to laugh, cry or be inspired, there are plenty of events to choose from this year!
About the Alexandra Theatre
Located in the heart of Birmingham, the Alexandra Theatre (previously the New Alexandra Theatre), was first built in 1901 and originally named the Lyceum. Opening with an unsuccessful play The Workman, the venue quickly became associated with hosting melodramas, variety shows and pantomimes. After passing through various owners, it is now managed by the Ambassador Theatre Group. Like many theatres, the venue is said to be haunted by ghosts, including that of owner Leon Salberg, who died in his office in 1938. It also hosted former Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, who gave a speech there in 1918 as a local MP.
In 2018, the Alexandra Theatre was officially relaunched following a £650,000 refurbishment and now has a seating capacity of 1,347 with a plush, royal blue interior. The theatre celebrated its re-opening by hosting the first stop of that year’s Motown the Musical tour. Now fondly referred to simply as The Alex by locals, it is best-known for popular events such as touring productions, entertainment and comedy from across the UK and West End.
Map and Directions
Frequently Asked Questions
Please note that the Piano Bar is accessible by stairs only.
Theatregoers can also book the Ambassador Lounge when booking tickets, for bespoke pre-show and interval service including refreshments.