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Beauty and the Beast Manchester: dates of Palace Theatre shows, how to get tickets - and how much are they?

The show is set to run in Manchester for several more weeks

<p>The musical adaptation of Beauty and the Beast is coming to Manchester </p>

The musical adaptation of Beauty and the Beast is coming to Manchester

The classic tale of Beauty and The Beast is currently being performed at the Palace Theatre in Manchester, and there’s good news for anyone who wants to get along to the show.

The show is scheduled to run for several more weeks, meaning plenty of chances to get yourself a ticket.

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Ahead of your visit, here’s all you need to know about the show including ticket information, remaining dates, and what the show is about.

When does the show finish?

The musical production of Beauty and the Beast opened at the Palace Theatre in Manchester at the end of March.

The show is scheduled to go on until Saturday, 4 June 2022.

Can I get tickets?

Tickets for shows during May and the first week in June are on sale through ATG Tickets.

At least one show is due to take place each day until 4 June apart from on Mondays.

Matinee shows will take place at 2.30pm on each Wednesday and Saturday in May, with evening shows starting at 7.30pm.

Tickets for each show start at £20 and vary in price depending on where in the theatre you wish to book seats.

Other tickets are priced at £35, £45, £55, £75 and £87.50.

What is Beauty and the Beast about?

The Beauty and the Beast is a tale of love, potions and drama.

The story begins with a selfish prince who sees an enchantress disguised as a beggar coming to his castle.

Where is the Palace Theatre?

The Palace Theatre Manchester is an all seater venue which holds almost 2,000 people. The address of the theatre is 97 Oxford St, Manchester M1 6FT

The woman asks for shelter from a storm and offers a rose in exchange, but when the prince refuses she unveils her true identity and turns the prince into a beast and his servants into household items.

She casts a spell on the rose and warns the prince that the spell will only be broken if he learns to love another and be loved in return before the last petal falls, which would occur at the beginning of his 21st year, or he will remain a beast forever.

Years later a young woman named Belle is keen to leave her village in search of adventure.

She avoids a local huntsman, Gaston, who wants to marry her. When her father, Maurice, an inventor, sets out to showcase his new invention, he gets lost and ends up being imprisoned by the beast accused of trespassing.

When Maurice’s horse returns without him, Belle ventures out searching for him and finds him locked in the castle dungeon. The Beast agrees to free Maurice if she takes his place as prisoner.

Belle agrees, and she goes from being his prisoner to falling in love with the beast when he gets injured protecting her from wolves.

The rapport between the pair is struck when he tends to his wounds and nurses him back to health.

News of the love between Belle and the Beast leads a jealous Gaston to rally the villagers to head to the castle and slay the beast.

At this point Belle had been released by the Beast.

During the battle, the Beast’s servants fend off the villagers. Gaston attacks the Beast in his tower, who is too depressed from Belle’s departure to fight back but regains his spirit upon seeing Belle return. He defeats Gaston but spares his life before reuniting with Belle.

However, Gaston fatally stabs the Beast with a knife and then slips and falls to his death. The Beast dies in Belle’s arms before the last petal falls, but Belle tearfully professes her love to the Beast, and the spell is undone, reviving the Beast and restoring his human form along with all his servants and his castle.