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New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham

New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham

New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham Access

Booking Information

  • Access Booking line: 0121 230 9077 (there is an answerphone facility too)

New Alexandra Theatre Visual Story: a visual resource to help prepare visitors for a new experience and to help them become familiar with new surroundings and what to expect. Please contact our Access Champion to request the Visual Story here


New Alexandra Theatre Virtual Tour: Make your way through the public areas of our venue to help familiarise you with our building. Click here

At the New Alexandra Theatre, we have an Access Ambassador for every performance. This member of staff is on hand to ensure our patrons have everything they need throughout their visit and they can be contacted via any member of our Front of House staff.

We value our customers greatly and welcome any feedback you may have. Please don’t hesitate to speak to a member of our team during your visit.


To make a booking outside of these hours please call our Central Access Line.

Central Access Line:  0844 871 7677 (Mon – Sat, 6pm – 10pm. Sun 10am – 8pm)

Bookings made via this line will be subject to booking fees and a transaction charge. Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.


Our upcoming Access Performances:

Signed

For the benefit of patrons who use sign language; trained BSL signers stand to one side of the stage and interpret the script used throughout the performance.

Legally Blonde: Thu 24 May, 7.30pm

Birdsong: Thu 21 Jun, 7.30pm

Motown the Musical: Wed 24 Oct, 7.30pm

Benidorm: Wed 12 Dec, 7.30pm

Avenue Q: Thu 14 Feb, 7.30pm

Audio Described

A live verbal commentary given through infra-red headsets to assist patrons who are visually impaired. Touch Tours also give these patrons the opportunity to go up on stage and touch parts of the set, pieces of scenery, props and costumes.

Love From a Stranger: Sat 19 May, 2.30pm

Motown the Musical: Wed 31 Oct, 2.30pm

Rock of Ages: Thu 15 Nov, 7.30pm

Benidorm: Sat 8 Dec, 2.30pm

All Audio Described performances have a Touch Tour an hour and a half before the performance.

Captioned

Captions are similar to television subtitles and give patrons who are deaf, deafened, or hard of hearing access to live performance.

Boogie Nights: Sat 25 Aug, 2.30pm

Motown the Musical: Tue 23 Oct, 7.30pm

Benidorm: Wed 19 Dec, 7.30pm

Relaxed

Informal performances primarily designed for patrons who may be concerned about attending a regular performance and may find visiting a theatre daunting.

Madagascar – A Musical Adventure: Thu 2 Aug, 2.30pm

Awful Auntie: Tue 27 Nov, 7pm

Venue Access Information

  • There are 8 wheelchair spaces available in Stalls. 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.

    Access to Dress Circle, Grand Upper Circle and the Ambassador Lounge is via stairs only.

    There is no lift access at the theatre.

  • The New Alexandra Theatre offers Sennheiser infra-red listening systems.

    Induction Loop Necklace

    Suitable for persons wearing a hearing aid, the induction loop necklace is worn around the neck. Whilst wearing the necklace, switch your hearing aid to the 'T' setting and the sound is amplified. The necklace has an adjustable volume control.


    Headset

    This device amplifies sound through ear-pieces similar to regular headphones. Suitable for persons without a hearing aid.

    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. We do ask that these be returned after the show to a member of our Front of House staff.

  • Guide, hearing and other working dogs are welcome in all parts of the theatre. If you wish to bring your guide or hearing dog to the theatre, please advise the Box Office when booking your tickets. Your dog is welcome to sit with you in the auditorium however please note that some shows include special effects, e.g. strobe lighting, smoke, pyrotechnics and loud bangs. Alternatively we can organise for a member of staff to care for your dog during the performance and provide them with some drinking water.

  • There are accessible toilet facilities on the ground floor of Stalls. These are separate, fully accessible, private, unisex facilities next to the easy access entrance door.

Tue 26 - Sat 30
Jun 2018   Jun 2018
Chitty, Chitty, Bang, Bang (BMOS)
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Fri 06
Jul 2018
Tassels - An Evening of Burlesque
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Sat 07
Jul 2018
Paul Smith - Hiya Mate
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Sat 14
Jul 2018
Cocktail Masterclass - Birmingham Cocktail Weekend
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Tue 31 - Sat 04
Jul 2018   Aug 2018
Madagascar The Musical
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Wed 08
Aug 2018
King of Pop - The Legend Continues
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Thu 09
Aug 2018
Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Wed 22 - Sat 25
Aug 2018   Aug 2018
Boogie Nights
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Sat 25 - Sat 17
Aug 2018   Nov 2018
Theatre Tours 2018
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Thu 30 - Sat 01
Aug 2018   Sep 2018
Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Sun 02
Sep 2018
Crossing Over With John Edward
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Tue 11
Sep 2018
A Lock In With Tuffers And Dawson
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Wed 12
Sep 2018
Whitney - Queen of the Night
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Thu 13
Sep 2018
Thank You For The Music
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Fri 14
Sep 2018
Islands In The Stream
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Sat 15 - Sun 16
Sep 2018   Sep 2018
Marley Reprised
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Tue 18
Sep 2018
The Goon Show
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Wed 19
Sep 2018
Beyond the Barricade
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Thu 20
Sep 2018
One Night of Queen
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Fri 21
Sep 2018
Cocktail Masterclass - The Dream Boys
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Fri 21
Sep 2018
The Dreamboys
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Sat 22
Sep 2018
Dylan Moran
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Tue 25 - Sat 29
Sep 2018   Sep 2018
Saturday Night Fever
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Thu 11 - Sat 03
Oct 2018   Nov 2018
Motown The Musical
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Fri 19
Oct 2018
Cocktail Masterclass - Motown the Musical
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Mon 05 - Sat 10
Nov 2018   Nov 2018
Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Sun 11
Nov 2018
Ross Noble - El Hablador
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Tue 13 - Sat 17
Nov 2018   Nov 2018
Rock of Ages
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Fri 16
Nov 2018
Cocktail Masterclass - Rock of Ages
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Sun 18
Nov 2018
Harry Hill’s KIDZ SHOW: How To Be Funny - For KIDS!
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Mon 19 - Sat 24
Nov 2018   Nov 2018
Fame the Musical
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Sun 25
Nov 2018
One Night of Elvis: Lee 'Memphis' King
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Tue 27 - Sat 01
Nov 2018   Dec 2018
Awful Auntie
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Mon 03 - Sat 29
Dec 2018   Dec 2018
Benidorm
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Fri 07
Dec 2018
Cocktail Masterclass - Benidorm
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Fri 01
Feb 2019
The Illegal Eagles
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Sat 02
Feb 2019
Steve Steinman’s Vampires Rock with special guest star Sam Bailey
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Sun 10
Feb 2019
Odyssey, Kym Mazelle and Angie Brown
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Tue 12 - Sat 16
Feb 2019   Feb 2019
Avenue Q
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Mon 18 - Sat 23
Feb 2019   Feb 2019
Glengarry Glen Ross
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Sun 03
Mar 2019
Yamato Drummers
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Wed 06
Mar 2019
Hancock's Half Hour
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Fri 08
Mar 2019
The Chicago Blues Brothers
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Sat 09
Mar 2019
The Sensational 60's Experience
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Wed 13 - Sat 16
Mar 2019   Mar 2019
Tom Gates Live on Stage!
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Sun 07
Apr 2019
An Evening with Katya Zamolodchikova
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Tue 09 - Sat 13
Apr 2019   Apr 2019
American Idiot
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Mon 06 - Sat 11
May 2019   May 2019
The House on Cold Hill
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Thu 30
May 2019
Steve Steinman's Meat Loaf Story
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham

Fri 31
May 2019
Julian Clary - Born to Mince
New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Birmingham