Venue, Booking and Show Information
How long is the show?
Please check back closer to the time of your performance to find out this information.
Is there a minimum age requirement to attend the show?
Beauty and the Beast is recommended for a general audience. We recommend the production for ages 6 and up. Children under the age of 3 will not be admitted into the theatre. All persons aged 16 or under must be accompanied by an adult and may not sit on their own within the auditorium. All persons entering the theatre, regardless of age, must have a valid ticket.
Does the show use any special effects?
Beauty and the Beast contains theatrical smoke and fog effects, video projection as well as strobe lighting during parts of the show.
What should I wear?
There is no dress code at the theatre. For all performances, attire should be comfortable and appropriate for the occasion.
Is official show merchandise available to purchase?
Merchandise is available to purchase before and after the show, and during the interval across a number of locations inside the theatre. You can pay for merchandise with either cash or credit/debit card – all card types are accepted.
Audio Described Performances
Audio description in theatre is a live verbal commentary on the visual elements of a production, delivered as a performance unfolds, through a discreet headset. Audio described performances will take place on the following dates:
Leicester Curve - Wednesday 16 June 7:30pm
Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin - Tuesday 20 July 7:30pm
Bristol Hippodrome - Tuesday 24 August 7:30pm
Liverpool Empire - Tuesday 5 October 7:30pm
Edinburgh Playhouse - Tuesday 9 November 7:30pm
Throughout the performance, a sign interpreter stands on the stage and uses sign language to relay music and words to deaf and hearing-impaired patrons, all of whom are seated within easy viewing distance of both the stage and interpreter. Sign-interpreted performances will take place on the following dates:
Leicester Curve - Thursday 24 June 7:30pm
Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin - Thursday 15 July 7:30pm
Bristol Hippodrome - Thursday 19 August 7:30pm
Liverpool Empire - Thursday 30 September 7:30pm
Edinburgh Playhouse - Tuesday 2 November 7:30pm
Relaxed Performances are designed to provide an opportunity for people who are autistic, have learning difficulties or other sensory and communication needs who might prefer a more relaxed environment. Small adjustments are made to the sound, lighting and special effects. Breakout areas are available throughout the venue should guests wish to leave the auditorium during the show. Relaxed performances will take place on the following dates:
Bristol Hippodrome - Tuesday 14 September 5pm
Liverpool Empire - Tuesday 12 October 5pm
Edinburgh Playhouse - Tuesday 23 November 5pm
Captioning is a way of converting the spoken word into visible text that provides deaf, deafened and hard of hearing people with access to live performance. Captioned performances will take place on the following dates:
Leicester Curve - Tuesday 15 June 7:30pm
Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin - Thursday 22 July 7:30pm
Bristol Hippodrome - Tuesday 31 August 7:30pm
Liverpool Empire - Thursday 7 October 7:30pm
Edinburgh Playhouse - Tuesday 16 November 7:30pm
You can find out more information on these accessible performances and other accessibility information by visiting the theatre venue's website:
For information about access facilities please visit the venue website for details:
Discounts for groups of 8 or more people are available. For further details please visit the venue website.