Frequently Asked Questions
Where is the Palace Theatre located?
The Palace Theatre is located at 80 Hanover Street, in the heart of historic downtown Manchester, NH
How many people can the Palace Theatre seat?
The Palace Theatre can seat 834 people, including seven wheelchair accessible spaces. Click here to view our seating chart.
How can I purchase tickets to an event?
How can I get my tickets?
Do I need to buy a ticket for an infant?
Yes, State Fire Code requires all people, including infants, attending an event to purchase a ticket and be assigned a seat. This allows us to keep track of exactly how many people are inside the theatre in case of an emergency.
Are cameras for video recorders allowed inside the Palace Theatre??
No recording devices of any kind are allowed during a performance.
Can tickets be exchanged? Can you issue a refund?
Can I purchase season tickets?
The Palace Theatre offers several options for purchasing tickets including our Super Saver 3-pack. Please call our Box Office between the hours of 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM to inquire about these options.
Are there group rates for tickets?
Are there rush tickets available?
Each of production in the St. Mary’s Bank Performing Arts Series has rush tickets available to students one hour prior to each performance. Students must present a valid student ID upon purchase.
What is the historic fee?
Each ticket price includes a $4.50 historic fee for upkeep of the historic Palace Theatre.
Are food and beverages available at the Palace Theatre?
Snacks and beverages can be purchased at the two bars in the lobby. Members can also purchase snacks and beverages in the Marquee Room. Food is not permitted in the theatre. However, drinks in a spill-proof Palace Theatre souvenir cup are permitted inside.
Where can I find an all-in-one informational document regarding technical specifications?
Where can I find information on the fly system?
What is the pit cover? When is it in? How will it affect my rental?
When the pit cover is completely in, there is no access to the orchestra pit.
When the pit cover is partially in, it can accommodate a small band.
Does the Palace have orchestra chairs on site?
Does the Palace rent scenic elements?
The Palace does rent some scenic elements for both out of and in-house shows, as well as other events.
How many microphones does the Palace have available for use during events?
Does the Palace own Marley or any other floor covering?
The Palace does not own any floor covering.
Does the Palace own an LCD projector?
What are the dimensions of the stage?
39′ 6″ Width of proscenium opening
25′ 6″ Height of proscenium opening. Typical Main Curtain Trim ~20’
3′ 8″ Edge of stage (at pit) to plaster line
29′ 9″ Plaster line to back wall
33′ 5″ Edge of stage (at pit) to back wall
35′ 8″ Center line to lock rail at stage left (15′ wing)
31′ 2″ Center line to stage right wall (10′ wing)
66′ 10″ Total width of stage, lock rail to wall
55′ 0″ Deck to grid