Northern Ireland's premier theatre presenting an outstanding programme of drama, opera, dance, comedy, musicals, family shows and much more.

The Grand Opera House is located in Belfast's bustling city centre and boasts the majestic Victorian main auditorium designed by renowned architect Frank Matcham, the intimate Baby Grand studio, a 100-seat theatre space, and three bars.

A favoured venue by both international companies and local producers, the Grand Opera House has been part of Belfast's vibrant theatre scene for over 100 years, providing quality entertainment, unforgettable experiences and vital outreach programs that allow the Theatre to engage with the local community and ignite a love of theatre in young and old alike. 

Tickets for shows may be purchased online, in person or by calling 028 9024 1919.

  • Great Victoria Street
  • Belfast
  • Antrim
  • BT2 7HR

Top Reasons To Visit

  • Fantastic programme of shows for all tastes
  • Stunning example of Victorian architecture
  • Northern Ireland's first listed building


29 Oct - 02 Nov 2019

The smash-hit production of Annie comes to Belfast for 1 week only direct from London’s West End.

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Miss Saigon School Edition

18 - 21 Jul 2019

Passion turns to tragedy when seventeen-year old refugee Kim and her G.I. sweetheart Chris are thrown together in a whirlwind love affair in war-torn Vietnam.

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Bugsy Malone

01 - 03 Aug 2019

A sparkling marriage of gangster movie and slapstick comedy, the ever-popular stage show of the classic movie tracks the rivalry between two street gangs.

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Glen Hansard

Wed, 23 Oct 2019, 7:30pm

One of Ireland’s most iconic singer songwriters, Glen Hansard, returns to Belfast in the majestic surroundings of The Grand Opera House

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To Da Bone

25 - 26 Oct 2019

To Da Bone, presented by French arts collective La Horde, explores youth culture, identity and expression

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Fame The Musical

19 - 24 Aug 2019

Based on the phenomenal 1980 pop culture film, Fame The Musical is the international smash-hit, which follows the lives of performing arts studentsFo

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The Miami Showband Story

08 - 17 Aug 2019

Are you ready to revisit Ireland in the 1960s in the company of the legendary Miami Showband and all their fantastic hits?

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Angela’s Ashes The Musical

03 - 07 Sep 2019

After its stunning debut in Belfast in 2017, Angela’s Ashes returns in this major musical adaptation of Frank McCourt’s memoir.

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Die Fledermaus

15 - 21 Sep 2019

Die Fledermaus, or The Bat, is the jewel in the crown of the real King of the Waltz: Johann Strauss. The tunes stay with you forever…

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A Tribute to Gerry Anderson

Tue, 24 Sep 2019, 7:30pm

An array of Ireland’s top entertainers will come together for a special charity evening this September to pay tribute to legendary broadcaster, Gerry Anderson.

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Saturday Night Fever

01 - 05 Oct 2019

Based on the 1977 movie starring John Travolta, this play promises new staging, more drama, more music and is bound to have you Jive Talkin’ all…

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08 - 12 Oct 2019

Bill Kenwright presents the multi-award winning production of Kander and Ebb’s landmark musical, CABARET.

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A Taste of Honey

15 - 19 Oct 2019

The National Theatre are taking Shelagh Delaney’s career defining play 'A Taste of Honey' on a UK tour from September 2019.

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On Your Feet

11 - 16 Nov 2019

'ON YOUR FEET!' is the inspiring true love story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan. It charts their journey from its origins in Cuba to international superstardom.

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Curtains: A Musical Whodunnit

19 - 23 Nov 2019

Starring Jason Manford and Carley Stenson, this hilarious whodunnit is packed full of catchy songs, unforgettable characters and plot twists galore!

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Beauty and the Beast

30 Nov 2019 - 12 Jan 2020

Christmas would not be Christmas without panto, so secure your seats early for next year’s beauty of a family show!

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Xmas For Dummies

10 - 22 Dec 2019

Following on from the success of last year’s sold out hit ‘On The Shelf’, Tara Lynne O’Neill and Chris Robinson are back with another darkly comic…

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