Experience the stunning setting of Bristol Hippodrome
With one of the largest stages outside London, beautiful Bristol Hippodrome is an incredible setting in which to enjoy a performance of an opera, ballet, musical or play. The period interior of the auditorium will capture your imagination almost as much as the action on stage - it isn't hard to see why this beloved venue is a cultural icon of the South West. Buy or sell Bristol Hippodrome tickets on StubHub and experience it yourself.
Bristol Hippodrome: the heart of Britain's creative city
Opened in 1912, Bristol Hippodrome was designed by renowned theatre architect Frank Matcham and included two notable features: an enormous water tank at the front of the stage, which could be filled with 100,000 gallons for use in circus or aquatics shows, and a large dome above the stalls that could be opened to allow natural air-conditioning. While the tank is long gone and an air-conditioning system has since been installed, the dome still exists and is perhaps the only such structure in the UK to remain fully operational. The capacity of Bristol Hippodrome is just under 2,000, with the audience spread out across three levels in a stunning red and gold auditorium. It's a grand setting wherever you choose to sit, but for a truly special experience you could treat yourself to one of the Bristol Hippodrome boxes - offering unparalleled views of the stage (and the rest of the audience!) you'll be closer to the action than ever before. Having survived war and fire, the theatre has stood strong as a bastion of culture at the heart of Bristol and attracts large audiences to every one of its stellar productions. Tickets for Bristol Hippodrome are a must-have for culture lovers of any generation.
What's on at Bristol Hippodrome? Something for you!
Featuring a large stage and extensive backstage areas, Bristol Hippodrome is the perfect location for touring West End shows and other major productions. Known for its range of musicals, the theatre also hosts opera, ballet, comedians, concerts and plays. Several notable premieres have been held here, including the world premieres of Mary Poppins in 2004 and The Nutcracker by the English National Ballet in 2002; musicals such as Legally Blonde, Dirty Dancing and We Will Rock You have entranced audiences; and the Welsh National Opera regularly puts on world-class productions. A list of what's on at Bristol Hippodrome is an impressive read and will have you struggling to decide on just one show. But with its easily accessible location at the heart of Bristol - not far from the city's other major venues like Bristol Old Vic or the Colston Hall - you don't have to visit just once. Buy or sell Bristol Hippodrome tickets on StubHub now and fall in love with this magical theatre.
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