Liverpool Empire Theatre

Lime Street
Liverpool
Merseyside
L1 1JE

Tel: 0844 871 3017

Liverpool Empire Theatre

About

The Liverpool Empire Theatre is situated on Lime Street, the busy gateway road to Liverpool. It's ideally located within metres of Lime Street Station.  

The Empire has the largest two-tier auditorium in Britain, seating 2348. It's the second theatre to be built on the site, with the previous smaller theatre demolished in 1924, today's building opened a year later in 1925. The orginal theatre was named 'The Prince of Wales Theatre and Opea House' and opened in 1866. 

The theatre plays host to a number of big-name touring productions, musicals and concerts.Throughout the years the Empire has gone from strength to strength; showcasing the best in local, national and international talent.

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    Recent Reviews:

    • 12ksp
      Liverpool, United Kingdom
      Amazing Show
      4 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 11th September 2019
      I visited the Liverpool Empire to watch the Blood Brothers production which was FANTASTIC. The service that is now on offer at the Liverpool Empire to order drinks via a app was also great, as it... Read full review
    • Robert6591
      Blackburn, United Kingdom
      Trip type:
      Couples
      The Mowtown Story
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 19th September 2019
      Wonderful theater. We saw the Mowtown Story in London three or so years ago and when we saw it was on in Liverpool we booked a hotel for a couple of nights. Wow! The performance at the Empire is... Read full review
    • DH44
      Yorkshire, United Kingdom
      Trip type:
      Couples
      Motown The Musical
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 20th September 2019
      What an amazing show!! We saw the musical in Liverpool ( (Liverpool Empire) Singing and outfits were spectacular. Liked the way that there was the story of how Motown was founded. Enjoyed every... Read full review

    Opening Times

    2019 (1 January 2019 - 31 December 2019)

    * Check the website for What's On at the Liverpool Empire

    Awards

    • Regional AwardsLiverpool City Region Tourism Awards Winner 2017 Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards Winner 2017 2017

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