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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4 of 5 stars
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      145
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    Recent Reviews:

    • Judith F
      War Horse
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 11th August 2019
      Had a fantastic night at empire theatre liverpool watching War Horse. Great venue great show fantastic night. Will be returning soon. Read full review
    • Mal P
      Warrington, United Kingdom
      War Horse - Fabulous Production
      4 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 14th August 2019
      Lovely theatre...great production... drinks are a little expensive!! Production of war horse was awesome, this is my second time seeing the show and I’d still go again!! Read full review
    • abbey141
      Abergele, United Kingdom
      Fabulous Theatre with history
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 15th August 2019
      Went to see War Horse with a friend it was a fabulous production. Had good seats and found they were quite comfortable, all in all a great afternoon. 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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