Liverpool Empire Theatre

Lime Street
Liverpool
Merseyside
L1 1JE

Tel: +44 (0)844 871 3017

Front of the Liverpool Empire Theatre lit up with lights.

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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      379
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      169
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    Recent Reviews:

    • markwE410WW
      Trip type:
      Friends getaway
      Lovely theatre and a great show
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 14th August 2022
      Went to see the Book of Mormons, fantastic show and a lovely theatre with friendly staff. will definitely return Read full review
    • 12345tiger
      Trip type:
      Friends getaway
      Great
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 4th September 2022
      I have always loved Elvis and Lee does an AMAZING job. His performance is captivating and sexy and captures the heart of Elvis. . Very impressed but more so when I met him personally as he is blonde... Read full review
    • ellebeehome
      Southport, United Kingdom
      Trip type:
      Couples
      Good theatre in historic area
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 19th September 2022
      Lovely old theatre close to st George’s hall and surrounded by fabulous architecture. I prefer to be in stalls but that’s just my preference. Refreshments are available but I found expensive Read full review

    Opening Times

    2022 (1 January 2022 - 31 December 2022)

    * 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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