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:

  • Uppercraigorian
    Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Couples
    The Proclaimers
    3 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 10th April 2019
    Liverpool Empire is a few yards from Lime St train Station Seating( Circle) gave a good view of the stage ,sound fine also Theatre seats somewhat uncomfortable during the 2 hour show but overall a... Read full review
  • viknal
    Monmouth, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Friends getaway
    Matthew Bournes Swan lake
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 13th April 2019
    Fantastic show at a beautiful venue. Love this theatre and it always seems to have a superb atmosphere. Ok so the refreshments are expensive, but it’s once in a while treat so I don’t mind. Can’t... Read full review
  • 19Myangel62
    Wirral, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Friends getaway
    Matthew Bourne Swan Lake Ballet
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 16th April 2019
    This was a brilliant take on swan lake with male swans and there was none stop dancing that would have put strictly to shame. I particularly like the dance scene in the bar which started silhouetted... 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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