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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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  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

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  • Excellent
    489
  • Very Good
    275
  • Average
    93
  • Poor
    33
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Recent Reviews:

  • Rowland M
    Cheshire, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Couples
    Cilla - The Musical
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 19th October 2017
    Definitely up there as one of the best shows we have seen at the Empire. Leading lady - Kara Lily Hayworth was fantastic as Cilla supported by an equally talented cast. From start to finish this was... Read full review
  • Mumsy67
    Sheffield, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Couples
    Coach trip to see Joseph/dreamcoat
    3 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 11th October 2017
    Coach trip to see Joseph (Joe McElderry of Xfactor fame) so had no choice in tickets/seating. We were in the lower circle which was still a distance from the stage. Binoculars were available to hire... Read full review
  • Neil E
    Bootle, England, United Kingdom
    Visited the Empire many times its a fine theatre.
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 9th October 2017
    Great little venue to watch a show or concert many world famous musicians and bands have played over the years and the Empire is a favourite of the people of Liverpool. Read full review

Opening Times

2017 (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

* 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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