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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

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    468
  • Very Good
    267
  • Average
    87
  • Poor
    33
  • Terrible
    30

Recent Reviews:

  • Emma O
    Trip type:
    Friends getaway
    Lovely ballet , shame about the venue
    1 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 15th August 2017
    I visited here for my Christmas present to see Swan Lake Russian Ballet which was incredible. My review isn't about the show itself more for the "venue" I visited to see it in. I came here with a... Read full review
  • Madeline G
    Bridgnorth, England, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Family
    Excellent
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 12th August 2017
    Went to this theatre to see curious incident of a dog in the nighttime. The show was amazing, actors lighting sound and staging was perfect. Our seats were lower circle and we had a great view- not... Read full review
  • Julie C
    Trip type:
    Friends getaway
    Excellent experience
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 9th August 2017
    I recently visited a friend in Liverpool and made a spontaneous decision to try for tickets for that evening. We were lucky and although it was some time before the show the lady in the box office... 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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