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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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      634
    • Very Good
      358
    • Average
      150
    • Poor
      57
    • Terrible
      59

    Recent Reviews:

    • 2Digby
      Severl shows seen
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 17th November 2019
      I have seen several shows at this theatre e.g. the play that went wrong to Peter Andre. The last one was Eddie Izzard. Great theatre, great staff. Car Parking? I go by train. Lime Street in next to... Read full review
    • swimming61
      Trip type:
      Friends getaway
      Wow!
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 17th November 2019
      Priscilla Queen of the Dessert was amazing! Recommend the Ambassadors bar - lovely service. Front row seats made this the best experience Read full review
    • iheartted
      Very Poor Production
      2 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 19th November 2019
      The Lady who was Whitney Houston was Outstanding ,she sounded so like her. the singers also and the Band, were excellent . but the stage Surroundings, and the Lighting was so poor.. I've seen... 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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