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:

  • carolu691
    Merseyside
    Trip type:
    Couples
    Shabby decor in the circle seats
    2 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 4th December 2018
    Went with hubby on Saturday to watch the Calendar Girls. Fabulous show & cast, well worth seeing. Pity I can’t say the same for our seats!! Don’t normal seat in the circle area & won’t be seating... Read full review
  • June D
    Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Friends getaway
    English National Ballet
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 9th December 2018
    Visited with a friend to see Swan Lake, beautifully danced by the English National Ballet. The music was wonderful, and as we were seated close to the stage the view was perfect. A lovely old theatre... Read full review
  • JuneLes
    Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Couples
    Gone downhill quickly.
    1 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 12th December 2018
    Usually attend the Empire regularly. The staff have changed and not for the better. Learned that loyal members of staff with over 20 years service were given redundancy notices and told they could... Read full review

Opening Times

2018 (1 January 2018 - 31 December 2018)

* 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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