*TEMPORARILY CLOSED* Liverpool Empire Theatre

Lime Street
Liverpool
Merseyside
L1 1JE

Tel: +44 (0)844 871 3017

*TEMPORARILY CLOSED* Liverpool Empire Theatre

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Due to the current outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the advice from government to avoid unecessary social contact, including in theatres, all shows at the Liverpool Empire have been suspended with immediate effect. For more information please keep an eye on the Liverpool Empire Twitter. 

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
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      659
    • Very Good
      366
    • Average
      161
    • Poor
      60
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      65

    Recent Reviews:

    • LASHHGV
      LIVERPOOL
      ATG are stealing peoples money
      1 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 26th March 2020
      Can't get a refund on my cancelled tickets. The person I booked for is no longer available for another show when they reopen. Told I can't have money back. Thieves in suits. Read full review
    • 293neilk
      Liverpool, United Kingdom
      Trip type:
      Friends getaway
      Impressive .
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 9th June 2020
      Always a joy to visit this beautiful theatre . Located in the heart of the city facing St George's Hall, the theatre looks amazing ,production was cool ,actors and actresses really good and staff who... Read full review
    • David0ff82
      Liverpool, United Kingdom
      Rob Beckett (Nov 2019)
      4 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 31st October 2020
      Saw Rob Beckett here November 2019 with my partner, his sister and her fiancé. The show was excellent, very funny but I’ve marked it down by one for the Empire itself as during the interval the wait... Read full review

    Opening Times

    2021 (1 January 2021 - 31 December 2021)

    * 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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