Liverpool Empire Theatre

Lime Street
Liverpool
Merseyside
L1 1JE

Tel: 0844 871 3017

Liverpool Empire Theatre

About

The Empire Theatre is considered the second largest theatre in the country and one of the widest in Europe, playing host to big-name touring productions, musicals and concerts.

Named as The Prince of Wales Theatre and Opera House, it was opened on Lime Street in October 1866. Since then, the theatre has been through many changes like in name, ownerships and architectural. The most recent was in 1998, when it increases the stage size and the auditorium was also modernised and increase to seat 2381 people.

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:

  • mksmorgan
    Salford, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Friends getaway
    Bodyguard
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 8th March 2019
    Visited this lovely theatre after receiving a gift for Christmas which included VIP treatment to see the Bodyguard. The VIP part included access to a nice lounge area and free drink we had glasses of... Read full review
  • vixgra25
    Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Friends getaway
    Stressful night all round!
    1 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 10th March 2019
    Went to see ‘The Bodyguard’ on a Saturday evening performance. The only negatives I found about the show is that the guy playing Frank really wasn’t good at all. He was very robotic, no charisma... Read full review
  • Sarah631
    Leeds, United Kingdom
    Beautiful theatre
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 18th March 2019
    Absoluely amazing theatre. Staff wonderful i really enjoyed the theatre even if I didnt particuarly like the show Read full review

Awards

  • Regional AwardsLiverpool City Region Tourism Awards Winner 2017 Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards Winner 2017 2017

Opening Times

2019 (1 January 2019 - 31 December 2019)

* Check the website for What's On at the Liverpool Empire

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