Liverpool Empire Theatre

Lime Street
Liverpool
Merseyside
L1 1JE

Tel: +44 (0)844 871 3017

Front of the Liverpool Empire Theatre lit up with lights.

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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Awards

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

Opening Times

2023 (1 January 2023 - 31 December 2023)

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