The Liverpool Empire Theatre is one of the city’s major entertainment venues. It offers a packed programme of all types of performances, including musicals, comedy shows, concerts, operas, and pantomime.
With more than 2,300 seats it is the biggest two-tier theatre in the United Kingdom. Since opening in 1925 it has hosted some of the most famous names in show business. Acts appearing here have included Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Julie Andrews, and The Beatles.
The theatre is situated on Lime Street in Liverpool city centre (postcode L1 1JE), opposite St George’s Hall and the Walker Art Gallery. Liverpool Lime Street train station is right next to the theatre. Liverpool Central is also nearby.
Places to park within easy walking distance include the car park at the St Johns Shopping Centre and the NCP Liverpool Moorfields multi-storey.
The theatre is owned and managed by the Ambassador Theatre Group. Their other venues in North West England are the Southport Theatre and Convention Centre, Opera House Manchester, and Palace Theatre Manchester.
Events - What's On - Liverpool Empire Theatre
A selection of upcoming shows and events at Liverpool Empire Theatre are listed below. Tickets can be purchased here.
|Monday 28th October 2019 7:00 pm||James Arthur|
|Tuesday 29th October 2019 7:30 pm||Michael Starring Ben: the Magic of Michael Jackson|
|Thursday 31st October 2019 7:30 pm||Tim Minchin: Back 2019|
|Friday 1st November 2019 7:30 pm||Tim Minchin: Back 2019|
|Saturday 2nd November 2019 7:00 pm||Shakespears Sister|
|Saturday 2nd November 2019 7:00 pm||Shakespears Sister - Official VIP Ticket Experiences|
|Monday 4th November 2019 7:00 pm||OMD - 40 YEARS - GREATEST HITS|
|Wednesday 6th November 2019 7:30 pm||An Evening with Lenny Henry: Who Am I Again?|
|Thursday 7th November 2019 8:00 pm||Eddie Izzard - Wunderbar|
|Friday 8th November 2019 6:30 pm||Diversity Born Ready the 10th Anniversary Tour|
|Sunday 10th November 2019 8:00 pm||Rob Beckett - Wallop|
|Sunday 2nd February 2020 8:00 pm||Rhod Gilbert: the Book of John|
|Sunday 9th February 2020 8:00 pm||Count Arthur Strong|
|Friday 14th February 2020 7:30 pm||Zimmer vs Williams|
|Saturday 15th February 2020 7:30 pm||What's Love Got To Do With It?|
|Monday 23rd March 2020 7:30 pm||Susan Boyle: The Ten Tour|
|Wednesday 8th April 2020 8:00 pm||Romesh Ranganathan - the Cynic's Mixtape|
|Friday 10th April 2020 5:00 pm||Kidz Bop World Tour|
|Sunday 19th April 2020 7:30 pm||The Joe & Dianne Show|
|Thursday 14th May 2020 8:00 pm||Ross Noble: Humournoid|
|Friday 15th May 2020 7:30 pm||Riverdance: The New 25th Anniversary Show|
|Saturday 16th May 2020 2:30 pm||Riverdance: The New 25th Anniversary Show|
|Saturday 16th May 2020 7:30 pm||Riverdance: The New 25th Anniversary Show|
|Sunday 17th May 2020 2:30 pm||Riverdance: The New 25th Anniversary Show|
More events may be listed on the official Liverpool Empire Theatre website (see the information section at the end of this page).
Tourist attractions and things to do near Liverpool Empire Theatre include:
- O2 Academy Liverpool (0.1 miles) - Live music venue in Liverpool city centre.
- Walker Art Gallery (0.1 miles) - The 'National Gallery of the North'
Cinemas near Liverpool Empire Theatre include:
- Odeon Liverpool ONE (0.5 miles) - 18-screen cinema at Liverpool ONE.
Places to shop near Liverpool Empire Theatre include:
- Liverpool ONE (0.6 miles) - Shopping and leisure development in Liverpool city centre.
Hotels near Liverpool Empire Theatre include:
- The Liner at Liverpool (0.1 miles)
- Holiday Inn Liverpool City Centre (0.2 miles)
- Liverpool Marriott Hotel City Centre (0.2 miles)
- The Shankly Hotel (0.2 miles)
- Aparthotel Adagio Liverpool City Centre (0.3 miles)
- Sir Thomas Hotel (0.3 miles)
- Premier Apartments Liverpool (0.4 miles)
- DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Spa Liverpool (0.4 miles)
- Best Western Premier Collection Richmond Hotel (0.4 miles)
- Ibis Styles Liverpool Centre Dale Street (0.4 miles)
- Aachen Hotel (0.4 miles)
- Epic Apart Hotel - Seel Street (0.4 miles)
- Novotel Liverpool Centre (0.4 miles)
- The Liverpool Inn (0.4 miles)
- Hard Days Night Hotel (0.4 miles)
- The Nadler Liverpool (0.4 miles)
- The Z Hotel Liverpool (0.5 miles)
- Aloft Liverpool (0.5 miles)
- Parr Street Hotel (0.5 miles)
- Epic Serviced Apartments (0.5 miles)
- Epic Apart Hotel - Duke Street (0.5 miles)
- Staycity Aparthotels Duke Street (0.5 miles)
- Hope Street Hotel (0.5 miles)
- Posh Pads Liverpool 1 Apart-Hotel (0.5 miles)
- The Podworks Hotel (0.5 miles)
- The Printworks Apartments Liverpool (0.6 miles)
- 62 Castle St (0.6 miles)
- BridgeStreet at Liverpool ONE (0.6 miles)
- Heywood House Hotel (0.6 miles)
Nearby Train Stations
Train stations near Liverpool Empire Theatre include:
Map showing location of Liverpool Empire Theatre.
Liverpool Empire Theatre
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