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.
|Sunday 23rd April 2023 7:30 pm||Johannes Radebe: Freedom Unleashed|
|Monday 24th April 2023 7:00 pm||The Official RuPaul's Drag Race UK Series Four Tour|
|Wednesday 24th May 2023 7:30 pm||Tony Blackburn - An Evening of 60s Classics|
|Thursday 25th May 2023 7:30 pm||Russell Howard Live|
|Friday 26th May 2023 7:30 pm||Russell Howard Live|
|Saturday 27th May 2023 7:30 pm||Russell Howard Live|
|Thursday 1st June 2023 7:00 pm||Carrie Hope Fletcher|
|Saturday 3rd June 2023 7:00 pm||Union J|
|Tuesday 27th June 2023 7:30 pm||Frankie Boyle: Lap of Shame|
|Sunday 2nd July 2023 8:00 pm||Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny 2.0|
|Sunday 5th November 2023 7:00 pm||The Australian Pink Floyd|
|Thursday 11th April 2024 8:00 pm||Romesh Ranganathan: Hustle|
More events may be listed on the official Liverpool Empire Theatre website (see the information section at the end of this page).