Liverpool Empire Theatre

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 pmJohannes Radebe: Freedom Unleashed
Monday 24th April 2023 7:00 pmThe Official RuPaul's Drag Race UK Series Four Tour
Wednesday 24th May 2023 7:30 pmTony Blackburn - An Evening of 60s Classics
Thursday 25th May 2023 7:30 pmRussell Howard Live
Friday 26th May 2023 7:30 pmRussell Howard Live
Saturday 27th May 2023 7:30 pmRussell Howard Live
Thursday 1st June 2023 7:00 pmCarrie Hope Fletcher
Saturday 3rd June 2023 7:00 pmUnion J
Tuesday 27th June 2023 7:30 pmFrankie Boyle: Lap of Shame
Sunday 2nd July 2023 8:00 pmJimmy Carr: Terribly Funny 2.0
Sunday 5th November 2023 7:00 pmThe Australian Pink Floyd
Thursday 11th April 2024 8:00 pmRomesh Ranganathan: Hustle

More events may be listed on the official Liverpool Empire Theatre website (see the information section at the end of this page).

Nearby Attractions

Tourist attractions and things to do near Liverpool Empire Theatre include:

Nearby Cinemas

Cinemas near Liverpool Empire Theatre include:

Nearby Shopping

Places to shop near Liverpool Empire Theatre include:

  • Liverpool ONE (0.6 miles) - Shopping and leisure development in Liverpool city centre.

Nearby Hotels

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 Vines (The Big House) (0.2 miles)
  • Central Station Hotel Liverpool (0.3 miles)
  • Brownlows Inn (0.3 miles)
  • Print Works Hotel (0.3 miles)
  • The Sir Thomas Hotel (0.3 miles)
  • The Richmond Apart-Hotel (0.3 miles)
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Spa Liverpool (0.4 miles)
  • Hanover Hotel & McCartney's Bar (0.4 miles)
  • 3 Rodney Street (0.4 miles)
  • Seel Street Hotel by EPIC (0.5 miles)
  • Hallmark Inn Liverpool (0.5 miles)
  • Hard Days Night Hotel (0.5 miles)
  • Novotel Liverpool Centre (0.5 miles)
  • The Z Hotel Liverpool (0.5 miles)
  • Aloft Liverpool By Marriott (0.5 miles)
  • The Works Apartments Liverpool (0.5 miles)
  • Lock and Key (0.5 miles)
  • PodZzz@Parr Street (0.5 miles)
  • Parr Street Hotel (0.5 miles)
  • Tune Hotel Liverpool (0.5 miles)
  • Cocoon @ International Inn (0.5 miles)
  • 62 Castle St - Exclusive Hotel (0.6 miles)
  • Heywood House Hotel (0.6 miles)
  • Hotel 46 (0.6 miles)
  • Innkeeper's Collection, All Bar One, Liverpool City Centre (0.6 miles)

Nearby Train Stations

Train stations near Liverpool Empire Theatre include:


Map showing location of Liverpool Empire Theatre.

Map showing location of Liverpool Empire Theatre


Liverpool Empire Theatre

Address and postcode
Lime Street
United Kingdom
L1 1JE

Visit Liverpool Empire Theatre Website

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