Liverpool Empire

Liverpool Empire


Grade II listed Liverpool Empire is one of the largest two-tier theatres in the UK, prominently situated on Lime Street.

It underwent a major refurbishment in 1998 with the addition of new public areas and a greatly enlarged stage.Throughout the twentieth century, the theatre played host to a series of legendary entertainers including Laurel and Hardy, Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, Julie Andrews and The Beatles.

In recent years the theatre has continued its tradition of popular entertainment with blockbuster musicals such as Billy Elliot, Wicked, The Lion King and Les Misérables as well as comedians such as Billy Connolly, Ricky Gervais and Tim Minchin and popular music acts including Paloma Faith, James Arthur and Will Young. The venue proudly plays host to world class ballet and opera too from companies such as Welsh National Opera, Glyndebourne and English National Ballet.

Seating capacity: 2381

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Lime St, Liverpool L1 1JE

Contact Numbers

Diane Belding, Theatre Director [email protected]

Stage Door 0151 702 7320