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What's On at the Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool

The Liverpool Empire theatre is Britain’s largest two-tiered venue with a seating capacity of 2350.  The Empire opened its doors in 1925.  A Grade II listed building, it hosts a wide variety of entertainment from concerts, variety shows, musicals, plays, operas and comedy.  It even boasts two theatre ghosts!

The Empire Liverpool has seen impressive productions and premier artists including Frank Sinatra, Royal Variety Performances, Fred Astaire, Judy Garland, Queen, Morecombe and Wise, Tina Turner and The Beatles who played the venue several times in their early careers.

The Liverpool Empire is looking forward to exciting shows and events such as Life Of Pi, Six, Grease, Wicked, Hairspray, Dear Evan Hansen and the Empire’s Christmas show this year is Disney’s Aladdin.  See what's on at the Liverpool Empire below and book tickets online.

The Liverpool Empire theatre is Britain’s largest two-tiered venue with a seating capacity of 2350.  The Empire opened its doors in 1925.  A Grade II listed building, it hosts a wide variety of entertainment from concerts, variety shows, musicals, plays, operas and comedy.  It even boasts two theatre ghosts!

The Empire Liverpool has seen impressive productions and premier artists including Frank Sinatra, Royal Variety Performances, Fred Astaire, Judy Garland, Queen, Morecombe and Wise, Tina Turner and The Beatles who played the venue several times in their early careers.

The Liverpool Empire is looking forward to exciting shows and events such as Life Of Pi, Six, Grease, Wicked, Hairspray, Dear Evan Hansen and the Empire’s Christmas show this year is Disney’s Aladdin.  See what's on at the Liverpool Empire below and book tickets online.

What's On at the Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool

Awful Auntie

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Sunday 16 June 2024
Following their acclaimed productions of Gangsta Granny, Billionaire Boy and Demon Dentist, Birmingham Stage Company are proud to present a fabulous new production of David Walliams' amazing adventure story, featuring a very large owl, a ve...


Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Thursday 20 June - Sunday 14 July 2024
Wicked the Musical the smash-hit musical that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is "the must-see wonder of the West End" (Andrew Pierce, LBC Radio) Based on the best‐selling novel by Gregory Maguire that ingeniously ...

The ELO Experience

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Wednesday 17 July 2024
The ELO Experience have been bringing the music of Jeff Lynne and The Electric Light orchestra to the live stage for over 13 years. The legacy left by Jeff Lynne & The Electric Light Orchestra barely needs any introduction - suffice to ...

80's Live

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Thursday 18 July 2024
Feel shiny and new as yout travel back in time to one of the most iconic eras of music for the night - put your hands together and get into the groove as the live band, Electric Dreams, perform over two dozen chart topping anthems from arti...

Lord of the Dance - A Lifetime of Standing Ovations

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Friday 19 - Sunday 21 July 2024
After celebrating the 25th anniversary of Lord of the Dance in 2022, and a lifetime of standing ovations, Michael Flatley is back with a dazzling revival of his iconic dance extravaganza. The 2024 tour promises to be an extraordinary jour...

An Officer and a Gentleman The Musical

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Monday 22 - Saturday 27 July 2024
Prepare to be swept off your feet with An Officer and a Gentleman The Musical, based on the award-winning 80s movie. This timeless story of love, courage, and redemption will make your heart soar and leave you breathless, longing for more. ...

Public Venue Tour

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Thursday 25 - Saturday 27 July 2024
Discover the origins of the venue, from the moment we opened our doors all the way to current day....

The Greatest Hits of Motown - How Sweet It Is

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Sunday 28 July 2024
Truly outstanding, this is the best Motown experience you will ever have seen!Now in its 18th successive year, this stunning 100% live show combine's first class music together with slick choreography and an amazing band. You'll be 'Dancing...

Liverpool Empire Youth Theatre presents Bring It On The Musical

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Friday 16 - Saturday 17 August 2024
Liverpool Empire Youth Theatre return in summer 2024! Bitingly relevant, sprinkled with sass, and inspired by the hit film, Bring It On The Musical takes audiences on a high-flying journey that is filled with the complexities of friendship,...

Hairspray The Musical

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Monday 19 - Saturday 24 August 2024
The international musical phenomenon Hairspray returns to a venue near you this year! After breaking box office records and delighting audiences in the West-End, on Broadway and on the big screen since 1988, this smash hit musical-comedy ha...

Sing-a-long-a Dirty Dancing

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Friday 30 August 2024
The producers of Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music and Sing-a-Long-a GREASE bring you their latest interactive film. The brand new singalonga screening of the classic film starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey. It's the Summer of 1963, it's ...

Sing-a-Long-a Matilda The Musical (PG)

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Friday 30 August 2024
Calling all revolting children and their parents - come and be a little a bit naughty at Sing-a-Long-a Matilda the Musical From the producers of Sing-a-longa-a Sound of Music and Sing-a-long-a The Greatest Showman. Now if your chance to in...

The Music of Fleetwood Mac by Candlelight

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Saturday 31 August 2024
Featuring a cast of West End singers and a live band, this 'landslide' concert is jam packed with Fleetwood Mac hits as you have never heard them before! This incredible show will feature best loved songs including 'Little Lies', 'The Chain...

Legend - The Music of Bob Marley

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Sunday 1 September 2024
Legend - the Music of Bob Marley is an unforgettable evening celebrating the musical icon, the reggae legend that was Bob Marley, in one fantastic stage show extravaganza. Combining his superb, distinctive vocals with flawless musicianship...

Ghost The Musical

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Tuesday 3 - Saturday 7 September 2024
OH MY LOVE, MY DARLING... I'VE HUNGERED FOR YOUR TOUCHWalking back to their apartment late one night, a tragic encounter sees Sam murdered and his beloved girlfriend Molly alone, in despair and utterly lost. But with the help of a phony sto...

David Essex

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Monday 9 September 2024
Internationally renowned singer, composer and actor David Essex OBE performs his much loved hits spanning over his entire repertoire. David first shot to fame when he went to an audition for the London production of the musical Godspell and...

Peppa Pig's Fun Day Out

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Wednesday 11 - Thursday 12 September 2024
Join Peppa, along with her family and friends as they go to the zoo and also the beach for a special party- it's going to be an exciting and fun packed day. Prepare to sing and dance with colourful scarecrows, feed the penguins, build big s...

Graham Norton

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Friday 13 September 2024
As one of the UK's most treasured broadcaster and presenters, Graham Norton has captured the hearts of millions. But our beloved Graham is also a highly acclaimed author with several bestselling and award-winning books under his belt, now...

Tim Peake - Astronauts: The Quest to Explore Space

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Saturday 14 September 2024
After multiple sell-out tours with his debut show, My Journey to Space, Tim Peake returns to venues across the UK with his hugely anticipated new show, ASTRONAUTS: The Quest to Explore Space. With the help of extraordinary archive material ...

The Girls Bathroom Planet Tour

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Sunday 15 September 2024
Their chart-topping podcast, The Girls Bathroom, catapulted the duo to trailblazer status in the podcasting industry and has since taken them on two nationwide tours including sell-out shows at The Savoy Theatre and London Palladium. The Gi...

Rambert Dance in Peaky Blinders - The Redemption of Thomas Shelby

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Tuesday 17 - Saturday 21 September 2024
You young men of the Tunnelling brigade, you are all dead. Not counted among the dead because your bodies were not buried with the dead. But dead inside... Written and adapted for the stage by Peaky Blinders' creator Steven Knight, Peaky Bl...

Luther - Luther Vandross Celebration

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Sunday 22 September 2024
The world's premier show in celebration of 'The Velvet Voice'. Experience all the hits from his amazing career, culminating over 40 million album sales and eight Grammy awards including many of the greatest dance anthems and love songs ever...

101 Dalmatians

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Tuesday 24 - Saturday 28 September 2024
The smash hit musical 101 Dalmatians is going on tour, starring Kym Marsh (Coronation Street, Hear'say) as the greatest villain of them all, Cruella De Vil. When fashionista Cruella de Vil plots to swipe all the Dalmatian puppies in town to...

Sister Act

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Monday 30 September - Saturday 5 October 2024
Star of stage and screen Wendi Peters will be stepping into the role of Mother Superior when Sister Act the Musical comes to Liverpool this year! Don't miss this eagerly anticipated brand new production of the Broadway and UK award winning ...

The Elvis Tribute Artist World Tour

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Sunday 6 October 2024
Starring three winners of Elvis Presley Enterprises' Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest including including the first ever winner Shawn Klush (USA) and introducing the latest 2022 winner, for his first appearances in the UK, Victor Trevi...

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Tuesday 8 - Sunday 20 October 2024
In a brand-new production of this much-loved family favourite, directed by Thom Southerland (Titanic, Parade), choreographed by Karen Bruce (BBC's Strictly Come Dancing, The Bodyguard) and designed by Morgan Large (Newsies, Joseph and the T...

English National Ballet - Mary Skeaping's Giselle

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Wednesday 23 - Saturday 26 October 2024
Giselle is a haunting story of innocence and betrayal - a timeless tale about the redemptive power of love. Experience the emotional power of one of the greatest classical ballets, with this five-star production, following rave reviews and ...

& Juliet

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Monday 28 October - Saturday 2 November 2024
Get whisked away on a fabulous journey as Juliet ditches her famous ending for a fresh beginning and a second chance at life and love-her way. Created by the Emmy-winning writer from "Schitt's Creek," this hilarious new musical flips the sc...

The Australian Pink Floyd

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Monday 4 November 2024
Since their first ever concert in Adelaide, Australia in 1988 the Australian Pink Floyd Show have performed in over 35 countries worldwide; played at David Gilmour's 50th birthday celebration and were even joined on stage by Rick Wright. TA...

John Bishop

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Tuesday 5 November 2024
Comedian, TV presenter and actor John Bishop took a less travelled route into show business. Born and raised in Liverpool, the younger Bishop was a semi-professional footballer for Southport and Hyde United, following in the footsteps of ol...

Ant Middleton

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Wednesday 6 November 2024
This year, Ant Middleton returns to the UK stage to talk all things K2; from the gut-wrenching experience of leaving his family to travel to one of the most dangerous mountains in the world - and the consecutive obstacles he had to surmount...

The Illegal Eagles - Eagles Tribute Band

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Thursday 7 November 2024
Celebrating the music of the legendary West Coast Country Rock band, The Illegal Eagles return in 2020 for another outstanding show promising more of their trademark musical prowess, acute attention to detail and incredible showmanship. Thi...


Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Saturday 9 November 2024
Since 15 year-old Lulu stormed into the UK charts with her iconic hit, 'Shout', she has established herself as a pioneer of popular culture and now, 60 years later, prepares to celebrate her milestone 75th birthday year with fans on her C...

The Music of Hans Zimmer vs John Williams

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Sunday 10 November 2024
An epic concert celebrating the very best epic scores from two of the greatest film composers of all time. Includes music from: GladiatorSupermanMan of SteelHarry PotterInceptionJurassic ParkThe Dark Knight RisesPirates of the CaribbeanHook...

Dear Evan Hansen

Lyric Theatre
Tuesday 12 - Saturday 16 November 2024
A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, a life he never dreamed he could have. Evan Hansen is about to get the one thing he's always wanted: a chance to finally fit in. DEAR EVAN HANSEN is the deeply...

MANIA - The ABBA Tribute

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Sunday 17 November 2024
Formed in 1999 - as ABBA Mania - and following an eighteen week run in London's West End in 2002, MANIA is accepted as the world's number one ABBA tribute show. A special concert which celebrates the music of ABBA in a respectful and enjoya...

An Inspector Calls

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Tuesday 19 - Saturday 23 November 2024
J B Priestley's Classic Thriller AN INSPECTOR CALLS Stephen Daldry's multi award-winning National Theatre production of JB Priestley's classic thriller returns. Hailed as the theatrical event of its generation, winning more awards than any ...

The Magic of The Beatles

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Wednesday 27 November 2024
The Magic of The Beatles is one of the UK's leading Beatles tribute shows who play to ecstatic sell-out audiences all over the world. The stars of this lavish production not only look and sound like John, Paul, George and Ringo, they also g...

Fairytale of New York

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Thursday 28 November 2024
From the producers of Seven Drunken Nights-The Story of The Dubliners and featuring an international cast of singers, musicians and dancers Fairytale of New York brings you all of your favorite Christmas songs including Driving home fo...

Mo Gilligan

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Friday 29 November 2024
Mo Gilligan is a British stand-up comedian known for his observational comedy. After several years of uploading comedy clips to social media, he found global success in 2017. He hosted The Lateish Show with Mo Gilligan, which debuted in 201...

The Holiday In Concert - The Film with Live Orchestra

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Saturday 30 November 2024
The beloved Christmas film The Holiday will be presented live in concert this winter, featuring its magical musical score performed live to the film by a full concert orchestra.  A Universal Pictures production, The Holiday stars Cameron...

Here You Come Again - The New Dolly Parton Musical

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Tuesday 3 - Saturday 7 December 2024
For the first time ever, all of Dolly Parton's biggest hits can be experienced together in a rollicking and joyous new musical comedy Here You Come Again. Packed with the iconic songs 'Jolene, '9 to 5', 'Islands in the Stream', 'I Will Alwa...

Disney's Aladdin

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Wednesday 11 December 2024 - Sunday 5 January 2025
From the producers that brought you The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast and Frozen, comes the spectacular Disney Broadway and West End musical ALADDIN. Don't miss out on Disney's enchanting Aladdin musical, an extraordinary theatrical pheno...

Varna International Ballet - Swan Lake

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Friday 10 January 2025
The greatest romantic ballet of all time is brought to life by Tchaikovsky's haunting and unforgettable score. From the impressive splendour of the Palace ballroom to the moon-lit lake where swans glide in perfect formation, this compelli...

Varna International Ballet - The Nutcracker

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Saturday 11 January 2025
This most famous of fantasy ballets for all the family begins as night falls on Christmas Eve.  As snowflakes fall outside, the warm glow of the open fire sends flickering shadows across the boughs of the Christmas tree and all the present...

Everton Legends - 40th Anniversary

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Sunday 12 January 2025
Four Everton Legends are coming to The Empire Theatre, Liverpool to talk about their action-packed football careers. Starring Graeme Sharp, Tony Cottee, Ian Snodin and Peter Reid. Come and listen to stories and anecdotes from their glitteri...

BOST Musicals presents Annie

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Thursday 16 - Saturday 18 January 2025
Why not treat your friends and family to tickets for this fun and fabulous show, which is sure to bring a SMILE to all of their faces? ...

Greg Davies

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Wednesday 29 January - Saturday 1 February 2025
Star of shows such as Taskmaster, The Inbetweeners, The Cleaner, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Man Down and Cuckoo, comedian Greg Davies is heading back out on tour for the first time in 7 years with his brand-new 2025 stand-up show Full Fat Le...

Katherine Ryan

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Sunday 2 February 2025
Star of UKTV's hugely popular new series Parental Guidance as well as Comedy Central's upcoming Out of Order with Rosie Jones and Judi Love, TV's beloved Katherine Ryan makes a hugely welcome return to the stage with her brand-new live stan...


Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Monday 10 - Saturday 15 February 2025
CHICAGO, the "sexiest musical ever" (Metro) is back."Murder, greed, corruption, exploitation, adultery and treachery... all those things we hold near and dear to our hearts" So begins the international multi-award-winning musical, CHICAGO. ...
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