With 2023 just around the corner here are our ‘Top 10 Shows at The Liverpool Empire Theatre in 2023′ A selection of Comedy Gold, Musical Classics and Award winning Ballet.
Girl from the North Country Wed 11 Jan – Sat 14 Jan 2023
Celebrated playwright Conor McPherson (The Weir, The Seafarer) boldly reimagines the legendary songs of Bob Dylan, like you’ve never heard them before, in Girl From The North Country. A heart-breaking and universal story about family and love, hailed by the Observer as the ‘NO.1 THEATRE SHOW OF THE YEAR’.
The Cher Show Tue 17 Jan – Sat 21 Jan 2023
Music icon turned Hollywood royalty, the Grammy®, Oscar®, Emmy® and Golden Globe® award-winning Queen of re-invention has conquered it all. It’s now time to turn back time with this fiercely fabulous kick-ass new musical, from the writer of Jersey Boys.
Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty Tue 7 Mar – Sat 11 Mar 2023
Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty reawakens, celebrating 10 years since its premiere at Sadlers Wells, when it became the fastest selling production in the company’s history.
Now established as a firm favourite in the New Adventures repertoire, the award-winning Sleeping Beauty has enchanted international audiences throughout the UK and across the globe.
Varna International Ballet – Giselle, The Nutcracker and Swan Lake
Giselle Monday 23 Jan 2023
The most poignant of all classical ballets is filled with dramatic passion in a chilling and heart-rending tale of love, treachery and forgiveness from beyond the grave.
The moving story of delicate Giselle and her aristocratic but duplicitous lover Albrecht is set to a glorious score.
Swan Lake Tue 24 Jan 2023
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 compelling tale of tragic romance has it all.
The Nutcracker Wed 25 Jan 2023
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 presents beneath.
Carrie Hope Fletcher Thu 1 Jun 2023
Actress, author, vlogger and award-winning West End sensation Carrie Hope Fletcher is heading out on her first ever UK tour.
Carrie Hope Fletcher – An Open Book will see the musical theatre star play a series of unmissable theatre shows in May and June 2023.
Russell Howard, “one of the world’s top comedians” (Sunday Times) is back for a brand new live tour of the UK in 2023.
As we reel from one global crisis to the next, join Russell, ‘the uplifting Comedy King’, as he puts the world to rights in his own uniquely hilarious way.
Annie Mon 5 Jun – Sat 10 Jun 2023
The smash-hit West End production of Annie, the world’s favourite family musical, returns to Liverpool for one week only, starring Paul O’Grady as Miss Hannigan.
Why go and see it?
The childhood favourite that won the hearts of the West End has a score full of hits!
Set in 1930s New York during The Great Depression, brave young Annie is forced to live a life of misery at Miss Hannigan’s orphanage. Her luck soon changes when she’s chosen to spend a fairytale Christmas with famous billionaire, Oliver Warbucks. Meanwhile, spiteful Miss Hannigan has other ideas and hatches a plan to spoil Annie’s search for her true family…
Dirty Dancing Tue 13 Jun – Sat 17 Jun 2023
Dirty Dancing returns to Liverpool Empire following a season at London’s Dominion Theatre. Exploding with heart-pounding music, breath-taking emotion and sensationally sexy dancing.
Seen by millions across the globe this worldwide smash hit tells the classic story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different worlds, who come together in what will be the most challenging and triumphant summer of their lives.
Frankie Boyle Tue 27 Jun 2023
Frankie Boyle’s on tour. Buy a ticket, because by the time he arrives, the currency will be worthless and you and your neighbours part of a struggling militia that could probably use a few laughs.
Jimmy Carr – Terribly Funny 2.0 Sun 2 Jul 2023
Star of the UK’s most streamed Netflix comedy special of 2021, Jimmy is back on the road with brand new material for 2022 and 2023.
Jimmy’s show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things.
For more information on any of the above shows please visit The Liverpool Empire Website.