Theatre Shows & Tickets

Our partnership with Ambassador Theatre Tickets enables us to give you a summary of some of the upcoming shows with links to the pages where you can purchase your tickets: 

The Band: Take That’s New Musical
Liverpool Empire Theatre atgtickets.com/liverpool
23rd January – 3rd February 2018

Written by award winning writer Tim Firth, The Band is a beautiful story for anyone who grew up with a boyband and how those songs became the soundtrack to their lives.

For five 16 year old girls in 1992, the band is everything.  25 years on, we are reunited with this group of friends as they try once more to fulfil their dream of meeting their heroes.

Featuring the music of Take That whose songs include Never Forget, Back For Good, A Million Love Songs, Greatest Day, The Flood, Relight My Fire, Shine & Rule the World and starring the winners from the BBC’s Let it Shine, Five to Five.

The Rat Pack – Live From Las Vegas
Liverpool Empire Theatre atgtickets.com/liverpool
13th – 17th February 2018

The Pack is back and this time, they are bringing Ella Fitzgerald!
The Rat Pack Live from Las Vegas sends you back in time to the glamorous, golden era of 1950s Las Vegas, when Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Junior and Dean Martin joined forces and become the hottest ticket in town at the famous Sands Hotel.

Join them in reimagining a night at the Sands with Frank, Sammy and Dean plus very special guest Ella Fitzgerald, the sensational Burelli Sisters and a stunning big band.

Sunset Boulevard
Liverpool Empire; click here to purchase tickets via ATG tickets
19th – 24th February 2018

Michael Harrison and David Ian present the Curve production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony Award®-winning masterpiece Sunset Boulevard, stars Ria Jones, who received standing ovations every night when performing the role at the London Coliseum, as Norma Desmond and Strictly Come Dancing‘s Danny Mac as Joe Gillis.

One of the all-time great musicals, Sunset Boulevard is a compelling story of romance and obsession, based on Billy Wilder’s legendary film, with Don Black and Christopher Hampton’s wonderful book and lyrics.

Wicked
Liverpool Empire Theatre atgtickets.com/liverpool
7th – 31st March 2018

‘A huge, bright, colourful production that’s full of wonder and joy’ (Official London Theatre), Wicked tells the incredible untold story of an unlikely but profound friendship between two young women who first meet as sorcery students. Their extraordinary adventures on Oz will ultimately see them fulfil their destinies as Glinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.
This unforgettable musical transports audiences to a stunningly re-imagined world of Oz, providing marvels beyond your imagination…

Now in its 12th year at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre and on tour in the UK & Ireland throughout 2018.

Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella
Liverpool Empire Theatre atgtickets.com/liverpool
10th – 14th April 2018

Matthew Bourne’s interpretation of the classic fairy tale, has, at its heart, a true war-time romance. A chance meeting results in a magical night for Cinderella and her dashing young RAF pilot, together just long enough to fall in love before being parted by the horrors of the Blitz.
Matthew Bourne’s vivid story-telling has never been more heart-stopping and touching, and will take the audience into the heart of Prokofiev’s magnificent score, and the sights and sounds of war-torn London.

Hairspray
Liverpool Empire Theatre atgtickets.com/liverpool
16th – 21st April 2018

The smash hit musical comedy Hairspray is coming to venues across the UK with a production guaranteed to have you dancing the night away!

It’s Baltimore, 1962 where Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, is on a mission to follow her dreams and dance her way onto national TV. Tracy’s audition makes her a local star and soon she is using her new-found fame to fight for equality, bagging local heartthrob Link Larkin along the way!
Featuring the hit songs Welcome To The 60s, You Can’t Stop The Beat, The Nicest Kids in Town and many more.

Beautiful – The Carole King Musical
Liverpool Empire atgtickets.com/liverpool 
1st – 5th May 2018

Long before she was Carole King, the chart-topping music legend, she was an ordinary girl with an extraordinary talent.
Beautiful – The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history.
Along the way, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation, with countless classics such as (You Make Me Feel) Like a Natural Woman, Take Good Care of my Baby, You’ve Got a Friend, So Far Away, It Might As Well Rain Until September, Up on the Roof, Locomotion, You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling, On Broadway and We Gotta Get Out Of This Place.

Shrek The Musical
Liverpool Empire atgtickets.com/liverpool
12th – 24th June 2018
Palace Theatre, Manchester atgtickets.com/manchester
16th-28th January 2018

Based on the story and characters from the Oscar®-winning DreamWorks Animation film, this hilarious and spectacular production turns the world of fairytales upside down in an all-singing, all-dancing, must-see musical comedy.

Join Shrek and his loyal steed Donkey as they set off on a quest to rescue the beautiful (if slightly temperamental) Princess Fiona from her tower, guarded by a fire breathing love-sick dragon. Add the vertically challenged Lord Farquaad, a gang of fairytale misfits, and a biscuit with attitude, and you’ve got an irresistible mix of adventure, laughter and romance, guaranteed to delight audiences of all ages!

Calendar Girls – The Musical 
Liverpool Empire atgtickets.com/liverpool
27th November – 1st December 2018

CALENDAR GIRLS THE MUSICAL is inspired by the true story of a group of ladies, who decide to appear nude for a Women’s Institute calendar in order to raise funds to buy a settee for their local hospital, in memory of one of their husbands, and have to date raised almost £5million for Bloodwise. This musical comedy shows life in their Yorkshire village, how it happened, the effect on husbands, sons and daughters, and how a group of ordinary ladies achieved something extraordinary.

This musical, produced by Gary Barlow and Tim Firth, stars Fern Britton, Lorraine Bruce, Anna-Jane Casey, Sara Crowe, Ruth Madoc, Rebecca Storm, and Denise Welch.