Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Jesus Christ Superstar plays at the Empire: A Review

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Created by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice when they were just 19 and 22 respectively, Jesus Christ Superstar tells the story of the last days of Christ before his crucifixion. The musical is internationally renowned, and we are lucky enough to have the show come to Liverpool this Lent. Having never seen one of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s pieces before, More...

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By Hannah Thompson On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
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Mamma Mia! comes to the Empire Theatre: A Review.

  To say that Mamma Mia! was amazing would be to understate the sheer power and energy of this incredible show. Musicals are always fun, but this has got to be the best I have ever seen. I was expecting it More...

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By Natasha McKinnon On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
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An Interview with Maria Lovelady, Star of Upcoming Play ‘Twopence to Cross the Mersey’

The characteristic Epstein Theatre is soon to play host to a stage revival of Helen Forrester’s ‘Twopence to Cross the Mersey’. In the theatre bar, which is filled with the sound of laughter and chatter, I More...

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By Alice van den Bosch On Friday, December 5th, 2014
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Titus Andronicus: a LUDS production of sex, politics, Romans & revenge

Titus Andronicus is one of Shakespeare’s less famous & popular plays.   Rape, multiple murder, mutilation, forced cannibalism, human sacrifice…a deadly cycle of revenge set against a bloody backdrop More...

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By Erin Hoey On Thursday, February 27th, 2014
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Ghost the Musical – review

Audiences at Liverpool’s Empire Theatre have been spellbound by the touring production of Ghost the musical. Based on the 1990 academy award winning movie, Ghost tells the story of Sam Wheat (played by Stewart More...

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By Jessie Coleman On Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
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Kate Tempest: Brand New Ancients

Modern-epic-spoken-word-theatre-rap-come-poetry-mesmerising-musical-soap-opera. It seems impossible to say exactly what Kate Tempest’s Brand New Ancients is, except perhaps, a tour de force. The crowd at The Contact More...

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By Olivia Brickman On Saturday, November 23rd, 2013
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Let It Be – press release

Let It Be embarks on first ever UK and Irish tour in February 2014 Echoing The Beatles’ own early UK tours, Let It Be will play the length and breadth of the UK and Ireland, arriving at the Liverpool Empire More...

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By Olivia Brickman On Saturday, November 23rd, 2013
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Coalition – review

  Political satire can go over the heads of those less well versed in politics but that is not so with Robert Kahn and Tom Salinsky’s Coalition which deservedly received bountiful 4 star reviews on its opening More...

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The Nutcracker – Review

The Nutcracker, performed by the English National Ballet, brought an enchanting Christmassy atmosphere to the Liverpool Empire, through beautifully elegant dance numbers, enchanting scenery and a villain audiences More...

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By On Tuesday, November 19th, 2013
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The Nutcracker – Preview

The globally renowned English National Ballet return to the Liverpool Empire, with their beautiful take on the classic, festive ballet, The Nutcracker. Adapted from E.T.A Hoffman’s original fairy-tale, The Nutcracker More...