The Sunderland Empire is the biggest theatre in the North East and is just a stone’s throw away from Newcastle-Gateshead.
Guaranteeing an exciting programme of upcoming events, the Sunderland Empire stages season after season of dazzling entertainment featuring West End musicals, classical ballet and spectacular dance productions, cutting-edge comedy and drama, plus music concerts and family shows including the annual star-studded pantomime.
This Grade II listed Edwardian theatre has a colourful history and is where the likes of Charlie Chapman, The Beatles and Tommy Steele have all performed. Theatre tours are also available and are regularly scheduled for a truly memorable experience.
Sunderland is easily accessible from Newcastle-Gateshead, and is just a 20 minute train ride away from Newcastle Central via Northern Rail. Regular Tyne and Wear Metro services also stop at Sunderland, with the theatre located just a 5 minute walk away from both Sunderland and Park Lane stations. Car parking is also available near the theatre, with The Bridges Multi-Storey reasonably priced and in close proximity. The Sunderland Empire offer a special range of bespoke packages through their Ambassador Experience range to complement your visit to one of their exciting shows.