The nearest car park is The Bridges multi-story car park which is a short walk from the theatre and charge just 50p per hour after 6pm. For ease enter the postcode SR1 3PZ into your Sat Nav.
Level access, lift, and wheelchair spaces are available on every performance. Please call 0191 566 1045 for full details.
Stalls: rows D 38, F 38, H 38, J 38, L 38, M 38.
The Sunderland Empire has five bars where interval drinks can be pre-ordered, which is a fantastic way to avoid queuing at the bar during the interval. Tea and coffee facilities are also available. The Foyer bar has level access from High Street West which leads to the Stalls bar and the entrance to the Stalls auditorium. The Dress Circle bar is the main bar with access to all areas of the auditorium. The theatre has one main kiosk situated in the Dress Circle, however bar snacks are available at all sales points.
A lift is available to access both the Stalls and Dress Circle seating areas.
The Sunderland Empire has beautifully decorated and well-equipped function rooms to suit every requirement. Supported by a team of dedicated hospitality staff, the Sunderland Empire can now not only deliver the very best in live entertainment, but can also cater for your hospitality needs for groups of 10 or more.
So, whether you’re entertaining clients or just enjoying a theatre visit with your friends or family, the Sunderland Empire is committed to enhancing your theatrical experience with a whole host of hospitality packages.
For more information on how we can create that extra special experience, please contact Sharon Muldoon-Dawson on 0191 566 1055 or email SharonMuldoon-Dawson@theambassadors.com
There is no cloakroom available at this venue.
High Street West
Tyne and Wear
Tyne and Wear Metro:
If you’re seeing a show you can travel
on Metro and the Shields Ferry for free for up to two hours before and after
the performance! We’re just a short walk from Park Lane Metro station or
Sunderland Metro station. CLICK HERE to find out more. Terms &
CLICK HERE for timetable information.
Please be aware of busy match days - full listings can be found at SAFC
Please use Google Maps to find directions. Our full address
High Street West,
Sunderland, SR1 3EX
If travelling by bus, we recommend Simply Go where you’ll be able to plan your journey.
Sunderland has fantastic parking. Here are a couple of
options for you when visiting us, both a short walk to the theatre:
The Bridges Multi-storey Car Park
St. Mary’s Car Park
National Rail services stop at
Sunderland (SUN). We recommed The Train line to help you plan your journey.
Book online: Use the links below
Telephone Booking: 0844 871 3022 Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.
Customer Service: 0844 871 7627
Groups Bookings: 0330 102 7531 Calls charged at local rate
Access Bookings: 0800 912 6971
Stage Door / Admin:* 0191 566 1057
*please note it is not possible to assist
with bookings on this number
Book online: Using the links below
Telephone Booking: 0844 871 3022 (Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge)
Groups Bookings (10+): 0330 102 7531 (Calls charged at local rate)
Access Bookings: 0844 871 7677 (Mon – Sat, 9am – 10pm. Sun 10am – 8pm. Bookings made via this line will be subject to booking fees and a transaction charge. Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.)
In person at the Box Office: Monday – Saturday 10am – 5.30pm, or 15 minutes after curtain up on performance days (normally 7.45pm). Sunday and bank holidays the Box Office is open 1 hour prior to performance time.
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