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Wicked (UK Tour),
Sunderland Empire

Sunderland Empire Information

Sunderland Empire

Sunderland Empire
High Street West
Tyne and Wear
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Getting Here

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 & Conditions apply.

CLICK HERE for timetable information.

By Road:

Please be aware of busy match days - full listings can be found at  SAFC

Please use Google Maps to find directions. Our full address is: 

Sunderland Empire, 
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

By train:

National Rail services stop at Sunderland (SUN). We recommed The Train line to help you plan your journey. 

Contact Information

Book online: Use the links below

Telephone Booking: 0844 871 3022 Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.

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


ATG continues to make the safety and security of its customers and staff a priority.  As such, please bear in mind that we may undertake bag checks, so recommend you leave extra time to avoid queues, and refrain from bringing suitcases rucksacks and large bags into the Theatre. Many thanks for your cooperation.

Theatre Tours

See sets and lighting up close and personal with a tour of our beautiful Edwardian theatre. Offering a unique opportunity to find out more about the Sunderland Empire, tours may include access to dressing rooms and the stage.* Tours conclude with tea and coffee.

Pre-Show Tours

Tours are regularly scheduled prior to performances, so you can experience behind the scenes action before curtain up!*

Call for details of our up-coming pre-show tours.

Private Tours

Private group tours can be arranged. Minimum and maximum group sizes apply – call for details.

How to Book

Call 0844 871 3022* or book in person at the Box Office.

Tour prices exclude show tickets. Tours are subject to availability and routes may change. Tours may involve a number of stairs, please advise us of any access requirements at booking.

*Backstage access is subject to availability and cannot be guaranteed. Calls cost up to 7p per minute, plus your phone company’s access charge.

Booking Information

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)

Groups 10+ £5 per person (If you would like to book a private tour for your group, please contact our Creative Learning Manager on 0191 5661056)

Click here to view current groups discounts.

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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