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The Empire Theatres is the largest performing arts precinct in regional Australia and boasts several performance and function spaces. Renowned for its classic art deco architecture, the heritage listed theatre is the jewel of the Darling Downs.
Empire Theatre Complex 56 Neil St, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350, Australia
All reviews beautiful venue beautiful art deco jimmy barnes sound quality comfortable seating old charm international artists wonderful night russian ballet full house swan lake incredible performance old church hours spent acoustics stage production
The art deco style of walls, floor and details of the lights dates back to the 1930's when the theatre was rebuilt after a fire. As well as being interesting for its art deco style it is also practical, as it has a huge stage...More
The Empire Theatre has a long history in Toowoomba.
Restored in recent years to it’s former glory. It has been extended especially for theatre productions with huge behind stage facilities as well as annex and restaurant.
We have see live music and theatre here and...More
We saw Killer Queen and found the entire night to be awesome. We got late tickets but still had no problems viewing as the theater is so well laid out. The facilities are all very clean and up market and the staff assisting with seating...More
Management response:Responded 28 August 2018
Wow - what a great experience (and review ;-) ) thanks so much for coming we hope to see you back again soon!
Having such a facility in Toowoomba is a great boon. The Empire stages a varied and quality programme of local talent to international extravaganzas and the serious stuff of ballet and classical music. All this in a heritage listed building within walking distance of most...More
A visit to the Empire theatre is always a special experience - most recently we saw the Queensland Ballet performance of Swan Lake. The theatre is elegant and stately and one feels at the centre of the artistic world - topped by the stunning performance...More
Thank Laureen R
Management response:Responded 10 July 2018
So glad you had such a memorable visit to the Theatre. We are so lucky to have this venue here in Toowoomba.
Parking is available in Neil Street and Hume Street (front and rear of theatre) but be warned they all cost.....parking fees apply except on Sundays, and Saturday afternoons ....there is space... More
Parking is available in Neil Street and Hume Street (front and rear of theatre) but be warned they all cost.....parking fees apply except on Sundays, and Saturday afternoons ....there is space for disability parking